Welcome

Welcome to our 13th Annual Ultrasound World Conference! For 12 years, our conference has been the place where the best of the best come to get better! This year’s conference will once again bring together leaders in the industry to share best practices in ultrasound inspections, ultrasound program implementation, and simple steps you can take to improve asset health at your facility!

Education sessions mixed with networking events and exhibits featuring leading experts in the field of condition based monitoring, energy conservation and reliability make this a conference you simply can’t afford to miss.

Bonus! Ultrasound World XIII will be co-located with our fourth annual, Reliable Asset World!

 

Ultrasound World Agenda

Day 1:Tuesday, May 9, 2017

1:00-4:30
Pre-Conference Workshop - Impact of Condition Monitoring Technologies on Worker Safety
1:00-4:30
Exhibitor Set-Up
4:30-4:45
Presenter's Meeting
5:00-7:00
Exhibits Open
5:00-7:00
Welcome Reception - Sponsored by Plant Services

Day 2:Wednesday, May 10, 2017

8:00-8:30
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30-8:45
Welcoming Remarks
8:45-10:00
General Session Keynote - "Connected Analytics as a Foundation for Industry Disruption" presented by Ingrid Lancaster, ADLink Technologies & Rob Risany of IBM
10:00-10:30
Break/Exhibits Open
10:30-Noon
Implementing a Condition Based Lubrication Programme for Variable Speed Rotating Equipment- James Neale, PhD, CMRP, University of Waikato
Noon-1:15
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:15-2:15
Using What We Learn to Make a Difference – presented by Eric Holt, Michelin
2:15-3:15
Developing & Implementing an Effective Ultrasound Program at USG Interiors -presented by Josh Mattson, USG Interiors
3:15-3:45
Break/Exhibits Open
3:45-5:00
Sustaining an Effective Predictive Maintenance Program – presented by Brett Dyess, CMRP, Nissan North America
5:00-6:00
Cocktail Reception/Exhibits Open
6:00
Beach BBQ - Sponsored by Allied Reliability Group

Day 3:Thursday, May 11, 2017

8:00-8:30
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30-10:00
General Session & Keynote - The Future is Here - What Now? - Klaus Blache, PhD, Universtiy of Tennessee
10:00-10:30
Break/Exhibits Open
10:30-Noon
How to Set Up an Ultrasound Program - Joe Anderson, CMRP, Schwann Foods
Noon-1:15
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:15
Exhibits Close
1:15-2:15
Electrical Inspections - When Something You Hear Isn't Bad - Joe Gierlach, Tegg Service, An ABM Company
2:15-3:15
Combining Ultrasound and Debottlenecking to Deliver Higher Profit Margins - Steve Toth, Delta Focused Improvement & Nick Duffield, Lauras International USA
3:15-3:30
Networking Break
3:30-4:30
Ultrasound - Where to Start? - Lorna Hall, Lockheed Martin
4:30-5:30
Journey to Precision Lubrication - Malcolm Osenton, The Mosaic Company
5:30-5:45
Tying it All Together - Closing Keynote - James Neale, Phd, CMRP, University of Waikato
6:00 - 9:00
CMRP/CMRT/CAMA Exams Offered

Day 4:Friday, May 12, 2017

8:30-4:00
Software Training

Presentations & workshops

We are working hard to put together a fantastic line up for this year’s conference. We’ll be updating the site as speakers are confirmed so stay tuned!

Abstracts & presenters

A top notch line-up of thought leaders will be sharing their knowledge and experience with attendees. Topics will cover everything from implementing condition based monitoring programs, steam trap testing, data collection and analysis, and more! We’re working on pulling together a fantastic agenda, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Show entire line-up of speakers

Sponsors

Past Ultrasound presentations

For over 10 years we have witnessed some amazing presentations at Ultrasound World.  We have had speakers who are known throughout the world and who have spoken at dozens (or more!) events and we’ve also heard from presenters that had never spoken in front of a crowd before.

Past presentations