Crane Symposium

27th Crane Symposium

15–17 August 2021 • Omni William Penn Hotel • Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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First Announcement and Call for Papers

The symposium will deliver practical information and experiences from crane maintenance personnel, crane manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and engineering consultants who strive to make 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 Charlie Totten 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.
To encourage candid discussion and to accommodate the most recent findings, written manuscripts are not required. Authors will need to submit a PowerPoint presentation that will be made available to attendees.
This announcement will serve as the initial call for papers. Please submit abstracts through submission form by 6 November 2020.

Important Deadlines: 

Abstract Submission Deadline: 6 November 2020
Abstract Acceptance Notification: 4 December 2020
Presentation Submission Deadline: 17 May 2021
Organizing Committee
The Cranes Technology Committee