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MCMA TECHNICAL CONFERENCE AGENDA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019

7:00 am Check-In for CMCP Training and Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-Conference Training Workshop

(additional fee applies)
8:00 am to 12:00 pm Permanent Magnet Fundamentals
Stan Trout, Spontaneous Materials
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm LUNCH – On your own
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Fundamentals of Materials for Electric Motors
Aleta Wilder, University of Texas & Wilder Innovations

Certified Motion Control Professional Training

(additional fee applies)
10:00 am to 11:00 am CMCP Course 1 – Basic Machine Design and the Physics of Motion
Marissa Tucker, Parker Hannifin
11:00 am to 12:00 pm CMCP Course 2 – Mechanical Motion Control Components and Subsystems
Keith Knight, AMETEK
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm LUNCH – On your own
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm CMCP Course 3 – Understanding Inertia and Reflected Inertia
Keith Knight, AMETEK
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm BREAK
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm CMCP Course 4 – Introduction to Magnetism and Motor Basics
Mark Holcomb, Celera Motion
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm CMCP Course 5 – Positioner Selection and Motor Sizing
Jim Wiley, Parker Hannifin

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019

7:00 am Check-In for CMCP and Pre-Conference Workshops Open

Pre-Conference Training Workshop

(additional fee applies)
8:00 am to 12:00 pm Fundamentals of Brushless DC Motor Design – Part One
Brad Frustaglio, Yeadon Energy Systems
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm LUNCH – On your own
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Fundamentals of Brushless DC Motor Design – Part Two
Brad Frustaglio, Yeadon Energy Systems

Certified Motion Control Professional Training

(additional fee applies)
9:00 am to 10:00 am CMCP Course 6 – Digital Servo Amplifier Basics
Matt Pelletier, Yaskawa America, Inc.
10:00 am to 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 am to 11:45 am CMCP Course 7 – Motion Controllers, Programming and System Design Basics
Marissa Tucker, Parker Hannifin
11:45 am to 1:00 pm LUNCH – On your own
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm CMCP Review and Exam Prep
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm CMCP EXAM

MCMA Technical Conference (TechCon)

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Check-In for MCMA TechCon Open
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Permanent Magnet Division Bi-annual Meeting
Open to all conference registrants, attend to learn the latest in the permanent magnet market.
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm OPENING NETWORKING RECEPTION and EXHIBITS
7:00 pm Optional Group Dinner (Cost is on your own)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2019

7:00 am to 8:00 am Check-In (coffee and pastries available)
8:00 am to 8:15 am Welcome and Introductions
8:15 am to 9:00 am

KEYNOTE

Perception + Gizmos: A New Era of Automation Systems
Chris Laudando, Motivo

9:00 am to 9:30 am BREAK - Move to Break Out Sessions

BREAK OUT TECHNOLOGY SESSIONS

Choose any one of three sessions offered in each time slot!
9:30 am to 10:15 am Electrostatic Machines: An Emerging Platform
Justin Reed,
C-Motive Technologies
Designing and Building Quiet Motion Systems
George Bennett,
Optimal Motion Inc.
How Temperature "Undoes" Great Work in Automated Dispensing Systems
Michael Bonner,
Saint Clair Systems Inc.
10:15 am to 11:00 am Application of Alternate Hard and Soft Magnetic Materials in Traction Motor Design to Reduce Rare Earth Material Content
Michael Rubbo,
Electric Machine Specialists
Evolving 6-Axis Motion Control Solutions & Validation
Nathan Brown,
ALIO Industries
Steering Clear of Automation Pitfalls
Jason Fortune,
Applied Manufacturing Technologies
11:00 am to 11:45 am Overview of Dielectric Heating in Insulation
Aleta Wilder,
University of Texas-Austin
Advances in Motion Control Software for High-Tech Systems
Jason Goerges,
ACS Motion Control
Intelligent Tools to Shape Faster and Smarter Automation Adoption
Kristian Hulgard,
OnRobot US Inc.
11:45 am to 2:30 pm GROUP LUNCH and EXHIBITS with LEADING COMPANIES
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm Cause and Mitigation of Electric Motor Noise and Vibration
Bradley Frustaglio,
Yeadon Energy Systems
Architectures for High Performance Single Chip, SIL3 HFT=1 Silicon Carbide 3-level Electric Drives
Giulio Corradi,
Xilinx
Smart Manufacturing – How do Manufacturer’s Get Started?
Jeremy Drury,
IoT Diagnostics
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm Bearings 101: How a Bearing’s Component Design affects its Performance in an Application
Matt Hall,
CW Bearing USA
EMERF Sponsored Grad Student Presentation Industrial IoT for Motors and Sensors
Varad Darji,
B&R Industrial Automation
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Modern Heat Extraction from Electrical Motors
Mircea Popescu,
Motor Design Ltd.
Enable Powerful Safety Machinery Solutions with Controller Based Safety
James Grosskreuz,
Rockwell Automation
Optimal Applications and Motion Profiles for Zero Backlash Gearboxes
Tim Brennan,
WITTENSTEIN
4:45 pm to 5:45 pm RECEPTION and EXHIBITS with LEADING COMPANIES
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm TECHCON GROUP DINNER

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019

7:00 am to 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am to 8:45 am

KEYNOTE

Evolving Technology Trends in the Industrial Internet of Things
Kirk Smith, Intel

8:45 am to 9:15 am BREAK – Move to Break Out Sessions

BREAK OUT TECHNOLOGY SESSIONS

Choose any one of three sessions offered in each time slot!
9:15 am to 10:00 am Motor Manufacturing Automation Success Stories in the Age of Industry 4.0
Kumar Rajasekhara,
Marsilli North America, Inc.
Electric Actuator Technology Comparison: Integrated and Traditional Designs
Ryan Klemetson,
Tolomatic, Inc..
Sizing Motion Control Components and Drive Trains: Where to Start, How to Measure and What to Expect
John Ahart,
WITTENSTEIN
10:00 am to 10:45 am A Look at What Magnet Operating Temperature Really Means
Michael Devine,
Adams Magnetic Products
Exploration of Different Motor Feedback Formats and When to Use Which Format
Torsten Becker,
BOGEN Electronic GmbH
A Standardized Industrial Ethernet from Sensor to Cloud: OPC UA over TSN
John Kowal,
B&R Industrial Automation
10:45 am to 11:15 am BREAK
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

            KEYNOTE
12:00 pm Conference Wrap

 


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