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2015 ELECTRI Council July Meeting
As of August 21, 2017


July 13-14, 2015
Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago, IL

Agenda

Monday, July 13

Pre-Council Meetings 

8:30 – 10:30 am - ELECTRI Program Review Committee (by invitation only)

10:45 – 11:15 am - Kitchen Cabinet Meeting (by invitation only)


ELECTRI Council Meeting 

1:00 – 1:15 pm - Welcome, Introductions & Explanation of New Electronic Voting Process, Russ Alessi, President and Greg Long, Chairman, ELECTRI Council

1:15 – 1:20 pm - NECA Industry Update, David A. Hardt, President, NECA and Chair, ELECTRI International Board of Trustees Chairman, ELECTRI International

1:20 – 2:20 pm - Vetting Potential Research Projects

  • Company Decision Making Mounir El Asmar & Angela Simon, Arizona State Univerity
  • Electrical Construction in the Next 20 Years, Atul Dighe, Futurist
  • Using Drones in Outside Construction, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly State University
  • Using Drones in Inside Construction, Javier Irizarry, Georgia Tech

2:20 – 2:50 pm - Two Student Passport Initiative Competition Presentations (15 min each)

  • ELECTRI Student Passport Initiative Proposal for the Amazon Basin, Ecuador, Parker Haerr, California Polytechnic State University, NECA Student Chapter
  • Sustainable Water Pumping Station Roatan, Honduras, PV Solar Array, Kevin Clement, The Pennsylvania State University, NECA Student Chapter

2:50 – 3:35 pm - Three Early Career Award Project Proposal Presentations, Jerald L. Rounds, Academic Liaison for ELECTRI, Rounds & Associates

  • Examining Opportunities for Mobile Information Technologies in Electrical Construction, Yongwei Shan, Oklahoma State University
  • Exploring Where the Electrical Construction Workforce Comes From and Their Career Awareness, Ben Bigelow, Texas A&M University
  • Electrical Contractors’ Perception and Practices with Risk Management, Anthony Perrenoud, University of Oklahoma

3:40 – 4:10 pm - Refreshment Break

4:10 – 4:40 pm - 1st Research Project Task Force Breakout Session - each project breakout will be repeated in the second session (choose one)

  • How Integrated Project Delivery Impacts Specialty Contractors – the Benefits, Risks and Opportunities, Ted Garrison, New Construction Strategies
  • Electrical Distribution and Construction – Developing an Agile Supply Chain Partnership, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly State University

4:45 – 5:15 pm - 2nd Research Project Task Force Breakout Session

6:30 – 8:30 pm - ELECTRI Council Reception

Tuesday, July 14 

7:00 – 8:00 am - Council Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 am - Meeting Opening & Announcements

8:15 – 8:35 am - Update on Change Orders, Greg Long

8:35 – 9:05 am - 3M Energy Storage Report, Dan McGurran, Global Business Director and Dr. Brandon Bartling, Product Development Specialist

9:05 – 9:35 am - Report on ELECTRI Research:

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

9:35 – 10:05 am - Report on ELECTRI Research:

  • Update on Smart Energy Academy, David Riley, Penn State University

10:05 – 10:20 am - Update on Penn State Student Passport Project, Kevin Clement, Penn State University

10:20 – 10:30 am - New Ideas for Research

10:30 – 10:50 am - Discussion and Announcement of Voting Results and Closing Remarks, Greg Long


Post-Council Meeting

11:30 – 12:30 pm - ELECTRI Board of Trustees Lunch Meeting


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Vetting Potential Research Projects

Company Decision Making, Mounir El Asmar, Arizona State University and Angela Simon, President, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc.

Electrical Construction in the Next 20 Years, Atul Dighe, Futurist

Using Drones in Outside Construction, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly State University

Using Drones in Inside Construction, Javier Irizarry, Georgia Tech

Student Passport Competition Presentations

ELECTRI Student Passport Initiative Proposal for the Amazon Basin, Ecuador, Parker Haerr & David Mulder, Cal Poly State University, NECA Student Chapter

Sustainable Water Pumping Station, Roatan, Honduras, PV Solar Array, Kevin Clement, Penn State University, NECA Student Chapter

Early Career Awards

Examining Opportunities for Mobile Information Technologies in Electrical Construction, Yongwei Shan, Oklahoma State University

Exploring Where the Electrical Construction Workforce Comes From and Their Career Awareness, Ben Bigelow, Texas A&M University

Electrical Contractors' Perception and Practices with Risk Management, Anthony Perrenoud, University of Oklahoma

Update on ELECTRI Research

How Integrated Project Delivery Impacts Specialty Contractors - The Benefits, Risks and Opportunities, Ted Garrison, New Construction Strategies

Electrical Distribution and Construction - Developing an Agile Supply Chain Partnership, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly State University

Project Updates and Reports

Update on Change Orders, Greg Long, Long Electric Co.

3M Energy Storage Report, Dan McGurran, Global Business Director and Dr. Brandon Bartling, Product Development Specialist, 3M

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

Smart Energy Academy, David Riley, Penn State University

Update on Penn State 2014 Student Passport Initiative Project, Kevin Clement, Penn State University NECA Student Chapter

 

 

 


If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Deborah Halpern, Director of Operations, at dhalpern@electri.org or 301-215-4539.