Southern Tier Region

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 7:00am to 2:15pm
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Venue: 
Elmira College
Address: 
One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901
Directions: 

North
Route 14 northbound.
Follow Route 14, Clemens Center Parkway. 
Continue through Elmira to Washington Avenue. 
Turn left onto Washington Avenue.
Proceed to the Elmira College.

East
Route 17/Interstate 86 eastbound. 
Take exit 56, Route 352/Church Street. 
Follow Route 352/Church Street to N Main Street.
Turn right onto N Main Street.
Bear slightly left at McDonald’s.
Continue straight to Elmira College.

South
Route 13 southbound.
Route 13S to junction at Route 17/Interstate 86.
Exit 56, Route 352/Church Street.

Follow Route 352/Church Street to N Main Street.
Turn right onto North Main Street.
Bear slightly left at McDonald’s.
Continue straight to Elmira College.

West
Route 17/Interstate 86 westbound.
Take exit 56, Route 352/Church Street. 
Follow directions from exit 56.
Follow Route 352/Church Street to North Main Street.
Turn right onto N Main Street.
Bear slightly left at McDonald’s.
Continue straight to Elmira College.

Event Details

Seminar Agenda

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.                       Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.                       Introductions

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.                       Dig Safely New York, Inc. Presentation

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                     Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.                   Utility Panel

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                  Keynote Speaker: Brandon Schroeder

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                    Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                      Who Wants to be an Excavator? Game

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.                      Closing and Raffle
 

Keynote Speaker -  Brandon Schroeder

brandon schroeder

Split second decisions, can change your life and your family’s lives forever. Brandon Schroeder, an experienced electrician of over 19 years, understands how a moment of poor judgment can echo throughout a lifetime. On August 24, 2011, Brandon survived an arc flash explosion — an explosion that should have wielded fatal results.

Brandon walks guests through his hauntingly relatable, life changing afternoon. In order to help you avoid the same mistake, Brandon will share his thought processes, discuss how industry standards have evolved, show you pictures of exactly what went wrong, and explain his recovery. Whether you work with electricity or not, this presentation will benefit you. Everyone has decisions to make about safety — many of them happen in an instant. If you have the wrong safety habits, you increase the chances of choosing the wrong decision—which can have affects that are impossible to undo.