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2017 ELECTRI Council January Meeting
As of July 25, 2017


January 18-20, 2017
Bacara Resort and Spa, Santa Barbara, California

The Barcara Resort & Spa

8301 Hollister Avenue

Goleta, CA 93117

(844) 276-0955

Barcara Resort & Spa

Agenda

Wednesday, January 18

Pre-Council Committee Meetings

8:30 – 11:00 am -- Program Review Committee Breakfast Meeting (by invitation only)

11:15 – 12:15 pm -- Kitchen Cabinet Committee Meeting (by invitation only)

ELECTRI Council Meeting – Ballroom A

1:00 – 1:20 pm -- Welcome and Introductions, Jerry Hayes, ELECTRI Council Chairman

1:20 – 2:20 pm -- Flexible Overhead, Thomas Schleifer, Arizona State University

2:20 – 2:30 pm -- Discussion of New Research Selection Process, Russ Alessi

2:30 – 3:00 pm -- Coffee Break

3:00 – 5:45 pm -- Research Proposal Presentation Breakout Sessions (Each 45 minute session will be repeated for a total of three times)

Supply Chain Disruption: A Research-Based Approach to Prove the Value of Subcontractor Procurement, Dr. Perry Daneshgari, MCA, Inc.

An Electrical Contractor's Guide for Recommended Strategies to Address Unfair Payment Clauses, Michael McLin, Maxim Consulting Group

Quality in Construction - Improving Productivity and Reducing Rework by Establishing a BIQ Program, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly

6:30 – 8:00 pm -- Welcome Reception – Ocean Lawn

8:00 pm -- Dinner – On own  

Thursday, January 19

7:00 – 8:00 am -- ELECTRI Council Breakfast – Directors Lawn                                            

8:00 – 9:15 am -- People Data and Energy, Brent Prontzman, Lutron Electronics

9:15 – 10:15 am -- Recruiting for the Electrical Industry: Career Options and Choices, Chuck Little, Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association

10:15 – 10:30 am -- Coffee Break and Networking

10:30 – 11:30 am -- Research Proposal Presentations continued

11:30 – 12:45 pm -- Project Selection and Explanation of Electronic Voting

12:30 pm -- Tee Time – Sandpiper Gulf Club (registration required)

7:00 – 10:00 pm -- ELECTRI Council Reception – Ocean Terrace

Friday, January 20

7:00 – 8:00 am -- Investment Committee Breakfast Meeting (by invitation only) – Salon 1

7:30 – 8:30 am -- ELECTRI Council Breakfast – Directors Lounge

8:30 – 8:45 am -- Opening Announcements, Russell J. Alessi

8:45 – 9:00 am -- ELECTRI Investment Fund Management and 2015 Year-End Report, Chris Griesedieck, Chairman and Managing Director, Zemenick & Walker

9:00 – 9:30 am -- Diversity in the Electrical Construction Industry, Ben Bigelow, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University

9:30 – 9:45 am -- Update on completed Student Passport Initiative Project, San Pedro Primary School, Ambergris Caye, Belize, David Mulder, Cal Poly University

9:45 – 10:00 am -- Update on Early Career Award Project, Flexible Overhead: Agile Strategies that Increase Electrical Contractor Profitability, Jake Smithwick, Assistant Professor, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

10:00 – 10:15 am -- Coffee Break and Networking

10:15 – 10:45 am -- Update on ELECTRI Research, From Field to Office, Susan Bogus, University of New Mexico

10:45 – 11:00 am -- Results of Electronic Voting – Jerry Hayes            

11:00 am -- Council Meeting adjourns

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 11:00 am – 1:00 pm         ELECTRI International Board of Trustees Lunch Meeting

(by invitation only) – Salon 1

Presentations

Flexible Overhead, Thomas Schleifer, Arizona State University

An Electrical Contractor's Guide for Recommended Strategies to Address Unfair Payment Clauses, Michael McLin, Maxim Consulting Group

Quality in Construction - Improving Productivity and Reducing Rework by Establishing a BIQ Program, Lonny Simonian, Cal Poly

People Data and Energy, Brent Prontzman, Lutron Electronics

ELECTRI Investment Fund Management and 2015 Year-End Report, Chris Griesedieck, Chairman and Managing Director, Zemenick & Walker

Diversity in the Electrical Construction Industry, Ben Bigelow, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University

Student Passport Initiative Project, San Pedro Primary School, Ambergris Caye, Belize, David Mulder, Cal Poly University

Flexible Overhead: Agile Strategies that Increase Electrical Contractor Profitability, Jake Smithwick, Assistant Professor, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

From Field to Office, Susan Bogus, University of New Mexico