available soon on UL’s Certi;cation Database through links
on the EPA and PEI websites.”
Riegel and Haerer will share where to ;nd the infor-
mation, how to use the features and how to navigate the
Safety panel. Blake Hess of The Oscar W. Larson Co.,
Tim Thickstun of Advanced Fueling Systems Inc. and Buddy
Bayliss of BC&C LLC will discuss “Safety Focus on Four:
Con;ned Space, Lockout/Tagout, Distracted Driving &
Barricading Your Work Zone.” Scott Boorse, PEI director of
technical programs and industry affairs, will moderate.
“Economic Update.” Brian Beaulieu, CEO of ITR
Economics and chief economist for Vistage International,
will return after numerous 2018 convention survey requests.
Beaulieu will cover the
current business cycle and
what to expect during the
12 months after convention.
Takeaways will include
what leading indicators tell
us, understanding short-term changes vs. long-term
trends and managing more
Attendees also will be able
to learn about aging underground storage tank systems,
hiring and retention in a tight labor market, succession plan-
ning, the future of fueling in the culture of convenience, and
connectivity and the “internet of things.”
The PEI 1-on- 1 Pavilion will be open in the afternoons.
This lounge-like area provides a space to relax, have coffee
and network. Afternoon events include a meet and greet with
and other industry-
such as a Q&A with
EPA OUST staff.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Retired Lt. Col.
Rob “Waldo” Waldman,
a Hall of Fame Keynote
Speaker, New York
author and decorated ;ghter pilot, will keynote the PEI
Kickoff Breakfast with “One Team-One Mission.”
Waldman will discuss building a collaborative culture
of trust and excellence. The key to building a high-
performing organization that encourages innovative thinking,
CEO, I TR Economics
Retired Lt. Col.
Rob “Waldo” Waldman
The Oscar W. Larson Co.
Advanced Fueling Systems Inc.