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Meeting Information

Please note: This page includes a draft agenda and information with tentative times. The schedule is subject to change. 

 Version update 10.15.19

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Training Program

Monday, October 28 | 1 - 5:00 pm

A Brief Review of Industrial Water Treatment with a Focus on Cooling Water Management
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(Below is a list of project meetings for AmeriTAC 130. The project schedule will be available at a later date.)

  • Microbiological Corrosion of DSS
  • Elastomers Training
  • PTFE Expansion Joints
  • Ceramics PDC
  • Process Industry Corrosion Short Course
  • Metals PDC
  • Mechanical Integrity of Plant Civil Structures
  • Polymers PDC
  • Knowledge Management PDC
  • Global Solutions Symposium
  • RFID Sensors Phase II
  • New Test for Titanium Hydriding
  • Who Makes What #2


Meeting Cost

  • Monday Only (Practical Industrial Water Treatment Training) – $125.00
  • Meeting Pass - All Events (Monday-Wednesday) – $250.00

  • Monday Only (Practical Industrial Water Treatment Training) – $150.00

Optional Tickets:

  • 2019 Awards Banquet – $60/person

mti Policies

Late Meeting Registration Fee: Attendees registering on or after October 14, 2019 will be assessed a $25 late registration fee. 

Cancellation Refund Policy: Refunds for registrations cancelled before the refund deadline will be for all meeting charges minus a $15 cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THE REFUND DEADLINE. The refund deadline is October 14, 2019.


Hotel Information

Embassy Suites

Embassy Suites

4337 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Tel: +1-361-853-7899
MTI Group Rate: $140/night + tax



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Expert microsystems

Randy Bickford is the founder and President of Expert Microsystems, Inc. Randy is a recognized worldwide expert in predictive analytics for asset health management and prognostics. He is one of the industry’s pioneers and holds multiple patents in the areas of pattern recognition, fault detection, diagnostics, and prognostics. He is a principal architect and developer of the SureSense® software suite, which is a comprehensive AI-based reliability assurance software product deployed for predictive asset health management in the power generation, oil and gas, aerospace, military, manufacturing, electronic and industrial process control industries. Randy also led development of the Fleet-wide Prognostics and Health Management Suite software, a web-based, enterprise-scale platform for online health management of power plant asset fleets for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and its member utilities. Randy has worked widely within industry for developing best practices for advanced pattern recognition modeling, remote monitoring and diagnostic centers, and developing asset fault signatures for monitoring and diagnosing a wide range of industrial assets.