February 16, 2017 — NATE UNITE 2017 is renowned as the annual event specifically focused on companies and individuals involved with, or interested in, broadcast and telecommunications tower erection, service and maintenance. Recognized as a vital forum for those who design, engineer, construct, service and maintain broadcast and communications structures, NATE UNITE 2017 facilitates the exchange of ideas and experiences; the ability to actively participate in a variety of educational sessions and optional courses; and provides a tremendous opportunity to revitalize and strengthen your company’s
commitment to safety, while networking with peers, colleagues, technical experts and friends, all in one facility.
Two tracks of focused educational sessions, Technical and Administrative/Business, will be offered at NATE UNITE 2017. These sessions will offer attendees in-depth discussions on how new technological advancements and recent standards issues will affect project performance and implementation. Individuals attending the educational sessions will have the opportunity to receive a certificate of participation.
The following educational session/speaker lineup has been confirmed for Wednesday, March 1:
Educational Session 11
Safety Equipment Inspection
Jocko Vermillion, CITCA LLC
John Lamond, GME Supply Co
Educational Session 12
Insurance…Are We Covered?
John McGarvey, BB&T Insurance Services
Educational Session 13
Rigging 101: Developing a Rigging Plan
Justin Huggins, P.E., Enertech Resources
Taylor Sealover, Crown Castle
Educational Session 14
The Path to 5G and the Future of Deployment
Jeff Lewis, Texas State Wireless Association & VERTICOM
Jim Parker, Texas State Wireless Association & Huawei
Educational Session 15
Rooftop Access and Safety Solutions: What You Need to Know
Kevin Denis, Gravitec Systems, Inc.
Educational Session 16
Transitioning Your Business: Real World Exit Options for Specialty Contractors
Chris Daum, FMI Corporation
Participants are also able to maximize their time at NATE UNITE 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas by receiving additional training all in one location. At this year’s NATE event, the optional courses being offered include: Competent Rigging, RF Safety Awareness, Competent Rescuer Recertification, Medium Intensity LED & Xenon Training, and Capstan Hoist. Participants must register in advance with a full conference registration pass. All courses have a limited number of participants and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To register for NATE UNITE, view the full Schedule-of-Events or for further information on optional courses, visit www.natehome.com.