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.

Eric MaynardDirector of Education & Senior ConsultantJenike & Johanson

Eric Maynard is the Director of Education and a Senior Consultant for Jenike & Johanson, Inc., a world-renowned engineering consulting firm specializing in the storage, flow and processing of powder and bulk solids. Mr. Maynard received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. During his 22 years at Jenike & Johanson, he has designed handling systems for bulk solids including cement, coal, limestone, plastic powder, food products, and pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Maynard has gained valuable hands-on experience from working on over 750 solids handling and pneumatic conveying projects, and specializes in the cement, mining & minerals, and power industries helping clients to reliably handle challenging bulk solids like iron ore, clay, coal, limestone, and fine/abrasive powders like cement and fly ash. He has specialized knowledge in the areas of dust explosions (National Fire Protection Association – NFPA standards), crushing technology, and static electricity generation. Mr. Maynard is the company’s primary lecturer on the storage, flow, and pneumatic conveying of bulk solids for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He has provided lectures on solids handling and transport through the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), individual companies, in-house courses, and numerous conferences (e.g., sponsored by Powder & Bulk Engineering, Powder & Bulk Solids, IEEE/PCA). Mr. Maynard has published over 40 technical articles in periodicals including Chemical Engineering, Powder & Bulk Engineering, Chemical Engineering Progress, World Cement, and Global Cement magazines.