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MCMA TECHNICAL CONFERENCE AGENDA

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016

7:00 am to 8:00 am Check-In and Continental Breakfast

MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Training

8:00 am to 9:00 am Basic Machine Design and the Physics of Motion
Instructor: Marissa Tucker, Parker Hannifin
9:00 am to 10:00 am Mechanical Motion Control Components and Subsystems
Instructor: Keith Knight, AMETEK
10:00 am to 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 am to 11:30 am Understanding Inertia and Reflected Inertia
Instructor: Keith Knight, AMETEK
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Introduction to Magnetism and Motor Basics
Instructor: Gordon Ritchie, Kollmorgen
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Positioner Selection and Motor Sizing
Instructor: Jim Wiley, Parker Hannifin
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Digital Servo Amplifier Basics
Instructor: Matt Pelletier, Yaskawa America, Inc.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm PERMANENT MAGNET DIVISION Biannual Meeting
Open to all conference registrants, attend to learn the latest in the permanent magnet market.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Motion Controllers, Programming, and System Design Basics
Instructor: Nate Holmes, National Instruments
Evening Optional Group Dinner
 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016

7:30 am to 9:00 am Check-In and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am to 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions
9:15 am to 10:00 am Permanent Magnet Motor with Tested Efficiency Beyond Ultra Premium/IE5 Levels
Keith Klontz, Advanced MotorTech LLC
10:00 am to 10:45 am Device to Cloud - How the OPC UA Standard Powers Industry 4.0 and Your Bottom Line
Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC / Honeywell
10:45 am to 11:15 am BREAK – Move to Break Out Sessions

BREAK OUT TECHNOLOGY SESSIONS

  Motor Design, Magnetic Materials and Electrical Steels Topics Motion Control, Drives and Feedback Systems Topics Network Systems and Software Tools for Engineers Topics
11:15 am to 12:00 pm An Overview of Non-Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel
Randy Hayes, Cogent Power Inc.

Precision Assembly with Built-in Real Time 100% Quality Verification
Steve Curtiss, SMAC Moving Coil Actuators

Vibro-Acoustic Analysis of Switched Reluctance Machines
Dr. Stefan Holst, CD-Adapco
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm GROUP LUNCH and EXHIBITS with LEADING COMPANIES
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm Designing for Extreme Environments
Mike Devine, Dexter Magnetic Technologies
Advanced Controls Features for Challenging Motion Control Problems
Dr. Joseph Profeta III, Aerotech, Inc.
Using IIOT to Extract High Quality Real-Time Data from Modern Machines
Sari Germanos, B&R Industrial Automation Corp
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm

Multi-Objective Design Optimization of a Surface-Mounted Heterogeneous-Pole Permanent Magnet Machine
Andrew Kasha, Purdue University
Sponsored by EMERF Foundation

Inductive Rotary Encoders: Consistency for Modern Servo Drives
Jonathan Dougherty, HEIDENHAIN Corp.
The Modern Design Cycle
Shivani Patel,
Go Engineer/SOLIDWORKS
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm NETWORKING RECEPTION and EXHIBITS
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm GROUP DINNER
 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016

8:00 am to 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am to 9:45 am The Current State of 3D Modeling and Other Software Tools
Joe Rowsey, Joe's CAD Co.
9:45 am to 10:15 am BREAK – Move to Break Out Sessions

BREAK OUT TECHNOLOGY SESSIONS

  Motor Design, Magnetic Materials and Electrical Steels Topics Motion Control, Drives and Feedback Systems Topics Network Systems and Software Tools for Engineers Topics
10:15 am to 11:00 am The Potential for Using Soft-Magnetic Composites in the Design of Small Motors
George Holling, Rocky Mountain Technologies
A New PWM Servo Drive Technology for High Performance Motion Control Applications
Jason Goerges, ACS Motion Control
Three Ways to Capitalize on Model-based Design Tools
Guy Fichera, Boston Engineering
11:00 am to 11:45 am Magnet Wire Current Density Limits
Brad Frustaglio, Yeadon Energy Systems, Inc.
Motors, Water and Hygienic Design - Facing the challenge of Food Processing and Packaging
Bill Sutton, Kollmorgen
Drives Based Safety Integration is Changing the Machine Landscape
Craig Nelson, Siemens Industry, Inc.
11:45 am to 1:00 pm GROUP LUNCH
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm Alloy Developments in Soft Magnetic Electrical Steels
Chins Chinnasamy, Carpenter Technology Corp.
Software-Based Motion Control
Jerry Leitz, KINGSTAR
A Layman’s Guide to Industrial Networking
Jeff Kordik, Applied Motion Products
1:45 pm to 2:30 pm Enhancing Motor Performance through Superior Magnetics
Aaron Williams, Arnold Magnetic Technologies
Real-time in Hardware: Considerations for Real-time Motion at the Chip Level
Gary Jacobson, Renesas Electronics Corporation
The Future of Making Things
Dr. Diego Tamburini, Autodesk, Inc.
2:30 pm to 2:45 pm Move to General Session Room
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm Conference Wrap
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Optional New Orleans City Tour ($45 cost on your own). Join this air-conditioned tour of the French Quarter, Garden District, Treme, St. Louis Cemetery #3, City Park, the 9th Ward and Lake Pontchartrain. Picks up at the Astor, be ready between 3:30 and 4:00 pm for the 4:00 start.

 

* Agenda subject to change


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