Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs

January 22 - 24, 2024
The Mirage Las Vegas |
Las Vegas, NV

The Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs provides education on effective trust fund management and best practices in United States and Canadian apprenticeship programs. This conference will address the current and relevant issues that are impacting your program, providing the clarity you need to plan for the future. Join your peers in Las Vegas to learn from experts and share ideas, opportunities and lessons learned so you return with actionable plans to implement.

Work in construction? The Construction Industry Benefit Conference is being offered on January 25-26, 2024 immediately after the Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs. Extend your stay, expand your knowledge and save US$400 by registering for both programs when using code CONSTRUCT400.

Benefits of Attending
  • Learn best practices in the management of your fund and running your training program.
  • Understand legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify ideas and opportunities by networking with peers who face similar challenges.
  • Receive valuable written resource materials.
Who Should Attend

The Institute is designed specifically to the needs and interests of stakeholders involved in training and education funds in both the United States and Canada:

  • Trustees
  • Training trust fund members
  • Union/employer association representatives
  • Administrative staff
  • Training directors, coordinators and instructors
  • Plan professionals
  • Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) members
  • Workforce development professionals and intermediaries
  • Public employees and others who provide services to training and education funds.


“This conference can save your trust from making mistakes that can cost large amounts of money and time. By far the most valuable conference I attend each year to avoid mistakes and reduce risks.”

Ryan Bradt



Until December 11, 2023


US Member


US Non-member

After December 11, 2023


US Member


US Non-member

Work in Construction?
The Construction Industry Benefit Conference is being offered on January 25-26, 2024 immediately after the Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs. Extend your stay, expand your knowledge and save US$400 by registering for both programs when using code CONSTRUCT400.



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James V. Cole, II


Groom Law Group, Chartered

Mark T. Firman


Stikeman Elliott SENCRL, srl

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Christina M. Fuda

Mental Health Training Coordinator

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

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Jennifer E. Germaine

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Germaine Law Firm, PLLC

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Vincent T. Irvin

Regional Apprentice Coordinator

Ohio Laborers Training Center

Michael Mazzuca

Managing Partner

Koskie Minsky LLP

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Valerie Mojeiko

Chief Operating Officer

A.M. Crawford

Ashley Sherrill


LaughMore Consulting

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Todd Stafford

Executive Director

IBEW-NECA Electrical Training ALLIANCE

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Alton Wilkerson

Apprentice Coordinator

IBEW Local 11

Jennifer S. Abrams, Esq.


Susanin Widman & Brennan, PC

j’Amey Bevan, M.A., RSE

Director of National Training

Boilermakers’ National Training Trust Fund

Martha M. Henrickson, CEBS


Management Guidance, LLP

Kevin R. Johnson

Training Director and CFO

Electrical Training Institute – San Diego & Imperial Counties

Jamillah Muhammad

Education-to-Careers Director

Construction Industry Service Corporation

Bishara Rizek, CA, CPA


BDO Canada LLP

Aaron Slaughter, CPA


WithumSmith+Brown, PC

James W. Versocki, Esq.


Archer, Byington, Glennon & Levine LLP

Mark S. Yamada

President and Chief Executive Officer

PŮR Investing Inc.

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Jonathan Harmon

Executive Director

UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund

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Lori LeDrew

Executive Director

Office to Advance Women Apprentices Newfoundland and Labrador

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Suzannah Rogan

Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist

Futures Without Violence

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Thomas Kriger

Director of Education and Research

North America’s Building Trades Unions

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Dr. Joti Samra

CEO and Founder


Educational sessions at this program can qualify for self-reported CEBS® Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Note: Requests made for CE credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on CE credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2.