2017 Sulfuric Acid Roundtable

The Woodlands, Texas
Monday, April 03, 2017

2017 Sulfuric Acid Roundtable
Monday, April 03, 2017 5:30 PM -
Thursday, April 06, 2017 1:00 PM (Central Time)

The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
(281) 367-1100
2301 N Millbend Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
United States

Map and Directions

Monday, April 3
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ................Bass Fishing, Lake Conroe, Texas

12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. .............Golf Tournament - The Woodlands Resort

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ...............Registration &
      Welcome Cocktail 
Reception

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. .............. Welcome Cajun Dinner  

Tuesday, April 4

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. .............. Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. .............. Welcoming Remarks / Introductions

8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. .............. Keynote Address: 
    “Acid Trade Reshaped,” presented by
                                                  Fiona Boyd,
      Acuity Commodities

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. ..............“PotashCorp's New Sulfuric Acid Plant
                                                 with HRS – 7 Years Later,”
 presented by
                                                  PotashCorp and MECS Inc.

9:15 a.m.– 9:45 a.m. ................“Maximizing Energy Recovery in
      Metallurgical Acid Operations,”
 
                                                   presented by 
                                                   Hannes Storch, Outotec

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ............ Morning Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. .......... “Rewards of Proper Maintenance,"
                                                 
presented by Jack Harris, 
                                                  VIP International
    

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. .......... “Choosing the Right Drying Tower Mist
                                                   Elimination Solution," presented by  
                                                   Graeme Cousland,
      Begg Cousland Envirotec Ltd.

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. .........   "Packing for Profit," presented by
                                                   Matthew Thayer, Koch Knight LLC


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ............ Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. .............. Panel Discussion: Acid Towers

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. .............. Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. .............. "Complicated Acid Proof Brick Lined
             Repairs,"
presented by

Roland Guenther, Steuler-KCH


3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ..............
"Innovative Acid Resistant
                                                   Lining Construction
      and Repairs,"
presented by Tom Fisher, 
                                                  Magneto/Metrel

4:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.............. Panel Discussion: Acid Resistant
   Linings/
Bricks/Mortars/Refractory


5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. .............. Hospitality Reception

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ...............Texas BBQ Dinner

Wednesday, April 5

7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. .............. Continental Breakfast

7:50 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. .............. Announcements

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. .............. "NOx Formation and Removal
                                                  in Sulfuric Acid Plants," 
     
presented by Patrick Polk, Haldor Topsoe 
 
     

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. .............. "Selecting the Correct Converter
                                                  Design,"
presented by Guy Cooper,
      NORAM Engineering & Constructors

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ..............Panel Discussion: Converters

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ............ Morning Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. .........."Replacement of an Internal Gas-Gas
     Heat Exchanger"
 presented 

      Jesse Huebsch, Chemetics

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ................ Panel Discussion: Heat Exchangers

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ............ Lunch 

1:30 p.m. –2:00 p.m................. "Maintenance: The Nexus of Uptime
Operation and Performance Reliability,"
presented by Jacque Schultz, Siemens

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ..........."Optical Systems for Continuous
   Measurements of Gases in
   Industrial Processes,"
    presented by Carl Kamme, Opsis

2:30 p.m. – 3;00 p.m. .............. Panel Discussion: Process Gas
     Monitoring/
Analyzers

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. .............. Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. .............. "Plugged Spray Nozzle Problems
     in Sulfur Guns – Heat Transfer Effects,"
    presented by Chuck Munro,
    Spraying Systems

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. .............. Panel Discussion: Sulfur Handling and
     Storage/
Pit Maintenance

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. .............. Hospitality Reception

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. .............. Casino Dinner & Door Prizes

Thursday, April 6

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. .............. Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. .............. Presentation of Co-Sponsor Awards

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. .............. "HAZOP – Hazard & Operability
     Review, Are We Safe?"
presented by
     Len Friedman, Acid Engineering &
     Consulting

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m...............Panel Discussion: Safety Issues &
      Incident Reviews

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ............Morning Break / Check Out

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. .......... "Eco Services Overview," presented by
      Gavin Floyd, Eco Services

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ..............Lunch

1:30 p.m. ..................................Bus Plant Tour: Eco Services
     Houston, Texas

 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Producer/Operator Registration Fee:

    $1,195 per person for first 3 Attendees per Plant Site (includes hotel and meals from April 3-6) - Plant Personnel Only

    $1,495 per person for 4+ Attendees per Plant Site (includes hotel and meals from April 3-6) - Plant Personnel Only

    $695 per person for a 3-Day Rate with no Accommodations - Plant Personnel Only

    $235 per person for a 1-Day Rate with no Accommodations - Plant Personnel Only

    Vendors: For registration information, please contact Kathy Hayward, Sulfuric Acid Today, by email: kathy@h2so4today.com or phone: 985-807-3868.SOLD OUT
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