WSTDA 2020 VIRTUAL FALL MEETING SEPTEMBER 14-18, 2020
    
 

 

WSTDA 2020 Fall Virtual Meeting Sessions

Date Time
(Eastern/UTC
-04:00)
Session Links
Wednesday, September 9 11:00 am – 12:00 pm First Timers’/New Members
Welcome & Orientation Session

By invitation only, this session will provide an introduction to the WSTDA Board, and an orientation to WSTDA programs, projects and meetings.

Invitations will be emailed to eligible participants.

BY INVITATION
Wednesday, September 9 1:00 pm –
4:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting

By invitation only.

Invitations will be emailed to eligible participants.

BY INVITATION
Monday, September 14 11:00 am – 12:00 pm General Session & Annual Member Meeting

ALL MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND! This session will feature updates on WSTDA programs and projects, highlights of current Technical Committee activities, and introduction of the 2020 Board of Directors nominating slate. Elections for the Board will take place during this session, so all voting Members urged to participate.

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Monday, September 14 1:00 pm –
2:00 pm
Educational Session:
“Synthetic Chain”

Explores fiber and constructional details, available configurations, proper use (dos and don’ts), inspection, removal from service criteria, etc. of synthetic chain products.

Presented by Michael J. Gelskey, Sr., CEO, Lift-It® Manufacturing Co., Inc.

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Monday, September 14 2:30 pm –
3:30 pm
Legal Resource Committee Meeting

By invitation only.

Invitations will be emailed to eligible participants.

BY INVITATION
Tuesday, September 15 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Educational Session:
“Failure Analysis of Slings and Tie Downs”

Based on actual experiences by an expert witness on suspected sling failures, this session will provide insight to accident investigations and the common underlying issues and causes leading up to failures of rigging products, including what is known as “casual use” factors.

Presented by Donald L. Pellow, P.E., Pellow Engineering Services, Inc.

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Tuesday, September 15 1:00 pm –
2:30 pm
Web Sling Technical Committee Meeting

Committee Members and Observers are welcome. This is a work session for the Technical Committee. Meeting attendees not currently serving on the Committee are welcome to observe the meeting. Observers may comment at the designated time on the meeting agenda, or when recognized by the Chair of the meeting.

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Wednesday, September 16 1:00 pm –
2:30 pm
Testing Technical Committee Meeting

Committee Members and Observers are welcome. This is a work session for the Technical Committee. Meeting attendees not currently serving on the Committee are welcome to observe the meeting. Observers may comment at the designated time on the meeting agenda, or when recognized by the Chair of the meeting.

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Thursday, September 17 1:00 pm –
2:30 pm
Roundsling Technical Committee Meeting

Committee Members and Observers are welcome. This is a work session for the Technical Committee. Meeting attendees not currently serving on the Committee are welcome to observe the meeting. Observers may comment at the designated time on the meeting agenda, or when recognized by the Chair of the meeting.

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Friday, September 18 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Load Securement Technical Committee Meeting

Committee Members and Observers are welcome. This is a work session for the Technical Committee. Meeting attendees not currently serving on the Committee are welcome to observe the meeting. Observers may comment at the designated time on the meeting agenda, or when recognized by the Chair of the meeting.

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Friday, September 18 1:00 pm –
2:30 pm
Closing Session:
Application Spotlights/Election Results

The Closing Session will provide a look at innovative and/or challenging synthetic load handling application “case studies” presented by fellow Members.*

The 2020 Election Results will also be announced, and the new Board Members and 2020 Officers introduced.

*If you are interested in presenting an Application Spotlight, please click the link to the right and complete the requested information.

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