Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019


8:30AM Conference Breakfast
8:30AM Keynote 1 Leadership Redefined: Ownership, Engagement, Results – Meridith Elliott Powell
9:00AM Keynote 2 Chairman's Welcome: Learning to Learn – Traditionalists to Gen Y and Z – Tim Goedeker, Phillips 66
9:30AM 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: 

Greg Johnson, United Valve

Session Chair:

Gobind Khiani, Consultant at Enbridge

Session Chair:

Chance Russo, Sesto Valves

Speakers:

The Role of the Valve Distributor in the Industrial Marketplace – Charlie Metrailer, MRC Global

Quality Audits from a Service Provider – Mitch Copeland, United Valve

Preferred Manufacturers & Fabricators List – Crispin Glymph, Phillips 66

Standardization of Underground Valves – Marcus Sexton, Worley 

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

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 – Asmaa Kassab, 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 

Valve Selection for Severe Mining Applications – Paul van Oudenaren, 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.

 

Session Moderator:

Jim Nelson, United Valve

Speakers:

Jim Nelson, United Valve

Joel Baulch, Teadit

Michael Kitchens, Bray

Vahe Najarian, 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 – Enoch Lim, 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, a Schlumberger company

Valve Packing Loading Methods for Better Plant Performance – Ron Frisard, A.W. Chesterton

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.

Presentations:

Prevenir Fugas en Paredes de Válvulas Fundidas – Miguel Gastelum, MAGMA Foundry Technologies, Inc.

La Fricción de Empaques en Válvulas de Control – Daniel Angulo, Teadit

Emisiones Fugitivas en Las Arenas Petroleras Canadienses – Gobind Khiani, Consultant at Enbridge

Fallos de Válvulas, Análisis y Soluciones – Karan Sotoodeh, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

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
8:30AM Keynote 1 Seven Prescriptions for Leadership Success – Mary Kelly, PhD, Commander, U.S. Navy
9:30AM Keynote 2

A Brand-New End User Actuated Valve Assembly Recommended Practice: 'The end of the hurdle race.....?' – Kees Meliefste, Dow Chemical

10:00AM Keynote 3 Valves: Strategically Relevant. Absolutely Vital. – 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, Society of Piping Engineers & Designers

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:

Visiting Manufacturers: How to Do it Effectively – Ron Merrick, Fluor

Forged Pressure Seals and Applications – Paul Heald, Bonney Forge

Case Study on Critical Valve In-Line Sealing/Repair Support – Dave Anderson, Score Diagnostics 

Avoiding the High Cost and Inconvenience of Pressure Build-Up Testing of Valves – 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:

Valve Automation Issues and Valve Automation Solutions – Kees Meliefste, Dow Chemical

Benefits of Proper Maintenance for Quarter Turn Valves – Rob Enneking, Fluoroseal Specialty Valves

Meeting Valve Emission Requirements in the Chemical and Petrochemical Industry – Barry Hoeffner, Ladish Valves

Sleeved Plug Valves: Stop Through Leakage with Routine Maintenance Instead of Valve Replacement – Charlie Crowder, Eastman Chemical Company

Critical Cleaning & the Chemical Industry – Thomas King, Sunbelt Supply

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: 

Winning with 3D Printing in the Valve Industry – Travis Lathrop, MarkForged Inc.

Digital Initiatives  – Mohan Das, L&T Valves

LAMP® IoT – A Ready, Remote Monitoring System – Mohan Das, L&T Valves

Online Valve Monitoring Systems – Stan Hale, MRC Global

Remote Monitoring Technology  – Clint Schneider, 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. 

IMO 2020 Mandate and Coking Solutions – Ron Anselmo, ValvTechnologies

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

Moving to the Next Level, Replacing Partial Stroke Testing with Safety Margin Testing – Jason Moorehead, Westlock/Crane ChemPharma & Energy

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.

Presentations:

Como Considerar y Seleccionar una Válvula para Aplicaciones Severas de Coqueo – Gobind Khiani, Consultant at Enbridge 

El Cambio de la Percepción de Tornilleria en la Industria Petrolera – Justinn General, Auge Industrial 

Introducción a la Practica Recomendada de Ensambles de Válvulas Automatizadas – Alex Koifman & Andreas Vogt, FIRST GmbH

Confiabilidad y Control en el Seleccionamiento de Válvulas Utilizando CONVAL – Alex Koifman & Andreas Vogt, FIRST GmbH

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:

J.P. Garcia, Metso

Session Chair:

Chance Russo, Sesto Valves

Speakers:

Max Casada, Phillips 66

Javin Horne, ExxonMobil

Greg Peterson, MRC Global

Gilbert Alonzo, Consultant

Paul Clements, BP

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

Stan Allen, Bray

Chris O'Brien, exida

David Bayreuther, Metso-Jamesbury

Stan Hale, MRC Global

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 present 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, a Schlumberger company

Manufacturer and MRO –  Simone Brevi, OMB

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.

Speakers:

Vance St. Jean, A.W. Chesterton

Don Oldiges, Jet Lube

Jim Nelson, United Valve

Bronson Pate, RFS Compliance Solutions

Joel Baulch, Teadit

Description:

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

Speakers:

Build a Machine Learning Valve Design App – Sandip Jadhav & Subranshu Majhi, CCTech

3D Printing: Value for Valve Users and State-of-the-Art Technology – Jukka Borgman, Metso 

Preventing Through-Wall Leakers in Cast Valve Bodies – Roy Stevenson, MAGMA Foundry Technologies, Inc.

Advances in Novel Coatings Technology for High Heat and Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Services for Valves and Pipes – Vijay Datta & Michael O'Donoghue, AkzoNobel

Forged Engineered Valves in FPSO  Applications –John McIlroy, Crane

PSV Trim Selection – Sean Croxford, Farris Engineering Services

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.

 

Presentations:

La Digitilizacion para Predecir la Confiabilidad de Válvulas Mecánicas  – Riyaz Ali, Emerson 

Selección de Válvulas para Aplicaciones Mineras Severas – Chuck Nealy, Bray

Cavitación en Válvulas – Samuel Lasman, Contel Automation & Control Ltd.

Llegando al Próximo Nivel - Reemplazando la Prueba Parcial con la Prueba Marginal de Seguridad – Jason Moorehead, Westlock/Crane ChemPharma & Energy

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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