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2014 ELECTRI Council July Meeting
As of June 25, 2017


July 24 - 25, 2014
Park Hyatt Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Agenda

Thursday, July 24

Pre-Council Meetings 

8:30 – 10:30 am ELECTRI Board of Trustees Meeting
10:45 – 11:45 am Kitchen Cabinet Meeting

ELECTRI Council Meeting 

1:00 – 1:20 pm Welcome & Introductions, Daniel J. Divane, IV, Chairman, ELECTRI Council

1:20 – 1:30 pm  Industry Update, Dennis F. Quebe, Chairman, ELECTRI Board of Trustees

1:30 – 2:00 pm Student Passport Initiative Competition Presentations (15 min each), Russell Alessi, Presiden, ELECTRI International

  • Penn State University NECA Student Chapter: Sustainable Water Pumping Station, Roatán, Honduras
  • Purdue University NECA Student Chapter: Sustainable Energy Solution for the Polyclinic of Lidia Saavedra de Ortega Managua, Nicaragua

2:00 – 2:50 pm Three Early Career Award Project Presentations (15 min each), Jerald L. Rounds, Academic Liaison for ELECTRI, Rounds & Associates

  • Reducing Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Line Workers, Alex Albert, North Carolina State University
  • Best Practices for Journeyman Transition to CW/CE Supervisor, Donna Hollar, East Carolina University
  • Using BIM to Conduct Feasibility Analysis of Pre-fab & Modularization, Rogelio Palomera-Arias, University of Texas at San Antonio

2:50 – 3:20 pm Refreshment Break

3:20 – 4:00 pm 1st Research Project Task Force Breakout Session
Each project breakout will be repeated in Session 2 & 3; choose 3 projects to attend

(1) Measuring Productivity and the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity, Mark Federle, Marquette University

(2) Characterizing the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity in Building Electrical Construction, Phil Lewis, Oklahoma State University

(3) From Field to Office: A Management Training Program, Susan Bogus Halter, University of New Mexico

(4) Smart Energy Academy for the Electrical Construction Industry, Dave Riley, Penn State University

4:05 – 4:45 pm 2nd Research Project Task Force Breakout Session

4:50 – 5:30 pm 3rd Research Project Task Force Breakout Session

6:00 – 7:30 pm ELECTRI Council Reception  

Friday, July 25   

7:00 – 8:00 am Council Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 am Meeting Opening & Announcements, Russ Alessi, ELECTRI President

8:15– 8:35 am Reports from Project Task Force Breakout Sessions, Jerald L. Rounds, Academic Liaison for ELECTRI, Rounds & Associates

8:35 – 8:55 am Finalize Discussion and Voting – Returning of Ballots, Russ Alessi, ELECTRI President

9:55 – 9:25 am Final Report from ELECTRI Research: Next Steps in Portability as a Means to Improve the Industry and Benefit IBEW Membership, Justin Reginato, California State University Sacramento

9:25 – 9:55 am Final Report from ELECTRI Research: Change Order Guidelines for Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors, Matt Syal, Michigan State University

9:55 – 10:10 am Review of White Paper Topics for Industrialization of Construction, Heather Moore and Parry Danhesghari, MCA

10:20 am Announcement of Results and Closing Remarks, Daniel J. Divane, IV, Chairman

~ End of Meeting ~

10:30 am – 12:00/12:30 pm Post-Meeting Discussion of Change Order Guidelines for Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors, Matt Syal, Michigan State University (open to all ELECTRI Council Members who are interested in discussing the project)


Download Presentations

ELECTRI Update Report, Russ Alessi, President


Student Passport Competition Proposals & Presentations

Sustainable Water Pumping Station Proposal, Roatán, Honduras, Penn State University NECA Student Chapter

Sustainable Energy Solution for the Polyclinic of Lidia Saavedra de Ortega Managua, Nicaragua, Purdue University NECA Student Chapter


Early Career Award Presentations

Using BIM to Conduct Feasibility Analysis of Pre-fab & Modularization, Rogelio Palomera-Arias, University of Texas at San Antonio

Best Practices for Journeyman Transition to CW/CE Supervisor, Donna Hollar, East Carolina University

Reducing Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Line Workers, Alex Albert, North Carolina State University


Task Force Breakout Sessions Projects

Measuring Productivity and the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity, Mark Federle, Marquette University

Characterizing the Impact of Prefabrication on Productivity in Building Electrical Construction, Phil Lewis, Oklahoma State University

From Field to Office: A Management Training Program, Susan Bogus, University of New Mexico 

Smart Energy Academy for the Electrical Construction Industry, Dave Riley, Penn State University


ELECTRI Research Update Reports

Next Steps in Portability as a Means to Improve the Industry and Benefit IBEW Membership, Justin Reginato, California State University Sacramento

Change Order Guidelines for Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors, Matt Syal, Michigan State University

Review of White Paper Topics for Industrialization of Construction, Heather Moore and Parry Daneshgari, MCA