National Codes & Standards & Safety Summit

IEC National Codes & Standards - Safety Summit


Houston, Texas

August 15-17, 2022


Monday, August 15

11:00am – 12:00pm           Registration

12:15pm -12:30pm             Shuttle Departure from Host Hotel to Texas Gulf Coast Chapter

1:00pm – 2:00pm               NEC: Codes & Standards Committee Meeting

2:00pm – 3:00pm               NEC: Car Charging: How do you install?  - Alan Manche, Square D & Scott Picco, UL 

3:00pm – 4:00pm               NEC: Restructuring of NEC - Larry Ayer, BizCom

4:15pm                                 Shuttle departure from Texas Gulf Coast Chapter to Hotel

5:00pm – 7:00pm               Registration

6:00pm – 8:00pm               Welcome Reception sponsored by Milwaukee Tool


Tuesday, August 16

7:30am-7:45am                  Shuttle Departure from Host Hotel to Eaton - Power Systems Experience Center

8:00am – 8:30am               Attendee Breakfast

8:30am – 10:00am             General Session:                

                                               - NEC: 2023 Code Change/Installation Update – Larry Ayer, BizCom

10:15am - 11:15am            Concurrent Sessions:       

                                               - NEC: The interaction of UL, listed Products and the Development of Standards such as “Digital Electricity”- Robert Osborne, UL

                                               - Safety: Auto Driver Safety/ Unpredictable Litigation – Stewart Van Duzer, Federated Insurance

11:30am - 12:30pm            Concurrent Sessions:

                                               - NEC: Renewable Energy/Energy Storage/PV - Underwriter Labs 

                                               - Safety: Prioritizing Innovation & Technology Investment

1:30pm - 2:30pm                General Session:                

                                              - Safety: Construction Industry Suicide & the implications for the jobsite - Stuart Binstock, CFMA 

2:45pm - 3:45pm               Concurrent Sessions:       

                                              - Safety: How Safety Effects the Bottom Line? 

                                              - NEC: AFCI, GFCI, GFPE, and  other Technologies - Tom Domitrovich, Eaton

4:00pm - 5:00pm               General Session:                

                                             - NEC: Electric Shock Drowning - Keith Lofland                                                       

5:00pm – 6:00pm             Happy Hour sponsored by Eaton

6:15pm                               Shuttle departure from Eaton - Power Systems Experience Center to Hotel


Wednesday, August 17

 7:30am -7:45am              Shuttle Departure from Host Hotel to Eaton - Power Systems Experience Center

 8:00am – 8:30am           Attendee Breakfast

 8:30am – 10:00am         General Session:                

                                            - Safety: Best Practices for an effective safety program - Shane Morrow, IES; Harvey Hammock, IES; Lee Barklow, WHE

10:15am- 11:15am          Concurrent Sessions:       

                                             - NEC: Impact of Residential Code Changes - Tom Domitrovich, Eaton

                                             - Safety: Most Frequently Cited and incidents seen at electrical subcontracting work - James Shelton, OSHA

11:30am - 12:30pm          General Session:                

                                             - The Great Idea Swap: Best Practices in Safety 

12:30pm – 1:30pm           Lunch  

1:30pm - 2:30pm               Concurrent Sessions:       

                                             - Safety: Accident Investigations

                                             - Safety: Navigating Chapter 1 of 70E - Larry Ayer, BizCom

3:00pm                               Shuttle departure from Eaton - Power Systems Experience Center to Hotel