GEAPS Angola Conference

To reserve your room at the Potawatomi Inn, call 877-563-4371. Group code:0406GS. There is no on-line room registration.

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 of Facility
      (transportation provided)
      Group B: Binkelman University (Topics TBD)

          1:00-4:00 pm
          Group A: Binkelman University (Topics TBD)

      Group B: Tour of Facility
      (transportation provided)
         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
            Speaker: Bob McCall/Duke Energy

9:15 – 10:00 am
     Snow Lake Room:
            Topic: Rail Issues

      Crooked Lake Room:
            Topic: Fall Protection
            Speakers: Joe Mlynek, president,
            Progressive Safety Services LLC, Gates Mills, OH

10:00 -10:15 am: Break

10:15 – 11:00 am
     Snow Lake Room:
            Topic: Lubrication
            Speaker: Dave Kintzel

      Crooked Lake Room:
            Topic: Construction Codes/Conflicts
            Speaker: TBD

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
      Snow Lake Room:
            Topic: Automation:
            Speaker: TBD

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

4:00 - 4:15 pm: Break

4:15 — 5:00 pm
      Snow Lake Room:
Topic: Contractor Insurance Policies and Coverage
Speaker: Mark Mueller
Agri-Business Insurance Services

Crooked Lake Room:
Topic: Fumigation/Pest Control
Speaker: TBD

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 20-year look back at conference
Speaker: Matt Kerrigan,
GEAPS International President,
Bunge North America, St. Louis, MO

7:30 pm  Entertainment: Vegas Night,

After Banquet-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

10:00 – 10:30 am
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