Education & Training

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee plans annual continuing education programs to  keep ECA members on top of the latest technology and business practices, workforce development issues, and more so that they can lead the Chicagoland electrical construction industry.

Here is a snapshot of the 2019 programs.  Upcoming events are listed below.

August 2022

Thu
18
2022
August 18-19, 2022

Young Professionals of ECA: 2022 Leadership Conference

Plans underway for Young Professionals Leadership Conference in Lake Delavan

Lake Lawn Lodge, Delavan, Wisconsin

The Young Professionals of ECA Chicago will host their annual leadership conference August 18th and 19th at Lake Lawn Resort and Conference Center.

September 2022

Mon
12
2022
September 12-13, 2022

"Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction" - DATES CHANGED! Seminar is now scheduled for September 12 & 13, 2022

The event to be held on Monday, September 12, 2022 & Tuesday, September 13, 2022 will be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Monday, September 12, 2022 & Tuesday, September 13, 2022 "Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction" Presented by Bob Mooty, former NECA Education Instructor 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Both days)

Wed
28
2022
September 28, 2022
8:00AM-4:00PM

"Preplanning – Beyond the Basics" is scheduled for September 28, 2022 (NEW DATE!)

The event to be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 will be held at Gibsons Steakhouse. (NEW DATE!)

Gibsons Steakhouse - 2105 Spring Road - Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 954-0000.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 (NEW DATE!) "Preplanning – Beyond the Basics" Mark Federle, Ph.D., P.E., CPC; Marquette University 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

November 2022

Thu
3
2022
November 3, 2022
8:00AM-4:00PM

"Managing Construction Delay Claims" is scheduled for November 3, 2022.

The event to be held on Thursday, November 3, 2022 will be held at Maggiano's Banquets.

Maggiano's Banquets - 240 Oakbrook Ctr. - Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 368-0300

Thursday, November 3, 2022 "Managing Construction Delay Claims" Presented by Dr. Awad Hanna; University of Wisconsin-Madison 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wed
16
2022
November 16, 2022
8:00AM-12:00PM

"Transform Your Organization for The Future" is scheduled for November 16, 2022

The event to be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 will be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 "Transform Your Organization for The Future" Presented by Stephane McShane (Maxim Consulting) 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM