The 2012 Technology Innovations Conference had almost 40 seminar topics in four conference tracks. All of these “Meet the Experts” seminars were certified for PDH credit. The May 1, 2014 conference is expected to follow a similar format. Check out the 2012 program below for an idea of what to expect on May 1, 2014. The 2014 conference is currently under development and will be posted by February 26.

All of the 2012 seminars were approved for professional development hour (PDH) credit for the attendees. As such, attendees could mix and match any of the 25 minute seminars to obtain up to 5.5 hours of PDH credit. Here were the guidelines:

  • There is no PDH credit for attending a single 25 minute session only. Minimum available PDH is 1 hour, maximum is 5.5 hours
  • Any multiple of half hour in between is available for total sessions attended
  • The keynote session cannot be included for PDH. Lunchtime session can be included

Complimentary registration (Note: Registration is complimentary. Advance sign up will save you time)

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8:30am – 9:45am

Keynote: Successful Expansion of Manufacturing & Engineering Capabilities in Uncertain Times

Industrial Perspectives:

Mark K. Cox, Vice President, Worldwide Engineering & Construction, Eastman Chemical Company
D. Keith Morley II, Manager of Global Procurement for Capital and Sourcing, Eastman Chemical Company
Charlie Floyd, Vice President and Kingsport Mill Manager, Domtar
Ronald K. Dailey, Director of Engineering, Nuclear Fuel Services
Thomas Kastenberger, Head of Engineering, Wacker Chemical

Supplier Perspectives (Gold Sponsors):

Emerson Process Management, Teikoku USA, FlowServe

Innovation Snapshots (Silver Sponsors):

Xytel, Honeywell Process Solutions

10:00am – 4:30pm

7th eChemExpo Solutions Marketplace

(130 solutions providers representing hundreds of products and services)

10:15am – 4:00pm

5th Technology Innovations Conference

Almost 40 “meet the experts” seminars

Classroom #1 Classroom #2 Classroom #3 Classroom #4
Water & Wastewater Management, Safety, and Solids Handling Advanced Heat Transfer, Corrosion, Process and Mechanical Innovations Pilot Plants, Modular Designs and Vacuum Technologies Energy Efficiency, Plant Reliability, Instrumentation and Modeling
10:15am – 10:40am

Integrated Water & Energy Solutions

Siemens Water Technology

Enhanced Heat Transfer Solutions for the Process Industries


Good Practices for Rapid Design and Construction of Modular Pilot Plants


Emerson Wireless – Rapid Execution for Capability Enhancement

Emerson Process Management

10:45am – 11:10am

Water Treatment and Reuse Using Integrated Membrane Solutions (IMS)

GE Power & Water

Twisted Tube® and
Hairpin Heat Exchanger Technology

Koch Heat Transfer

Reaching First Production and Optimizing the Automation Lifecycle

Honeywell Process Solutions

Avoiding the Hidden Costs Associated with Analytical Measurements

Emerson Process Management

11:15am – 11:40am

Optimizing Wastewater Treatment Through Online and Handheld Analysis


Debottlenecking Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers with Enhanced Tubing

High Performance Tube-Valtimet

Step Change Schedule Reduction Philosophy with Modular Pilot Plants


Dramatically Improve Your Steam System Energy Efficiency, Part 1


11:45am – 12:10pm

Wastewater Emergencies & Temporary Equipment

Rain for Rent

Heat Transfer System Start-up and Commissioning with Sealless Pumps

Teikoku USA

Scale-up of Basket Filtration Centrifuges & Principles of Basket Centrifugation

Rousselet Robatel, Inc.

Dramatically Improve Your Steam System Energy Efficiency, Part 2


12:20pm – 12:50pm Featured Session:

Impacts of the Changing Economics of Natural Gas

1:00pm – 1:25pm

Latest Advances in Fall Protection Equipment & Testing


Variable Speed Drives and Energy Saving Applications


How Advances to Synthesis Workstations Improve Productivity with R&D Labs

Mettler Toledo

Using Available Data to Lower Steam System Costs

TLV Corporation

1:30pm – 1:55pm

Solutions for Solids Handling

Teikoku USA

Corrosion Control: Protect Your Plant, People and the Environment

Ergon Armor

Capacitance Monometers for Pilot Plant & Production Applications

MKS Instruments

Optimize Your Selection of Steam Traps

Spirax Sarco

2:00pm – 2:25pm

Measuring Powder Flowability – The Shear Cell Story

Brookfield Engineering Laboratory

Technology of Modular Skid Mounted Reciprocating Compressors

Ariel Compressors

Complete Package Skid Mounted Vacuum Systems

Edwards Vacuum

Control Valve Fugitive Emissions, Leak Detection and Repairs

Emerson Process Management

2:30pm – 2:55pm

Flexible Metal Hose
for Bulk Handling

Hose Master

INTALOX® ULTRA™ High Performance Random Packing

Koch Glitsch

Skid Mounted Intercooled Vacuum Boosters

Pfeiffer Vacuum

Providing a Platform for Gas Blending and Dilution Applications


3:00pm – 3:25pm

Maintenance & Operation of Positive Displacement Blowers

REP, Inc.

Advances in Static Mixing Technology


Total Cost of Ownership of SIHI dry

SIHI Pumps

Operator Capability Enhancement with Advanced Automation Techniques


3:30pm – 3:55pm

Sulzer Tray Practices and Guidelines


Use of Advanced Process Simulation Capabilities in Uncertain Times


See classroom locations on the Exposition Floorplan

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