Day 1

April 14, 2022

7:45-8:45 am

Breakfast and Registration
(Registration open all day.)

9:00-10:00 am

Sustainability Keynote: Mark Nugent, Executive Vice President Strategy and Chief Sustainability Officer at BBB Industries

Topic: What is industrial decarbonization and how do we make it happen? Hear how other companies are quantifying and reporting their sustainability impacts.

10:00-10:15 am

Morning Break

10:15-11:45 am

Business Speaker: Jeff Butler, Speaker and Author of The Authentic Workplace and The Key To The New You.

Topic: In this program about managing four different generations in the workplace, Jeff Butler shares insights about motivations, differences, and communication styles of these four generations. You will learn how organizations across various industries are thriving with a multigenerational workforce. And how yours can too. Through this program you’ll find specific actionable strategies to manage your cross-generational challenges and turn your multigenerational workforce into a competitive advantage.

9:00-10:00 am

Technician Certification Level 1 Exam Review

10:00-11:30 am

Technician Certification Level 1 Exam

Level I Technicians can work safely in a shop environment and around de-energized electrical power equipment. They recognize and have a basic understanding of PEARL reconditioning standards. They are able to identify various types of electrical apparatus, shop equipment, warehouse equipment, test and measurement equipment, and cleaning equipment used in the electrical equipment reconditioning process under the supervision of a higher-level technician.

Proctor: Andy Conklin, Southland Electrical

12:00-12:30 pm

Invitation Only: Primary Training Contacts meeting regarding the Technician Certification Program.

12:30-1:45 pm

Exhibitor lunch

1:45-2:30 pm

Sustainability Panel: Our panel of experts will discuss the current supply chain challenges, lessons learned, and ideas to help your organization move to a more sustainable, agile and resilient supply chain.

2:45-3:15 pm

Developing an effective workforce takes time, patience, and effort. When done correctly, it brings a sustainable return on your investment. Hear from the PEARL Employee Development Committee on the new Technician Certification program and how it can benefits your employees as well as your organization.

3:30-4:00 pm

The PEARL Accredit Company (PAC) program communicates to end-users the credibility of your operation. Learn how your organization can utilize the PAC materials available to you.

4:15-4:45 pm

Standards Committee

1:30-2:30 pm

Technician Certification Level 2 Exam Review

2:30-4:00 pm

Technician Certification Level 2 Exam

Level II Technicians can work independently. They can inspect, test, and perform reconditioning procedures, following PEARL and other industry standards, on a wide range of electrical power equipment. They can accurately interpret equipment drawings, specifications, and electrical schematics, at the component level, as it relates to the PEARL reconditioning standards.

Proctor: Terry Wanamaker, Quality Switchgear

5:00-6:30 pm

Exhibitor showcase and reception