Schedule of Events

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CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION

For those collecting CEUs for certification renewal, each session is listed with the corresponding eligible CEUs. Attendees for the full meeting can earn up to 2.0 CEUs (20 continuing education hours). Both Thursday and Friday will total a possible 1.0 CEUs per day. Attendees are required to be scanned in at each session to properly record CEUs. Learn more about continuing education requirements here.

Registration Hours Exhibitor Hours Social Events
Registration Opens
Wed, Nov. 15 - 11 AM - 7 PM
Thu, Nov. 16 - 7 AM - 5 PM
Fri, Nov. 17 - 7 AM - 4 PM

Exam Registration
Sat, Nov. 18 - 9:00 - 9:15 AM

 

Exhibitor Setup
Wed, Nov. 15 - 1 PM - 5 PM

Exhibit Hall Hours
Wed, Nov. 15 - 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu, Nov. 16 - 8 AM - 9 AM and 10 AM - 12 PM
Fri, Nov. 17 - 8 AM - 10:30 AM

Exhibitor Teardown
Fri, Nov. 17 -10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Welcome Reception
Wed, Nov. 15 - 6:00 PM

Dine Around Dinners
Wed, Nov. 15 - 8:00 PM

Thursday Night Reception sponsored by Commercial Fire and Heiser Logistics
Thu Nov. 16 6 - 8 PM

Networking Breakfast
Sat, Nov. 18 - 8:00 AM 

 

2017 FALL TECHNICAL SEMINAR & EXPO SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Time Event CEUs
TUESDAY, November 14, 2017
 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Board of Directors Retreat  
     
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
 
8:30 am - 11:00 am Board of Directors Retreat  
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration
Lamar Foyer
 
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm ANSI Consensus Body Meeting with Lunch 
(open to observers, not eligible for CEUs)
Austin
 
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Exhibitor Set Up
Liberty Hall
 
6:00 pm - 8:00  pm Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
Liberty Hall
 
8:00 pm Dine Around Dinners  
 
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
Lamar Foyer
 
7:00 am - 8:00 am Welcome Breakfast
Salon B
0.1
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open  
8:00 am - 9:00 am Exhibits (dedicated show hour)
Liberty Hall
0.1
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cleaning the Grease While Breaking the Image
Salon A
 
0.1
10:00 am - 11:00  am Owner Track- Vendor Demos
Thompson Street Capital Partners
LifaAir
 

Tech Track-Vendor Demos

Driploc, LLC 
Omni Containment Systems, LLC
0.1
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Exhibits (dedicated show hour)
Liberty Hall
0.1
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm General Business Session & Lunch 
Salon B
0.125
12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closed  
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm AHJ Track
Mitigating Risk in Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems
San Jacinto
 
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Tech Track
Lockout Tagout
Hildago/Harris
0.075
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Owner Track
Introducing On-Line Learning from KEC Concepts
0.075
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Tech Track
Stairway and Ladder Safety
Hildago/Harris
0.1
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Owner Track/AHJs
Kitchen Safety Training: Bridging the Gap and Creating the Relationship
Salon A
0.1
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tech Track- Vendor Demos
Driploc LLC
Ductmate Industries, Inc.
Omni Containment Systems, LLC
0.1
3:00 pm- 4:00 pm Owner Track
Intro to Implementation of Tool Box Talks
Navarro
0.1
4:00 pm - 5:00  pm Tech Track
Solid Fuel Appliances - Risk vs. Reward and The ABC’s of Ultra Violet Lighting
Hildago/Harris
0.1
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Owner Track
Employee Retention Round Table
Salon A
0.1
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday Night Reception sponsored by Commercial Fire and Heiser Logistics
Roof Top Pool - 5th Fl
 
     
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration
Lamar Foyer
 
7:00 am - 8:00 am Networking Breakfast with OSHA Regulatory Update on Confined Spaces
Salon B
0.1
8:00 am - 10:30 am Exhibit Hall Open  
8:00 am - 9:15 am 5 Keys to Building Leaders (Not Managers) in your Organization,
Ed Robinson
Salon A 
 
0.125
9:15 am - 9:30 am Coffee with Exhibitors
Liberty Hall
0.025
9:30 am - 11:30 am Tech Track
Certification Exam Study Groups - NEW!
Navarro
0.2
9:30 am - 10:30 pm Owner Track- Vendor Demos
Uncle Oscars
Altus 
IA Business Advisors
0.1
10:30 am - 1:30 pm Exhibitor Breakdown  
10:30 am - 11:30 am Owner Track
Tracking Workplace Injury and Illness - New Regulatory Rule
Salon C
0.1
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Owner Track
Changing the Game: 15 Things to Improve What Customers Rate Us On,
Ed Robinson
Hildago/Harris
0.1
11:30 am - 12:30 pm  Tech Track
Winterizing Equipment
Bear/Travis
0.1
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch 
Salon B
0.1
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm General Session
HAZ Com/PPE Glove Selection
 
0.15
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Tech Track
Technical Code & Review
 
0.3
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Owner Track
Foundations for Safety Leadership
Hildago/Harris
 
0.2
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 am Delegate Networking Breakfast
Sam Houston
 
9:00 am - 9:15 am Exam Registration
Hildago/Harris
 
9:15 am - 12:30 pm Certification Exams
Hildago/Harris