We would like to welcome you to the 2016 National HVACR Educators
and Trainers Conference. Our team has worked hard to develop a
diverse program to meet the various needs of instructors serving the
To assist you in identifying areas in which you may need professional
development, educator credentialing exams will be offered free of charge.
The name badge provided to you at registration is your ticket to all
events. This will provide you access to all meals, sessions, exhibits, AND
The four general sessions are designed to help keep you current on key
issues effecting the industry, and provide you time to network with peers
when presenters are not on stage. Meals will be served at the beginning
of the general session, so attendees should enter the general session hall
promptly when the doors open.
If you want to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) during the
conference, remember to sign in during each breakout session you attend
and enter your unique conference attendee number located on your
name badge. All sessions, with the exception of educator credentialing
exams and the exposition, earn attendees 0.2 CEUs (based on 1 CEU =
10 contact hours.) CEU certificates will be mailed after the conference to
the address you provided at registration. Please allow 30 days after the
conference for all CEU certificates to arrive.
We know how valuable your time is and want to make certain we are
providing classes that benefit you. Please take the time to complete the
course evaluation forms distributed at each breakout session. The
information in the evaluations will help us plan and develop future
A large number of companies have united around your education to make
this conference possible. We encourage you to visit with these exhibitors
during the exposition. Some exhibitors will be giving out prizes during the
exposition, however you must be present in the Exhibit Hall when your
name is called to win!
Everyone in the HVACR industry owes a debt of gratitude to the people
who recruit and train our workforce. We appreciate you taking time out
of your busy schedule to attend and hope that you enjoy the conference.
If you have any questions during the conference, just ask a member of
our team or stop by the registration desk.
James Crisp, PhD
Director of Program
President, ESCO Press
Director of Strategic
Director of Technical