2009 GE7EA Conference Agenda

Instructions: 7EA Conference Reception Desk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opens daily at 7am
     Location: Continental Ballroom
     On Tuesday, only Pre-conference Attendees may register prior to 3:30pm

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Pre-conference Day
Continental Ballroom is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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7am  
 
8am  
 
9am
Pre-conference Tutorial Charlie Pond, Pond & Lucier
      Combustion Turbine Maintenance Planning with a reduced budget  
10am
      Pre-conference Attendees Only (RSVP Required)  
      All GE7EA Users may attend the tutorial, all others are subject to approval by the presenter.  
11am  
 
12pm
Gusto Lunch Pre-conference Attendees Only (RSVP Required)
 
1pm
Pre-conference Tutorial (Continued)
 
2pm  
 
3pm  
 
4pm
Reception Dinner Sponsored by Gas Turbine Efficiency
     RSVP required for admittance
5pm
     Location: Cove Ballroom  
 
6pm  
 
7pm  
 
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Day 1
(Users Only)
Continental Ballroom is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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7am
Buffet Breakfast Sponsored by Wood Group
     Location: Cove Ballroom  
8am
Welcome and Opening Remarks Pat Myers, American Electric Power
GE7EA.Users-Groups.com Internet Portal Gregory Carvalho, Simplified Technology Company
 
Overview of CT/CC Industry Status & Prospects Bob Schweiger, Combined Cycle Journal
9am  
Annual Update of What We Borescopers Rodney Shidler, Advanced Turbine Support
Are Seeing in the Fleet  
 
10am
Coffee Break Sponsored by Allied Power Group
 
GE Introduction Matt Scheid, GE
Latest fleet statistics/product service top issues resolution  
11am
     including R17 Blade failure RCA update  
     S1/R1 Blade Clashing RCA update, GE's position of Inlet Fogging for Power Aug  
End of life options  
Emissions reduction developments  
12pm
3 Course Lunch  
     Location: Cove Ballroom  
1pm
Operational flexibility update GE Presentations Continued
Repair technologies/repair network update  
Controls obsolescence planning  
Fuel flexibility update  
2pm
R17 Blade Failure and Blade Clashing Mike Kovach, American Electric Power
  Jacob Farlow, American Electric Power
Back-end Compressor Problems Operating in Cold Weather Luciano Roppo, ATCO Power
User Discussions Steering Committee
3pm
Coffee Break  
 
State of the Art Repair Techniques: Practical Doug Nagy, Liburdi Turbine Services
Experience with the Development of Superalloy Rejuvenation  
4pm
Generator Rotor Thermal Sensitivity Howard Moudy, National Electric Coil
understanding, identifying, and correcting  
Vibration Diagnostic Studies & Solutions for the 7EA Mark Jordan, IMD
 
5pm
Vendor Fair and Dinner  
     Location: Salon I, II, III, IV  
Steering Committee Meeting
6pm
   
 
7pm  
 
8pm  
$1,500.00 Travel Certificate Drawing Must be present to win
9pm  
 
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Day 2
(Users and RSVP Vendors)
Salon I is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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7am
Buffet Breakfast  
     Location: Cove Ballroom  
8am
Wet Compression Technology for 7EA John Kraft, Caldwell Energy
 
Ratchet Vs. Spin Cooling and the Effects on the #1 Bearing Life Amy Alix, Progress Energy
User Discussions Steering Committee
9am  
 
 
 
10am
Coffee Break
 
PSM's Low Emission Combustor developments, Clay Moran, Power Systems Mfg
system upgrades, and new services  
11am  
User Discussions Steering Committee
 
 
12pm
Lunch Sponsored by Caldwell Energy Company
     Location: Cove Ballroom Sponsored by Magnetic Products and Services (Gaussbusters)
1pm
Controls and Users Discussions Steering Committee and
  Ernie Shikles, ExxonMobil
 
 
2pm
Protective relay response plan Pat Myers, American Electric Power
 
State of the 7EA Fleet (ORAP) Sal Della Villa, Strategic Power Systems
 
3pm
Coffee Break  
 
User Discussions and Presentations From the Floor Steering Committee
 
4pm  
 
 
$1,500.00 Travel Certificate Drawing (Must be present to win) Sponsored by Young & Franklin
5pm
The Grand Finale  
     Location: Lakeside Patio  
6pm  
     7EA Trivia Game M.C. Bill Flavelle of Roper Pump
7pm  
 
8pm  
$1,500.00 Travel Certificate Trivia Game Must be present to win
9pm  
 

RSVP Defined: The on-line conference registration form contains a "Yes/No" question for this session, thus enabling you to indicate whether you intend to participate in the session. There might be an associated fee for the session.

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