April 24-26, 2018Donald E. Stephens Convention CenterRosemont, IL

International Powder & Bulk Solids Schedule Viewer 2018

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend.

Tuesday | 9:00 am

Panel Discussion: Dust Explosions & Dust Collection

Steven Luzik (DEKRA Process Safety), Ashok Dastidar, PhD, MBA (Westinhouse Electric Co. LLC at Fauske & Associates LLC), Jack E. Osborn (Airdusco EDS), Bill Stevenson (CV Technology), Martin Clouthier, MSC, PENG (Jensen Hughes), Johannes Dr. Lottermann (REMBE Inc.)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Keynotes

Tuesday | 10:15 am

Controlling an Out of Control Process

Clarence Richard (Clarence Richard Company)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Help! My Powder or Bulk Solid Won't Flow from My Bin, Hopper, or Silo!

Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

New Tools for Regulatory Compliance in Powder Processing: Pneumatic Conveying & Industrial Vacuum Cleaning Systems Support Compliance with NFPA, OSHA, FDA / FSMA, ANSI, NIOSH, and ANSI/ASSE

David Kennedy (VAC-U-MAX)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Standards Compliance

Pneumatic Conveying Physical Demonstration

Jack Hilbert, PE (Pneumatic Conveying Consultants LLC)

Location: Room 4

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Safeguarding Explosion-Prone Installations: Prescriptive vs. Performance-Based

Johannes Dr. Lottermann (REMBE Inc.)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Tuesday | 11:00 am

Dust Explosion Mitigation

Jason Reason (Lewellyn Technology)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Tuesday | 11:45 am

Considerations When Designing a Pneumatic Transfer System

Larry Eagan (Magnum Systems)

Location: Room 12

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Lunch & Learn

Tuesday | 12:00 pm

The "Magic" of Flameless Venting for Managing a Combustible Dust Explosion — A Live Demonstration

Dr.-Ing. Johannes Lotterman (Rembe Inc.)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Tuesday | 12:30 pm

Troubleshooting Trivia

Josh Marion (Jenike & Johanson, Inc.)

Location: Booth 4043

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 1:00 pm

10 Considerations for Pneumatic Conveying System Design: What Most Engineering Schools Didn't Teach You

David Kennedy (VAC-U-MAX)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Tuesday | 1:30 pm

Basics & Applications of Particle Characterization

Remi Trottier (The Dow Chemical Company)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Continuous Production of Rounded Granules Using Self Cleaning Mixer

Michael White (Bepex International), Peter Koenig (Bepex International)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Facilitated Bulk Storage & Feeding Tour

Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.)

Location: Show Floor Tour

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Show Floor Tours

Optimizing Existing Pneumatic Conveying Systems

Jack Hilbert, PE (Pneumatic Conveying Consultants LLC)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Step-by-Step Bin & Feeder Design to Reliably Handle Powders & Bulk Solids

Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Tuesday | 2:00 pm

Leading Trends in Chemical Processing

Ashok Dastidar, PhD, MBA (Westinhouse Electric Co. LLC at Fauske & Associates LLC)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Tuesday | 2:30 pm

The Fundamentals for Developing an Dust Explosion Protection Strategy for Your Process

David Grandaw (IEP Technologies)

Location: Booth 4043

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Tuesday | 3:15 pm

How Proper Silo Design Can Prevent Silo Failures

Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.), Gary Chubb (Chubb Engineering)

Location: Room 4

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Key Essentials to Food and Nutrition Powder Blending

Steven Wicklund (Tetra Pak, Inc.)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Novel Technologies & Applications

NFPA Combustible Dust Standards 2018 Update

Laura Moreno (National Fire Protection Association)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Standards Compliance

Panel Discussion: Misery Loves Company

Jim Koch (The Dow Chemical Company), Jack Osborn (Airdusco EDS), Daniel Ausling (TUNRA Bulk Solids, The University of Newcastle, Australia), Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Broader Perspectives Panels

Tuesday | 4:00 pm

Innovation Tour: Materials Handling & Flow Solutions

John Forrester (Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Innovation Tours

Tuesday | 4:45 pm

Passport to Prizes - Winners Announced

Eugene Yih (UBM)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Tuesday | 5:00 pm

iPBS 2018 Conference Networking Reception

Location: Level 1 Conference Hall Lobby

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Networking Cocktail Reception

Wednesday | 9:00 am

Panel Discussion: Pneumatic Conveying

Jack Hilbert, PE (Pneumatic Conveying Consultants LLC), Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.), Jonathan Thorn (Schenck Process LLC), Todd Smith (Coperion K-Tron), Michael Bradley (The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, Department of Engineering, University of Greenwich), Scott Schmid (Cyclonaire)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Keynotes

Wednesday | 10:15 am

Combustible Dust Management Screening Tool

Sean Classen (RISK, Inc.)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Conveyor Selection Criteria for Mechanical Handling Systems

Daniel Ausling (TUNRA), Craig Wheeler (University of Newcastle)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Future Trends in Bulk Solids Handling

James Koch (The Dow Chemical Company)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Novel Technologies & Applications

How Do I Mix, Blend & Effectively Sample My Powders & Bulk Solids?

Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Trends & Innovations in Powder Processing for Life Science Applications

Par Almhem (Modwave)

Location: Room 4

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Novel Technologies & Applications

Wednesday | 11:00 am

Education at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center (BSIC)

John Lawrence (Kansas State University)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 11:30 am

The Application and Benefits of Advanced Baghouse Control and Diagnostics

Vahid Mirsaiidi P.E. (Auburn FilterSense)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 12:00 pm

The "Magic" of Flameless Venting for Managing a Combustible Dust Explosion — A Live Demonstration

Dr.-Ing. Johannes Lotterman, PhD (Rembe Inc.)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 12:30 pm

3 Unique Ways to Improve Ingredient Addition Accuracy and Save Money In Continuous Processes

Sharon Nowak (Coperion K-Tron)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

Scaling Up Conveying Equipment

Greg Patterson (Hapman)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 1:30 pm

Don’t Blame Your Mixer or Blender on Problems Caused by Material Segregation!

Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Dust Explosions - The Nature of the Problem & Practical Measures for its Control

Steven Luzik (DEKRA Process Safety)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Facilitated Pneumatic Conveying Systems Tour

Jack Hilbert, PE (Pneumatic Conveying Consultants LLC)

Location: Show Floor Tour

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Show Floor Tours

Panel Discussion: Driving the Greatest ROI in Scaling Up Automation in Food Factories

John Forrester (Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine), David Rose (Spiroflow)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Broader Perspectives Panels

Weird Science: How Two Nerds Use The Art Of Engineering To Solve Unique-But-Not-Impossible Powder Containment Problems

Bob Leubbe (Custom Powder Systems), Scott Heffern (Custom Powder Systems)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

Speed Networking

Hayley Haggarty (UBM)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Networking

Wednesday | 2:30 pm

Advances in Drying Technology: PolarDry™ Electrostatic Spray Drying Produces Superior Powders

Robert Sakhnovsky (Spraying Systems)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Janssen Theory Demonstration

John Lawrence (Kansas State University)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 3:15 pm

Dust Measurement Techniques & Procedures in Bulk Materials Handling

Daniel Ausling (TUNRA Bulk Solids, The University of Newcastle, Australia)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Powder Handling in Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing: Conveying, Screening, Recovering & Reusing

David Kennedy (VAC-U-MAX)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Understanding the Issues with Level Measurement & How to Correct Them

Herman Coello (Siemens Industry, Inc.)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Novel Technologies & Applications

Volumetric & Gravimetric Feeder Design to Ensure Reliable Flow

Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.), Scott Miller (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.)

Location: Room 4

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Wednesday | 4:00 pm

Risky Business – Substantial Cost Savings through Risk-Based DHAs

Kevin Jeffries (Jensen Hughes), Marc Hodapp (Jensen Hughes)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 4:45 pm

Passport to Prizes - Winners Announced

Eugene Yih (UBM)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 9:00 am

Panel Discussion: Mixing, Sampling & Segregation

Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.), Jim Koch (The Dow Chemical Company), John Liffiton (Glanbia Performance Nutrition), Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Keynotes

Thursday | 10:15 am

Effective Chute Design to Avoid Plugging, Wear, Spillage & Dusting

Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Faciliated Dust Control Tour

Diane Cave (EPM Consulting)

Location: Show Floor Tour

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Show Floor Tours

Material Storage Fundamentals

Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.), Scott Miller (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

The Combustible Dust Incident Database - A Tool for the Powder Safety Community

Chris Cloney (myDustExplosionResearch.com)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

The Use of DEM & Scale Modeling for Materials Handling Design

Daniel Ausling (TUNRA)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Thursday | 10:30 am

Weird Science: How Two Nerds Use The Art Of Engineering To Solve Unique-But-Not-Impossible Powder Containment Problems

Bob Leubbe (Custom Powder Systems), Scott Heffern (Custom Powder Systems)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Thursday | 11:00 am

How to Keep your Job in the Automation Age

Stacy Feiner (BDO USA)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 11:30 am

The Fundamentals for Developing an Dust Explosion Protection Strategy for Your Process

David Grandaw (IEP Technologies)

Location: Booth 4043

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Tech Theater

Thursday | 12:00 pm

The "Magic" of Flameless Venting for Managing a Combustible Dust Explosion — A Live Demonstration

Dr.-Ing. Johannes Lotterman, PhD (Rembe Inc.)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 1:00 pm

From Idea to Production: Agglomerating Bulk Solids

Chris Kozicki (FEECO International, Inc.)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 1:30 pm

Adding Technology to a Dense Phase Conveying System Specifically for "Hard to Handle" Materials

Todd Husom (Nol-Tec Systems, Inc.)

Location: Room 4

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Effect of Temperature & Relative Humidity on Bulk Solids Handling

John Lawrence (Kansas State University)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Essentials for an Effective Dust Collection System

Jack E. Osborn (Airdusco EDS)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

How to Tackle Big Problems with Small Powder Handling Equipment

Eric Maynard (Jenike & Johanson)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing Research Activities at Purdue University

Dhananjay A Pai (Purdue University, Center for Particulate Processes and Products)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 3:00 pm

Current Trends in Weighing Bulk Solids

John Dronette (Siemens Industry)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 3:15 pm

Grinding, Milling & Size Reduction

Michael Bradley (University of Greenwich)

Location: Room 2

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Critical Concepts

OSHA/NFPA Regulations & Compliance - Combustible Dust Safety

Michael Serpe, BSEM, CSP (SafetyFirstna, Inc.)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Standards Compliance

Panel Discussion: To Retrofit or To Invest? Making the Best Equipment-Based Decision for Your Business

Diane Cave (EPM Consulting), Frazier Thomas (Thomas & Muller Systems, LTD.), Joe Marinelli (Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.), Brent Robertson (Tank Connection), Tim Harvey (Matrix PDM Engineering)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Broader Perspectives Panels

The Elements of an Effective Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA)

Jason Reason (Lewellyn Technology)

Location: Room 4

Pass Type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Tracks: Standards Compliance

Thursday | 3:45 pm

Passport to Prizes - Winners Announced

Eugene Yih (UBM)

Location: Booth 3015

Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: Center Stage