SAIA kicks off Committee Week

16 February 2012

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) kicks off its annual Committee Week this Feb. 18 in Weston, FL at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure. The working week runs through Feb. 22 and features council meetings discussing suspended scaffolding, mast climbers, planks and platforms, fall protection, aerial work platforms and more.

SAIA members' registration fees are $450 and non-members are $525. The schedule of events is as follows, but for more information, visit the SAIA's website.

Monday, February 20
7:30am - 5:00pm SAIA Information Desk
7:30am - 5:00pm SAIA Café
7:30am - 4:30pm CPT Training: Frame
7:30am - 4:30pm CPT Training: Suspended
7:30am - 4:30pm Mast Climber User Training
8:00am - 10:00am SIAEF Board of Directors (members only)
9:30am - 10:30am Support Group Rendezvous
11:00am - 2:00pm Support Group Outing - Red Door Spa
10:15am - 12:15pm Accredited Training Institute (ATI) Workshop & Training Program Committee
9:00am - 12:45pm Executive Committee Meeting
1:00pm - 6:00pm Board of Directors Meeting (Board members only)
6:30pm - 7:30pm Welcome Reception


Tuesday, February 21
7:00am - 5:00pm SAIA Information Desk
7:00am - 5:00pm SAIA Café
7:30am - 9:00am Supported Council
9:15am - 10:45am Plank & Platform Council
9:00am - 9:30am Support Group Rendezvous
9:30am - 12:30pm Support Group Outing - Everglades Tour
11:00am - 12:30pm Suspended Scaffold Council
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (boxed)
1:30pm - 3:00pm Permanent Installation Council
3:15pm - 4:45pm International Council
5:30pm - 7:30pm President's Reception "Taste of the Caribbean and Latin America"

Wednesday, February 22
7:00am - 3:00pm SAIA Information Desk
7:00am - 4:00pm SAIA Café
7:30am - 9:00am Fall Protection Council
9:15am - 10:45am Mast Climbing Council
9:30am - 10:30am Support Group Rendezvous
11:00am - 12:30pm Aerial Work Platform Council
12:30pm - 1:30pm "Keys for Profitability for the New Economy" Rick Dalrymple - IOA Risk Services
1:30pm - 3:00pm Construction Hoist Council
3:15pm - 4:45pm Industrial Council

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