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2017 UMRA Conference
April 21st, 2017 - April 22nd, 2017
All Day Event
Comfort Suites
Minot , North Dakota
United States
Event Details:

Send registration and check payable to:

RSES UMRA 2017, C/O Michael Zerr

903 Burdick Expressway W.

Minot ND 58701

Thursday April 20- 5:00PM-8:00PM Registration

Friday April 21- 6:30 AM UMRA Board Meeting

8:00 AM– Opening Ceremony– National Anthems, Welcome

12:00 PM– Lunch brought in

4:00 PM-7:00PM CM-CMS Testing

7:00 PM Door Prize Poker

April 21- Morning Speaker: 8:30AM-12:00PM

Nest/Johnstone Andrew Hofkamp, Mike Life, & Lee Schmidt
The Nest thermostat has been one of the world's most innovative products and has won several design awards. Learn about the Nest Labs, the Nest Thermostat, and other products and the connected home.

April 21- Afternoon Speakers: 1:00PM-4:00PM

Darrell Zaback & Luke Tillema-Minot Mechanical Inspectors
Code update and visit with the inspectors-Bring your questions for the mechanical inspectors! Darrell and Luke will be pre-senting on the significant changes to the International Mechanical Code (IMC) and the International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC).

2017 UMRA Conference

April 21& 22– Comfort Suites Minot ND

April 22- Morning Speaker: 9:00AM-12:00PM
Rolf Blom: Parker Hannifin
Supermarket Guru and Sugar Maker Rolf Blom is talking maple syrup! We're sure he'll talk about valves, thermodynamics, fluid movement and a few other refrigeration related topics while sharing about his adventures tapping trees in the sugarbush!

April 22- Afternoon Speaker: 1:00PM-4:00PM
Brooks Rajala: Heatcraft Refrigeration
Brooks Rajala will present about controls and other technologies in refrigera-tion. He also plans to discuss regulatory changes affecting the industry - both DOE and EPA; how those changes are going to affect us, and what we might see for solutions.

Saturday April 22

7:30 AM Board Meeting

12:00 PM Lunch brought in– UMRA General Meeting

5:30 PM– Offsite closing diner– passing of the gavel

Elevation– Minot Country Club

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