Event Schedule

February 19-20, 2020

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Note: Schedule Subject to Change

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM  MTI Project Team Meetings (MTI Members & By Invitation Only)
12:00 - 5:00 PM  Exhibitor Set-up
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  Welcome Reception in the Global Solutions Marketplace

                          Wednesday, February 19, 2020
7:00 - 8:00 AM
BREAKFAST (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)

8:00 - 10:30 AM  AmeriTAC 131 Meeting (MTI Members & By Invitation Only)
11:00 - 11:45 AM

 Keynote – Upgrading Technology & Addressing Challenges in the CPI
 Jerry Lebold, Sr. VP & General Manager – BASF Corporation

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

 LUNCH (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)


1:00 - 1:30 PM

A Practical Case Study of Fabrication Issues that were Experienced with Duplex 2205 Pressure Vessel Heads 
Jennifer Larimore, Chemours

Risk Based Work Selection - Optimizing Scopes
Abby King, Becht Engineering

1:30 - 2:00 PM New Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resins for Corrosion Resistant Composites
Michael Stevens, Ashland
Detecting Fatigue Cracks in PSA Vessels Used for H2 Purification
Jader Furtado, Air Liquide
2:00 - 2:30 PM Alloy 699 XA – An Emerging New Alloy developed for the Metal Dusting Challenges of the Chemical Processing Industry
Yem Sereibot, VDM Alloys
Sigma Phase Formation in the Chemical Process Industries
Mark Bartel, Stress Engineering Services

2:30 - 3:15
BREAK (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)

3:15 - 3:45 PM RFID Sensors to Monitor CPI Equipment Integrity
Dale Heffner, ElectroChemical
Application of High Velocity Thermal Spray
Nina Young, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
3:45 - 4:15 PM Intelligent Tubes, Digitalization in the Steel Industry
Erika Hedblom, Sandvik
Avoiding Pitfalls During TA Using RBI
Teneil Dollarhide, Equity Engineering Group
4:15 - 4:45 PM Surface Treatments to Improve Heat Flux and Temperature Distribution in Process Tubes
Tim Wilson, Duraloy
Microbiologically Induced Corrosion - Detection, Prevention and Treatment
Krista Heidersbach, Stress Engineering Services
4:45 - 5:00 PM Wrap-up
5:30 - 7:30 PM CONNECTION RECEPTION (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)

                         Thursday, February 20, 2020
7:00 - 8:00 AM
BREAKFAST (Located in the Global Solutions Markeplace

8:00 - 8:45 AM Keynote - Managing Knowledge: It's Not Just Training Anymore
Peggy Salvatore, Author of Retaining Expert Knowledge

9:00 - 9:30 AM MTI Project 305 - Simulation and Evaluation of NDT methods with HTHA Damages
Sophie Wastiaux, Air Liquide; Karl-Friedrich Schneider; Nicolas Nourrit, Institute de Soudure
Panel: Facing Challenges in New Technology
Peggy Salvatore
9:30 - 10:00 AM High Temperature Hydrogen Attack, NDT and Metal Extraction for Highly Effective Evaluation of Assets
M Carte, Becht Engineering
10:00 - 10:30 AM
BREAK (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)

10:30 - 11:00 AM Review of Existing Facilities for Risk of HTHA
J Faulkner; Sophie Wastiaux; Jader Furtado - Air Liquide
Panel: Workers for the 4th Industrial Revolution
Peggy Salvatore
11:00 - 11:30 AM

Coatings for Protection Against Metal Dusting
Maria Jose Landeira Oestergaard, Haldor Topsoe

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
LUNCH (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)

1:00 - 1:30 PM A Practical Approach to CUI Risk Assessment
Meghan Oaks, BASF Corporation
Presentation of Uses Cases Examples of Best Cases of New Technology Uptake and Worker Training
Peggy Salvatore
1:30 - 2:00 PM Development and Verification of Corrosion Under Insulation Estimation Model
Masao Nakahara, Asahi Kasei Corporation
2:00 - 2:30 PM
BREAK (Located in the Global Solutions Marketplace)

2:30 - 3:00 PM Looking at CUI Risk Mitigation Differently - Managing CUI by Consequence of Leak
K McKinney, Becht Engineering
Workshop: Implementing Knowledge Management Concepts - A Hands-on Approach
Peggy Salvatore
3:00 - 3:30 PM Update on MTI Standard on TSA Pipe at ASTM
Paul Whitcraft, MTI
3:30 - 3:45 PM Closing