2024 OSM Conference

Event Date: 
10/05/2024 - 7:00am to 10/06/2024 - 3:00pm
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ACPA 2024 OSM Conference
 

Event Info  |  Pump Rodeo  |  Train the Trainer Workshop  |  Conference Agenda Overview

Hotel Info  |  Sessions  |  Exhibiting & Sponsorship  |  Transportation  |  ACPA Fall Board Meeting

 

EVENT LOCATION:

Austin, TX | Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

OSM is the industry’s ONLY event dedicated to concrete pumping professionals who are interested in the following:

  • Discovering new concepts that can enhance their company’s operational processes
  • Learning specific and implementable strategies for improving their performance
  • Building upon their company’s safety culture that will keep them at the forefront of, and competitive within the industry

This dynamic event is filled with educational sessions focused on the OPERATIONS, SAFETY, and MAINTENANCE of a successful concrete pumping business. In these tailored sessions, attendees will learn about industry-leading technology, innovations in equipment and products, and discover new concepts that will change the trajectory of their business.

Concrete pumps and related equipment from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers will be on display, along with many of the products essential to your operations. Best of all, attendees will be afforded the opportunity to interact one-on-one with their peers and suppliers.

OSM is THE FORUM where the industry connects to discover solutions!

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Owners, managers, safety directors, mechanics and operators

 

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION:

Registration will open the week of July 26th - please check back. 

  • Member Pumper Attendee $395
    Concrete pumping company member in good standing with ACPA - Includes conference registration and materials for educational sessions (excludes Train the Trainer Workshop), admission to the Equipment Display and Pump Rodeo as well as meals for Saturday’s breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday morning breakfast.
     
  • Non-Member Pumper Attendee $775
    Concrete pumping company not a member of ACPA - Includes conference registration and materials for educational sessions (excludes Train the Trainer Workshop), admission to the Equipment Display and Pump Rodeo as well as meals for Saturday’s breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday morning breakfast. 
     
  • Member Pumper Attendee + Train the Trainer Workshop $495
    Concrete pumping company member in good standing with ACPA who will be attending the conference AND the Train the Trainer Workshop - Includes conference registration and materials for educational sessions, Train the Trainer Workshop, admission to the Equipment Display and Pump Rodeo as well as meals for Saturday’s breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast and lunch.
     
  • Non-Member Pumper Attendee + Train the Trainer Workshop $850
    Concrete pumping company not a member of ACPA who will be attending the conference AND the Train the Trainer Workshop - Includes conference registration and materials for educational sessions, Train the Trainer Workshop, admission to the Equipment Display and Pump Rodeo as well as meals for Saturday’s breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast and lunch.
     
  • Member Vendor Attendee $395
    Manufacturer/Distributor Member who is exhibiting or sponsoring a portion of the conference - Includes conference registration and materials for educational sessions (excludes Train the Trainer Workshop), admission to the Equipment Display and Pump Rodeo as well as meals for Saturday’s breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday morning breakfast.
     
  • Non-Sponsoring Vendor Attendee $775
    Member or non-member manufacturer/distributor not already exhibiting or sponsoring any part of the conference - Includes conference registration and materials for educational sessions (excludes Train the Trainer Workshop), admission to the Equipment Display and Pump Rodeo as well as meals for Saturday’s breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sunday morning breakfast.
     
  • Spouse/Guest Add-On $125
    All spouses and/or guests must be non-industry attendees. Registration includes Pump Parade reception and Saturday Awards dinner ONLY.

EVENT BREAKDOWN:

Pump Parade  |  Friday, October 4th - 5:00 PM
Enjoy a beverage and watch the pumps roll through as you hear about the special features of each manufacturer’s equipment. You won’t want to miss this fun and exciting kick-off event to OSM!

Education Agenda  |  Saturday, October 5th - Sunday, October 6th
Many of the education sessions this year will be focused on managing risk, insurance and improving your safety culture. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn directly from the industry’s leading manufacturers and distributors on topics such as maintenance, problem solving, equipment technology and more! New this year is a session dedicated for line pump operations.

Pump Rodeo  |  Saturday, October 5th
Who will be crowned the next ACPA Rodeo Champion? This event is open to operators who would like to participate in a timed competition where they are evaluated on their proficiency in maneuvering the boom through a series of challenges. Along with the Rodeo Champion Trophy, the operator earning the highest score will win $1000 - and bragging rights of course!

Train the Trainer Workshop  |  Sunday, October 6th - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (pending testing time)
The workshop will allow participants the opportunity to become designated ACPA Authorized Training Administrators (ATAs). Qualified individuals will learn how to deliver the ACPA Operator Safety Training Program and how to properly administer the ACPA Operator Certification Test.

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PUMP RODEO:

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TRAIN THE TRAINER WORKSHOP - LEVEL I & II:

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CONFERENCE AGENDA OVERVIEW:

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HOTEL INFORMATION:

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road
Lost Pines, TX 78612
866.370.6272
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ROOM RATE: $279/night

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ROOM RESERVATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2024 (or until the block is full)

HOTEL DESCRIPTION:

Tucked away on 405 lush acres just 20 minutes outside of Austin, Lost Pines makes it easy to get lost—and discover something special along the way. This is a place for exploration, relaxation, and connecting with nature. It’s Texas with a twist, a down-home experience filled with elevated services and amenities: Sushi as well as smoked brisket. A soothing spa just a short walk from a splash-filled water park. The opportunity to fire at targets on the shooting range—or aim at the flags on our championship golf course. There are countless paths to take, each with something endlessly interesting at every turn. But no matter where your Lost Pines journey leads, you’ll love what you find.

Hotel Amenities:*

  • Crooked River Water Park: lazy river, waterslide, activity pool (volleyball included), adults-only pool (18+), separate kiddie pool and splash pad. Pool chairs, sun shades, umbrellas, and towels are also provided.
  • Lost Pines Corral mascots: longhorns, ponies, pigs, donkeys, alpacas, goats, and more.
  • The Spa at Lost Pines facilities: private pool, sauna, and hot tub (during operating hours—must be at least 17 years of age)
  • Lost Pines Golf Club facilities: bag storage, driving range, chipping and putting green
  • 24-hour StayFit Fitness Center
  • 2 bottled waters per day, coffee, tea (in room)
  • Bicycle/helmet usage (variety of sizes for kids and adults; some bikes have a baby seat attached)
  • S'mores and two fire pits lit daily at sunset
  • Playground, pickleball and tennis rackets/balls, basketball court, lawn games (horseshoes, cornhole, bocce, tetherball, cement outdoor ping pong/indoor ping pong, billiards and shuffleboard); recreational kids’ activities include games and crafts
  • Filtered water and ice machines located on every guestroom floor
  • Self-laundry services: washer/dryer in 1300 wing and 1600 wing
  • Electric-car charging stations (available at valet)

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SESSION LINEUP:

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Sessions at a Glance

  • EXPOSED! Minimizing Your Risk – Jose “JJ” Trevino, Jr., Attorney 
  • How to Make GWOP – Joe Sostaric
  • Safety Culture Turnaround – Greg Key, Western Concrete
  • Navigating a Hard Insurance Market – Risk Strategies/NBIS
  • Leadership and Team Building for Pumpers – Rocky Geans, LLC
  • Onboarding to ACPA University  
  • Train the Trainer Workshop

And…sponsored sessions from the industry’s leading equipment, distributor and accessory manufacturers!

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EXHIBITOR & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

For available opportunities, please contact Sue Schumacher by email or by phone at 614-431-5618.

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TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION:

Airport:
16.7 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Parking: 

  • Self-parking: $18/night  (waived with group room rate)
  • Valet parking: $42/night
  • Visitor self-parking: Free for first hour, $8 for 1-4 hours, $12 for 4-8 hours

Uber/Lyft:
Readily available from AUS to Lost Pines, but less accessible in the reverse direction. Plan accordingly for departure day if not driving in on your own.
 


Questions regarding this event should be directed to the ACPA National Office at 614-431-5618.

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