November 2015 – Ft. Worth, Texas

WMEA November Conference 2015

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Description

The next WMEA conference will be held:

November 17th –  19th, 2015

New Meeting Days

Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday

Historic Hilton Fort Worth

815 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

817-870-2100

WMEA Meeting

November 17th                         Tuesday 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Board Meeting

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm         Hospitality Room

November 18th                        Wednesday

7:00 am – 8:00 am         Registration

8:00 am – 8:15 am         Opening remarks

8:15 am – 9:15 am         Proximity and Collision Avoidance

                                            Tom Cochran – Guardvant

9:15 am – 9:30 am         Break

9:30 am – 10:00 am       Cable Handling

                                            Cory Hayes – Tele-Fonkia Cable

10:00 am – 10:45 am     Drive Upgrades

                                            Mark Duskey – Nidec/Avtron

10:45 am – 11:00 am     Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm     Group Discussion

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm       Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:50 pm         Open Discussion

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm         Break

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm         Regen Applications and VFD Solutions

                                           Bruce Reeves – Dykman Electric

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm         Break

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm         New System Protection and Enviromental

                                      Alternatives for Power Transformers

                                            Bob Ruzensky – Eaton Power Systems

4:00 pm – 4:10 pm         Break

4:10 pm – 5:00 pm         Dragline Upgrade

                                            Rob Marnell – Drives & Controls

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm         Hospitality room

November 19th                        Thursday

8:00 am – 9:30 am         Summary of group discussions

9:30 am – 9:45 am         Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am       LED Lighting Upgrades – Best Opportunities

                                      for Quick Minesite Payback

                                          Tim Gross – Eaton Crouse-Hinds

10:45 am – 11:00 am     Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am     Presentation

11:45 am – 12:00 pm     Closing                                     

1:00 pm                         Steering Committee Meeting

GROUP DISCUSSIONS

GROUP 1          GROUP 2

GROUP 3          GROUP 4

GROUP 5          GROUP 6

GROUP 7          GROUP 8

 

Papers

Power Cable Handling Techniques – Tele_Fonika – Nov 15

Drive Upgrades – Nidec/Avtron – Nov 15

Regen Applications and VFD Solutions –  Dykman Electric – Nov 15

VFD Solutions II – Dykman Electric – Nov 15

New System Protection and Environmental Alternatives for Power Transformers – EATON – Nov 15

Dragline Upgrade Rosebud Mine – Drives & Controls Services – Nov 15

Switch Skid Upgrade – Line Power – Nov 15

Event Details

Start date: 11/17/2015

End date: 11/19/2015