STAC 2017 Schedule

STAC 2017 Conference & Exhibition

STAC 2017 events will begin on the late morning of Tuesday March 28, with a series of optional STAC Committee meetings. Dial-in options for these meetings will also be provided for STAC Members who are not able to attend the meetings in person.

The STAC 2017 Conference & Exhibition will formally launch at the beginning of the day on Wednesday March 29. Conference sessions will run through 5 p.m. on March 29, and will be followed by the STAC 2017 Welcome Reception (sponsored by eSystem Training Solutions).

The conference will continue on Thursday March 30, with conference sessions concluding by 5 p.m. The STAC Steering Committee is also coordinating an optional group outing that will follow the end of the conference, on the evening of March 30. Additional information about the planned outing will be available soon. Additional costs may be incurred by those who take part in the outing.

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The following is a preliminary schedule of STAC 2017 conference sessions and is subject to change or additions:

Wednesday, March 29

Peller A

Peller B

Peller C

Peller D

8:15

9:00

STAC 2017 Welcome Breakfast

(Continental Breakfast)

9:00

9:20

State of STAC

9:20

10:35

Anchorage, Resisting Force & the Human Body

10:35

11:00

BREAK

11:00

12:00

Tower Reinforcing Considerations

Safe Site Access 411

12:05

1:30

Feature Lunch:
Commercial UAV Regulations

1:30

2:20

Smart Guys Part 1:
Guy Anchor Corrosion

Rescue & Fall Protection

   

2:20

3:05

Grounding Systems for Towers & Shelters


Tall Tower Rescue Readiness

 


C-45: Supervisor Duties & Consequences

 

3:05

3:30

BREAK

3:30

5:00

Towers 101: Engineering Fundamentals Evolution of Engineering Tools and the
Tower Market

5:00

7:00

STAC 2017 Welcome Reception
Sponsored by eSystem Training Solutions

Thursday, March 30

Peller A

Peller B

Peller C

Peller D

8:15

8:55

Hot Breakfast

Sponsored by RVA Lighting and Masts

8:55

9:00

Introductory Remarks

9:00

10:10

ANSE/ASSE A10.48 and What it Means for the Canadian Market

10:10

10:35

BREAK

10:35

11:15

It’s Not the Sky That’s Falling: Dropped Tool Prevention

Blowing in the Wind: Site-Specific Wind Load Calculations

 
Due Diligence in Sub-Contractor Approval and Management

 

11:15

11:35

RF Monitor Usage Demonstration

11:35

12:00

12:05

1:30

Keynote Lunch
Address by CWTA President & CEO: Robert Ghiz

1:30

2:20

Tower Lighting: New Specs & Neighbour-Friendly Implementation

Smart Guys Part 2:
Guy Wire Tensioning

2:20

3:05

  Eye in the Sky:
Spherical RF Lens Antenna Technology

Safety Code 6: Calculations and Measurements for Tower Work

3:05

3:25

BREAK

3:25

4:55

Network Densification: Small Cell and
DAS Systems

4:55

5:00

Conference Close