Gas Turbine Systems - Powering a Cleaner Future

Monday 23rd
New GT Units & Upgrades
Day One Sponsored by Liburdi




Chair: Scott Hastie
Vice-Chair: Jim Noordermeer

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Symposium Commencement
8:00 am - 8:30 amRegistration and Hot Breakfast
Breakfast sponsored by:

8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome Remarks and Visual Representation of the IAGT
8:45 am - 9:30 amKeynote - Regulation in New Worlds
Willie Grieve, Chair, Alberta Utilities Commission
9:30 am - 10:30 amTraining: Gas Turbine Basics
Jim Noordermeer, Noord Power Consulting
10:30 am - 11:00 amRefreshments
11:00 am - 11:30 am17-IAGT-101 / SGT-750 FUEL FLEXIBILITY, ENGINE AND RIG TESTS
Anders Hellberg, Siemens
11:30 am - 12:30 pmLuncheon – Sponsored by Union Gas
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmTraining: Cogeneration and Power Plants
Jim Noordermeer, Noord Power Consulting
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm17-IAGT-102 / Queen Elizabeth Power Station Expansion – A clean, flexible, and reliable CCGT application
Landon Tessmer, Innovative Steam Technologies
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmRefreshments and Poster Presentations
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm17-IAGT-103 / Titan 250 Gas turbine development
Rainer Kurz, Manager, Systems Analysis , Solar Turbines
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm17-IAGT-104 / Siemens introduces the SGT-A45 TR mobile unit: superior performance with trusted technology
Cristiano Balestrino, Portfolio Manager, Siemens Power & Gas / Distributed Generation
Steven Lewis, Development Program Manager, Siemens Power & Gas / Distributed Generation
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm17-IAGT-105 / Addressing New Requests for Single Digit NOx
Douglas Petrie, Dresser Rand a Siemens Business
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmCurrent State of the Industrial Gas Turbine Industry, and Emerging Trends
Anthony Brough, Principal Consultant, D’Orazio Capital Partners, LLC
4:30 pm - 4:45 pmClosing Remarks
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Reception and Poster Presentations


Tuesday 24th
Operations and Support



Chair: Wajid Chishty
Vice-Chair:Steve Robinson

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
8:00 am - 8:30 amRegistration and Hot Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 amKeynote – A View From Ottawa: Federal Energy Policy – Implications for Natural Gas
Paul Cheliak, Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs , Canadian Gas Association
9:15 am - 9:45 am17-IAGT-201 / Steam Turbines in Combined Cycle : Reliability & Performance Improvement Solutions
David Archambeault, ETHOSENERGY (Canada) Ltd.
9:45 am - 10:15 am17-IAGT-202 / Optimizing Control of Gas Turbine Driven Centrifugal Compressors in Upstream and Midstream Applications
Rainer Kurz, Manager, Systems Analysis , Solar Turbines
10:15 am - 10:30 amRefreshments and Poster Presentations
10:30 am - 11:00 am17-IAGT-203 / Air Filtration Study for the Optimum Performance of Gas Turbine
Syed Hasan, Union Gas Limited
Joshua Kohn, Camfil Power Systems
11:00 am - 11:30 am17-IAGT-204 / The Impact Of Reciprocating Compressor Pulsations On The Surge Margin Of Centrifugal Compressor
Klaus Brun, Southwest Research Institute
11:30 am - 12:00 pm17-IAGT-205 / Energy Innovation: A Focus on Power Generation Data Capture & Analytics in a Competitive Market
Salvatore DellaVilla, Strategic Power Systems, Inc.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLuncheon
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmTraining: Gas Turbine Reconstruction Repairs
Scott Hastie, Liburdi Turbine Services
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm17-IAGT-206 / Gas Turbine Life Extension
Ben Freeman, ETHOSENERGY (Canada) Ltd.
Ravindra Annigeri, ETHOSENERGY (Canada) Ltd.
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmRefreshments and Poster Presentations
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm17-IAGT-207 / Practical Experience with Full Solution Rejuvenation of Single Crystal Gas Turbine Blades
Justin Kuipers, Liburdi Turbine Services
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm17-IAGT-208 / Lessons learned from the introduction of advanced service solutions - supplier perspective
Pontus Slottner, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm17-IAGT-209 / Enhanced Turbine Oil Performance Utilizing Gas to Liquid Base Oils
Robert Profilet, Shell
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm17-IAGT-210 / Development of a Slurry Aluminide Coating Process with Improved Safety and Reduced Environmental Impact
Lauren Day, Metallurgist, Liburdi Turbine Services Inc.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration and Hot Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:45 amKeynote
Chris Bloomer, President, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)
9:45 am - 10:30 amTraining: Environmental Considerations
Manfred Klein, MA Klein & Assoc.
10:30 am - 10:45 amRefreshments and Poster Presentations
10:45 am - 11:15 am17-IAGT-301 / PM2.5 Emissions Estimates for Natural Gas-Fired Gas Turbines and Other Natural Gas Combustion Sources
Glenn England, Principal Consultant, Ramboll Environ
11:15 am - 11:45 amKeynote : SAGD Cogeneration: Towards Lower Carbon Power and Bitumen
David B. Layzell, Director, Canadian Energy Systems Analysis Research (CESAR) Initiative, Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Chair, Royal Society of Canada Committee on Expert Panels, University of Calgary
11:45 am - 1:00 pmLuncheon
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm17-IAGT-302 / Hydrogen Fuel as Energy Storage
Pascal Robichaud, CEM Engineering
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm17-IAGT-303 / Natural Gas Compressor Noise Attenuation Using Acoustic Array
Corey Kinart, HGC Engineering
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm17-IAGT-304 / Spray Performance Evaluations of Alternative Fuels for Industrial Gas Turbine Application
Sean Yun, National Research Council Canada
2:30 pm - 2:45 pmClosing Remarks