Register Today For The 2018 EU Conference!

Monday, June 18, 2018 – Thursday, June 21st, 2018

University of Alabama 

The 21st annual Elevator U conference is planned for June 18-21, 2018.  The conference is being hosted by the University of Alabama. The educational sessions and vendor expo will be located at the Bryant Conference Center and the housing will be through the Hotel Indigo. 3/22/2018 – As of today the Hotel Indigo is sold out. Please scroll down to see other available hotels in the area. 

To register, click the following link.

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Tentative Agenda – Click Link Below For The Event Brochure Handout

EU-Handout-2018-Brochure-RevA.pdf 

Presentations Approved for CEU’s.pdf

 

Monday June 18th, 2018
11:00 am  –  5:30 pm – Golf Outing – Ol’ Colony Golf Course – Additional Fee/Registration Required

5:30 pm  –  9:00 pm
Elevator U - Board of Directors Meeting – Location: TBD

***Educational Sessions are at the Bryant Conference Center

Tuesday June 19th, 2018
8:30 am  –  9:30 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 am –  10:00 am – Welcome to Elevator U 2018 – University of Alabama
10:00 am  –  11:00 am – The Nine Safety Absolutes – Presented by: Kevin Brinkman – NEII
11:00 am  –  12:00 pm – Proper Hydraulic Oil Maintenance – Presented by: Doug Muennich- Reladyne
12:00 pm  –  1:00 pm  – Lunch
1:00 pm  –  2:00 pm – Freight Elevators, Renewed Application & Door Safety – Presented by: Mike Ryan – Peelle
2:00 pm  –  3:00 pm – Elevator Safety – Unintended Motion/Uncontrolled Ascent/Door Lock Monitoring – Presented by: Mark Yako – GAL
3:00 pm  –  4:00 pm – Competing Today & Tomorrow in the Proprietary Elevator Industry – Presented by: Walter Barnes – ECI
4:00 pm  –  5:00 pm – Elevator Door Safety Retainers Presented by: Dick Gregory – Vertex Elevator Corp.
5:30 pm  –  9:30 pm  – Social Event – Dinner

Wednesday June 20, 2018
9:00 am  –  10:00 am  – Breakfast, Nominations & Voting
10:00 am  –  11:00 am – Vendor-Mercials
11:00 am  –  12:00 pm – Elevator Testing and Rope Wear  – Presented by: Kevin Heling – Wurtec
12:00 pm  –  2:30 pm – Lunch – Vendor EXPO Opened
2:30 pm  –  3:00 pm – State of the US Elevator Industry – Presented by: Elevator World Magazine
3:00 pm  –  4:00 pm – Life Cycle Management & Product Reliability – Presented by: Mario Jones – Kone Spares
4:00 pm  –  5:00 pm – Five Data Points for the MCP – Presented by: Mike Johnson – Gorman Company
5:30 pm  –  9:30 pm – Vendor EXPO Opened  – EESF Silent Auction, Dinner and Drinks
*Vendor booths must be taken down and packed for shipping by midnight on 6/20.

Thursday June 21, 2018
9:00 am  –  10:00 am – Breakfast – Membership Meeting
10:00 am  –  11:00 am – Drilling Hydraulic Holes of Consequence – Presented by: Mark Ortman – Ortman Drilling
11:00 am  –  12:00 pm – Meeting Elevator Maintenance Personnel Needs  -Presented by: Brent Marley – University of Alabama
12:00 pm  –  1:00 pm  –  Lunch
1:00 pm  –  3:30 pm – Best Practices Cracker Barrel – “Team Approach Panel Discussion”
3:30 pm  –  4:00 pm  – Closing

**Schedule Subject to Change. Some of the programs have been submitted for continuing education credits. Please check with the EU Board regarding which qualify for QEI/CET/CAT.  

EU Conference Fees
$300 per person – 3-Days – **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2018-2019 Year

Exhibitor Fees – Table Top Exhibit Space 
$1000 per booth space/company EU Member – Includes Exhibit Table & Educational Conference For One Representative. **Includes $100 Membership Fee For 2017-2018 Year
$130 per person for an extra worker
8 x 2.5 Foot Draped Tables Provided
***Table Top Booth Exhibit, Large POP UP’s Will Not Fit***

3/22/2018 – The Hotel Indigo is sold out. Alternate hotels can be clicked on below. 

Hotel Capstone (A 5 minute walk to the Bryant Conference Center) – https://www.hotelcapstone.com

 

Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown  – http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/alabama/embassy-suites-by-hilton-tuscaloosa-alabama-downtown-TCLRTES/index.html

 

Home2 Suites by Hilton (very close to the Embassy Suites) – http://home2suites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/alabama/home2-suites-by-hilton-tuscaloosa-downtown-university-boulevard-TCLUBHT/index.html

As with every year, plan on great learning experiences, interesting conversation and awesome networking opportunities from your colleagues. Online registration will be up the early part of 2018.