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20th GEAPS Great Lakes Regional Conference
April 6-8, 2016, Potawatomi Inn, Angola, IN

Wednesday, April 6


Maintenance Pre-conference Workshop

9:00 am - Noon

      Group A: Tour and Educational Session on Power Transmission
at Martin Sprocket and Gear, Montpelier, OH
(transportation and lunch provided/limit 30)


Group B: Maintenance Seminar presented by Binkelman Corp.
Continental ContiTech: Conveyor Belt Systems, Maintenance, and Safety Flexco: Mechanical Fastener 101
(Belt Squaring, Installation, and Safety)
Lunch provided at Potawatomi Inn at noon

          1:00-4:00 pm

Group A: Maintenance Seminar presented by Binkelman Corp.
Continental ContiTech: Conveyor Belt Systems, Maintenance, and Safety Flexco: Mechanical Fastener 101
(Belt Squaring, Installation, and Safety)


Group B: Tour and Educational Session on Power Transmission
at Martin Sprocket and Gear, Montpelier, OH
(transportation provided/limit 30)

         7:00 - 10:00 pm
          Social Hour & visit with how ever many vendors are set up.

Thursday, April 7
     Lake James Room:
7:30 am- Noon Registration Table Open
7:30 - 8:45 am Breakfast / Open Session

Topic: Personal Performance
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Speaker: Bob McCall, President;
Inspire High Performance, LLC


9:15 – 10:00 am
Snow Lake Room:
Topic: Rail Track Inspection and Maintenance
Speaker: Mike Eldridge and Mark Lane
Ameritrack Railroad Contractors, Frankfort, IN


Crooked Lake Room:
Topic: Safety: Fall Protection
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Speaker: Joe Mlynek, President, Progressive Safety Services LLC, Gates Mill, OH

10:00 -10:15 am: Break

10:15 – 11:00 am
Snow Lake Room:
Topic: Lubrication
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Speaker: Michael Miltenberger, Lubrication Engineer,
ExxonMobil, Mobil Industrial Lubricants, Indianapolis, IN


      Crooked Lake Room:
Topic: Contractor Insurance Policies and Coverage
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Speaker: Mark Mueller, Account Executive
ABIS/JH Ward Agency, Farmer City, IL

11:00 am –12:00 pm: Visit Associates
     Lake James Room

12:00 – 1:15 pm: Lunch / Gong Show

1:15 - 3:00 pm: Visit Associates in Trade Show/ $50 drawing every ½ hour

3:00 — 4:00 pm
Topic: Automation
Speaker: Ben Dunning, Interface Automation, Maumee, OH
and J.J. Calgie, Calgie Electric, Maumee, OH



Crooked Lake Room:
Topic: What Causes Corrugated Bins to Fail!
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Speaker: Rodney Carpenter, Senior Partner
Clear Creek & Associates, Goshen, IN.


4:00 - 4:15 pm: Break

4:15 — 5:00 pm
      Snow Lake Room:
Topic: Inspection and Maintenance of Concrete Facilities
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Speaker: Laura Schulz; VP Operations, CCS Group; Seward, NE


Crooked Lake Room:
Topic: Current Trends in Grain Fumigation
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Speaker: Ethan Estabrook, IN Area Mgr., Fumigation Service & Supply; Westfield IN


5:15 – 5:45 pm
Hooiser, Seaway, and Michigan/Southern Ontario Chapter Meetings


Lake James Room
5:45 – 6:15 pm: Cocktail hour
(sponsored by Associate Members)

6:15 pm: Invocation; Walt Paxon

6:15 – 7:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 - 7:30 pm: A 20-year look back at the Great Lakes Regional Conference



7:30 pm  Entertainment: Vegas Night



Friday–April 8

Lake James Room
7:30 - 8:00 am: Breakfast
8:00 – 10:00 am
Topic: Grain Dust Explosion Prevention
Speaker: Kingsley Ambrose,Assistant Professor, PhD; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN





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