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Equipment Technician Education

The 2019 Canadian will feature educational options for those working as Equipment Technicians at golf courses.  A Conference Pass will allow delegates to attend any of the educational sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Daily passes will allow for attendance on the day specified.

Tips, Tricks and Cool Tech
Wade Borthwick, Equipment Manager, Uplands Golf Club

Show and Tell for Equipment Managers, showing some of the ideas and solutions that have been useful in a golf course environment.  Bring along yours to share!

Improve Your Equipment Management Decision Through the Use of Facts and Data
Bill Januszewski, Fleet and Purchasing Manager, Capilano Golf & Country Club

This session will allow attendees to understand the difference between subjective and objective data as well as assist to teach identifying data sources and data drive activities.  This data can then be employed to make better decisions for equipment management

It's Your Shop.  So it's Your Rules, Right?
Derwin Parker, BPE ,CRSP, Health & Safety Manager, The Glencoe Club

I know, I know it doesn't always work like that.  In this session we will explore the hazards that statistically hurt people across the country in our industry and what can be done about it.  We will also explore some of the more obscure, but no less hazardous issues that can be found around our shopts.  As we look at the hazards and controls, we will explore how the law is trying to keep up and where that puts us today.


EFI Engines
Patrick Steinkuhl, Utility Product Manager of Clubcar


Professionalism:  What it means to be an Equipment Manager in 2019
Wade Borthwick, Equipment Manager, Uplands Golf Course

This session will discuss where wer have come from and where we want to go.  Placing value on the work equipment managers do within our organizations.

Equipment Manager Roundtable

Always a popular session equipment managers share comraderie and discussion.  Your opportunity to bring forward your burning questions and issues to the group for discussion or best practices or ways to improve equipment efficiency or maintenance.


Shop Tour of Banff Springs Golf Course Maintenance Shop

An opportunity to travel to the tour the maintenance shop at one of the most scenic and picturesque golf course in Canada.