November 11, 2020 | Mark Paradies

Blast from the Past Quiz 3 – Answers


ANSWERS TO … Who Are These Folks at the Summit?

Did you correctly identify these three people? If so, you are a WINNER! (Pat yourself on the back.)

Picture 1: Who is it?

You answered correctly if you said the person is Joel Haight.

Joel was one of the first TapRooT® Users in the oil industry (he worked at Chevron).

After Joel retired from Chevron, he became a University Professor and a TapRooT® Instructor.

The picture is of Joel celebrating the fiesta at our Summit in San Antonio.


Picture 2: Who is it?

The correct answer for the picture below is Barb Carr.

Barb is the Editorial Director at System Improvements and a TapRooT® Instructor. She is also our interviewing expert.

Barb is the author of Book 7, TapRooT® Evidence Collection and Interviewing Techniques to Sharpen Investigation Skills.

Barb is also the developer of these courses:


Picture 3: Who is it?

If you answered Marco Flores, you are correct!

Marco is a long-time TapRooT® Instructor from Mexico.

How smart is Marco? Well, he has an engineering Ph.D. from MIT.

The picture is of Marco presenting a session at our San Antonio Summit in 2007.


Attend the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville Convention Center

Every year we learn to make the Summit better than the year before. The 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit, at the Knoxville Convention Center, will be a blockbuster. The pre-Summit Courses are on June 14-15 and the Summit is on June 16-18. To get more information about the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit, CLICK HERE.

Keynote Speakers

The 2021 Keynote Speakers are…

Kirstie Ennis:

Kirstie Ennis

Dan Verlinde:

Dan Verlinde

Vincent I Phipps (VIP):


And Inky Johnson:


Best Practice Tracks

In addition to the Keynote Speakers, we organize the summit around seven Best Practice Tracks where people share best practices and hear from experts. Here are the six tracks this year:

  • Improving Safety & Risk Management
  • Stopping Human Error
  • Operational Excellence and Asset Reliability
  • Investigations/RCA Best Practices
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Compliance Best Practices
  • Becoming a Better Certified Instructor

Find out the details of each track at the Summit Schedule:

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More general Summit info:

Pre-Summit Course info:

Location info:


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