• Save the Date

    November 1-3, 2016

  • MAKE CONNECTIONS

    With Your Utility Industry Peers

  • GAIN KNOWLEDGE

    From Utility Safety Experts

  • EXPLORE Exhibits

    Featuring New Utility Safety Products

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November 1-3, 2016

The Industry’s Best , Only , Biggest Event Exclusively for Utility Safety & Operations Professionals.

88

Hours of Education

50

Companies Exhibiting

3

Days of Networking

7

Meals Included

ACCESS TO LEADING SAFETY MINDS

Our educational sessions are presented by the industry’s best and brightest industry experts including Jim Vaughn, Danny Raines, Lee Marchessault, Michael Getman and much, much more.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

The knowledge and connections you’ll gain at this year’s event will help you become a better utility safety professional and make you more valuable to your employer.

WHO ATTENDS?

USC&E is an event tailor-made for utility safety and operations professionals who take safety seriously. The event draws employees from electric and gas utilities, communications and cable providers, municipalities and contractor who serve these businesses, including:

+ Safety Managers
+ Safety Personnel
+ Supervisors
+ Foreman
+ Trainers
+ Aspiring Safety Leaders

LEARN SOMETHING NEW

USC&E offers nearly 90 hours of educational sessions to choose from on everything from new NFPA 70E changes and OSHA rules to safety leadership and innovative management approaches.

NETWORK WITH UTILITY PROFESSIONALS

Rub elbows with utility safety professionals from across the country who are facing safety challenges that are similar to yours.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Hotel

  • Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, AZ

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa

9495 W. Coyotes Blvd., Glendale, AZ 85305

(623) 937-3700

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Just minutes away from Phoenix, the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa offers a top-notch lodging and conference experience all in one! With the hotel located next to Westgate Entertainment District and standing in the shadows of the home stadiums of the Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Coyotes, you will be surrounded by a multitude of restaurants, shops and entertainment options.

RESERVATIONS

Book Your Room Online - Cut-off date: October 10th to ensure group rate

Special Conference Room Rate: $159 USD per night

TRANSIT

AAA Cab & Shuttle service - (602) 253-2121; reservation required, fee: 80 USD (one way)

Alternate transportation: ZETIAN - 623-444-5050; fee: 80 USD (one way); on request

Discount Cab – (602) 200-2000; Approx. cost from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport is $65 USD (one way)

DIRECTIONS

From Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - PHX: Head East on Sky Harbor Boulevard, take I-10 West for approximately 14 miles. Merge onto AZ-101-loop, exit 133B, continue for approximately 5 miles. Exit Glendale Avenue East, exit 7. Merge onto Glendale Avenue West, turn right on N. 95th Avenue. Continue to go straight turning left on W. Coyotes Boulevard.

EVENT LOCATION

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa

9495 W. Coyotes Blvd.

Glendale, AZ 85305, United States

(623) 937-3700

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

NETWORKING LUNCH & PANEL DISCUSSION 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Network with your peers over lunch. Following lunch, industry-experts will provide timely insights to current industry challenges.

12:30pm - 3:30pm

ROUNDTABLES 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Exchange information with your peers and learn solutions or simply benchmark your safety processes.

3:45pm - 8:00pm

WELCOME RECEPTION 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Our Tuesday night Welcome reception provides dinner and networking.
Location - TBA

 

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EXPO HALL 8:30am - 2:00pm

Join exhibitors in our busy Expo Hall and learn about the latest utility safety products. Twice daily prize drawings make it fun.

7:30am - 12:00pm

NETWORKING LUNCH 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Network with your peers over lunch. Following lunch, industry-experts will provide timely insights to current industry challenges.

12:00pm - 3:00pm

AFTERNOON SEMINAR SESSIONS 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Choose from four concurrent sessions, all developed uniquely for utility safety and operations professionals.

USOLN MEMBERS MEETING 3:15pm - 4:30pm

For all members or individuals wanting to learn more about the Utility Safety Operations & Leadership Network - USOLN. Attend to learn more about the CUSP program and the growth of the organization.

3:00pm - 4:30pm

INFORMAL NETWORKING 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Take this opportunity to network with peers, connect with exhibitors or learn more about the USOLN and CUSP program.

 

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EXPO HALL 8:30am - 2:00pm

Join exhibitors in our busy Expo Hall and learn about the latest utility safety products. Twice daily prize drawings make it fun.

7:30am - 10:00am

EARLY MORNING SEMINAR SESSIONS 7:30am - 9:00am

Choose from three concurrent sessions, all developed uniquely for utility safety and operations professionals.

10:00am - 1:00pm

LUNCH WITH THE EXHIBITORS 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch served in the Expo hall with our Exhibit Partners. Best Prize giveaway following lunch. Come join the fun!

1:00pm - 5:00pm

2-DAY CUSP REVIEW 7:30am - 5:00pm

2-day CUSP Review Session to assist with preparing for the CUSP Exam. This class is held on November 3rd and 4th from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.

 

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EVENT PRICE

CONFERENCE PASS

$999
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GROUP CONFERENCE PASS

Call Us
check Enroll 6 or More, and $ave
check Safety Supporter Recognition
 
 

USOLN MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL $200 DISCOUNT OFF REGISTRATION PRICE

YOUR BRAIN IS YOUR BEST PPE. USE IT.

EVENT FAQS

A continental breakfast is offered daily. Lunch is provided all 3-days. Our Tuesday night Welcome reception provides dinner and networking.

 

No. You are responsible for paying for your own lodging. We have secured an excellent conference rate at the hosting hotel. Click here for more information about the venue.

 

The Learn Year Round pass offers you 365 days of access to utility safety education. It provides everything that is provided with the standard conference enrollment—including access to the nearly 90 hours of educational sessions we’ll have on site. Additionally, you’ll get a year subscription in our new learning management system called Incident Prevention Institute online. This subscription provides you immediate access to 70 – 100 hours of utility safety education videos, online CUSP credit courses, webinars and training tools. And you’ll even get access to the sessions we video record at the 2016 Orlando conference.

 

No. However, we strongly recommend you do—not only for the convenience of being mere steps away from the expo hall—but also because we have secured an excellent special room rate. If you choose to stay at a different location, you will also be responsible for your transportation and any parking fees.

 

Yes, if your group is 6 or larger you can call 815.459.1796 and ask to speak to Stacy or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Always, just visit www.usoln.org and complete the application to enter the program. You are encouraged to apply early as we always reach capacity. The CUSP program requires a separate registration from the conference fees.

 

CUSP’s will earn 20 professional development points for attending all 3-days at the iP Utility Safety Conference. CUSP’s will be provided a Points Request Form when they register to be completed as they attend each of the sessions. Once completed, they turn the form in at the registration area at the end of the conference or to Catherine Cox, CUSP Program Director by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo

If you have additional questions, please contact us at:

  • a815.459.1796
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  • a 360 Memorial Drive, Suite 10, Crystal Lake, IL 60014