The Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! will produce LIVE Keynote Presentations and Forums plus hours of pre-recorded sessions featuring leading experts from around the world. This is a great opportunity for maintenance teams, energy managers, specifying engineers and sales engineers to receive training (and PDH hours) on optimizing the on-site utilities powering modern, sustainable, plant and building automation.

Registration is FREE! Registrants will receive a link to the Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! via email.

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AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Wednesday, September 23rd  

10:00 AM: First Wave of Pre-Recorded Sessions Published
1:00 PM: Live Keynote Presentation 1
1:30 PM: Live Keynote Presentation 2

Note: All times listed are U.S. Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, September 24th

10:00 AM: Second Wave of Pre-Recorded Sessions Published
1:00 PM: Live Keynote Presentation 3
1:30 PM: Live Keynote Presentation 4
3:00 PM: Live Discussion Forum

LIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

CAGI: The United Voice of the Compressed Air Industry
CAGI: The United Voice of the Compressed Air IndustryChad Larrabee, Education Committee Chair, The Compressed Air & Gas Institute
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST
The Compressed Air Challenge: Efficiency Training of Compressed Air Systems
The Compressed Air Challenge: Efficiency Training of Compressed Air SystemsSteve Briscoe, President, The Compressed Air Challenge
Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST

How to Best Monitor & Fix Compressed Air Leaks

Live Discussion Forum

Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST

Wayne Perry
Wayne PerrySenior Technical Director - Kaeser Compressors
Leslie Marshall
Leslie MarshallCorporate Energy Engineer Lead - General Mills
Ron Marshall
Ron MarshallChief Auditor - Marshall Compressed Air Consulting
Jon Jensen, CFPPS, CFPECS & CFPAI
Jon Jensen, CFPPS, CFPECS & CFPAIIndustry Projects Manager - Energy Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TUV Nord) SMC Corporation of America
Rod Smith
Rod SmithPublisher - Best Practices EXPO & Magazines
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SCHEDULE

Five Conference Tracks

Day 1 presentations will be published online Wednesday, 9/23/2020 and Day 2 presentations Thursday, 9/24/2020 at 10 am EST. Registrants will receive a unique link via email to access the presentations at the Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! 
Track 1: Compressed Air Technology Fundamentals & Maintenance
  • Rotary Screw Air Compressor Fundamentals & Maintenance, Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director, Kaeser Compressors | Available Online 9/23
  • Refrigerated Air Dryer Fundamentals & Maintenance, Nitin Shanbhag, President, Mikropor America | Available Online 9/23
  • Fundamentals of Measurement and Visualization of KPIs, Pascal van Putten, CEO VPInstruments | Available Online 9/23
  • Centrifugal Air Compressor Fundamentals & Maintenance, Allen Behbehani, Global Technical Sales Manager – Engineered Systems, Ingersoll Rand | Available Online 9/24
  • Desiccant Air Dryer Fundamentals, Maintenance and Dew Point Quality Monitoring, Russ Jones, Regional Sales Manager-Northeast, BEKO Technologies | Available Online 9/24
  • Compressed Air Storage Sizing, Safety/Maintenance Inspections & Installation, Derrick Taylor, General Manager, PneuTech USA | Available Online 9/24
Track 2: Compressed Air System Energy Conservation
  • Operating Rotary Screw Air Compressors in Hot Ambient Conditions, Manhar Grewal, R&D Commercial Systems Product Manager, Sullair | Available Online 9/23
  • Proven Compressed Air Treasure Hunt Projects, Frank Moskowitz, AirScan Expert, Atlas Copco Compressors | Available Online 9/23
  • Interpreting Data Logging: Seven Telltale Signs of Trouble, Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Marshall Compressed Air Consulting | Available Online 9/23
  • Designing Piping Systems for Low Pressure Drop, Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services | Available Online 9/24
  • Variable Speed Drive Air Compressors for Varying Demand Profiles, Brian Mann, Air Systems Manager, Sullair | Available Online 9/24
  • Compressed Air Specifications & Quality Control for Food Safety, Rod Smith, Publisher, Best Practices Magazines & EXPO | Available Online 9/24
Track 3: Industrial Blower & Vacuum Fundamentals & System Optimization
  • Semiconductor Fabricator Increases Vacuum Fleet Productivity Using APQP Quality Standard, Geoffrey Downing, Business Development Manager, Busch Vacuum Solutions | Available Online 9/24
  • Industrial Blower Sizing & Selection, Gary Fleming, Sr. Application Engineer, Harris Equipment | Available Online 9/23 The Heart of Pneumatic Conveying Systems, Roger Blanton, Sales Manager – Turbines & Compressors, Howden Roots | Available Online 9/24
  • Fundamentals of Vacuum Pump Sizing, Antonio Mantilla, Products & Applications Manager – Industrial Vacuum, Atlas Copco | Available Online 9/24
Track 4: Aeration Blower Sizing & Specifications
  • New Innovations in Blower Technology, Julie Gass, P. E., Lead Mechanical Process Engineer, and Vishnu Guntupalli, P. Eng., Mechanical Engineer, Black & Veatch  | Available Online 9/23
  • Aeration Blower Selection: It’s All About The Bubbles, Tom Jenkins, President, JenTech  | Available Online 9/23
  • Sizing Multiple Small Blowers for Energy Savings & Redundancy, Patrick Gedgaudas, Sales Director, Inovair | Available Online 9/24
Track 5: Chiller, Cooling Tower and Water Treatment Fundamentals & Specifications
  • Cooling Tower Fundamentals, Kent Martens, Regional Sales Manager, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.  | Available Online 9/23
  • Cooling System Specifications Leveraging Free-Cooling, Paul Heston, General Manager, Hydrothrift | Available Online 9/23
  • New Vapor Compression Technology to Reduce Heating & Cooling Operating Costs & CO2 Emissions, Drew Turner, Global Marketing Manager, Danfoss | Available Online 9/24

1:00 PM: Live Keynote Presentations

  • CAGI: The Voice of the Compressed Air Industry, Chad Larrabee, Education Committee Chair, The Compressed Air & Gas Institute | Available Online 9/23
  • The Compressed Air Challenge, Efficiency Training of Compressed Air Systems, Steve Briscoe, President, The Compressed Air Challenge | Available Online 9/24

3:00 PM: Live Discussion Forum

How to Best Monitor & FIX Compressed Air Leaks Featuring:
  • Jon Jensen, CFPPS, CFPECS & CFPAI, Industry Projects Manager – Energy Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TUV Nord) SMC Corporation of America
  • Leslie Marshall, Corporate Energy Engineer Lead – General Mills
  • Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor – Marshall Compressed Air Consulting
  • Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director – Kaeser Compressors
  • Rod Smith, Publisher – Best Practices EXPO & Magazines
Available Online 9/24

Five Conference Tracks

Day 1 presentations will be published online Wednesday, 9/23/2020 and Day 2 presentations Thursday, 9/24/2020 at 10 am EST. Registrants will receive a unique link via email to access the presentations at the Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! 

10:00 AM: First Wave of Pre-Recorded Sessions Published

Track 1: Compressed Air Technology Fundamentals & Maintenance
      • Rotary Screw Air Compressor Fundamentals & Maintenance, Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director, Kaeser Compressors
      • Refrigerated Air Dryer Fundamentals & Maintenance, Nitin Shanbhag, President, Mikropor America
      • Fundamentals of Measurement and Visualization of KPIs, Pascal van Putten, CEO, VPInstruments
Track 2: Compressed Air System Energy Conservation
      • Interpreting Data Logging: Seven Telltale Signs of Trouble, Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Marshall Compressed Air Consulting
      • Operating Rotary Screw Air Compressors in Hot Ambient Conditions,  Manhar Grewal, R&D Commercial Systems Product Manager, Sullair
      • Proven Compressed Air Treasure Hunt Projects, Frank Moskowitz, AirScan Expert, Atlas Copco Compressors
Track 3: Industrial Blower & Vacuum Fundamentals & System Optimization
      • Industrial Blower Sizing & Applications, Gary Fleming, Sr. Application Engineer, Harris Equipment
      • Repeatable Vacuum Pump Performance and Remanufacturing Standards with ARPQP, Geoffrey Downing, Business Development Manager, Busch Vacuum Solutions
Track 4: Aeration Blower Sizing & Specifications
      • New Innovations in Blower Technology, Julie Gass, P. E., Lead Mechanical Process Engineer, and Vishnu Guntupalli, P. Eng., Mechanical Engineer, Black & Veatch
      • Aeration Blower Selection: It’s All About The Bubbles, Tom Jenkins, President, JenTech
Track 5: Chiller, Cooling Tower and Water Treatment Fundamentals & Specifications
      • Cooling Tower Fundamentals, Kent Martens, Regional Sales Manager, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., maker of Marley® Cooling Towers
      • Cooling System Specifications Leveraging Free-Cooling, Paul Heston, General Manager, Hydrothrift

1:00 PM: Live Keynote Presentation 

CAGI: The Voice of the Compressed Air Industry Chad Larrabee, Education Committee Chair, The Compressed Air & Gas Institute

Five Conference Tracks

Day 1 presentations will be published online Wednesday, 9/23/2020 and Day 2 presentations Thursday, 9/24/2020 at 10 am EST. Registrants will receive a unique link via email to access the presentations at the Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! 

10:00 AM: Second Wave of Pre-Recorded Sessions Published

Track 1: Compressed Air Technology Fundamentals & Maintenance
      • Centrifugal Air Compressor Fundamentals & Maintenance,  Allen Behbehani, Global Technical Sales Manager – Engineered Systems, Ingersoll Rand
      • Desiccant Air Dryer Fundamentals, Maintenance and Dew Point Quality Monitoring, Russ Jones, Regional Sales Manager-Northeast, BEKO Technologies
      • Compressed Air Storage Sizing, Safety/Maintenance Inspections & Installation,  Derrick Taylor, General Manager, PneuTech USA
Track 2: Compressed Air System Energy Conservation
      • Designing Piping Systems for Low Pressure Drop, Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services
      • Variable Speed Drive Air Compressors for Varying Demand Profiles,  Brian Mann, Air Systems Manager, Sullair
      • Compressed Air Specifications & Quality Control for Food Safety, Rod Smith, Publisher, Best Practices Magazines & EXPO
Track 3: Industrial Blower & Vacuum Fundamentals & System Optimization
      • The Heart of Pneumatic Conveying Systems – Positive Displacement Blower Calculations, Roger Blanton, Sales Manager – Turbines & Compressors, Howden Roots
      • Fundamentals of Vacuum Pump Sizing, Antonio Mantilla, Products & Applications Manager – Industrial Vacuum, Atlas Copco
Track 4: Aeration Blower Sizing & Specifications
      • Sizing Multiple Small Blowers for Energy Savings & Redundancy, Patrick Gedgaudas, Sales Director, Inovair
Track 5: Chiller, Cooling Tower and Water Treatment Fundamentals & Specifications
      • New Vapor Compression Technology to Reduce Heating & Cooling Operating Costs & CO₂ Emissions, by Drew Turner, Global Marketing Manager, Danfoss

1:00 PM: Live Keynote Presentation 

The Compressed Air Challenge, Efficiency Training of Compressed Air Systems  Steve Briscoe, President, The Compressed Air Challenge

3:00 PM: Live Discussion Forum

How to Best Monitor & FIX Compressed Air Leaks

Featuring:
      • Jon Jensen, CFPPS, CFPECS & CFPAI, Industry Projects Manager – Energy Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TUV Nord) SMC Corporation of America
      • Leslie Marshall, Corporate Energy Engineer Lead – General Mills
      • Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor – Marshall Compressed Air Consulting
      • Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director – Kaeser Compressors
      • Rod Smith, Publisher – Best Practices EXPO & Magazines

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