Ritz Carlton Amelia Island Site Map

Shuttle Schedule between Ritz-Carlton and Omni

ELECTRI Research Proposals and Voting Links

Attendee List

Tuesday, January 16

8:00-10:00AM | Pre-Council Meetings (Invitation Only). Breakfast will be served at 7:30AM.

8:00-9:00AM | Committee Meetings:

  • Program Review Committee (Talbot Ballroom E-H)
  • Development and Engagement Committee (Santa Maria Room)
  • Construction Technology Committee (Kings Bay Room)
  • Talent Initiative Committee (Directors Room)

9:00-10:00AM | Joint Committee Meeting (Talbot Ballroom E-H)

10:15-11:30AM | Board of Trustees Meeting (Invitation Only) (Kings Bay Room)

12:00PM | Bus Departs for Miller Electric from the Ritz-Carlton and Omni

1:00-3:30PM | Tour of Miller Electric

  • Client Service Center (CSC) for Service and Maintenance: Discover how Miller’s
    dedicated Client Service Center ensures top-notch service and maintenance for
    their clients and learn about their commitment to excellence in customer support.
  • Integration into Smart Building Technology and Monitoring: Gain insights into
    Miller Electric’s cutting-edge smart building technology and monitoring systems that enable them to provide efficient and sustainable solutions.
  • What We Have Learned from BIM/Prefab/VDC (The Data): Explore the
    data-driven approach Miller has taken to Building Information Modeling (BIM),
    Prefabrication, and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) to optimize project.
  • Tour of the Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center (EVIDC): Get an exclusive
    look at Miller’s Electric Vehicle Innovation Design Center, where they are at the forefront of developing advanced solutions for the electric vehicle industry.
  • Partnership Benefits with Miller Electric and Supply Chain: Learn about their
    strategic partnerships with industry leaders and the supply chain,
    and how these collaborations enhance the value they offer to their clients.

3:45PM | Bus Departs from Miller Electric

4:45PM | Arrival at The Ritz-Carlton and Omni

5:30-7:00PM | Welcome Reception (Salon 3 at the Ritz-Carlton)

7:00PM | Dinner on your own

Wednesday, January 17

7:00AM | Council Breakfast (Salt Restaurant and Tidewater Grill at Ritz-Carlton)

8:00AM-12:00PM | General Session (Talbot Ballroom E-H)

8:00AM | Opening Announcements

8:10AM | Patty Keenan, Chief  Talent Officer, Miller Electric Company

8:30AM | Keynote Speaker – 2024 Economic Outlook: The Federal Reserve and AI.
Dr. Marci Rossell
, Former CNBC Chief Economist and Co-Host of SQUAWK BOX.

9:30AM | Coffee Break

9:55AM | Business Networking

  • Directors Room: Business Development Discussion led by Dave Peterson, ERMCO
  • Santa Maria Room: Technology Discussion led by Justin Kohlman, Schaeffer Electric
  • Talbot E-H: Open Discussion Roundtables
    Suggested topics:
    Productivity Best Practices
    Managing Cash Flow – Sharing Best Practices
    Negotiating Contracts
    Increasing Profit
  • Kings Bay Room: Open Discussion Roundtables
    Suggested topics:
    I Need Help
    I Want to Share
    The Future of Electrical Contracting

11:10AM | Ted Talk on The future of electrical construction and trends that Schneider Electric is following closely. Tara Canfield, Schneider Electric

11:30AM | Adjourn

12:30PM | Golf (with boxed lunch) pre-registration required

1:00PM | Boat Activity (no lunch provided) pre-registration required

6:00PM | Dinner Reception – Ritz-Carlton Talbot A-D

Thursday, January 18

7:00AM | Investment Committee Breakfast Meeting (Invitation Only at Kings Bay Room)

7:00AM | Council Breakfast (Salt Restaurant and Tidewater Grill at Ritz-Carlton)

8AM-12PM | General Session (Talbot Ballroom E-H)

8:00AM | Morning Announcements

8:10AM | New Research Proposals Presented with Live Q&A and Open Voting

9:10AM | Ted Talk on AI. Josh Bone, Executive Director, ELECTRI International.

9:30AM | Interactive Discussion: How Can AI Positively or Negatively Impact Our  Business?

9:45AM | ELECTRI Investment Fund Management and 2023 Year-End Report. Chris Griesedieck, Zemenick & Walker, Chairman and Managing Director.

10:00AM | Coffee Break

10:30AM | Project Management Apprenticeship Overview. Anna Jochim, ELECTRI.

10:55AM | Riding the Wave: How ECs Can Prepare for Economic Highs and Lows

  • Mark Mazur, MJM Electric
  • Rosana Privitera Biondo, Mark One Electric
  • Skip Perley, Thompson Solutions Group
  • Moderators: Kellie Holland, ELECTRI Council Chair, and Josh Bone

11:45AM | Voting Results and Closing Announcements

12:00PM-1:00PM | Optional Workshop: Project Management Apprenticeship

  • Wendy Slee, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Labor—Office of Apprenticeship
  • Michael Nelson, Apprenticeship Training Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor—Office of Apprenticeship