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The next WMEA conference will be held:

Renaissance Denver Hotel
3801 Quebec Street    Denver, Colorado 80207
Phone: 1-303-399-7500    Fax: 1-303-321-1966

November 17 - 19, 2010

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WMEA MEETING

November 17th           Wednesday                                                                                       
 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm                   Board Meeting
 
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm                   Hospitality Room
 
November 18th           Thursday                                                                            
 
7:00 am - 8:00 am                   Registration
 
8:00 am - 8:15 am                   Opening remarks
 
8:15 am - 9:15 am                   Group Discussion
 
9:15 am - 9:30 am                   Break
 
9:30 am - 10:45 am                 Relay Protection for Motors
        Suhag Patel, Applications Engineer - GE Digital Energy
 
10:45 am - 11:00 am               Break
 
11:00 am - 12:00 am               Maintenance of Aging Mining Electrical Systems; and
      An Application of Excavator Helper Drives
                                                Gary Sorenson, DCS - Gillette, WY
                                                Rob Marnell, DCS - Casper, WY
 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                 Lunch
 
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm                  The Midas system
                                                Daniel Robertson, Siemens
 
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm                   Secure Ethernet Networks for Industrial Control Systems
                                                 Brad Hegrat, Rockwell Automation
 
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm                   Break
 
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm                   VFD Applications for Mining Motors
         James Jackson, Riter Engineering Company
 
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm                   Incoming Shovel Power Supply / Transient Filter Upgrade
                                                 Woody Haase, Senior Manager, Electrical Engineering, P&H Mining
 
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm                   Arc Flash - Are you protected from Series Arc?
        
Greg Sanders, Chief Sales Officer, Becker / SMC
 
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm                   Hospitality room
 
November 19th           Friday
                                                                            
8:00 am - 9:00 am                   Summary of group discussions
 
9:00 am - 9:15 am                   Break  
 
9:15 am - 9:45 am                   AC Drives and Motors for Draglines and Shovels
                                                 Steve Haynes, GE Energy
                                      
9:45 am - 10:45 am                 Improving Equipment Life through Advanced Ventilation Studies
                                                 Ryan Sharp, Vice President BMT WBM Denver 
                   
10:45 am - 11:00 am               Break
 
11:00 am - 11:45 am               Innovative Solution - AC Helper Drives
                                                Mark Johnston, Bucyrus
 
11:45 am - 12:00 am               Closing
 
1:00 pm                                  Steering Committee Meeting
 
Alternate Presenters -          Application of Wound Rotor Motors
                                                             Dennis Bogh, PE Senior Application Engineer, GE Energy Services
 

Accommodations

Renaissance Denver Hotel
3801 Quebec Street    Denver, Colorado 80207
Phone: 1-303-399-7500    Fax: 1-303-321-1966

 
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