Fall Virtual Meeting
September 14-18, 2020
WSTDA will deliver its 2020 Fall Meeting in an exciting
new VIRTUAL format, enabling access from your
location to two Educational Sessions, the
Annual Membership Meeting and Elections, and
Technical Committee Meetings. Our attendees’ and
the public’s health and safety are important to us,
which is why we will be engaging safely with the WSTDA
community through a unique digital experience.
All sessions of the Virtual Fall Meeting are AT
NO CHARGE to WSTDA Members, and invited guests!
about synthetic chain, exploring fiber and
constructional details, available configurations,
proper use (dos and don’ts), inspection, removal
from service, and more.
from an accident investigations expert about
underlying issues and causes leading up to
failures of rigging products, focusing on common
product failures of synthetic nylon web slings,
polyester tie down straps and more.
in the 2020 Annual Member Meeting and vote to
elect the slate for Board of Directors.
updates on WSTDA programs and Technical Committee
unique Application Spotlights shared by
NEW FOR 2020: Application Spotlights
The live Closing Session on Friday, September 18, 2020
will provide a look at innovative and/or challenging
application “case studies” presented by YOU and your
We are seeking Member representatives willing to present
a short live or pre-recorded virtual Application
Spotlight, highlighting how they overcame specific
lifting or load securement challenges during a unique
and interesting application of synthetic slings or tie
downs. Your presentation may include a PowerPoint with
audio, and/or video of the application. You may present
live or provide a recorded video in advance and
participate in live Q&A. Please note, the Application
Spotlight is meant to inform and educate the Membership
on product applications and is not intended as a forum
for brand-specific product or company information.
SCHEDULE page for details and to sign up
to present an Application Spotlight!