IMVAC Australia 2017 - International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference
 
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Tuesday, 05/09/2017
6:00 am - 4:30 pmRegistration
7:00 am - 8:00 amWelcome Coffee and Tea
8:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome and Keynote Address
8:45 am - 9:30 amKN1: The Continuous Pursuit of Asset Reliability
Malcolm Osenton, Director - Reliability, The Mosaic Company
9:30 am - 12:30 pmWS1: Practical vibration analysis workshop: Interactive and challenging case studies (Part 1 - Part 2 required below) by Scott Dow
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
AMWS2: Time signal analysis of ultrasound signals workshop by Tom Murphy
Tom Murphy, Corporate Training Manager, SDT Ultrasound Solutions
AMWS3: Rolling bearing applications, failure analysis & reliability improvement - missing links by Darren Kenworthy
Darren Kenworthy, Engineering Manager, SKF Australia Pty Ltd
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 4:30 pmWS1: Practical vibration analysis workshop: Interactive and challenging case studies (Part 2 - Part 1 required above) by Scott Dow
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
PMWS2: An animated introduction to fluid-film bearing vibration analysis workshop by Jason Tranter
Jason Tranter, Managing Director, Mobius Institute
PMWS3: Improving electrical reliability by implementing a motor diagnostic and testing program by William Kruger
William Kruger, Technical & Training Manager, ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmWelcome Reception in Exhibition Hall

Wednesday, 06/09/2017
6:00 am - 4:30 pmRegistration
7:00 am - 8:00 amMorning Coffee and Tea
8:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome and Keynote Address
8:30 am - 9:15 amKeynote Presentation by David Parkin
David Parkin
9:30 am - 10:15 am1S1: The future of vibration analysis
Henrico Van Niekerk, Reliability Engineer, Meridian Energy
2S1: Used oil analysis as both a condition monitoring & productivity improvement tool
Brenden Tymensen, Sr. Sales Advisor, ExxonMobil
3S1: Bearing failures and remedies
Andreas Pieper, Engineering & Quality Manager, Schaeffler Australia
10:15 am - 10:45 amMorning Coffee and Tea Break in Exhibition Hall
10:45 am - 11:30 am1S2: Can we fix high vibration problem due to misalignment without stoppage of the machine ?
Meghnath Goyal, Chief Manager (Mechanical), National Fertilizers Limited Naya Nangal (Punjab) India
2S2: A Most Unusual Hydro Generation Problem - 93m below water
Matthew Fallow, Founder, Asset Quality
3S2: High definition gearbox monitoring
Tim Sundstrom, Manager of Strategic Sales & Application, SPM Instrument AB
11:45 am - 12:30 pm1S3: Case Study: Modal balancing and over speed testing of large turbo-alternator rotors.
Simon Hurricks, Predictive Maintenance Engineer, Genesis Energy Ltd
2S3: Case Study: The integration of ultrasonic acoustic and vibration techniques to enhance our rotating equipment CM program
David Kauppila, Regional Reliability Manager, Wilmar Sugar, Herbert River Mills
3S3: Taking notice of change
Matt Blanch, Business Development Manager, Noble Engineering Services
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch in Exhibition Hall
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm1S4: Case Study: Gearbox failure
Wendy Kera, Principal Defect Elimination - Condition Monitoring, BHP Billiton
2S4: Smart Reliability CBM & Fourth Industrial Revolution
Sven Fleischer, Area Sales Manager, PRUFTECHNIK S.E.A. PTE LTD
3S4a: (90 min.) A quick introduction to the other condition monitoring technologies
Jason Tranter, Managing Director, Mobius Institute
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm1S5: Do we really have to take averages or are we just wasting our time?
Clyde Volpe, Owner, Vibration Institute of Australia
2S5: Case Study: Connecting Asset Health to Asset Strategies in real time
Graham Forrester, Managing Director, NVMS Solutions
3S4b: (90 min.) cont'd. A quick introduction to the other condition monitoring technologies
Jason Tranter, Managing Director, Mobius Institute
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmAfternoon Coffee and Tea Break in Exhibition Hall
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm1S6: The Implementation of Condition Monitoring in Well Head Compressor Operation
Pravin Hujare, Professor, Sinhgad Academy of Engineering
2S6: Oil condition monitoring and varnish mitigation for steam/gas turbines and compressors
Pierre Vanderkelen, VP Intl Sales, Fluitec
Wayne Buckland, Owner, CTG Lubrication Services
3S5: Case Study: Low Speed Bearing Lubrication, Monitoring & Reliability
Peter Todd, Reliability Engineer, ARIA
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmReception in Exhibition Hall
6:00 pm - 8:30 pmEvening Dinner & Entertainment

Thursday, 07/09/2017
6:00 am - 3:00 pmRegistration
7:00 am - 8:00 amMorning Coffee and Tea
8:00 am - 8:45 amKN3: Making Vibration Analysis Count
Jason Tranter, Managing Director, Mobius Institute
9:00 am - 9:45 am1S7: Rolling element bearings - Why the harmonics, why the side bands
Clyde Volpe, Owner, Vibration Institute of Australia
2S7: CM Program KPIs- Key to survival and growth of CM programs
Tarun Motwani, Sr. Engineer- CM & Lubrication, Visy Paper
3S6: Accurate condition monitoring of ultra-low and low speed machines
Tim Sundstrom, Manager of Strategic Sales & Application, SPM Instrument AB
10:00 am - 10:45 am1S8: Acoustic vibration monitoring
Tom Murphy, Corporate Training Manager, SDT Ultrasound Solutions
2S8: Case Study Challenge: Test your analysis skills in a case study presentation that asks you, the audience, to decide what to do next
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
3S7a: (20 min.) Case Study: Eli Lilly’s Lubrication-driven Global Reliability
Suzy Hitchcock, Executive Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, ICML
3S7b: (20 min.) Online Condition Monitoring utilising Acoustic Emission on a very slow speed application
Mark Ciechanowicz, Industrial Services Manager, Schaeffler Australia Pty Ltd
10:45 am - 11:15 amRefreshment and Snack Break in Exhibition Hall
11:15 am - 12:00 pm1S9: Motion Amplification - Moving vibration analysis to the visual spectrum
Andrew Gale, Technical Director, Optical Motion Technologies
2S9: How to align vendors to complement your reliability efforts, and make sustainable gains
Mark Gurney, Reliability Engineer, Mark Gurney
3S8: Understanding Machinery Malfunctions for Automated Detection, Trending and Alarming
John Morey, Engineer, Tensor Systems Pty Ltd
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch in Exhibition Hall
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm1S10: Nefarious methods of reducing vibration caused by resonance in large turbo machinery.
Simon Hurricks, Predictive Maintenance Engineer, Genesis Energy Ltd
2S10: Case Study: Maximising Cost Effectiveness of Machine Condition Monitoring Frequencies
Peter Todd, Reliability Engineer, ARIA
3S9a: (90 min.) Case Study: Vibration in the real world – examples from the field
John van Bynen, Director, Commotion Systems Pty Ltd
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm1S11: VFDs: The vibration analysts's worst nightmare
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
2S11: Inner Race Bearing Faults
Glenn Withington, Condition Monitoring Technician, Rio Tinto
3S9b: (90 min.) cont'd. Case Study: Vibration in the real world – examples from the field
John van Bynen, Director, Commotion Systems Pty Ltd
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmAfternoon Coffee and Tea in Foyer
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm1S12: High return motor management
Mark Gurney, Reliability Engineer, Mark Gurney
2S12: Implementation of Condition Monitoring in Well Head Compressor Operation
Puji Nugroho, Mechanical Engineer, VICO Indonesia
3S10: Investigation of parameters influenced by the crack for LP turbine blade health monitoring
Suresh Babu Annamraju, Engineer, BHEL
3:45 pm - 5:00 pmInteractive Forum / Closing / Giveaways

08/09/2017
8:00 am - 12:30 pmCertification Day - CAT I, II, III Certification Exam, ICML Exam, CMRP Exam and CMRT Exam