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23rd Annual GEAPS
Great Lakes Regional Conference
 and Trade Show

April 3-5, 2019 • Sandusky, OH
Kalahari Resort & Conference Center

877-525-2427
Hotel code: Mention GEAPS or 31286

Conference Schedule

Subject to change

Wednesday, April 3

Pre-Conference Workshop
9:00 am – Noon
Tours of Merry-Go-Round Museum and Maritime Museum
Downtown Sandusky

Noon - Lunch
 Aloeswood/Leopardwood  

12:30 – 3:00 pm  
Maintaining Your Elevator
John Weaver, Director of Operations, APTIM
Aloeswood/Leopardwood

3:15 – 4:00 pm  
GEAPS Chapter Meetings
Kilimanjaro Ballroom

5:00 – 8:00 pm
Social Hour with Vendors in Trade Show Area
Cocktails and heavy appetizers will be provided
Kilimanjaro Ballroom 

Thursday, April 4

8:00 - 8:30 am
Breakfast
 Kilimanjaro Ballroom

8:30 – 9:00 am 
Comedian, Jason Douglas
Kilimanjaro Ballroom

9:00 – 10:00 am
Tariffs, Marketing, Global Economics
Mike O’Dea, FC Stone

10:00 – 10:15 am
Break

10:15 – 11:15 am
Concurrent Education Sessions

Effective IPM Programs 
Josh Wilhelm, Regional Manager for Southern Ohio
Fumigation Services and Supply, Westfield, IN
Aloeswood/Leopardwood

Common Safety Issues in Elevators
Joe Mlynek, President and Safety and Loss Control Consultant,
Progressive Safety Services LLC, Gate Mills, OH
Sagewood/Zebrawood

11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Visit Trade Show Exhibitors - Kilimanjaro Ballroom

12:00 – 1:15 pm
Lunch / Gong Show

1:15 – 3:00 pm
Visit Trade Show Exhibitors/ $50 drawing every ½ hour

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Education Sessions

Preserving & Protecting Your Concrete
Grain & Feed Structures
Justin Walter, Account Manager Trisco Systems, Inc., Lima, Ohio
Aloeswood/Leopardwood

TBD
Sagewood/Zebrawood

4:00 – 4:15 pm
Break

4:15 – 5:00 pm   
Behind the Slides Tour

6:00 – 6:15 pm
Annual GLRC Banquet
Zambezi Room
Cocktail Hour (sponsored by Associate Members)

6:15 pm
Invocation
Mike Zawisza, Elevator Services & Storage, Inc., Beaverdam, OH

6:30 – 7:00 pm
Dinner

7:00 pm
GEAPS Update
Darren Zink, GEAPS Associates Board President

7:30-10 pm
Entertainment: Bingo / DJ

10pm-Midnight
Water Park Time

Friday, April 5

8:00 – 8:30 am
Breakfast - Zambezi Room

8:30 – 10 am
Considerations in Retrofitting an Existing Facility
Joel Herald, P.E., The Andersons, Maumee, OH

Address

3065 Pershing Ct.
Decatur, IL 62526

Contacts

Email: mark@grainnet.com             Phone: +1 (800) 728 7511