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Past Conferences

Conference Highlights

Past Conferences

2023 Presentations

 Joe Roberts – The Skidrow CEO

Technical Presentations:

Peter Hird, The Crosby Group: Using cameras to Improve the safety of lifting operations

Dr. rer.nat. Sascha Lange, PSIORI: Crane Atomization-The Future is here

Casey Savlov, Vita Industrial: Eliminate preventable deaths and accidents through modern technology solutions


Thomas Benjoe, FHQ Developments Ltd.: Indigenous Engagement Framework and Procurement

Canadian Lift of the Year Award

Bob Collins, Buildforce Canada: 2023 Construction outlook and expected market trends

ELD Panel Discussion:

Ryan Long, A.W. Leil Cranes and Equipment Ltd.

Bob Picken, Sterling Crane

Andy Whitehouse, Cropac Equipment Inc.



Provincial Updates

Alberta All-Terrain Pilot Project

Quebec Update (APGQ)

Ontario Update (CRAO)

British Columbia Update – BC Crane Safety


CSA-Z150 Canada Wide Assessment

Jason Brown, Paul Walchuk, Darin Richards, Kova Engineering Ltd.


City of Vancouver Risk Assessment Pilot Project

Frank Carr, Chalys Joseph, Doug Younger, Clinton Connell, Gary Coupal

2022 Presentations

Andrea Carter – Workforce of Tomorrow

Canadian Lift of the Year Award

George Grasso – Underwriting Agencies of Australia Pty Ltd (UAA)

Maik Sohl – Volocopter

Olivier Gleize – OTH Pioneer Rigging

Andrew Kauser – Industrial Training International (ITI)

Warren Weeks – Media/PR Training Workshop

2019 Presentations

David Coletto – Millennials

JP Gladu – Indigenous Engagement

Dan Demers – Detection and Prevention Substance Abuse in the Workplace


Brennen Schmidt – Cyber Security

David Coletto – Workshop

 Fraser Cocks & Doug Younger – BC Association of Crane Safety

Klaus Weckenmann – Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH

Mark Hooper – Manitowoc Cranes

Tal Wagstaff – RedList LLC

2018 Presentations

Jane Blaufus – Courageous Conversations

Andre Brisson – Latest update of the CSA Z150

Klaus Meissner – Future of the EN 13000

Varese construction crane collapse-v2:


Grant Van Iderstine – Canadian Museum of Human Rights Presentation & Tour

Tami Helgeson – Threads of Life

Randy Robertson – Manitex Overview

Chad Stall – Nelson Manufacturing Update on Boom Dollys

Tawnia Weiss – A1A Software

Michael Beres – Enerpac / Heavy Lifting Technology

2017 Presentations

Aaron Casey – DG Dunbar Presentation 

Jose Perez – Broderson Manufacturing

Drew Carruthers – C M Labs

Zack Parnell – Industrial Training International