2017 Events Schedule

Schedule Subject to Change

Monday, March 6th – Workshops
7:00-8:00Breakfast (Ballroom A)
8:00-4:00

Note: Breakfast, Lunch and breaks are included for workshop attendees.
Workshop 1 (Rm. 301A) - Essential Reliable Manufacturing® Skills (2 Days; Monday and Tuesday) Led by Ian McKinnon, Reliability Solutions, LLC
(Counts for RMIC Certification Credit)
Workshop 2 (Rm. 301B) - Implementing a Reliability Improvement Program from Scratch (2 Days; Monday and Tuesday) Led Jason Tranter, Mobius Institute
(Counts for RMIC Certification Credit)
Workshop 3 (Rm. 301C) - How to Develop a Lubricant Contamination Control Strategy Led by Wes Cash, Noria Corporation
Workshop 4 (Rm. 301D) - Business Case Development for Asset Management Led by Paul Casto, Meridium
Workshop 5 (Rm. 301E) - CMMS Best Practices 101: Reliable Data Fosters Reliable Assets Led by Randolf Hernandez, GenesisSolutions
Workshop 6 (Rm. 300B) - Reliability Centered Asset Management Led by Richard Overman, Core Principles, LLC
Tuesday, March 7th – Workshops
7:00-8:00 Breakfast (Ballroom A)
8:00-4:00

Note: Breakfast, Lunch and breaks are included for workshop attendees.
Workshop 1 (Cont.) (Rm. 301A) - Essential Reliable Manufacturing® Skills (2 Days; Monday and Tuesday) Led by Ian McKinnon, Reliability Solutions, LLC
(Counts for RMIC Certification Credit)
Workshop 2 (Cont.) (Rm. 301B) - Implementing a Reliability Improvement Program from Scratch (2 Days; Monday and Tuesday) Led by Jason Tranter, Mobius Institute
(Counts for RMIC Certification Credit)
Workshop 7 (Rm. 301C) - Planning for the Worst and Delivering Your Best!...Creating & Maintaining a Master Plan for Risk Based Management of Your Change Initiative Led by Shon Isenhour, Eruditio
Workshop 8 (Rm. 301D) - Maintenance and Reliability Best Practice Concepts Led by Jeff Shiver, People & Processes
Workshop 9 (Rm. 301E) - Plant Turnaround and Outage Management Led by Augie DiGiovanni, Emerson
Workshop 10 (Rm. 300B) - Implementing an Effective Asset Management Program (Standard) Led by Ramesh Gulati, Jacobs
8:00 - 2:30Workshop 11 (Rm. 300C) - Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) Workshop Led by David Reiber, Reliabilityweb
(CRL Exam following at 3:00 pm)
3:00 - 5:00 Certified Reliability Leader Exam (Rm. 300C)
4:00-6:00Welcome Reception in Exhibit Area (Expo Area Open)
6:00-8:30/9:00Take the Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) Exam (Rm. 300B)
Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician (CMRT) Exam (Rm. 300B)
Certified Asset Management Assessor Exam (300C)
International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) Exam (Rm. 301A)
Wednesday, March 8th – Presentations
7:00-8:00Breakfast (Ballrooms A & B)
8:00-8:30Plenary Session (Lecture Hall) - “The Reliability of Everything (ROE) – The Future is Now”
Klaus Blache, Director, University of Tennessee Reliability & Maintainability Center
Expo Area Open
8:30-9:30Keynote Address 1 (Lecture Hall) - “Implementing a Global Reliability Program”
Ron Reimer, Senior Reliability Leader, Eli Lilly and Company
9:30-10:00Refreshment Break (Exhibit Area)
Track 1 (Ballroom C)
Track 2 (301AB)
Track 3 (301C)
Track 4 (301DE)
WORK MANAGEMENT
IMPLEMENTATION & OPTIMIZATION
POWER GENERATION RELIABILITY
CONDITION MONITORING & PROGNOSTICS
10:00 - 10:45Paper 1
Best Practices to Increase Efficiency and Production While Reducing MRO Spend - Harry Woodard & Robert Schwenck, SDI
Paper 2
A Reliability Roadmap With a Difference - Jason Tranter, Mobius Institute
Paper 3
Maintenance Optimization for Nuclear Power Plants - Gary Boles, Electric Power Research Institute
Paper 4
Prognostics and Health Monitoring: Application to Electric Vehicles - Dr. Chetan Kulkarni, NASA Ames Research Center
10:45 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 11:45 Paper 5
Maintenance or Reliability? The Lean Journey - Patrick Huch & Sean Elverd, Shaw Industries Group Inc.
Paper 6
Asset Reliability at CNS Y-12, Strengthening the Fundamentals - Paul Durko, CNS-Y12
Paper 7
Requisite Changes to Plant Maintenance Practices for an Evolving Industry -Zach Welz, University of Tennessee Nuclear Engineering Department
Paper 8
A New Paradigm in PdM Instrumentation -Ken Piety, Predictive Maintenance Consultant
11:45 - 12:45Lunch (Ballrooms A & B)
12:45 - 1:45Keynote Address 2 (Lecture Hall) - “TVA - Built to Last: A Legacy of Reliability and Maintainability”
Jacinda Woodward, Sr. V.P. Transmission & Power Supply, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
1:45 - 2:00Break (Exhibit Area)
Track 1 (Ballroom C)
Track 2 (301AB)
Track 3 (301C)
Track 4 (301DE)
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
IMPLEMENTATION & OPTIMIZATION (cont.)
POWER GENERATION RELIABILITY (cont.)
CONDITION MONITORING & PROGNOSTICS (cont.)
2:00 - 2:45Paper 9
Training Tomorrow’s Leaders – How to Inspire for Excellence! - Blair Myers & Patrick Akins, Weyerhaeuser
Paper 10
The “Big 4”: Laying the Foundation for a World Class Maintenance Organization - Andy Pitts & Richard Cole, Frito-Lay
Paper 11
Monitoring and Diagnosing Unit Transformers Using Advanced Pattern Recognition and Case-Based Reasoning - Aaron Hussey & Scott Affelt, Expert Microsystems, Inc.
Paper 12
A Convincing Cost-Benefit Case for Condition Monitoring - Scott Yenchik, CB&I, Co. / Forrest Pardue, 24/7 Systems, Inc.
2:45 - 3:15Break (Exhibit Area)
3:15 - 4:00Paper 13
Developing the 21st Century Workforce - Jeff Frazier, Eastman Chemical Company
Paper 14
Optimizing Your CMMS to Give You What You Want - Victor Foster, Lucite International, Inc.
Paper 15
Advanced, Automated Monitoring and Analytics to Enable Improved Reliability and Availability in Power Generation
- Chris Crosby, OSIsoft
Paper 16
A Framework for Asset Condition Monitoring - Dave Reiber, Reliabilityweb.com
4:00 - 4:15Break (Exhibit Area)
4:15 - 5:00Paper 17
What Are the Parts of a Training Management System? - Scott Basden, Nissan
Paper 18
Next Generation Maintenance – The Journey from Calendar Based Maintenance to
Prescriptive Analytics
- Rendela Wenzel, Eli Lilly and Company
Paper 19
Foreign Material Exclusion Preventing Damage to Critical Equipment - Michael Ruszkowski, Electric Power Research Institute
Paper 20
Vibration Issues? Seeing is Believing - Joe Park, Novelis / Dan Nower, RDI Technologies
5:00-7:00Networking Reception (Exhibit Area)
Thursday, March 9th
7:00 - 8:00Breakfast (Ballroom A & B)
8:00 - 8:30Plenary Session (Lecture Hall) “Implementation & Sustainability”
Klaus Blache, Director, Reliability & Maintainability Center
Expo Area Open
8:30 - 9:30Keynote Address 3 (Lecture Hall) - “Lean Maintenance Based on a Continuous Improvement Strategy”
Frédéric Thivierge & Mathieu Fyfe-LeBlanc, Éthanol GreenField Québec, Inc.
9:30 - 10:00Refreshment Break (Exhibit Area)
Track 1 (Ballroom c)
Track 2 (301AB)
Track 3 (301C)
Track 4 (301DE)
BUSINESS & CULTURE
RELIABILITY CENTERED MAINTENANCE
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
ASSET HEALTH &
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS
10:00 - 10:45Paper 21
The Realities of Reliability; Optimizing Reliability To Drive Profitability -Randy Pound, Olin Corporation
Paper 22
Intro to Reliability Based PM's - Beyond Uptime - John Seiber, WS Packaging
Paper 23
Reliability in Facilities and Utilities – Why They Matter - Oscar Antunez & Jeremy Picard, AbbVie
Paper 24
Boosting Industrial Productivity with Asset Performance Management - Venkat Eswara, GE Digital
10:45 -11:00Break (Exhibit Area)
11:00 - 11:45Paper 25
Selling Reliability: Getting the Buy-In is Essential to Success
- Keith Staton, Weyerhaeuser
Paper 26
Blueprint for Sustainable Transition to Reliability Centered Maintenance - Mike Connors, W.R. Grace / Lance Bisinger, Allied Reliability
Paper 27
The Smithsonian Institution’s Campaign to Adopt a Facility-Wide Reliability-Centered Maintenance Philosophy - Kendra Gastright, Smithsonian Institute
Paper 28
Continuous Improvement with Predictive Technologies - The Next Step is Transitioning to Analytics - Skipper Yocum, Gerdau
11:45 -12:45Lunch (Ballroom A & B)
12:45 - 1:45Keynote Address 4 (Lecture Hall) -“Artificial Intelligence: Moving Beyond the Hype to Practical Application in Reliability Engineering”
Dr. Lynne Parker, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Engagement,
University of Tennessee - Tickle College of Engineering
and Former Division Director for Information and Intelligent Systems at the National Science Foundation
1:45-2:00Refreshment Break (Outside Lecture Hall)
2:00-2:45Paper 29
Technology is For Sale, Culture is Not - Joe Park, Novelis
Paper 30
Reliability Centered Maintenance: A Cornerstone to Electrical Safety - Thomas Northcott, NAS/Northcott Consulting LLC
Paper 31
Data, Data, Data What to Do With It - Kenny Walker, Bureau of Facilities Management
Paper 32
Use of Intelligent Asset Tags to Collect & Collate Data on Asset Health - Rudy Wodrich, IRISS
2:45-3:00Refreshment Break (Outside Lecture hall)
3:00-4:00PANEL DISCUSSION (Lecture Hall) - “Overcoming Current & Future Roadblocks to Implementation”



Panelist:

  • Tom French, Mississippi Lime Co.

  • David Stoops, Cargill

  • Terry Jarrett, Koch Industries





  • Eddie Johnson, Eastman Chemical Co.

  • Augie DiGiovanni, Emerson

  • Chris Wozniak, Goodyear Tire Company




4:00-4:30MARCON Closing / Prizes / Giveaways (Lecture Hall)