Northeast Region

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 7:00am to 2:15pm
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Venue: 
SUNY Potsdam - Barrington Student Union
Address: 
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676
Directions: 

West
I-90 E.
Interstate 81 exit 48.
Take Route 342E. 
Turn left onto Route 11 N. 
Follow Route 11 N for approximately 64 miles.
Once in the village of Potsdam, turn right onto 56 S. 
Route 56 turns into Pierrepont Avenue. 
Follow Pierrepont Avenue to Potsdam College.

East
I-87 exit 37 or 38 to Route 374W.
Route 374W will become Route 374N. 
Turn left onto County Route 24/Brainardsville Road.
Turn left onto Route 11 SW. 
Stay on Route 11 for 44 miles until Potsdam. 
Once in the village, turn left onto Park Street.
Follow signs for Route 56S. 
Bear slightly left to stay on Route 56S. 
Route 56 turns into Pierrepont Avenue. 
Turn left onto Potsdam Drive. 

South
South of Albany, travel I-87N/Thruway. 
Take Exit 24 through the tollbooth in Albany.
Continue North on I-87/The Adirondack Northway. Take exit 23 heading to Route 9/Warrensburg. 
Turn left onto County Route 35W. 
Turn right onto Route 9 traveling NW. 
Route 28N intersects with Route 9. 
Turn left onto Route 28N. 
Follow Route 28N until Blue Mountain Lake. 
(Route 28N and Route 30N are the same road from Indian Lake to Blue Mountain Lake.)
In Blue Mountain Lake, turn right onto Route 30N.
Turn left in Tupperlake onto Route 3. 
Follow signs for Potsdam. 
At Sevey's Corners turn right onto Route 56N. 
In 33 miles Potsdam College will be on the right.

North
NY-37/St. Regis Blvd.
Turn left onto NY-56S.
Continue straight onto Marker Street.
Use the right two (2) lanes to turn right onto 
Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam College will be on the left.

Event Details

Seminar Agenda

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.                       Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.                       Introductions

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.                       Dig Safely New York, Inc. Presentation

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                     Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.                   Utility Panel

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                  Keynote Speaker: Brandon Schroeder

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                    Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                      Who Wants to be an Excavator? Game

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.                      Closing and Raffle
 

Keynote Speaker -  Brandon Schroeder

brandon schroeder

Split second decisions, can change your life and your family’s lives forever. Brandon Schroeder, an experienced electrician of over 19 years, understands how a moment of poor judgment can echo throughout a lifetime. On August 24, 2011, Brandon survived an arc flash explosion — an explosion that should have wielded fatal results.

Brandon walks guests through his hauntingly relatable, life changing afternoon. In order to help you avoid the same mistake, Brandon will share his thought processes, discuss how industry standards have evolved, show you pictures of exactly what went wrong, and explain his recovery. Whether you work with electricity or not, this presentation will benefit you. Everyone has decisions to make about safety — many of them happen in an instant. If you have the wrong safety habits, you increase the chances of choosing the wrong decision—which can have affects that are impossible to undo.