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Lightning Survivor Featured Speaker at 74th Annual Lightning Protection Conference

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    HARTFORD, Conn., March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael Utley,
 lightning strike survivor and founder of Struckbylightning.org, will be a
 featured speaker at the 74th annual LPI/ULPA conference on March 16, 2006 at
 the Marriott Dallas Fort Worth Airport Hotel in Irving, Texas.  Sponsored by
 the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the United Lightning Protection
 Association (ULPA), the conference will feature presentations from lightning
 protection experts and industry authorities throughout the U.S.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060314/NETU001 )
     Utley is an acclaimed presenter and motivational speaker, who has appeared
 in numerous TV weather specials and programs, such as National Geographic, the
 CBS Early Show and NBC's Today Show.  His writings have been featured in
 several publications, including The New York Times, The International Herald
 Tribune and The Cape Cod Times.  Utley was a featured speaker at the recent
 2006 National Severe Weather Workshop in Midwest County, Oklahoma, a safety
 forum for academia, emergency management and NOAA representatives.
     "Michael's inspiring story is a remarkable feat of survival that teaches
 the importance of lightning safety," said Brig. Gen. Jack Kelly, USAF (ret.),
 deputy under secretary for oceans and atmosphere and former director of NOAA's
 National Weather Service.  "His vital presentation has been enthusiastically
 received by students, teachers and many groups across the country.  His
 organization, Struckbylightning.org, continues to be an important source of
 education for the public and support for those who have been hit by
 lightning."
     The LPI is a nationwide not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to
 promote lightning protection education, awareness and safety.  For more
 information about the 2006 LPI/ULPA conference, visit the LPI website at
 http://www.lightning.org.
 
     Contact:
     Kim Loehr
     Lightning Safety Alliance
     http://www.lightningsafetyalliance.org
     804-314-8955 or 804-272-1627
 
 

SOURCE Lightning Safety Alliance

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