Kentucky Crushed Stone Association's Annual Safety & Education Seminar 

Date & Time: 2/21/2018 (1:00 p.m.) -  2/22/2018 (4:15 p.m.) 
Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd, Louisville, KY

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The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association is hosting the annual Safety and Educational Seminar on Wednesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Louisville Marriott East Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. This year’s event will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 with safety presentations. Following the safety presentations, we invite you to join our associate members for an opening reception in the trade show area located just outside the meeting room.
Thursday morning, February 22 will give attendees another opportunity to mingle with exhibitors with "breakfast in the trade show area" beginning at 7:00 a.m. Following breakfast, we will kick-off our second General Session at 8:15 a.m. with a keynote on "Never Fly Solo" from Lt. Col. Scott "Hurler" Weaver.  After this presentation, we will focus on educational topics in the aggregate industry. We will take a break for lunch in the trade show area and then proceed with more educational presentations and conclude around 4:15 p.m. We will wrap up with door prizes in our trade show area following the last session.


Highlights for 2018

Day 1 - Safety Day 

This year's event will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 with safety speakers from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), and other safety presenters. 

Welcome Reception on Wednesday Evening

Join us in the Trade Show area for a Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. We invite you to mingle with our Exhibitors. This is a great opportunity to check out the latest technology and meet the associate members of the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association.

Day 2 - Education Day

Featured Speaker: Lt. Col. Scott “Hurler” Weaver

Presentation - Never Fly Solo 

Lt. Col. Scott “Hurler” Weaver is a third-generation pilot and aviation historian with over 2,600 hours of instructor and fighter time. He was a T38A Instructor at Vance AFB, Oklahoma and later went on to fly as F16C Fighter pilot at Hahn Air Base, West Germany, as well as the DC ANG at Andrews AFB, Maryland. Hurler is a combat tested fighter pilot who authored the book The Pilots of Thunderbird Field. The book not only encompassing 60+ years of aviation history, but also many of "Never Fly Solo" concepts of mutual support, commitment, preparation, mentorship and teamwork. Hurler’s been involved in businesses outside of his extensive flying career to include corporate jet sales, flight training and many others. Currently, Scott is flying the 777-200/300 for American Airlines out of Miami to Hong Kong, Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Barcelona and others. When not flying or doing research, he is involved with international baseball, mentorship, supporting youth and club teams in England and Argentina. Scott enjoys golf and an occasional triathlon.


Conference Registration Information:

2018 Attendee Registration - Click Here

Early Bird Conference Registration (ends January 5, 2018) - $215.00
Late Conference Registration (after January 5, 2018) - $230.00
2018 Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration - Click Here

Do you want to help sponsor the conference?

This is your chance to help support the event and offset all costs including meals, meeting space rental fees, registration information, the reception, breakast, lunch, breaks, audio/video etc. This will also help offset the costs associated with our keynote speaker, which brings a lot of value to conference. We can't stress how important it is to have your support!

Sponsorship Levels:

Gold - $1,000

Silver - $750.00

Bronze - $500.00

*Your sponsorship includes one full registration including all meals and drink tickets.

Do you want to exhibit at the conference?

Exhibitor Registration Information:

The exhibitor area is located just outside the Commonwealth Grand Ballroom, which is conveniently located on the first floor of the Louisville Marriott East hotel. Complimentary wireless internet service will be available in the exhibit area.

Early Bird Exhibitor Registration Fee (ends January 5, 2018) - $400.00

Exhibitor Registration Fee (after January 5, 2018) - $425.00

Additional Exhibitor/Attendee in Your Booth
Additional Exhibitor Registration - $180.00

Due to hotel guarantees, no refunds will be given for registrations after January 21, 2018. 


Hotel Room Reservation Information:

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association has a block of rooms reserved for Wednesday night February 22 at the Louisville Marriott East. Deadline to receive the discounted room rate is January 21, 2018. To reserve a room, call 502-491-1184 and use the "KY Crushed Stone Association" rate. The room rate is $148.00 per night plus tax. We recommend reserving your hotel room early as the room block will fill up.
The Louisville Marriott East is the city's newest 4-Diamond luxury hotel, with a stylish Bourbon theme and impeccable accommodations. Conveniently located in the heart of the East End of Louisville, near I-64 and just 11 miles from Downtown and Louisville International Airport, the hotel features 252 spacious guestrooms with 42-inch flat screen TV's, in-room refrigerators and safes, and an exclusive Concierge Level.  The hotel's signature restaurant, Charr'd, features over 200 varieties of Bourbon, as well as delicious Kentucky-style cuisine.
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Conference Schedule:

Day 1 - “Safety at the Mine”

11:30 a.m.                      Registration Open

1:00 p.m.                        General Session 1 Introduction – Blake Gilley, Mountain Enterprises

1:10 - 1:40 p.m.              Title, Presenter, Company 

1:40 - 2:10 p.m.              Title, Presenter, Company

2:10 - 3:00 p.m.              Title, Presenter, Company

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.              Break

3:20 - 3:50 p.m.              Title, Presenter, Company

3:50 - 4:20 p.m.              Title, Presenter, Company

4:20 - 5:00 p.m.              Title, Presenter, Company

5:00  - 6:30 p.m.             Welcome Reception in Trade Show area

                                     Registration includes two drink tickets

                                     ***Dinner on your own***

Day 2 - “Education Day”

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.             Breakfast in Trade Show Area    

8:15 - 10:00 a.m.           Keynote Presentation - Never Fly Solo 

                                    Lt. Col. Scott “Hurler” Weaver 

10:00 - 10:40 a.m.         Title, Presenter, Company   

10:40 - 11:20 a.m.         Title, Presenter, Company

11:20 - 11:45 a.m.         Title, Presenter, Company

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.    Lunch - Trade Show Open

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.             Title, Presenter, Company

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.             Title, Presenter, Company

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.             Title, Presenter, Company

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.             Break 

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.             Title, Presenter, Company

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.             Title, Presenter, Company

4:15 p.m.                      Wrap Up/Door Prizes in The Trade Show Area