Welcome

Welcome to our 14th Annual Ultrasound World Conference! For 13 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  will be co-located with our fifth annual, Reliable Asset World!

 

Ultrasound World Agenda

Day 1:Tuesday, May 8, 2018

1:00-5:00
Pre-Conference Workshop - Improving Reliable Manufacturing...Precision Maintenance - presented by Ian McKinnon, Reliability Solutions
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 9, 2018

8:00-8:30
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30-8:45
Welcoming Remarks
8:45-10:00
General Session Keynote - Digital Disruption - 28 Weeks Later - presented by Jose Maria Gurria, GE
10:00-10:30
Break/Exhibits Open
10:30-Noon
Presentation
Noon-1:15
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:15-2:15
A Practitioner's Journey to Improving Lubrication Practices - presented by James Kordsmeier, CEMEX
2:15-3:15
Condition Based Monitoring for Random Cycle Machinery - presented by Mike Olszewski, Alignment Supplies
3:15-3:45
Break/Exhibits Open
3:45-5:00
High Voltage Substation Airborne Inspections & Follow Ups - presented by Norman Lefort, LOOP
5:00-6:00
Cocktail Reception/Exhibits Open - Sponsored by Spectro Scientifci
6:00
Beach BBQ - Sponsored by Allied Reliability Group

Day 3:Thursday, May 10, 2018

8:00-8:30
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30-10:00
General Session & Keynote - Transforming the Amazon Approach to Operations Maintenance - Gail Edgar, Amazon
10:00-10:30
Break/Exhibits Open
10:30-Noon
How Ultrasonic Sensors & Artificial Intelligence Improve Condition Monitoring - presented by Blair Fraser, Lakeside Process Controls
Noon-1:15
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:15
Exhibits Close
1:15-2:15
Implementing Best Practices for Motor Greasing - presented by Clay Allen, Mosaic
2:15-3:15
The Thermodynamic, the Float & the Bimetallic - The Chronicles of Steam Trap Maintenance - presented by Andrew Jensen, Louis Dreyfus Company
3:15-3:30
Networking Break
3:30-4:30
Performing Ultrasonic Inspections within the DOE - An Opportunity for Improvement - presented by Kiley Taylor, NREL
4:30-5:30
The Fundamentals of PWM Machines & the use of Ultrasound to Detect Harmful Switching Transients - presented by Milan Heninger, Enel Green Power North America
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 11, 2018

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! In the meantime you can take a look at our 2017 line-up of speakers and topics to get an idea of what you can expect when you join us in 2018!

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