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 Continental Breakfast
Alhambra Foyer
Breakfast sponsored by:

8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome Remarks and Visual Representation of the IAGT
Alhambra
8:45 am - 9:30 amKeynote - Regulation in New Worlds
Alhambra
Willie Grieve, Chair, Alberta Utilities Commission
9:30 am - 10:30 amTraining: Gas Turbine Basics
Alhambra
Jim Noordermeer, Noord Power Consulting
10:30 am - 11:00 amRefreshments
Alhambra Foyer
11:00 am - 11:30 am17-IAGT-101 / SGT-750 Fuel Flexibility, Engine and Rig Tests
Alhambra
Anders Hellberg, Siemens
11:30 am - 12:30 pmLuncheon – Sponsored by Union Gas
Mt. Stephen Hall
12:30 pm - 1:45 pmTraining: Cogeneration and Power Plants
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
Landon Tessmer, Innovative Steam Technologies
Todd Shaw, Director of Industrial Gas Turbine Products, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmRefreshments
Alhambra Foyer
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm17-IAGT-103 / Titan 250 Gas turbine development
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
Matthew Rickert, Dresser Rand a Siemens Business
Ghenadie Bulat, Siemens
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmCurrent State of the Industrial Gas Turbine Industry, and Emerging Trends
Alhambra
Anthony Brough, Principal Consultant, D’Orazio Capital Partners, LLC
4:30 pm - 4:45 pmClosing Remarks
Alhambra
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Reception and Poster Presentations
Alhambra Foyer


Tuesday 24th
Operations and Support
Day Two Sponsored by Siemens



Chair: Wajid Chishty
Vice-Chair:Steve Robinson

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
8:00 am - 8:30 amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
Alhambra Foyer
8:30 am - 9:15 amKeynote – A View From Ottawa: Federal Energy Policy – Implications for Natural Gas
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
Rainer Kurz, Manager, Systems Analysis , Solar Turbines
10:15 am - 10:30 amRefreshments and Poster Presentations
Alhambra Foyer
10:30 am - 11:00 am17-IAGT-203 / Air Filtration Study for the Optimum Performance of Gas Turbine
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
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
Alhambra
Salvatore DellaVilla, Strategic Power Systems, Inc.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLuncheon
Mt. Stephen Hall
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmTraining: Gas Turbine Reconstruction Repairs
Alhambra
Scott Hastie, Liburdi Turbine Services
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm17-IAGT-206 / Gas Turbine Life Extension
Alhambra
Ravindra Annigeri, ETHOSENERGY (Canada) Ltd.
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmRefreshments and Poster Presentations
Alhambra Foyer
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm17-IAGT-207 / Practical Experience with Full Solution Rejuvenation of Single Crystal Gas Turbine Blades
Alhambra
Justin Kuipers, Liburdi Turbine Services
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm17-IAGT-208 / Enhanced Turbine Oil Performance Utilizing Gas to Liquid Base Oils
Alhambra
William Stein, Shell
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm17-IAGT-209 / Development of a Slurry Aluminide Coating Process with Improved Safety and Reduced Environmental Impact
Alhambra
Lauren Day, Metallurgist, Liburdi Turbine Services Inc.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
Alhambra Foyer
9:00 am - 9:45 amKeynote
Alhambra
Chris Bloomer, President, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)
9:45 am - 10:30 amTraining: Environmental Considerations
Alhambra
Manfred Klein, MA Klein & Assoc.
10:30 am - 10:45 amRefreshments and Poster Presentations
Alhambra Foyer
10:45 am - 11:15 am17-IAGT-301 / PM2.5 Emissions Estimates for Natural Gas-Fired Gas Turbines and Other Natural Gas Combustion Sources
Alhambra
Glenn England, Principal Consultant, Ramboll Environ
11:15 am - 11:45 amKeynote : SAGD Cogeneration: Towards Lower Carbon Power and Bitumen
Alhambra
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 - 12:45 pmLuncheon
Mt. Stephen Hall
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm17-IAGT-302 / Hydrogen Fuel as Energy Storage
Alhambra
Pascal Robichaud, CEM Engineering
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm17-IAGT-303 / Natural Gas Compressor Noise Attenuation Using Acoustic Array
Alhambra
Corey Kinart, HGC Engineering
1:45 pm - 2:00 pmBreak
Alhambra Foyer
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm17-IAGT-304 / Spray Performance Evaluations of Alternative Fuels for Industrial Gas Turbine Application
Alhambra
Sean Yun, National Research Council Canada
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmIPE - Canadian Power Engineers and the IAGT
Alhambra
Tim Haaf, National Institute of Power Engineers
Eric Steinson, National Institute of Power Engineers
3:00 pmClosing Remarks
Alhambra