Free heavy equipment theft summits

Fork Talk
- 1 Dec 2005 ( #237 )
1 min read
FBI-LEEDA and the National Equipment Register are holding two separate one-day regional summits to tackle the heavy equipment theft problem in Texas.

The free summit designed for equipment owners, insurers and law enforcement, provides timely information to assist participants understand and deal with the problem.

There will be hands-on training in equipment identification techniques, classes on theft prevention and demonstrations of new equipment security technologies.

Details for the summit

Location:
Dec 13 summit
R room, Rice football stadium
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
(entrance off Greenbriar Avenue between Rice and University Avenues)

Feb 23 summit
Grand Hall 301A
ISD Arlington Independent School District
Professional Development Center
1111 W. Arbrook Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76016

Schedule:
Badge pick-up: 8:30am-9:15am
Classes : 9:30am-3:30pm

Sponsored lunch included.

Registration:
Email info@NERusa.com your name and agency. All attendees must register before December 6 or February 13 (for February 23 summit).

Accomodation:
Dec 13 summit
Marriott Medical Center, 6580 Fannin, Houston, TX..
Phone: (800) 228-9290 or (713) 796-0080.

Note: Ask for 'government' or 'Rice University' rate

Feb 23 summit
Holiday Inn Express - South, 1721 Pleasant Place.
Phone: (817) 784-8750

Note: Ask for 'government rate'.

Local contact:
Dec 13 summit
Sgt. Jim Baylor - Ph: +1 (713) 348 4594.

Feb 23 summit
Sgt. James W Lowery Jr - Ph: +1 (817) 299-2897.
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