Organized by

18 and 19 JUNE

MIAMI, USA

PROGRAM

 

 

Monday June 18

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm

NETWORKING RECEPTION

(Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay)

 

 

Tuesday June 19

 

Conference Chair: Alex Dahm, Editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

 

08:00 – 09:00 am

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

 

09:00 – 09:05 am

WELCOME

D.Ann Shiffler, Editor, American Cranes & Transport

 

09:05 – 09:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Christian Chalupny, president, Morrow Equipment Co.

The tower crane business: balancing risks and rewards

 

09:30 – 10:00 am

Michael Helvey, Manager, Obstruction Evaluation Group, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Aviation obstruction: what you need to know

 

10:00 – 10:25 am

Michael Rubin, partner, Goldberg Segalla - co-presented with

Billy Smith, executive vice president - claims and risk management, NBIS

OSHA update and minimizing contractual risks

 

10:25 – 11:00 am

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 11:25 am

Frank Bardonaro, chief operating officer, Maxim Crane

Tower cranes and major projects

 

11:25 – 11:55 am

Peter Juhren, chairman, SC&RA Tower Crane Committee & vice president of operations, Morrow Equipment Co.

New recommendations on preparing tower cranes for inclement weather

 

11:55 noon – 12:25 pm

Marco Gentilini, vice president and general manager, Terex Tower Cranes

Increasing importance of application engineering in the North American tower crane industry

 

12:25 – 13:45 pm

LUNCH

 

13:45 – 14:10 pm

JR Moran, director of crane operations, B&G Equipment and Supply - co-presented with

Russ Gibbs, director of innovation, Brasfield & Gorrie

Improving tower crane operation with virtual design and construction (VDC) techniques

 

14:10 – 14:55 pm

Round-table: Hook cameras and other crane operator aids

Chaired by: Murray Pollok, Events director, KHL Group

Mike Heacock (vice president, tower crane sales, North and Latin America, Manitowoc Cranes)

Peter Hird (co-founder & joint managing director, BlokCam Ltd)

Chris Machut (founder & chief technology officer, Netarus/HoistCam)

Jean-Charles Delplace (general manager, SMIE and CEO, Smart Jobsite)

Manon Huard (OEM sales manager, RaycoWylie Systems).

 

14:55 – 15:20 pm

Marco Guariglia, managing director sales, Liebherr Tower Cranes

The benefits of using fibre ropes on tower cranes

 

15:20 – 15:50 pm

COFFEE BREAK

 

15:50 – 16:15 pm

Kelly Hadland, president, Compass Equipment

Self-erecting tower cranes: which applications, what benefits?

 

16:15 – 16:40 pm

Dr.–Ing. Mohamed Abouelezz, senior technical sales manager, Wolffkran - co-presented with

Randy Huffman, vice president, Custom Service Crane, Inc.

The evolution of construction and its impact on tower crane engineering

 

16:40 – 16:45 pm

CONCLUDING REMARKS

D.Ann Shiffler, Editor, American Cranes & Transport

 

16:45 – 18:00 pm

FAREWELL DRINKS RECEPTION

 

 

 

  • Program and speakers subject to change

 

 

 

 

 

Want to suggest a topic or make a presentation?

 

Please contact:

 

Murray Pollok, Events director, KHL Group

Tel: +44 (0)1505 850 043

e-mail: murray.pollok@khl.com

 

Alex Dahm, Editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

Tel: +44 (0)1892 786 206

e-mail: alex.dahm@khl.com

 

D.Ann Shiffler, Editor, American Cranes & Transport (ACT)

Tel: +1 512 869 8838

Email: d.ann.shiffler@khl.com

 

 

 

 

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