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Powder Show Conference Program Features Dust-Related Sessions

April 12, 2012

The Powder & Bulk Solids Conference, May 8-10, Rosemont, IL, will feature a Dust Collection and Safety track that will include topics like dust capture, filter sizing/selection, duct layout, environmental/safety standards, and fire/explosion implications. Here is a list of the sessions:

Tuesday, May 8, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fundamentals Session Track 4A
Minimizing Fugitive Combustible and Other Dusts in the Workplace
Gary Q. Johnson, industrial ventilation and combustible dust consultant, Work Exposure Solutions LLC

Tuesday, May 8, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
In-Practice Workshop Track 4B
OSHA Combustible Dust Update
Gary Q. Johnson, industrial ventilation and combustible dust consultant, Work Exposure Solutions LLC

Wednesday, May 9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fundamentals Session Track 4C
Explosions – The Nature of the Problem and Practical Measures for its Control
Dr. Vahid Ebadat, CEO, Chilworth Technology Inc.

Tech Innovations Session 2
Chair: Dr. Vahid Ebadat, CEO, Chilworth Technology Inc.

Wednesday, May 9, 12:15 – 1:00 pm
Keynote: Safe Handling of Combustible Dusts by Means of Passive Explosion Protection
Johannes Lottermann, head of projects and expansion department, senior consultant explosion protection, REMBE Safety + Control/REMBE Inc. 
Fred Callahan, sales engineer, REMBE Inc. 

Wednesday, May 9, 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Cost-Effective Dust Collector Placement Strategies Designed to Meet Specific Facility Requirements
Joe Kiolbasa, senior project manager, Donaldson Torit

Wednesday, May 9, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
In-Practice Workshop Track 4D
Operational and Energy Cost Savings Techniques for Process Dust Collectors
Jim Plummer, product application manager, GE Energy Air Filtration

Thursday, May 10, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Fundamentals Session Track 4E
Dust Explosion Fundamentals
William Stevenson, vice president engineering, CV Technology Inc.

Thursday, May 10, 1:00 – 1:30 pm
“Dust in the Wind” – Great on your iPod but not in your process. Stop spending money trying to contain it - Don’t make it.
Jeff Sullivan, president, Triple/S Dynamics

Thursday, May 10, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Practice Workshop Track 4F
Interactive Workshop: Dust Explosion
William Stevenson, vice president engineering, CV Technology Inc.

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