OPAE's 10th Annual Weatherize Ohio Conference

Tuesday, October 22 2019 8:00 AM - Thursday, October 24 2019 12:00 PM [EST]

8405, Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH, 43240, United States

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Tuesday, October 22 2019 8:00 AM - Thursday, October 24 2019 12:00 PM [EST]

Quest Conference Center, 8405, Columbus, OH, 43240, United States.

Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy

10th Annual Weatherize Ohio Conference

Welcome to OPAE's 10th Annual Weatherize Ohio Conference! Join community action agencies, weatherization contractors, utility energy coordinators and crew, and additional experts in weatherization, energy efficiency and policy relative to aiding vulnerable Ohioans.

We will again have speakers to enlighten, inspire and educate all those who attend. There are several breakout sessions that provide CEU credits for those who are applicable. Other breakout sessions will focus on leadership, technology and safety.

And lastly, celebrate as we recognize the accomplishments, impacts and leadership of your colleagues at our awards luncheon.

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS


More than 110 discounted hotel rooms have been secured for attendees, as listed below:

  • Four Points Polaris
    Address: 8505 Pulsar Pl, Columbus, OH 43240
    Phone: (614) 844-5888
    Cost: $99/night
    Available Rooms: 1-night (10); 2-nights (40); 3-nights (2)
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
    Address: 9000 Worthington Rd, Westerville, OH 43082
    Phone: (614) 568-0770
    Cost: $139/night
    Available Rooms: 1-night (10); 2-nights (35); 3-nights (2)
  • Hampton Inn & Suites
    Address: 8411 Pulsar Pl, Columbus, OH 43240
    Phone: (614) 885-8400
    Cost: $94/night
    Available Rooms: 1-night (15); 2-nights (40); 3-nights (2)

Jon Milenthal

Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit membership organization created to advocate for affordable energy policies that support low and moderate-income Ohioans. OPAE also supports member agencies delivering home energy programs. Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE) advocates for the maintenance and expansion of energy bill assistance, energy efficiency and weatherization programs on behalf of member agencies and the communities they serve. We work with our members, partners and industry experts to advance industry best practices and provide access to meaningful education and training. In addition, OPAE offers industry expertise, consulting and research services to organizations – both public & private – on energy-related topics.

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Deb Smith
Bridges Out of Poverty

Debra Smith defines herself as a chronic volunteer. She became interested in the effects of poverty on community success and 5 years ago pursued Bridges Out of Poverty training. She has presented to various groups over the last five years and continues to believe that the better we understand poverty, the more effective we all can be in our communities. Deb has a Psychology degree from Ohio University, a physical therapy degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master’s in Education from Virginia Tech. She is married and has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

About Deb Smith

Bridges Out of Poverty

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About Greener Home Contracting, LLC

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About Ohio Developmental Services Agency

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08:30 AM

Registration & Coffee Hour

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM
10:00 AM
Morning Breakout 1

How to be a Successful HWAP Team

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
10:00 AM
Morning Breakout 1

Strategic (not Serious) Effectively Communicating with Ease (CEUP)

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Renewables for Low Income Communities (CEUP)

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Columbia Gas

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
11:30 AM

Lunch

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Deb Smith

    Bridges Out of Poverty

12:45 PM
Afternoon Breakout 1

Drug Awareness

12:45 PM - 02:00 PM

AEP Program Update

12:45 PM - 02:00 PM

Identifying/Scheduling Multi-Family/Application Processing for Utility Funding

12:45 PM - 02:00 PM
12:45 PM
Afternoon Breakout 1

Heat Pumps

12:45 PM - 03:30 PM
02:15 PM
Afternoon Breakout 2

Adult CPR/AED

02:15 PM - 05:00 PM
$85.00
02:15 PM
Afternoon Breakout 2

LEEN Data Entry

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM

HWAP - Most common questions & challenges; open Q&A

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM
03:45 PM
Afternoon Breakout 3

DP&L Program Updates

03:45 PM - 05:00 AM
03:45 PM
Afternoon Breakout 3

HAM/House of Pressure

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

Implicit Bias

03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
05:00 PM

Attendee Reception

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
08:00 AM

Networking & Coffee

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
09:00 AM
Morning Breakout 1

BPI Roundtable

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

HAM/House of Pressure

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

LISTENING SESSION

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

AEP Program Update

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Morning Breakout 2

The Importance of CEE

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

First Energy Program Updates

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Same Strategy. Different Tools. (Marketing)

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Back to the Future: Positioning for Success

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
11:45 AM

Service Awards Luncheon

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
01:15 PM
Afternoon Breakout 1

If these walls could talk

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM

Job combo/Scheduling/Apps

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM

Human Trafficking

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM
01:15 PM
Afternoon Breakout 1

Communications & Diversity

01:15 PM - 04:00 PM
02:45 PM
Afternoon Breakout 2

Renewables for Low Income Communities

02:45 PM - 04:00 PM

Beyond Baseload What's Next?

02:45 PM - 04:00 PM

Successful Crew Leadership

02:45 PM - 04:00 PM
08:00 AM

Networking & Breakfast

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
09:00 AM
Morning Breakout 1

How to be a Successful HWAP Team

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Electric - Know what you're looking at

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Hot Water Tanks - At a Glance

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Lead Policy/Initiatives

09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Morning Breakout 2

Back to the Future: Tools and Tech

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Plumbing - Recognize & Fix It

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

First Energy Program Updates

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

OPEN DISCUSSION: If you could redesign HEAP Weatherization/HWAP

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM

Conference Closing/Survey Raffle/ Boxed lunch

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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