Virtual Boiler Operations, Maintenance and Performance Conference / 2022 Agenda

Setting Policy for Decarbonization of Energy

Conference Co-Chairs – Robert (Bob) Morrow, Detroit Stoker Company and Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

SESSION 1 / Background Overview of Decarbonization of Energy

1:00
SESSION 1 CHAIR OPENING REMARKS, Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University
1:15
Topic 1.1
Pillars for Industrial Decarbonization of Energy
, Keith Jamison, U.S. DOE, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office
1:45
Topic 1.2
Setting Policy for the Industrial Decarbonization of Energy, 
Ed Rightor
, ACEEE
2:15
BREAK
2:30
Topic 1.3
Why Distributed Generation and Renewables – Your Facility’s Role in a Decarbonized
Ecosystem,
Ajay Kasarabada –
Black & Veatch Corporation
3:15
Topic 1.4
Critical Minerals Challenges – US Industrial Sectors,
Ruth Demeter,
US Chamber of Commerce (invited)
4:00
ADJOURN

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

SESSION 2 / Legacy (Existing Powerhouse Operations)

1:00
SESSION 2 CHAIR OPENING REMARKS, Fred Fendt, The Dow Chemical Company & CIBO Chair
Topic 2.1  Safety
1:10
Boiler Safety: 4 Basic PerilsThomas (Tom) Kovach, Bureau Veritas North America, Inc
1:40
ASME B31.1 Covered Piping Systems, Joe Frey, Frey Engineering Associates, LLC
Topic 2.2   Centralized Powerhouse: Operations Controls and Monitoring
2:10
Advanced Process Controls and Relevant Internet Data Monitoring and Optimization, June Lee & Jean-Francois Hamelin, Valmet, Inc.
2:40
Topic 2.3
Steam Generation Optimization for Biomass and Waste Heat Boilers – Using Advanced
Controls and A.I.,
Benoit Janvier, Enero Solutions Inc.
3:15
BREAK
Topic 2.4  Water Tubes
3:30
Induction Heat Tube/Boiler & Heat Tube Extraction, Christopher J. Ferguson, The Babcock & Wilcox Company
4:00
Robotic Hydroblasting, Bill Shires, StoneAge, Inc.
4:30
ADJOURN

Thursday, June 23, 2022

SESSION 3 / Fuel: The Key to Transition and the Future

1:00
SESSION 3 CHAIR OPENING REMARKS, Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University
Topic 3.1  Biomass & Biofuels
1:10
Key Points for Maintaining Solid Fuel Boiler Combustion Efficiencies, Jake Welch, Detroit Stoker Company
1:40
Renewable Natural Gas (RNG): a Primer on How it’s Made and Where it’s Going, Brian Petermann, Power Engineering
2:10
Use of Biofuels in Gas Turbines, and Progress in Using Liquid Biofuels in Solar Turbines, Leslie Witherspoon, Solar Turbines Incorporated
2:40 Pellets and RDF Solids Fuel Combustion, Bob Morrow, Detroit Stoker Company
3:15
BREAK
3:30
Carbon Neutral to Carbon Negative with Biomass, Jim Desellem, The Babcock & Wilcox Company
4:00
Topic 3.2
Small Modular Nuclear Reactors,
Nicholas (Niko) McMurray,
ClearPath
4:30
Eastman – An Industrial Perspective on New Nuclear, Lisa Lambert and David Bustetter, Eastman Chemical Company
5:00
ADJOURN

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

SESSION 4 / FUTURE / Hydrogen

1:00
SESSION 4 CHAIR OPENING REMARKS, Gary Merritt, Northern Star Generation
1:10
Topic 4.1
Hydrogen Hubs; Hydrogen Transmission – Ideas and Future Challenges
Bob Schrecengost, DOE
Topic 4.2  New Developments in Hydrogen Systems
1:40
Escalante Hydrogen Project (NM); Ohio Valley GEM Initiative; Water Vapor Capture and Utilization, Zane Rhodes, Wiley Rhodes, NewPoint Gas, LLC
2:40
BREAK
3:00
Hydrogen Firing – Burner & Boiler Impact, Gas Turbine, Bill Gurski, ZEECO
3:30
H2 Blend in Gas Turbines, Leslie Witherspoon, Solar Turbines Incorporated
4:15
ADJOURN

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

SESSION 5 / Carbon Capture Utilization and Sequestration

1:00
SESSION 5 CHAIR OPENING REMARKS, Carl Bozzuto, CIBO Consultant
1:10
Update on Carbon Sequestration – ADM Facility, Decatur, IL, Scott McDonald, Archer Daniels Midland Company
1:40
Follow Up Activity from MIT Roosevelt Project: H2 Hub and CCSProf. Valerie Karplus, Carnegie Mellon
2:00
Activity at Kiewit on Carbon Capture, Bob Slettehaugh, Kiewit
2:20
The Circular Carbon Economy, Marcius Extavorur, XPRIZE Foundation
2:40
The Carbon XPRIZE Results and Commercialization, Carl Bozzuto, CIBO
3:00
BREAK
SESSION 6 / Combined Heat and Power/Distributive Energy/Generation
3:15
SESSION 6 CHAIR OPENING REMARKS, Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University
3:15
Overview of CHP/Industrial Update, Bob Gemmer, DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office
3:45
Role of Renewables in Industrial Energy, Lynn A. Kirshbaum, CHP Alliance
4:15
Thermal Energy Storage (TES) for Resiliency and Capital Offset at the University of Oregon, David Goetz, Burns & McDonnell (invited)
5:00
ADJOURN