Free APEX Conference on first day of the show

By Murray Pollok29 August 2008

The APEX Conference takes place on the first day of the exhibition, Wednesday 16 September.

The APEX Conference takes place on the first day of the exhibition, Wednesday 16 September.

The first day of the exhibition includes the free APEX Conference, starting at 9.30am, half an hour before the start of the exhibition. The conference venue can be found at the entrance of the exhibition hall.

Entrance is free to anyone who registers to attend the exhibition. (There is free online registration in advance at The conference has been organised by Access International magazine.

The full programme is given below, and includes a Keynote Address by Ken McDougall, president of Skyjack.


9.30 - 10.10 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: OEM's role in today's expanding AWP marketplace
Ken McDougall, President, Skyjack Inc

10.30 - 11.15 am
MEWP STANDARDS: The changing directives, standards and type approvals process for MEWPs in the EU.
Paul Adorian/Tim Watson/Peter Reed, Powered Access Certification Ltd (PAC)

11.15 - 11.45 am
MACHINE TELEMATICS: The benefits of remote monitoring technology for access platforms
Paul Philips, JLG Industries

11.45 - 12.25 am
HYBRID POWER: When will hybrid power be available on access equipment?
Speaker to be announced

12.25 - 12.50 am
JOB ACCESS: IPAF's campaign to promote careers in the access industry
Isabelle Laplume, IPAF France

=== LUNCH ===

2.00 - 2.45 am
AFTERMARKET TECHNOLOGY: Using software to reduce your fleet maintenance costs
Phil Silver, SmartEquip Inc.

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