Conference Program Agenda

7:00 AM   Breakfast   Breakfast   Breakfast
             
             
    Track 1   Track 2   2 Tracks
8:00 AM   Course 1A   Course 2A    
    Rotor Dynamics with   Pump Reliability -    Reliability Web
    Rollling Element Bearings   Application & Installation    
             
             
10:00 AM   Break   Break   Break
             
10:30 AM   Robert Sayer, P.E.   Eugene Vogel    
    President, Vibration Institute   Pump & Vibration Specialist   Reliabiity Web
    Owner    EASA, Inc.    
    Applied Structural Dynamics       Confirmed
    Confirmed   Confirmed    
             
12:00 PM   Lunch   Lunch   Lunch
             
             
1:00 PM   Course 1B   Course 2B    
    Rotor Dynamics -    Pump Repair    Reliability Web
    Fluid Film Bearing Machines        
             
             
3:00 PM   Break   Break   Break
             
3:30 PM   Ray D. Kelm, P.E.   Robert Jennings    
    President   Senior Account Manager   Reliability Web
    Kelm Engineering, LLC   HydroAire Service, Inc.   Confirmed
    Confirmed   Confirmed    
             
5:00 PM       Networking / Exhibits    
5:30 PM       Reception starts @ 5:30    
7:00 PM       End of Reception @ 7:00 PM    
             
             
             
        Wednesday: July 18, 2018    
             
7:00 AM   Breakfast   Breakfast   Breakfast
             
             
        OPENING SESSION and Keynote Presintation    
8:00 AM       President's Remarks    
        Technical Program Director Remarks    
  1 hr 15 min     Keynote Address    
        Why and How Condition Monitoring Professionals Need to Embrace The IIOT, Security and Artificial Intelligence    
        Dale Malony    
        Systems Engineer    
        Honda of America Mg., Inc.    
        1 hours Confirmed    
9:15 AM            
    VI Break from 9:15 to 10:30   VI Break from 9:15 to 10:30   Terry O'Hanlon Remarks
            RW IOT Session
    Vendor Time   Vendor Time   9:30 to Noon
             
             
             
10:00 AM   Break   Break   Break
             
    Track 1   Track 2   Track 3
10:30 AM   Balancing Workshop Part 1 -   Vibration Testing and Analysis of Pumps   Development of a Multi-
    Application of Phase Angle        Technology Condition 
    Measurements for Balancing   William D. Marsher, P.E.   Monitoring Program
    Adam Smith   President & Technical Director    
  1.5 Hours Senior Reliability Specialist   Mehanical Solutions, Inc.   Andy Page, Ph.D.
    HECO PSG   and   Director
    and   Mark M. Onari   Advanced Diagnostics Group
    Tom Spettel   Pump & Turbomachinery Testing Manager   Allied Reliability Group
    Senior Engineer   Mechanical Solutions, Inc    
    HECO PSG       1.5 hours Confirmed
    1.5 hours Confirmed   1.5 hours Confirmed    
             
12:00 PM   Lunch   Lunch   Lunch
             
             
1:00 PM   Motion Amplification:  A New   Vane-Pass Resonance,  Analysis   How to Design, Implement
    Way to Visualize Vibrations   & Resolution on a 3000  HP BB1   and Maintain a Powerful
    (Includes a Demontration)   Fan Pump using   Oil Analysis Program
    Jeff Hay, Ph.D.   Modal/ODS & FEA    
    Founder and CEO        
    RDI Technologies, Inc.   Monroe Voyles    
    1 hour Confirmed   Solutions Engineer    
  2 Hours Wireless Condition Monitoring -    ITT Goulds Pumps    
    A Survey of Wireless Vendors       Alejandro Meza
    Features and Performances   1-hour Confirmed   Senior Tehnical Consultant
    Ed Spence   Torsional Vibration Analysis   Noria Corporation
    CBM Senior Development Consultant   Malcolm E. Leader, P.E.    
    The Machine Instrumentation Group   Owner    
    1/2 hour Confirmed   Applied Machinery Dynamics    
    Photonic Vibration Sensor        
    Atul Pradhan, Ph.D.        
    Chief Technology Officer        
    Micatu, Inc.        
    1/2 hour Confirmed   1-hour Confirmed   2 hours Confirmed
             
3:00 PM   Break   Break   Break
             
    Balancing Workshop Part 2 -   Introduction to Fixed Equipment Vibration   New Shaft Alighment Standard Explained
    Field Balancing of Rotors   Part 1: FIV and Random Response   Eugene Vogel
  1.5 Hours Tom Spettel   György Szász, Ph.D.   Pump & Vibration Specialist
    Senior Engineer   Stress Engineering Services, Inc.   EASA, Inc.
    HECO PSG       1 hour Confirmed
    and   1 hours Confirmed   Acceptance  Testing of Rotordynamic
    Adam Smith   Understanding Non-Linear Signals   Pumps - Aligning Industry Practice with
    Senior Reliability Specialist   Ronald L. Eshleman, Ph.D.   American National Standards.
    HECO PSG   Founder   Per ANSI/HI 9.6.4
        Vibration Institute   Peter Gaydon
            Director of Technical Affairs
            Hydraulic Institute
    1.5 hours Confirmed   1/2 hour Confirmed   1/2 hour Confirmed
             
5:00 PM       Networking / Exhibits    
5:30 PM       Reception starts @ 5:30    
7:00 PM       End of Reception @ 7:00 PM    
             
             
             
        Thursday: July 19, 2018    
             
7:00 AM   Breakfast   Breakfast   Breakfast
             
             
        Focus Session    
8:00 AM       Facing the Challenge - Engineering Overview of the New Orleans PCCP Monster Pumps    
        Jack Claxton, P.E.    
        Vice President, Engineering    
        Patterson Pump Company    
             
        1 hour Confirmed    
             
    15 Minute Break   Move to Breakout Rooms   15 Minute Break
             
9:15 AM   Communication and Accountability    Torsional Damping Benefits for   Dynamics of Pumping Machinery - 
  45 Minutes are the Keys to Success in   Reciprocating Compressors   Proper Upfront Analysis Limits Vibration
    Condition Based Maintenance   Thomas J. Stephens, P.E.   Problems in the Field
    Forrest Pardue   Engineer   Per ANSI/HI 9.6.8
    President/Owner   Ariel Corporation   Peter Gaydon
    24/7 Systems       Director of Technical Affairs
            Hydraulic Institute
    45 minutes  Confirmed   45 minutes Confirmed   45 minutes Confirmed
             
10:00 AM   Break   Break   Break
             
    Track 1   Track 2   Track 3
    Static Couple Balancing   Introduction to Fixed Equipment Vibration   Academic 1 - 20 min
    Tom Lantrip   Part 2: Piping Vibration    
  1.5 Hours Principle Engineer   György Szász, Ph.D.   Academic 2 - 20 min
    Southern Company   Stress Engineering Services, Inc.    
    1 hour Confirmed   1 hour Confirmed   Academic 3 - 20 min
             
    1/2 hour open   1/2 hour open   Academic 4 - 20 min
             
            Nancy Denton - Confirmed
             
12:00 PM   Lunch   Lunch   Lunch
             
             
1:00 PM       Rotor Stability Test with Various   Academic 5 - 25 min
    Stiffness & Machine Vibration   Five Pad Tilting Pad Bearings    
        Edgar J. Gunter, Ph.D.    
        Professor Emeritus    
        University of Virginia    
        1 hour Confirmed   Academic 6 - 25 min
    Barry T. Cease   Acceptance Testing    
  2 Hours Owner    of Rotodynamic Pumps     
    Cease Industrial Consulting   ANSI/HI 9.6.4    Academic 7 - 25 min
        Peter Gaydon    
        Director of Technical Affairs    
        Hydraulic Institute    
        1/2 hour confirmed   Academic 8 - 25 min
        Are New MEMS Accelerometers Really    
        Game Changers? A Comparison of     
        Accelerometer Technologies -     
        Performance and Features   Academic 9 - 25 min
        Ed Spence    
        CBM Senior Development Consultant    
        The Machine Instrumentation Group    
    2 hours Confirmed   1/2 hour Confirmed   Nancy Denton - Confirmed
             
3:00 PM   Break   Break   Break
             
    Balancing Machines   Gas Turbine & Generator Case Study    
    Balancing Specifications,   Timothy S. Irwin   Electric Motor Signal Analysis
  1.5 Hours Spec Comparisons, and   Engineering Manager    
        MHPS-AMER    
    Residual Unbalance Test   and   Howard W. Penrose, Ph.D.
    Pete Ehlers   E. Peyton Swan, P.E.   President
    National Sales Manager   Machinery Diagnostics Services Manager   MotorDoc LLC
    Schenck Trebel Corporation   Brüel & Kjaer Vibro America    
    1.5 hours Confirmed   1.5 hours Confirmed   1.5 hours Confirmed
             
5:00 PM       End of Sessions    
             
             
             
        Friday: July 20, 2018    
             
7:00 AM   Breakfast   Breakfast   Breakfast
             
             
        Focus Session    
8:00 AM       Vibration Institute Annual Meeting    
        Jack Frarey Award    
             
        Interesting Case Histories From a Long Career in Troubleshooting    
        Nelson L. Baxter, P.E.    
        President    
        ABM Technical Services, Inc.    
        2 hours Confirmed    
             
10:00 AM   Break   Break   Break
             
10:30 AM       Enhancing High-Speed Vacuum Bunker Balancing with Rotordynamic Calculations    
        Robert C. Eisenmann, Sr.    
        Senior Engineering Advisor    
        Sulzer Turbo Services Houston, Inc.    
        1.5 hours Confirmed    
             
        Closing Remarks - Bob Sayer    
             
12:00 PM       End of Conference - No Lunch Provided    
             
12:00 PM   Box Lunch        
    For Short Course Participants        
             
1:00 PM   Short Course        
             
    Roadmap to Effective Vibration        
    Diagnostics        
             
3:00 PM   Break        
             
3:30 PM   Robert Sayer, P.E.        
    President, Vibration Institute        
    Owner         
    Applied Structural Dynamics        
    Confirmed