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Friday, February 19

8:30 - 9:30am Coffee and Conversation
9:45 - 10:45am

Learn about various digitizing solutions currently on the market, software options for manipulating the data after it is in the computer, and how to transform the raw data into a pattern.

11:00 - Noon

What lessons can we learn from a world-wide pandemic and its effect on the tent rental industry? The presentation will take a look at tent rental company losses, response recovery, bringing product back into inventory, and explain how tent suppliers responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Noon - 1:00pm Meet with Showcase Suppliers

Monday, February 22

8:30 - 9:30am

During these unprecedented times companies are approaching their workforce in different ways. HR expert Chad Sorenson presents strategies for working with reduced staff, telecommuting and social distancing.

9:45 - 10:45am

Learn about the when, if and how to utilize solar and wind on a vessel, battery/energy storage limitations, connection issues including best practices, but also liability coverage. Also covered will be what solar/wind “”can do”” and as importantly, “”cannot do”” on most vessels (e.g. not feasible for “”most vessels”” to have air condition on all night powered by solar/wind).
Dr. Martin’s academic training and real-life work with small companies implementing sustainable power, come together in this down to earth presentation. Additionally, a small working tabletop “”balance of system”” (solar, charge controller, battery, inverter) will be available to show how the entire system works.

11:00 - Noon

What is a digital job board, and why even bother? A digital job board is a way to organize and display jobs so that you can streamline your shop and escape the chaos! Find out if you are ready to get started, as we follow a simple workflow from start to finish, dig into the details of a complicated job, and discuss how to implement a digital job board to maximize your throughput.

Schedule subject to change