Powerline Conference Program

The conference program is designed to showcase the latest advancements and innovations in wood pole overhead systems and will feature presentations by leading experts and researchers across a broad range of industry topics. Overall, the program is designed to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the powerline industry today, as well as insights into the latest trends and technologies shaping the future of the field.

For more information on the topic and the speaker, click on the presentation title below. 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM
Butch Bernhardt - North American Wood Pole Council
8:15 AM
Patti Metro - NRECA
9:15 AM
Larry Vandergriend - Hughes Brothers, Inc
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Robert Batchelor - Osmose Utilities Services inc.
11:30 AM
12:30 PM
Jerry Lemm - Montana Electric Cooperatives Association (MECA)
1:30 PM
Tom Greene - Stella-Jones Corp
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Evan Hull - Brooks Manufacturing
3:30 PM
Chet VanSyckle - ICORP-IFOAM
4:15 PM
Kevin Ragon - Mississippi State University
5:00 PM


The current program, presentation titles, and speakers are subject to change.