STAC 2019 Schedule

STAC 2019 Conference & Exhibition


The STAC 2019 Conference & Exhibition will be held on April 24-25 at the Hotel Bonaventure in Montreal. A tentative schedule of conference session and other events is below. Further details about individual sessions – including speakers and session descriptions – will be available in the weeks ahead.

STAC is also coordinating optional training and other activities for the afternoon and evening of April 23 for STAC Members who arrive in Montreal early. Additional information about these activities will also be made available in the weeks ahead.

Wednesday, April 24

Main Room

Breakout A

Breakout B

Exhibit Hall

7:30

8:30

Continental Breakfast

8:30

9:00

State of STAC

9:00

9:45

Driving World Class Safety Success
Opening keynote with
Rob Ellis from MySafeWork

9:45

10:15

STAC Climber Training Guidelines

10:15

11:15

STAC 2019 Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
Refreshments sponsored by RVA Lighting & Masts Inc.

11:15

12:00

Beyond the Checklists –
Crew Assessments of Towers

S37 Revision

Contractor Prequalification
Roadmap

12:00

13:30

High-Risk Activity
Management

Lunch sponsored by Alliance Corp.

13:30

14:15

Careers in Telecom: Perspectives from Women in the Industry
Presented by the
Women of STAC Committee

3D Mapping and Management of Communication Towers

New-Hire Credential
Verification

14:15

15:00

Determination of Site Specific Design Icing

“Fall Hazard Zones” and Beyond: Rooftop Fall Protection

15:00

16:00

Break

16:00

17:00

Towers University Series:
Towers 301
Antenna Mount Analysis Contractor Q&A

17:00

19:00

STAC 2019 Welcome Reception
Reception sponsored by GME Supply Co.

 

Thursday, April 25

Main Room

Breakout A

Breakout B

Exhibit Hall

7:30

8:45

Continental Breakfast

8:45

9:00

Morning Remarks

9:00

9:45

Investing in the Future of the Canadian Tower Industry

9:45

10:30

Anchor Shaft Corrosion & Protection Drones and the
Tower Industry:
Applications, Safety & New Regulations

10:30

11:30

Break
Refreshments sponsored by Jelco

11:30

12:15

New-Site Inspection Requirements Inside-Climb
Monopole Safety

12:15

13:45

Lessons Learned from Tower Failures
Lunch sponsored by P-SEC

13:45

14:30

Climate Change and Tower Engineering

CSA Z259.2.4-15:
New Rigid Rail Trolleys

14:30

15:15

Tower Construction Loads

Rigging Essentials

15:15

15:30

Break

15:30

16:30

5G Equipment Update

16:30

16:45

Conference Close

18:00

22:00

STAC 2019 Sucrerie de la Montagne Outing
Outing sponsored by Rigarus Construction and WSP