June 11 & 12, 2024 – Music City Center, Nashville, TN

Conference program

The conference program will address key issues facing tower crane owners and users, including risk mitigation, safety, crane inspections, wind monitoring, construction activity forecasts and legislation.

2024 Speaker Panel

General Manager
ALL Tower Crane LLC.

Keynote address

Shareholder
May Potenza Baran & Gillespie, P.C.

Topic: The ‘Borrowed servant’ concept and minimising contract risks

Founder/Chairman
Crane Risk Logic Inc.

Topic: Preparing for severe wind and weather conditions

President & COO
Morrow Equipment Company

Topic: Site report: Crazy Horse Memorial – three generations of passion

Director of crane operations
Brasfield & Gorrie

Panel: tower crane procedures: assembly, climbing & disassembly

President, Compass Equipment (Uperio)

Panel: tower crane procedures: assembly, climbing & disassembly

Director of Engineering & Service, Tower Cranes North America, Manitowoc

Panel: tower crane procedures: assembly, climbing & disassembly

Principal engineer
Structures and fabrication, WireCo

Topic: Synthetic rope versus wire rope: the two distinctions

Vice president ASC Industries/Python America/Slingmax Rigging Products

Topic: Synthetic rope versus wire rope: the two distinctions

Partner, Hartline Barger

Topic: Heavy Lifting to Avoid Legal Pitfalls

Associate, Hartline Barger

Topic: Heavy Lifting to Avoid Legal Pitfalls

Partner, Bowman and Brooke

Topic: Heavy Lifting to Avoid Legal Pitfalls

Executive Vice-President at Vita Industrial

Topic: TBC

General Manager Cranes Americas, 
Terex USA, LLC

Panel: challenges of workforce development, best practices for luring and retaining employees 

Roundtable Panel

Owner
Finnco Services

Conference Program

Tuesday 11th June, 2024

18:00 - 20:00

Cocktail Reception

Wednesday 12th June, 2024

8:00 - 9:30

Registration and coffee

9:30 - 17:00

Conference

17:00 - 19:00

Drinks reception

Submit a paper

If you have any questions regarding the speakers, program or want to submit a paper, please contact:

Alex Dahm

Editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport 

Tel: +44 (0)1892 786 206 
alex.dahm@khl.com 

D.Ann Shiffler

Editor, American Cranes & Transport (ACT)

Tel: +1 512 869 8838 
d.ann.shiffler@khl.com 

Beth A. O’Quinn

Senior vice president, SC&RA

Tel: +1 703-698-0291 
BOQuinn@scranet.org