Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019


8:30AM Conference Breakfast
9:00AM Keynote 1 TBD
9:30AM Keynote 2 Tim Goedeker – Phillips 66
10:00AM Keynote 3 John Bowhay – MRC Global
10:30 AM - Expo & Coffee Break

11:00 AM - Workshops

 

Workshop
Supply Chain

Workshop
Fit for the Application
Control Valve Approach

Workshop
Best Practices 
& Lessons Learned

Workshop
Fugitive Emissions

Workshop
New Technologies

Workshop
Spanish Language Session

Session Chair:

Gilbert Alonzo, Consultant

Session Chair:

Alex Koifman, FIRST GmbH

Session Chair:

Lane Walker, Circor

Session Chair:

Jim Nelson, United Valve

Session Chair:

Gobind Khiani, Consultant at Enbridge

Session Chair:

Chance Russo, Sesto Valves

Speakers:

Valve Distributor/Valve Integrator Perspective – Charlie Metrailer, MRC Global

Case Study: The Benefits of Quality Audits – Mitch Copeland, United Valve

AMSL/AVL – Crispin Glymph, Phillips 66

Standardized Valve Specifications – Marcus Sexton, Jacobs 

Description:

This workshop addresses the various challenges valve manufacturers, distributors and repair facilities have faced when trying to get on a customer’s Approved Manufacturers List (AML), and an Approved Suppliers List (ASL). We will explore the multiple benefits of having a strong customer/supplier relationship.

Speakers:

Henk Hinssen, former ExxonMobil

Andreas Vogt, FIRSTGmbH

Kees Meliefste, Dow Chemical

Description:

This workshop addresses the various challenges end users traditionally face during commissioning, start-up, and normal operations due to a less than adequate (LTA) control valve sizing and selection process. We will focus on the innovative approach to drastically improving the control valve sizing and selection process, called CAT Consult.

Speakers: 

Purging Philosophy in Delayed Coker Valves – Gifford Decker, MOGAS

Baseline Quality (BQ) of Castings – Arun Sanjeev, Mira Alloy Steels

From Commodity to Critical: The Change of Percpeption of Fasteners in the Oil and Gas Industry – Justinn General, Auge Industrial 

Valves/Final Elements and IEC 61508/511 – Daniel Vecchio, Mokveld

Valve Selection for Severe Mining Applications – Paul Van Oudanaren, Bray

Control Valve Packing Friction – Carlos Daniel Girão Barroso, Teadit

Description

This session will have several industry experts discuss common issues experienced with installation, operation, and maintenance of their given product lines, and how to combat these problems. Real-world examples of application failures will be explored, the effects, and the lessons learned from them.

 

Speakers:

Jim Nelson, United Valve

Carlos Girao, TEADIT

Michael Kitchen, Bray

Vahe Majarian, Velan

Description:

This workshop will discuss the effects of Fugitive Emissions and Fugitive Emissions Control pertaining to valve.

Speakers:

Additive Manufacturing to Drive Efficiency and Cost Savings for the Valve Industry – Matthew Waterhouse, 3D Metalforge LLC

Recent Advances in Magnetically Actuated Valves – Ned Davis, Maui Innovation Group

Digitalization to Predict Reliability of Mechanical Valve – Riyaz Ali, Emerson

Digitalization and Best Practices in Valve Condition and Performance Monitoring – Dave Anderson, Score Diagnostics 

Grove Integrated Seat Technology IST – Tapan Kulkarni, Cameron

Description

This session will discuss the impact that new, available technologies are having on companies and employees, as well as how they are changing the valve industry as a whole.

Description:

This workshop will consist of a selection of presentations taken from the various conference workshops and given in Spanish for the Latin American market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1:00 PM
Lunch and Expo Visit

 

Thursday, Jun. 20, 2019

8:30 AM
Conference Breakfast
9:00AM Keynote 1 TBD 
9:30AM Keynote 2 Kees Meliefste – Dow Chemical
10:00AM Keynote 3 Dave Plum – Emerson

 

10:30 AM - Expo & Coffee Break

11:00 AM - Workshops

 

Workshop
Supply Chain

Workshop
Chemical Industry

Workshop
Connected Services/IoT

Workshop
Fugitive Emissions

Workshop
Testing & Maintenance

Workshop
Spanish Language Session

Session Chair:

Kerry Millen, SPED

Session Chair:

Dan DeVine, Midland Engineering

Session Chair:

Bill Patrick, Dow Chemical

Session Chair:

Bronson Pate, RFS Compliance Solutions

Session Chair:

Foster Voelker, Beric Valves

Session Chair:

Chance Russo, Sesto Valves

Speakers:

Ron Merrick, Fluor

Forged Pressure Seals and Applications – Paul Heald, Bonney Forge

Acoustic Emissions (AE) Monitoring – Dave Anderson, Score Diagnostics

Description:

This workshop addresses the various challenges valve manufacturers, distributors, and repair facilities have faced when manufacturing in low cost centers, and additional testing requirements by the EPCs and operators.

Speakers:

Kees Meliefste, Dow Chemical

TBD, Sunbelt Supply

Rob Enneking, Fluoroseal Specialty Valves

Barry Hoeffner, Ladish Valves

Description:

This workshop will examine the issues that end users face when using valve technology at chemical manufacturing facilities, and address ways to resolve them successfully.

Speakers: 

3D Printing – Travis Lathrop, MarkForged Inc.

RFID Tagging – TBD, L&T Valves

Wearable Technology – TBD, L&T Valves

Online Valve Monitoring Systems – Stan Hale, MRC Global

Remote Monitoring Technology  – Clint Scheider, Emerson 

Description:

This workshop will discuss how the use of connected services and IoT is changing the valve industry. We will focus on the benefits, the significant barriers that are being faced in the industry as a result of new technology, and where organizations have successfully applied some of this new technology within their businesses.

Speakers:

Optimization and Compounding Effect of Element Technology of Low-E Packing – Hiroki Hayashi, Nippon Pillar

Advantages Resulting from the Breakthrough of Magnetic Valve Activation – David Yakos, Big Horn Valve, Inc. 

Description:

This workshop will discuss the effects of Fugitive Emissions and Fugitive Emissions Control pertaining to valves.

Speakers:

CFD Test Validation in Ball Valves – Asmaa Kassab, MOGAS 

Accelerated Life Testing on Valve and Actuators for Life-Cycle Reliability – Brindesh Dhruva, Bray

Piston-Life Check Valve Flow Verification Using CFD – Matthew Laney, Flowserve

Description:

This workshop will look at the testing and maintenance needed for valve applications throughout various industries. We will discuss how specific services can affect a valve and how using the correct testing and maintenance will increase a valve’s lifecycle.

Description:

This workshop will consist of a selection of presentations taken from the various conference workshops and given in Spanish for the Latin American market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1: 00 PM Lunch
2:30 PM Workshops

Workshop
Supply Chain

Workshop
Actuated Valve Assembly

Workshop
Pipeline Valves

Workshop
Fugitive Emissions

Workshop
Valve Design

Workshop
Spanish Language Session

Session Chair:

Sam Davis, RFS Compliance Solutions

Session Chair:

Kees Meliefste, Dow Chemical

Session Chair:

Euthymios Euthymiou, Consultant

Session Chair:

Rodney Roth, Beric Valves

Session Chair:

JP Garcia, Metso

Session Chair:

Chance Russo, Sesto Valves

Speakers:

TBD, Phillips 66

Trace Scribner, ExxonMobil

Greg Peterson, MRC Global

Gilbert Alonzo, Consultant

Description:

This workshop will be a Q&A panel. Topics covered will include the benefits of using a master distributor when it comes to AMLs and ASLs, and the differences that occur when an end user does use a distributor, and when one does not.

Speakers: 

Pat Moore, ExxonMobil

Henk Hinssen, iHandl Engineering

Andreas Vogt, FIRST GmbH

Alex Koifman, FIRST GmbH

John Holstrom, Valmatic

Description:

This workshop will discuss the challenges end users are facing to size and select ‘fit-for-application’ on/off Actuated Valve (AV) Assemblies, and the new international end user recommended practice for on/off AV Assemblies.

Speakers:

Oil and Gas End-User Perspective – Wojciech Zmudzinski, BP

Oil and Gas EPC Perspective – Gobind Khiani, Consultant at Enbridge

Manufacturer and MRO –  Ron Manson, Cameron

Manufacturer and MRO –  Carlos Davila, Crane

Description:

This workshop will present different perspectives. Oil and gas end-users and EPC speakers will share their points of view, together with view of major manufacturers, and maintenance and repair and overhaul (MRO). Common issues and inadequancies will be addressed, with interaction and experience sharing also open to the audience.

Description:

This workshop will discuss the effects of Fugitive Emissions and Fugitive Emissions Control pertaining to valves.

Speakers:

Machine Learning Valve Design App Using simulationHub – Sandip Jadhav & Subranshu Majhi, CCTech

The 3D Printing of Valve Parts – TBD, Metso 

Preventing Through-Wall Leakers in Cast Valve Bodies – Roy Stevenson, Magma 

Reduce the Cost of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) – Vijay Datta & Michael O'Donoghue, AzkoNobel

Description:

This workshop will discuss the different variables required today to be successful in the complete design of a valve, by looking into the solutions that are currently available.

 

Description:

This workshop will consist of a selection of presentations taken from the various conference workshops and given in Spanish for the Latin American market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
4:30PM End of Day
 


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