8–10 June 2014 • Sheraton Station Square Hotel • Pittsburgh, Pa., USA
The symposium will deliver practical information and experiences from crane maintenance personnel, crane manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and engineering consultants who strive to make the electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes and their runways the safest, most reliable, durable machinery and equipment in the industry. This two-day program will include presentations focused on safe work practices and ergonomics, electrical, mechanical and structural maintenance techniques, crane inspection technologies, and best practices in EOT crane modernizations. As part of the Crane Symposium program, the Crane Innovator of the Year Award winner will be announced, recognizing the individual who has brought forth the latest in technology, or increased efficiencies in operational and maintenance practices for the continuous improvement of heavy industrial cranes.
Plant maintenance staff; applications, electrical, mechanical, safety, service and design engineers; operations and maintenance personnel and management; and those people who supply parts, equipment and services to the industry. Anyone who has responsibility for cranes and crane service and is interested in improvements and incidents in this area should attend.
AIST’s Cranes Technology Committee
This course may qualify for up to 14 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for the course. This course is not approved for PDH credit in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
Advance registration by 28 April 2014: Member US$795; Non-member US$1010. Registration fee after 28 April 2014: Member US$895; Non-member US$1,110. Registration includes Sunday reception, continental breakfasts, lunches and continuous breaks Monday and Tuesday, a dinner cruise on the Gateway Clipper Fleet Monday evening, and a course workbook.
The AIST Foundation is pleased to provide assistance to students interested in attending AIST Specialty Training Conferences. Program details are available online at the Steel to Students Web page or contact Niccole Reichel at 1.724.814.3070.
Three or more individuals from the same facility attending any one seminar can receive a 10% discount per person. All registrations must be received together along with payment to qualify for the discount. Not applicable with any other discount.
If you must cancel, please email or fax a notice of cancellation to Niccole Reichel at +1.724.814.3070 and a refund will be issued. Cancellations received less than two weeks prior to the event are non-refundable. If you would like to send a substitute, a new registration form must be faxed for that person, indicating the replaced person on the form. Be certain that the membership status is equivalent or note otherwise.
Non-member registration fees include membership in AIST through 31 December 2015. Membership is not automatic. A completed membership application must be returned to AIST.
A block of rooms has been reserved at The Sheraton Station Square Hotel. Please call the hotel at +1.412.261.2000 by 16 May 2014 to secure the AIST discount rate of US$159 per night for single/double occupancy.