Ultrasound World Agenda

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!

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
Acoustic Journey at Rio Tinto - presented by Gwyn Garland, Rio Tinto
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 Scientific
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

Ultrasound World Registration

Register for May 9 -12, 2017

Conference Registration

Networking Events

While the backbone of any conference is the content shared, there’s no doubt that the opportunity to network with your peers comes in at a close second! That’s why we offer numerous opportunities to network in both small and large groups at the following events:

Welcome Reception & Exhibits; Tuesday, May 8 – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Plant Services 
Join us for a cocktail reception where you’ll be introduced to your fellow conference attendees. As you wander around the reception you’ll have the opportunity to meet our featured industry partners who will be showcasing their products and services and how their solutions can help you achieve results!

Reception & Exhibits; Wednesday, May 9 – 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

After a day of listening to presentations use this opportunity to discuss with your peers what your take-aways were and how you plan to implement them when you return to your facility. This is also another great opportunity to learn how our featured industry partners can assist you.

Beach BBQ; Wednesday, May 9 – 6:00

Sponsored by Allied Reliability Group
We can’t hold a conference at the beach without letting you get your toes in the sand! Join us for a fun BBQ on the beach while we take in a signature Gulf Coast sunset! Raffle prizes, entertainment, beach music & fire pits will help keep the party going long after the sun has set!