Crane and Hoist Canada

More speakers announced for CraneSafe 2020!

February 9, 2020  By Jay Koblun

Heavy lifting, crane and hoist operations managers and owners; researchers; software developers; crane operators; fleet managers; engineers. If you are in the heavy lifting industry and concerned about safety, this event is for you. Here are a few of the speakers for the event.

David Usher
Juno Award-Winning Musician, Creativity & AI Expert

When innovative companies like Google, 3M, Cisco, Pepsi, Rogers, and SAP want to re-inspire creativity in their employees and executives they bring in David Usher. He doesn’t just talk creativity and artificial intelligence (AI) — he lives it. Drawing from his unique experience as the lead singer of Moist; a multi-platinum, four-time Juno award winning musician; a bestselling author, and as the founder of the artificial intelligence creative studio Reimagine AI, David defines the path that companies and institutions can follow to reboot their creativity in this brave new world of disruptive change.


Sheena Baker
Operations Manager for Canadian Crane Rental Services

Baker represents the third generation of her family to work in the crane industry for her family’s business – Canadian Crane Rentals in Wingham, Ont. After leaving the industry briefly to pursue an education, she was drawn back in her early 20s. Baker worked on the safety side of the business initially and slowly added more and more skills – learning what size equipment would be needed for which projects, dispatching, managing employees, overseeing the shop floor and overseeing the operators. Today, she serves as operations manager.

Judy Mellott-Green
President of All Canadian Training Institute

There are few people with more years dedicated to standards in Canada’s overhead crane industry than Judy Mellott-Green. The president and CEO of the All Canadian Training Institute (ACTi) has been active in the industry for nearly three decades, and is just as passionate as ever about promoting safety and improving standards across Canada. Judy still participates as a technical committee member on the CSA B167 Overhead Crane Standard and has participated on all revisions of this standard. She has participated in committees with the CSA for many years and looks back on her years working with CSA committees with great fondness.

Shaun Paddock
Health and Safety Manager Liebherr Canada

A Health & Safety professional with extensive hands-on experience in a variety of industries. Shaun has a recognized reputation for integrity, thoroughness and rigorous application of necessary safety standards and compliance with safe practices. He has a track record of implementing standards which have consistently resulted in reduced incidents and reduced claims at Liebherr Canada.

Speaker to be announced

Interface Technologies

Cybersecurity and security threats are becoming a large concern for businesses and should be on every business owner’s radar. To meet these challenges, businesses must take an approach to protecting their data assets that is aggressive and comprehensive. From nuisances like spam, Spyware and Adware to potentially crippling attacks from viruses, worms, and hackers, threats emanate from all levels of the IT infrastructure. Without adequate security measures, businesses are left at risk of data and performance loss. Interface Technologies will share on cyber security and keeping your company’s data safe.

More speakers to be announced — register to attend or exhibit at today!


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