IMVAC USA 2017 - International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference
 
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11/05/2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRegistration [More Info]

11/06/2017
6:00 am - 4:30 pmRegistration [More Info]
7:00 am - 8:00 amContinental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome and Keynote Address [More Info]
8:30 am - 9:15 amKN1: Keynote: Connect to People, Process and Technology for Optimal Return [More Info]
John Schultz, Executive Vice President of Reliability Solutions, Allied Reliability Group/T.F. Hudgins
9:30 am - 12:30 pmWS1: Practical vibration analysis workshop: Interactive and challenging case studies (Part 1 - Part 2 required below) by Scott Dow [More Info]
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
AMWS2: How to Develop an Award-winning, Future-focused, Survivable ACM Program by Jack Nicholas [More Info]
Jack Nicholas, Sole Proprietor, Jack R. Nicholas, Jr.
AMWS3: Oil Analysis Interpretation & Case Studies by Steven Dobie [More Info]
Steven Dobie, Reliability Specialist, Fluid Life
AMWS4: Application of Advanced Signal Analysis Techniques for Machinery Fault Diagnosis by Suri Ganeriwala [More Info]
Suri Ganeriwala, President, SpectraQuest Inc.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmIMVAC Theater featuring Mobius Institute, UE Systems and Adash [More Info]
1:30 pm - 4:30 pmWS1: Practical vibration analysis workshop: Interactive and challenging case studies (Part 2 - Part 1 required above) by Scott Dow [More Info]
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
PMWS2: Improving Electrical Reliability by Implementing a Motor Diagnostic and Testing Program by William Kruger [More Info]
William Kruger, Technical & Training Coordinator, ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
PMWS3: Detecting and preventing rolling element bearing faults by Jason Tranter [More Info]
Jason Tranter, Founder and CEO, Mobius Institute
PMWS4: Resonance Testing by Tony DeMatteo [More Info]
Tony DeMatteo, Owner, 4X Diagnostics
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmWelcome Reception with food and drink in the Exhibition Hall [More Info]

11/07/2017
6:00 am - 4:30 pmRegistration [More Info]
7:00 am - 8:00 amContinental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome and Keynote Address [More Info]
8:30 am - 9:15 amKN2: Keynote: The Speed of Life [More Info]
Brian Shul, Retired U.S. Air Force Pilot
9:30 am - 10:15 am1S1: The Future of Vibration Analysis [More Info]
Henrico Van Niekerk, Reliability Engineer, Meridian Energy
2S1: Case Study: Combined Use of ESA/MCSA and Vibration for Accurate Time To Failure Estimation [More Info]
Howard Penrose, President, MotorDoc LLC
3S1a: HD Vibration Technologies give the clearest picture and the earliest pre warning times – Low RPM Machines [More Info]
Ron Kittle, Sales/Service Engineer, SPM Instrument Inc.
4S1: The Key to Machinery Reliability [More Info]
Tod M Baer, Production Specialist IV - Reliability, Minnkota Power Cooperative Inc.
10:15 am - 10:45 amRefreshment and Snack Break in Exhibition Hall [More Info]
10:45 am - 11:30 am1S2: Case Study: Avoidable 10 Cell Cooling Tower Catastrophic Failure [More Info]
Lance Bisinger, Principal, Allied Reliability Group
2S2a: (90 min.) Fourth Down and It’s Time to Run or Punt. Can Your Organization Deliver the Core Five? [More Info]
Jeff Shiver, President, People and Processes Inc.
3S1b: HD Vibration Technologies give the clearest picture and the earliest pre warning times – Gearbox Monitoring [More Info]
Tim Sundstrom, Manager of Strategic Sales & Application, SPM Instrument AB
4S2: Learn how to measure tribology using a 100 kHz sampling rate vibration analyzer [More Info]
Ray Garvey, R&D Engineer, I-care Reliability Inc.
Kenneth Piety, PdM Consultant
11:45 am - 12:30 pm1S3: Bearing Faults Diagnosis by Using Brain Wave with Machine Consciousness and Emotions [More Info]
Madhavendra Saxena, Research Scholar, Poornima University
2S2b: (90 min.) cont'd. Fourth Down and It’s Time to Run or Punt. Can Your Organization Deliver the Core Five? [More Info]
Jeff Shiver, President, People and Processes Inc.
3S2: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 ... The Mysteries of Channel Count [More Info]
Ron Newman, Sales & Technical Support, PRUFTECHNIK Canada
4S3: Eli Lilly's Lubrication-driven Global Reliability [More Info]
Rendela Wenzel, CMRP, Global Associate Senior Consultant Engineer, Eli Lilly and Company
Leslie Fish, Executive Director, Professional Development & Operations, ICML
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch and Dessert in Exhibition Hall [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmIMVAC Theater featuring SEC of America, SPM Instrument and Wilcoxon [More Info]
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm1S4a: (20 min.) Case Study: Troubleshooting Vibration Problem In Centrifugal Compressor Manufacturing [More Info]
Yubo Nian, Compressor Engineer, Trane/Ingersoll Rand
1S4b: (20 min.) Case Study: Sub-sychchronous Vibration and Compressor Rotor Instability [More Info]
Ahmad Fadzli Ismail, Staff Engineer, MLNG Sdn. Bhd.
2S3: Electrical Preventive Maintenance & Changes to NFPA 70E [More Info]
Tim Rohrer, President / Founder, Exiscan
3S3a: (90 min.) A Quick Introduction to the Other Condition Monitoring Technologies [More Info]
Jason Tranter, Founder and CEO, Mobius Institute
4S4a: (90 min.) Visualizing vibration: using phase to diagnose faults that you would miss with spectra alone [More Info]
Dean Whittle, Managing Director, Reliability Maintenance Solutions Ltd
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm1S5: Vibration Measurement Techniques for Continuously Varying Speed Machinery [More Info]
Greg Lee, Senior Project Manager, PRUFTECHNIK
2S4: Making Reliability Lean & Mean [More Info]
Noah Bethel, VP Product Development, PdMA Corporation
3S3b: (90 min.) cont'd. A Quick Introduction to the Other Condition Monitoring Technologies [More Info]
Jason Tranter, Founder and CEO, Mobius Institute
4S4b: (90 min.) cont'd. Visualizing vibration: using phase to diagnose faults that you would miss with spectra alone [More Info]
Dean Whittle, Managing Director, Reliability Maintenance Solutions Ltd
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmRefreshment and Snack Break in Exhibition Hall [More Info]
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm1S6: Utilizing Vibration Analysis to Properly Monitor & Perform Diagnostics on Vertical Pumps [More Info]
Allen Bailey, Senior Test Analyst, IVC Technologies
2S5: Case Study: Predictive Maintenace at a Government Electrical and Water/Sewer System Utility [More Info]
James Santo, Reliability Engineering Manager, Mission Support Alliance, LLC
3S4: Ultrasound Assisted Lubrication: 3 Ways To Improve Lubrication Practices [More Info]
Adrian Messer, Manager of US Operations, UE Systems, Inc.
4S5: Gyroscopic Effect and Bearings Dynamic Behaviour in High Speed [More Info]
Béchir Badri, Co-Founder and President, BETAVIB
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmReception in Exhibition Hall [More Info]
6:00 pm - 8:30 pmEvening Dinner & Music [More Info]

11/08/2017
6:00 am - 3:00 pmRegistration [More Info]
7:00 am - 8:00 amContinental Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:45 amKN3: Keynote: Five Components to Successfully Sustaining Condition Based Maintenance [More Info]
Jeff Shiver, President, People and Processes Inc.
9:00 am - 9:45 am1S7a: (20 min.) Case Study: Cost Effective Implementation of PdM for Commercial and Industrial Facilities [More Info]
Saar Yoskovitz, CEO, Augury
Artem Kroupenev, VP of Product, Augury Inc.
1S7b: (20 min.) Case Study: Prediction of Vibrational Fatigue on Bolted Joint Interfaces using CAE [More Info]
Ameer Ambavaram, Principal Engineer, Mercury Marine
2S6: Wireless Balancing: Uses and Benefits [More Info]
Thomas Hoenig, President, GTI Predictive Technology
3S5a: (90 min.) From friction to failure – assessing bearing health using Ultrasound [More Info]
Tom Murphy, Corporate Training Manager, SDT Ultrasound Solutions
10:00 am - 10:45 am1S8: Case Study: Induction Motors Condition Monitoring: Vibration Analysis Technique-a Practical Experience [More Info]
Mikhail Tsypkin, Field Service Engineer, VSC
2S7: An Integrated Approach to Process Condition Monitoring [More Info]
Eric Snyder, Operations Manager, iba America LLC
Allen Bailey, Senior Test Analyst, IVC Technologies
3S5b: (90 min.) cont'd. From friction to failure – assessing bearing health using Ultrasound [More Info]
Tom Murphy, Corporate Training Manager, SDT Ultrasound Solutions
10:45 am - 11:15 amRefreshment and Snack Break in Exhibition Hall [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pm1S9: How do expert systems influence the work of a vibration analyst in today’s environment? [More Info]
Brian Shanovich, Product Manager, VibrAlign
2S8: Keeping Out Environmental Contaminants [More Info]
Meredith Christman, Product Marketing Manager, IMI Sensors, Division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc.
3S6: It All Begins with Sampling [More Info]
Wesley Cash, Director of Technical Services, Noria
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch and Dessert in Exhibition Hall [More Info]
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmIMVAC Theater featuring VibeCloud by Semeq and SpectraQuest [More Info]
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmK4: Keynote: Making Vibration Analysis Count [More Info]
Jason Tranter, Founder and CEO, Mobius Institute
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm1S10: Motion Amplification: A new way to visualize vibrations. [More Info]
Jeff Hay, Founder & CEO, RDI Technologies
2S9: Tougher Than Nails – or Dirt? [More Info]
Wesley Cash, Director of Technical Services, Noria
3S7: Utilizing Infrared Thermography on Mechanical Assets to Increase Reliability [More Info]
Roy Huff, Vice President, The Snell Group
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmRefreshment and Snack Break in Grand Foyer
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm1S11: Industrial Internet of Things Condition and Vibration Monitoring [More Info]
Daniel Yarmoluk, Director Business Development, ATEK Access Technologies
2S10: Time Waveform Analysis [More Info]
Scott Dow, Senior Instructor, Mobius Institute
3S8: The Use of Embedded Technologies by OEMs [More Info]
Saar Yoskovitz, CEO, Augury
Timothy Fabian, Aftermarket Service and Sales Director, Grundfos
3:45 pm - 5:15 pmInteractive Forum / Closing / Giveaways [More Info]

11/09/2017 - Bonus 4th Day
8:00 am - 12:00 pmPWS1: 5 Pillars Workshop: Maintenance and Reliability Best Practice Concepts [More Info]
Jeff Shiver, President, People and Processes Inc.
PT1: Cane Island Power Park Plant Tour - $0.00 [More Info]PWS2: Mobius Institute Certification Review Course [More Info]
Jason Tranter, Founder and CEO, Mobius Institute