IPAF ElevAÇÃO returns for 11th edition


The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) returns to Brazil for IPAF ElevAÇÃO 2024, now in its 11th edition. The event will take place from May 8th to May 9th at Hotel Terras Altas, located in Itapecerica da Serra within the São Paulo metropolitan region. 

Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to enhance their understanding of safety concerns regarding the use of platforms and working at heights, gain insight into current legislation, and expand their professional networks. Manufacturers, rental companies, product and service suppliers, users, and press professionals will all be in attendance. In addition, there will be an exhibition showcasing equipment and products relevant to the powered access industry. 

The first day, Wednesday, May 8th, will feature a comprehensive programme tailored for all industry professionals, commencing at 10 am with a welcome coffee and concluding with a celebratory dinner. 

On Thursday, May 9th, the programme will be exclusively aimed at IPAF Training Centre Instructors and Managers. It will facilitate discussions on topics relating to the IPAF training programme, along with updates on recent and upcoming developments. 

IPAF ElevAÇÃO Programme Brazil 2024 

08.05.2024 - Wednesday 

General Conference and IPAF Brazil Members' General Meeting 

10:00 - 11:00: Official Opening of the Event: Sponsor Exhibition, Reception, Welcome Coffee, Accreditation, and Material Distribution to Participants. 

11:00 - 11:20: Event Opening Speech: Antonio Barbosa - IPAF Brazil Manager. 

11:20 - 17:30: (Details to be Announced). 

17:30 - 18:30: Debate and Conclusion. 

18:30 - 19:30: Networking Drinks. 

19:30 - 21:30: Celebratory Dinner - Including Special Activity. 

09.05.2024 - Thursday 

Technical Event for Instructors: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 

09:00 - 10:00: Participant Reception and Material Distribution. 

10:00 - 10:20: Seminar Official Opening: Antonio Barbosa - IPAF Latin America Manager. 

10:20 - 15:15: (Details to be Announced). 

15:15 - 16:00: Final Debate, Certificate Presentation, and Conclusion. 

For this year's event, participation options are streamlined, with varying prices for professionals from affiliated and non-affiliated companies. Notably, all IPAF Instructors are eligible for a 15% discount, permitting them to attend the two days of the event. This discount is applicable solely to Instructors with an active IPAF license. For Instructors with inactive or expired licenses participation remains open without the discount. 

Speaking ahead of the event, Peter Douglas, IPAF CEO and Managing Director, commented: “All of us at IPAF are eagerly anticipating the 11th edition of ElevAÇÃO, the premier event for the powered access industry in Brazil, taking place in São Paulo. IPAF is keen to continue our expansion in the region and events such as this help us meet and engage with companies and operators first-hand, allowing us to showcase IPAF’s commitment to safety. I would like to personally thank all our sponsors for their involvement, and I expect ElevAÇÃO to once again prove a memorable event.” 

IPAF looks forward to welcoming attendees to ElevAÇÃO 2024! For more information and to register for the event, visit: www.ipaf.org/elevacao 

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