Conference Dates: Tuesday, October 24-26, 2017
2017 7EA Users Groups
Annual Conference

 

Our destination,
St. Augustine, Florida, U.S.A.

Registration

Users CLOSED
Vendors CLOSED
  
Please Note: The GE7EA Users Group and Conference Staff reserve the right to eject any registrant without any prior notice or refund if while at the conference their behavior or dress is deemed disruptive, offensive, dangerous, illegal or if they are found to be distributing unauthorized material.

Meeting Location

World Golf Village Renaissance Picture

The World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort was our venue.

Features "Slammer & Squire" and "King & Bear" exceptional championship golf courses and the World Golf Hall of Fame museum.

      Please do not contact the hotel until after registering for the conference as instructions are in the registration process.

Transportation Options

Nearest Major Terminal
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) (~45 minute drive)
(These are informational only. No recommendations.)

Sharing Knowledge

Discussing and analyzing best practices of combined-cycle, simple-cycle, and cogeneration plants:

Types of topics covered include:

(subjects to change without notice)

Owner and operators can recognize the following assets from User Group involvement:

 Agenda

Conference Overview
First Day Sessions: Tuesday, Oct. 24 8am - 5pm Users Only
Second Day Sessions: Wednesday, Oct. 25 8am - 5pm Users and RSVP* Vendors
Third Day Sessions: Thursday, Oct. 26 8am - 5pm Users and RSVP* Vendors
 
The following bulleted items are functions during the conference, but they are not itemized in the overview above:
•  Pre-conference Professional Networking Event [Sporting Clay (Skeet)] 10/23 Noon-4pm RSVP* Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  the Pre-conference Reception Dinner 10/23 4pm-7pm RSVP* Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  Breakfast 10/24 7am-8am Users Only
•  Spouse Activity: Historic St. Augustine Trolley Tour with lunch 10/24 10:30am-1:30pm-ish RSVP* Spouses
•  Lunch 10/24 12pm-1pm Users Only
•  Breakfast 10/25 7am-8am Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  Lunch 10/25 12pm-1pm Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  Vendor Fair and Dinner 10/25 5pm-9pm Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  Breakfast on the Third Day 10/26 7am-8am Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  Lunch on the Third Day 10/26 12pm-1pm Users and RSVP* Vendors
•  the Grand Finale and Dinner 10/26 5pm-9pm RSVP* Users and RSVP* Vendors
       
 *
RSVP Defined: The on-line conference registration form contains a "Yes/No" question for these functions, thus enabling you to indicate whether your intend to participate in the functions. There might be an associated fee for the functions.

Sponsors of this Conference

• Tuesday Lunch   Sponsored by Suzler Turbo Services Houston Suzler Turbo Services Houston
Sulzer is a leading independent service provider for the repair and maintenance of all makes and models of industrial gas and steam turbines, compressors, and expanders.
• Wednesday Lunch   Sponsored by Ethos Energy Group Ethos Energy Group
Steam and Gas turbines, compressors, generators
• Tuesday Breakfast   Sponsored by Young and Franklin Young and Franklin
Gas Control Valves and Guide Vane Actuators for 7EA turbines
• Wednesday Breakfast   Sponsored by PW Power Systems PW Power Systems
Industrial Gas Turbine Afermarket Parts, Repairs, and Services
• Thursday Breakfast   Sponsored by Mechanical Dynamics and Analysis Mechanical Dynamics and Analysis
Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) provides power generators around the globe with a full-service, OEM-alternative for services, parts, and repairs for gas turbines and generators.
• Coffee Break   Sponsored by Power Systems Manufacturing (PSM) Power Systems Manufacturing (PSM)
PSM, part of Genoa, Italy-based Ansaldo Energia company, is a global leader of gas turbine power plant services for GE, Siemens and Mitsubishi equipment. PSM develops & manufactures its own high-technology parts and packaged service solutions for B, E & F-Class GTs to significantly reduce maintenance life-cycle costs by making plant owners' gas turbines more reliable, flexible and efficient. From its headquarters in the US, and with regional execution centers based in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, PSM serves customers around the world.

Attendee Gifts Attendee Grand Prize Badges (Lanyards) Attendee in Seat Award Speaker Gifts

Sponsored by Trinity Turbine Technology Sponsored by Advanced Turbine Support Sponsored by National Electric Coil

Attendee Gifts Attendee Grand Prize Sponsored by JASC Sponsored by Tops Sponsored by Powerphase

Attendee Gifts Attendee Grand Prize Sponsored by Allied Power Group Attendee in Seat Award Sponsored by NRG Energy Services

Attendee Gifts Attendee Grand Prize Sponsored by Turbine Technology Services Corp Attendee in Seat Award Speaker Gifts

Attendee Gifts Attendee Grand Prize Badges (Lanyards) Attendee in Seat Award Speaker Gifts

Price and Deadline

Major User Fee Reduction
AGAIN This Year
$50 for The Whole Package

$50    7/13/17 - 8/17/17   
$150    8/18/17 - 9/21/17   
$250    9/22/17 - ...   

Sixth year in a row of this group using it's reserve funds for the Users benefit!

All fees are enumerated on the registration forms, and the announcement emails also contains the list of charges. The announcement emails was sent out in July.

Hotel reservation deadline, refund cut-off, and other deadlines were found on the registration forms.

Links to the registration form were on this conference information page at clicking here (Registration).

Spouse Excursion

Function Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Historic St. Augustine Trolley Tour with Narrative followed by lunch

Fabulous Awards, Gifts, and Prizes

 Attendee In Seat Award
Attendee In Seat Awards presented to a User by a "pull the name out of the hat drawing" after breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks. The User must not only be present to win, but must also be in the conference seat when the session starts!

     •  Visa Gift Card

 $1,500.00USD Grand Prize Package
  • The first Grand Prize Package was presented by a "pull the name out of the hat drawing" during the Vendor Fair (based on map game).
  • The second Grand Prize Package was presented by a "pull the name out of the hat drawing" immediately prior to adjournment of the meeting on Thursday afternoon.
  • The third Grand Prize Package was split among the triumphant "7EA Turbine Feud Game" team members, (see the Grand Finale below).
 Vendor Fair/Exhibition Prize Availability Matrix
These prizes were handed out during the Vendor Fair at the time specified in the table below.

Users Vendors
9:00pm $1,500 Grand Prize Package 9:00pm Free Booth Next Year
7:30pm Visa Gift Card  
6:00pm Visa Gift Card  

(awards, gifts and/or prizes may change without notice)

The Grand Finale

Three strikes at the 7EA Turbine Feud Game 7EA Turbine Feud Game
READY FOR ACTION
Pro-Am
or
Caddy
A hole-in-one dinner!
7EA Turbine Feud Game Description:    
  1. Two teams of five contestants compete
  2. A single contestant from each team goes to the podium to race to "buzz" in to answer the question posed by the M.C.
  3. the contestant that buzzes in first gets to try to answer
    • if correct, then that team can play or pass
    • if wrong, then the other contestant get to try to answer
  4. First team to answer all the panel questions correctly wins the round then advances to compete with next team
    • each wrong answer is a strike
    • three strikes consistutes a turnover for the other team to continue the panel
      • when a turnover occurs, that team has a single strike available for the remainder of the panel
        • If the turnover team answers all the remaining panel questions, then the turnover team wins the round.
        • If the turnover team gets a strike, then the first team wins the round.
    • 60 second time limit for contestants to answer, otherwise automatic strike
  5. Final round
    • Best two of three round wins will constitute Final Winning Team
      Winners of $2,500 Grand Prize Package - for $500.00 per contestant

Registration

Users CLOSED
Vendors CLOSED
  
Please Note: The GE7EA Users Group and Conference Staff reserve the right to eject any registrant without any prior notice or refund if while at the conference their behavior or dress is deemed disruptive, offensive, dangerous, illegal or if they are found to be distributing unauthorized material.

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