2018 BOMPC Agenda

Boiler Operations, Maintenance & Performance Conference
May 14-16, 2018 / May 17 Tour

Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Monday, May 14, 2018

NOON – 5:30 REGISTRATIONOwners’ Forum; and Equipment and Service Suppliers’ Forum & Conference Registration
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
Concurrent Owners’ Only, Equipment and Service Suppliers’ Only Forums
CONCURRENT SESSION 1
1:30 Owners Only Roundtable and Forum, Facilitator – Gary Merritt, Inter-Power/AhlCon Partner, L.P.
2:15
Roundtable Discussions

  • A. FBC Units
  • B. Stoker Units
  • C. Gas/Oil Boilers
3:15-3:30
BREAK
3:30–4:30 Forum Discussion
Overview of Different Boiler Owners presented by the facilitator of the different Groups identifying critical issues relating to Boiler Operations and Maintenance (5 minutes per Facilitator)

  • A. FBC Units
  • B. Stoker Units
  • C. Gas/Oil Boilers

Prioritizing of overlapping issues within each group

4:30
15 MINUTE BREAK
CONCURRENT SESSION 2
1:30-4:00 PM Equipment and Service Suppliers’ “Only Forum”, Facilitator: Mark Bitto, ABB, Inc.
CIBO’s eleventh forum session for equipment and service suppliers convenes. The participants will generate their own agenda and discussion points related to the operations and maintenance applicable to or specific to:

  • A. FBC Units
  • B. Stoker Units
  • C. Gas/Oil Boilers
4:00-4:15 COFFEE BREAK
4:15–5:15 Combined Meeting with each group identifies key issues relating to boiler operation, maintenance and improvement

Facilitator – Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University

5:30-7:00 PM Networking and Exhibits

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

7:00-8:00 AM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION / Hot Breakfast
Boiler Operations, Maintenance and Performance Conference Convenes
8:00 Introduction by Conference Chairs
Gary Merritt, Inter-Power/AhlCon Partners, L.P.
Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University
8:15 BOILER TUBES
8:15 Addressing CFB Corrosion/Erosion Issue, Ron Campanella, Amec Foster Wheeler Industrial Power Company, Inc.
8:45 Testing & Monitoring, TBD, UDM
9:15 Tube Testing and Analysis, TBD
9:45 Coffee Break
10:00 Dominion CFB Color Coding, TBD
10:30 Metallergy, Angelos Kokinos  DOE
11:00 Valmet Overlays, TBD (Bob Morrow to assist)
11:30 B&W Total Replacement, TBD
12:00 LUNCH and EXHIBITS
1:00 FAN REPAIR & ALIGNMENTS, John Malloy, Inter/Power/AhlCon Partners, L.P. Session Chair
1:00 Case Studies – Fred Farabaugh & Rich Fleegle, A/C Power Colver
1:30 Other Case Studies on Fan Alignments
2:00 Fan Repair and Improvement, TBD, ProcessBarron
2:30 Vibration Analysis, TBD, Stan Bognantz
3:00 Vibration Monitoring for Predictive Maintenance, TBD, Mark Bitto, Inc. 
3:30 COFFEE BREAK as needed
3:45 FGR Fan and Duct Integration, TBD
4:15 Operator Training and Staffing
4:45 Questions & Answers
5:00 Conference Adjourns for the Day
5:30-7:00 PM Networking Reception and Exhibits

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

7:00 AM Hot Breakfast
7:30-8:00 Department of Energy R&D Update, TBD
8:00 Meeting Convenes
Moderators Co-Chairs – Gary Merritt, Inter-Power/AhlCon Partners and Robin Mills Ridgway, Purdue University
8:15 CONTROLS, ENERGY MANAGEMENT,  INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS
8:15 Data Acquisition Data History etc., TBD, PI Systems
8:45 Data Analytics, Bob Davis, Satorius Stedim.
9:15 Fleetwide HMI UpgradeMark Bitto, ABB, Inc.
9:45 A Case Study – CHP Co-generation Project (expansion to an existing multi-boiler power house), Denis Oravec, AAI-JMP Engineering
10:15 Coffee Break
10:30 ALTERNATIVE FUELS / ENERGY & CONVERSIONS
10:30 Solar Steam Generation, David Sledge, ACCIONA
11:00 Combustion Turbine Conversion Project,Todd Young, HDR
11:30 Integrating Renewables into CHPS, TBD
12:00 Lunch
1:30 STARTUP TESTING
1:30 Constellation/Exelon – CHP with P&G (Biomass Project) CFB?, Bill Rossiter?
2:00 FBC Natural Conversion, Nathan (Nate) Verhanovitz, Michigan State University and TBD, Valmet
2:30 Wood Conversion, Robert (Bob) Morrow, Detroit Stoker Company
3:00 Coffee Break
3:15 Application of Ultra Low NOx Burners in Swinging Low Units, Daniel D. Lefebvre, Cleaver Brooks and Meville Hedges, Cleaver Brooks
3:45 TBD. Conversions
4:30 Meeting Adjourns

Thursday, May 17, 2018 / Optional Power Plant Tour – York County Resource Recovery Center, York, Pennsylvania

9:00 AM
Meet in lobby / Transportation / Breakfast is on your own