the 2015 HCSS

user's Group meeting

houston, tx

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Why Attend?

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Learn How to Use Your Software More Effectively

Get the most out of your products, learn the latest features, and find out about new software.

 

   
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Network with Peers

Learn from others’ experiences and boost your own skill set.

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Get Help from Experts

Visit Coaches Corner or sign up for a One-On-One session to meet our staff and get personalized training.

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Impact Future Releases

Provide feedback and vote on new features to help shape the direction of our products.

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agenda

event starts january 28th

wed 1/28 - thurs 1/29 - fri 1/30

event starts february 19th

thurs 2/19 - fri 2/20 - sat 2/21

See below

Agenda

UGM Daily Schedule


  • Registration


  • Registration

  • Opening keynote

  • Classes, session 1

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 2

  • lunch

  • Classes, Session 3

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 4

  • Welcome Reception & Coaches Corner

  • Honoree Reception, Invitation Only

  • Heritage Dinner


  • Breakfast

  • Classes, Session 5

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 6

  • Lunch

  • Classes, Session 7

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 8

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 9

  • Reception

  • Dinner

  • Tailgate Party


  • Breakfast

  • HeavyBid Town Hall

  • One-on-One Support Sessions

  • Lunch

  • HeavyJob, The Dispatcher & Safety Town Hall

  • One-on-One Support Sessions

  • Adjourn

agenda

UGM Daily Schedule


  • Registration


  • Registration

  • Opening keynote

  • Classes, session 1

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 2

  • lunch

  • Classes, Session 3

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 4

  • Welcome Reception & Coaches Corner

  • Honoree Reception, Invitation Only

  • Heritage Dinner


  • Breakfast

  • Classes, Session 5

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 6

  • Lunch

  • Classes, Session 7

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 8

  • Break

  • Classes, Session 9

  • Reception

  • Dinner

  • Tailgate Party


  • Breakfast

  • HeavyBid Town Hall

  • One-on-One Support Sessions

  • Lunch

  • HeavyJob, The Dispatcher & Safety Town Hall

  • One-on-One Support Sessions

  • Adjourn

SPEAKERS

Featured Speakers at UGM

Mike_Lake_Louise_RevisedMIKE VORSTER

C.E.M.P. Central, Inc.

 

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Jim_Goss_RevisedJIM GOSS

OSHA Institute Instructor

 

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Bob_Emmerich_RevisedBOB EMMERICH

Safe-Con, LLC.

 

 

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Mike_Williams_RevisedMIKE WILLIAMS

Granite Construction, Inc.

 

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Pat_Harkins_RevisedPAT HARKINS

Harkins Engineering, Inc.

 

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HughM_RevisedHugh McCulloch

RednyB Consulting, LLC.

 

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kercher_RevisedGARY KERCHER

Con-ECT, Inc.

 

 

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Roy_H_Pic_RevisedROY HUEMER

Huemer Consulting, LLC.

 

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Rich_Holman_RevisedRICH HOLMAN

Professor of Construction Management at California State University, Chico

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28a7f1e-1Arthur Nix

Montverde Engineering, Inc. 

 

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entertainment & Events

HCSS Tailgate Party

hcss tailgate party

Join us for a pre-dinner reception, dinner and tailgating party. We'll have yard games like washers and corn hole, table games, casino games, and a poker tournament!

 

 Don't forget to bring your favorite team shirt or jersey!

HCSS Pinewood Derby

3rd Annual HCSS Pinewood Derby Race

Think your company can engineer a fast, great-looking pinewood derby car? Then put your money where your mouth is at the 3rd Annual HCSS Pinewood Derby!

Why Participate?

Pinewood Car Kit: ~$10

Entry to The Race: Free

                 Bragging Rights: PRICELESS                              

Awards

Fastest Car: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Best in Show: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Extra Credit: Awarded to cars that sport their company logo

 

Coaches Corner

Coaches' Corner

You'll have the opportunity to sit down in an informal session with HCSS staff and other customers, at product specific tables, to discuss any thoughts or questions you may have regarding HCSS products. They'll have their laptops ready to tackle any questions.

One-On-One Support

One-On-One Support

Sign up to talk with one of our product experts one-on-one on Saturday. This is different from Coaches' Corner because you'll get more individual attention for a longer period of time. 

Travel Info

Royal Sonesta Hotel

Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

Royal Sonesta Houston offers upscale accommodations in a prime location. Located in the heart of uptown Houston, the hotel is just a few blocks from The Galleria for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Royal Sonesta Hotel

2222 West Loop South

Houston, TX 77027

 

Reservations can only be made during registration

*HCSS has blocked rooms for the meeting dates and only registrants are eligible for the special rates. To confirm a room assignment, the Royal Sonesta requires a first night's guarantee, refundable up to 48 hours in advance of the arrival date, after which it is nonrefundable. All attendees are responsible for their own room, tax, and incidental charges.

Houston Airports

Houston Airports

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

- 26 miles to hotel

The following airlines offer service to George Bush Intercontinental Airport: 

  • Air Canada
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines 
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • US Airways 

For a complete list, visit  www.fly2houston.com/iah-Airlines.

 

 

Hobby Airport (HOU)

- 12 miles to hotel

The following airlines offer service to Houston Hobby Airport: 

  • Air Tran
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest Airlines

 For a complete list, visit  www.fly2houston.com/hou-Airlines.

 

 

 

Houston Airport Transportation

Transportation to/from Hotel

 

SuperShuttle Shared-Ride Service

SuperShuttle now provides ground transportation services at Intercontinental and Hobby Airports.For reservations or for more information, call (713) 523-8888 or visit www.supershuttle.com

Shared Ride: $25 / person each way

Exclusive Non-Stop: $75 each way (up to 7) & $100 each way (up to 10) 

 

Taxi

The following are prices for taxi service to the hotel at the time of printing. 

From IAH*:  $63.75

From HOU*:  $56.7f

*May charge for additional passengers.

 

UGM FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Have general event questions or specific questions about registration, payment, hotel or travel? 

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Get in Touch

Phone:
800 - 683 - 3196

Email:
ugm@hcss.com

 

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