Day 1

April 22, 2022

7:45-8:45 am

Breakfast and registration.
(Registration open all day)

9:00-10:00 am

Keynote: United States Department of Labor

Apprenticeship: a path to a skilled workforce.

10:15-12:15 am

6-5-7: The 6 Stages of Any Crisis, Challenge, or Change, the 5 Steps to P.I.V.O.T. for Success, and 7 Leadership Reminders To Lead Through It

In order to successfully lead people through and out of a crisis, first, we have to understand the 6 stages of the crisis. Based on Commander Mary Kelly’s Navy experiences during the first and second Gulf Wars and 9-11, Mary articulates the reactions of people in various stages of crisis, challenge, or change. Learn more >

Speaker: Mary Kelly

9:00-10:00 am

Level 1 Review

10:00-11:30 am

Level 1 Exam

12:30-1:45 pm

Exhibitor lunch

1:45-2:30 pm

How to Market your PEARL Company to Clients

You will leave this session with solid tactics to engage end users and resellers on the value of using a PEARL company. Attendees will receive a boilerplate PEARL specification to assist with standardizing local markets on the PEARL ANSI Standard and PEARL Certified Technicians

Speaker: Winston Krauss

2:45-3:30 pm

How to Recruit, Develop and Retain Employees - A Workforce Development Story

Workforce development is challenging businesses in every industry. Discover strategies utilizing available resources by partnering with educators and government to create a pipeline of candidates. Find out how a robust training plan and defined career path can help retain employees.

Speaker: Don West

3:45-4:45 pm

How to Effectively Implement PEARL Standards in your Business

This session provides recommendations for applying the PEARL – ANSI Electrical Equipment Reconditioning Standard, assistance interpreting NEC reconditioning restrictions and when and how to use the Inspect & Test Seal.

Speaker: Dan Hook and Paul Grein

1:00-2:00 pm

Level 2 Review

2:00-3:30 pm

Level 2 Exam

5:00-6:30 pm

Exhibitor showcase and reception