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Sixth Annual Industry Forum

Arlington, VA and Virtual, November 2021

Commitment to Education

2021 Industry Forum

Video recordings and PowerPoint presentations are available for this year’s Industry Forum held live in Arlington, VA and Virtual, November 2021. Click below on the links for each session.

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Introduction to Keynote Presentation

Scott Ketcham, Director, OSHA Directorate of Construction

What’s New at Federal OSHA? The latest in certification, employer evaluation, compliance directives and more.   

Scott Ketcham, Director, OSHA Directorate of Construction

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Tools You Can Use: How the updated NCCCO Foundation Directories can help employers navigate OSHA compliance and adopt best practices.

 

Graham Brent, Graham Brent, CEO, NCCCO Foundation

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Who is Taking CCO Exams? Results of a new survey of certification candidates that reveals the impact of training on success.

Robert Mahlman, Director of Certification & Credentialing, National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Safeguarding Intellectual Property: How NCCCO’s efforts to safeguard its IP help protect the integrity and value of CCO certifications.

John Zarian, NCCCO General Counsel & Senior Director, Quality Management

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Legendary Learning Paths: Best practices in the design and implementation of training protocols.

Zack Parnell, President & CEO, Industrial Training International (ITI)

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Introduction to Education at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2023: A “sneak-peak” at the 2023 construction event’s learning opportunities.

Brooke Konopacki, Director of Education Programs, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

What’s Next in NCCCO Certification? New certification programs for telehandler and concrete pump operators, test delivery, score reporting, fees and more.

Thom Sicklesteel, CEO, National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Recognizing Excellence in Veterans’ Transition. Announcing the V.I.C.T.O.R. program that rewards top performers.

Cory Albano, CEO, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Elevate Wireless: Accredited certification has become the primary credentialing tool for the Tower Technician workforce.

Todd Schlekeway, President & CEO, NATE & Duane MacEntee, Executive Director, NWSA

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Elevate Wireless Movie: Movie trailer for the forthcoming movie, Vertical Freedom, from STORYBUILT Media in collaboration with NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association
What’s So Important about Accreditation? Why personnel certification accreditation is so challenging to achieve and maintain.

Vijay Krishna, Vice President, Credentialing, ANSI National Accreditation Board

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

ASME B30 Standards: What’s new, what’s coming in ASME B30 standards?

Stephanie Wood, Director of Product Safety, Terex Corporation

PowerPoint Slides (pdf)

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Panelists: 

Vijay Krishna, Vice President, Credentialing, ANSI National Accreditation Board

Zack Parnell, President & CEO, Industrial Training International (ITI)

Thom Sicklesteel, CEO, National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators

Robert Mahlman, Director of Certification & Credentialing, NCCCO

John Zarian, General Counsel & Senior Director, Quality Management, NCCCO

Moderator: Graham Brent, CEO, NCCCO Foundation

Index of Questions Asked (pdf)