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2016 ELECTRI Council July Meeting
As of September 22, 2017


July 20-22, 2016
The Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa, CA

 

The Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa, CAVenue

The Meritage Resort and Spa
875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA  94558
http://www.themeritageresort.com 

 


 


Agenda

Wednesday, July 20th

Pre-Council Meetings

10:00 am - Board of Trustees Meeting (by invitation only)

1:00 pm - Kitchen Cabinet Committee Meeting (by invitation only)

2:30 pm - Program Review Committee Meeting (by invitation only)

6:00 - 7:30 pm - ELECTRI Welcome Reception


Thursday, July 21st

7:30 – 8:30 am -- Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 am -- Welcome & Introductions, Russ Alessi, President and Greg Long, Chairman, ELECTRI Council 

9:00 – 10:30 am -- Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, Arizona State University, The Best Value Approach for MEP Contractors

10:30 – 11:00 am -- Refreshment Break

11:00 – 11:30 am -- California Polytechnic NECA Student Chapter Passport Initiative Presentation, David Mulder 

11:30  – 12:00 pm -- Michael Callanan, Mosaic Learning, Presentation on ELECTRI App

12:00 – 1:00 pm -- Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm  -- Three Early Career Award Project Proposals Presentations

  • Augmented Reality Visualization for Prefabrication of Electrical Systems, Steven K. Ayer, Arizona State University
  • Best Practices for Early Adoption of Productivity Improvement Programs, Brian Lines, University of Kansas
  • Flexible Overhead: Agile Strategies That Increase Electrical Profitability, Jake Smithwick, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

2:15 – 3:00 pm -- Update on Early Career Awards

  • Recommendations for Recruiting and Retaining Electrical Workers in Texas, Ben Bigelow, Texas A&M University
  • Electrical Contractors' Perception and Practices with Risk Management, Anthony Perrenoud, University of Oklahoma

3:00 – 3:30 pm -- Refreshment Break

3:30 – 5:00 pm -- Breakout Sessions

  • Collective Bargaining and Collective Business Development: A Strategic Initiative for the Electrical Industry, Richard Barnes, C. Richard Barnes and Associates, LLC
  • Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Electric Utility Construction, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly State University
  • Identifying BIM Related Costs Due to Changes, Hisham Said, Santa Clara University

6:00 – 7:30 pm -- ELECTRI Council Reception

Friday, July 22nd

7:00 – 8:00 am -- Council Breakfast

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

8:15 – 9:15 am -- Sean Beaty, Chief Engineer and Chris Ellsworth, Program Manager, Textron Unmanned Systems, Presentation on Drones and Data Collection                                        

9:15 – 9:30 am -- Refreshment Break

9:30 – 10:00 am -- Dr. Perry Daneshgari, MCA, The Winds of Change in Construction

10:00 – 10:30 am -- Voting on Projects and Final Announcements

 


 

Presentations Available for Download

The Best Value Approach for MEP Contractors, Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, Arizona State University

California Polytechnic NECA Student Chapter Passport Initiative Presentation, David Mulder

Best Practices for Early Adoption of Productivity Improvement Programs, Brian Lines, University of Kansas

Flexible Overhead: Agile Strategies That Increase Electrical Profitability, Jake Smithwick, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Recommendations for Recruiting and Retaining Electrical Workers in Texas, Ben Bigelow, Texas A&M University

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

Collective Bargaining and Collective Business Development: A Strategic Initiative for the Electrical Industry, Richard Barnes, C. Richard Barnes and Associates, LLC

Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Electric Utility Construction, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly State University

Identifying BIM Related Costs Due to Changes, Hisham Said, Santa Clara University