2014 GE7EA Conference Agenda

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7EA Conference Reception Desk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (except Monday, which is 2:30pm)
     Location: Embassy Suites Registration Kiosk

Monday, October 20, 2014
Pre-conference Day
(Users and RSVP Vendors)
Atrium is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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4pm
Reception Dinner  
     Location: Atrium  
5pm
     (Users and RSVP Vendors)  
 
6pm  
 
7pm  
 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Day 1
(Users Only)
Mirabella Ballroom A-C is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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7am
Hotel's Breakfast  
     Location: Atrium
8am
Welcome and Opening Remarks Pat Myers, American Electric Power (AEP)
GE7EA.Users-Groups.com Internet Portal Gregory Carvalho, Simplified Technology Company
Annual Update of What We Michael Hoogsteden, Advanced Turbine Support
     Are Seeing in the Fleet from Our Borescope Inspections  
9am
Fleet overview and recent advancements Matt Scheid, General Electric (GE)
Compressor discussion GE
  design evolution to current 7EA compressor   discuss past 7EA compressor items in detail
  cracked vanes in area of concern   discuss operational adjustments for clashing
10am
Coffee Break Sponsored by Hy-Pro Filtration
 
  discuss changes in the current S1   discuss air filtration impact and best practices
  GE's opinion of clashing on certain models   does GE see condition migrating to the S2
11am  
Repairs and service updates GE
  Updates to GER 3620, new issue, recap   shop changes: locations and capability
 
12pm
Lunch Sponsored by Ethos Energy Group (a Wood Group and TurboCare Joint Venture)
     Location: Mirabella E
1pm
Combustion and liquid fuel systems GE
  start up and use of liquid fuel systems   gas detector design
  water injection valves and new design   design tolerances vs repair tolerances
  combustion dynamics   exhaust maintenance recommendations
2pm
Controls GE
  Cybersecurity   Model based control strategy
Oil leaks and 7A6 type generators GE
  Roof top mist separator units   pressure measurements procedure
3pm
Coffee Break Sponsored by Voith
 
Compressor R1-S1 Clash Olaf Barth, Dominion
 
4pm
R1-S1 Acoustic Detection Pat Myers, AEP
7EA Gas Nozzle Assembly/Service Run Combustion Hardware Dan George, AEP
7EA Combustion System Overview Nicholas Mascia, AEP
User Discussion Steering Committee
5pm Bus looping between Embassy Suites (Terminal A) and Downtown Nashville (Terminal B).
Users and Vendors can use the chartered buses.
6pm      Buses continue looping with departures every 30 minutes-ish
 
7pm      Buses continue looping with departures every 30 minutes-ish
 
8pm      Buses continue looping with departures every 30 minutes-ish
 
9pm      Buses continue looping with departures every 30 minutes-ish
 
10pm      Buses continue looping with departures every 30 minutes-ish
 
11pm      Buses continue looping with departures every 30 minutes-ish
END OF BUS LOOPING - FINAL DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE BUS DEPARTURE 11:30PM
12am  
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Day 2
(Users and RSVP Vendors)
Mirabella Ballroom A-C is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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7am
Hotel's Breakfast  
     Location: Atrium
8am
Servicing VIGV (or changing them out) David Lucier, PAL Turbine Services, LLC
     without removing the compressor rotor  
Auxiliary Systems Maintenance (what we David Lucier, PAL Turbine Services, LLC
     have recently learned about insipient failures)  
9am  
 
 
 
10am
Coffee Break  
 
F7EA Bucket Anti Rock Dovetail Coating Paul Tucker, FIRST/TBS
     Turning Gear Reduction Modification Mike Burton, FIRST/TBS
11am
     FIRST/TBS TRI Seal Pin Invented to Eliminate Bucket Seal Pin Liberation  
 
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
12pm
Lunch  
     Location: Atrium
1pm
Buying TPs and Liners Lori Jenks, Combustion Parts, Inc.
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
 
2pm
Remote Pressure/Temperature/Vibration Sensing Instruments Jason Dunn, Parker Hannifin
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
 
3pm
Coffee Break  
 
CT Fire Protection with Revisions to NFPA Standards Fred Hildebrandt, Janus Fire Systems
 
4pm
Shroud block seal failure Tony Ostlund, Puget Sound Energy
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
 
5pm
Vendor Fair and Dinner  
     Location: Mirabella E-J  
6pm  
 
7pm  
 
8pm  
$1,500.00 Travel Certificate Drawing Must be present to win
9pm  
 
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Day 3
(Users and RSVP Vendors)
Mirabella Ballroom A-C is the meeting room unless otherwise noted
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7am
Hotel's Breakfast  
     Location: Atrium
8am
Maintaining Liquid Fuel System Reliability in Frank Hoegler, Turbine Technology Services Corp.
     Preparation for Severe Weather Gas Curtailments  
Solving the GT Back-up Liquid Fuel System Reliability Issue Kevin Deutscher, JASC
 
9am
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
Optimizing Plant Start-up Times Deron Johnston, Vogt Power International
 
10am
Coffee Break
 
Condition Based Monitoring of Air Cooled Turbo Generators Mladen Sasic, Iris Power
 
11am
Solutions to Extend Life of Your Speedtronic(tm) Control System Michael Keehn, CSE Engineering
 
Understanding How--and When--to Calibrate LVDT Feedback Joe Clappis, MD&A Turbines
 
12pm
Lunch  
     Location: Atrium
1pm
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
 
 
2pm
EPA's CSAPR Legislation Unknowns and Using Ian Summerside, PSM
     PSM's LEC-III Combustion System to Reduce NOx Emissions  
User Discussion Steering Committee
 
3pm
Coffee Break  
 
Visualization of Technical Info with 3D Models Fred Foster, Technical Training Professionals
User Discussion Steering Committee
4pm  
 
Details of the 2015 meeting Gregory Carvalho, STC
$1,500.00 Travel Certificate Drawing at adjournment of conference (Must be present to win)
5pm
The Grand Finale  
     Location: Oakleigh A-C  
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  
 

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