Our educational Conference has an all-encompassing program helping you, at any level of experience and position, grow within the refrigeration industry. We have several educational topics and there is something for everyone ranging from student to expert in the industry.

Technical topics will be presented 3 times during our Virtual Conference and are worth 1 PDH upon completion.

Manufacturing Sessions will be presented twice during our Virtual Conference and are worth 1 PDH upon completion.  

Please note all session and exhibit hall hours are in the Central Standard Time Zone & participation and poll answering is required for completion to receive PDH.

 

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Time / Track CST   Event   Presenters
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
       
Manufacturing   Fundamentals, Operation and Trouble Shooting Centrifugal Canned Motor Pumps   Brian Dudley, Teikoku USA Inc.
Compliance   Introduction to 6 CFR 27, the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standard   Bill Lape, SCS Engineers
Management   FY Budgeting Process - Capital Budgeting   Raymond Urban, Lineage Logistics
Operations   Daily Rounds, What are they really, and why are they important?   Vern Sanderson & John Sherrill, Wagner-Meinert LLC
IIAR   IIAR Suite of Standards Update   Tony Lundell, IIAR
         
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM        
Exhibit Hall        
         
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM        
Manufacturing
  How to Prevent False Alarms in Gas Detection Systems with Live Calibration Lesson   Brian Eudaly, P.E., and Andy Neptune, CTI
Compliance
  Getting the Maximum Benefit from Your Incident Investigation Program and Procedures   Michael Keller, Bassett Mechanical
Management
  Critical Tasks for ammonia events during Pre-Event, and Emergency Response - first 30 minutes   Gary Smith, Ammonia Safety & Training Institute
Engineering
  Refrigeration Pressure Vessels: Design Considerations for an Evolving Industry   Mark Stencel, Bassett Mechanical

       
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM        
General Session   General Session and RETA Business Meeting
   
         
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
       
Engineering   The Side Port: A Compressor's Little Helper Technical Topic   Alan Moore, Cascade Energy
Operations   How Do I Cavitate Thee? Let Me Count The Ways   Don Tragethon, Western Precooling
Management   Evaluating Your Ammonia Refrigeration System to determine if certain equipment is a Permit-Required Confined Space   Bryan Haywood, Safety Engineering Network & Victor Dearman, Peco Foods Inc.
WiNR Comedy Hour   WiNR Comedy Hour    

       
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM        
Exhibit Hall        
         
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM        
Engineering   Vessels Operating At Temperatures Colder Than The MDMT Stamped On The Nameplate   Keith Tyson, Guideline Training
Operations   FSMA Compliance and Energy Savings with an Effective Building Envelope   Randall K. Bogrand, Vapor Armour
Compliance   Compliance Audits: Ensuring the Viability of a Living Program   Ryan Bray, Risk Management Professionals Inc.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Time / Track CST   Event   Presenters
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM        
Manufacturing   Pressure Relief Valve Options/Applications   Gordon Brandt, California Controlled Atmosphere
Compliance   Introduction to 6 CFR 27, the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standard   Bill Lape, SCS Engineers
Management    FY Budgeting Process - Capital Budgeting   Raymond Urban, Lineage Logistics
Operations   Daily Rounds, What are they really, and why are they important?   Vern Sanderson & John Sherrill, Wagner-Meinert LLC
IIAR   IIAR Suite of Standards Update   Tony Lundell, IIAR
         
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM        
Exhibit Hall
       
         
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM        
Manufacturing   How to Prevent False Alarms in Gas Detection Systems with Live Calibration Lesson   Brian Eudaly, P.E., and Andy Neptune, CTI
Compliance   Getting the Maximum Benefit from Your Incident Investigation Program and Procedures   Michael Keller, Bassett Mechanical
Management   Critical Tasks for ammonia events during Pre-Event, and Emergency Response - first 30 minutes   Gary Smith, Ammonia Safety & Training Institute
Engineering   Refrigeration Pressure Vessels: Design Considerations for an Evolving Industry   Mark Stencel, Bassett Mechanical
         
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM        
Exhibit Hall        
         
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM        
Manufacturing   Fundamentals, Operation and Trouble Shooting Centrifugal Canned Motor Pumps   Brian Dudley, Teikoku USA Inc.
Engineering   The Side Port: A Compressor's Little Helper Technical Topic   Alan Moore, Cascade Energy
Operations   FSMA Compliance and Energy Savings with an Effective Building Envelope    Randall K. Bogrand, Vapor Armour
Management   Evaluating Your Ammonia Refrigeration System to determine if certain equipment is a Permit-Required Confined Space   Bryan Haywood, Safety Engineering Network & Victor Dearman, Peco Foods Inc.
         
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
       
Exhibit Hall        
         
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM        
Manufacturing   Manufacture Session-Pressure Relief Valve Options/Applications   Gordon Brandt, California Controlled Atmosphere
Engineering   Vessels Operating At Temperatures Colder Than The MDMT Stamped On The Nameplate   Keith Tyson, Guideline Training
Operations   How Do I Cavitate Thee? Let Me Count The Ways   Don Tragethon, Western Precooling
Compliance   Compliance Audits: Ensuring the Viability of a Living Program   Ryan Bray, Risk Management Professionals Inc.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Time / Track CST   Event   Presenters
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    
Compliance   Introduction to 6 CFR 27, the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standard   Bill Lape, SCS Engineers
Management   FY Budgeting Process - Capital Budgeting   Raymond Urban, Lineage Logistics
Hot Point   Hot Point- Simplify Your Installation and Service with Parker's Valve Station-See How Easy it is to Select! by Parker Hannifin Corporation
Joe LaRocca & Drew Stock
Operations   Daily Rounds, What are they really, and why are they important?   Vern Sanderson & John Sherrill, Wagner-Meinert LLC
   
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    
Exhibit Hall    
   
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM    
Compliance   Getting the Maximum Benefit from Your Incident Investigation Program and Procedures   Michael Keller, Bassett Mechanical
Management   Critical Tasks for ammonia events during Pre-Event, and Emergency Response - first 30 minutes   Gary Smith, Ammonia Safety & Training Institute
Engineering   Refrigeration Pressure Vessels: Design Considerations for an Evolving Industry   Mark Stencel, Bassett Mechanical
Hot Point   Hot Point- AAIM Controls: Combining Innovation & Intelligence to Craft Complete Industrial Refrigeration Systems. Sponsored by Danfoss   David Jametsky, Business Development Manager
   
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM  
Awards Ceremony    
   
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    
Exhibit Hall        
         
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM        
Hot Point   Hot Point- How GEA Equipment Works Together to Reduce Energy Costs. Sponsored by GEA North America
   David Blankley & Jim Rohrbaugh
Engineering   Vessels Operating At Temperatures Colder Than The MDMT Stamped On The Nameplate
  Keith Tyson, Guideline Training
Management   Evaluating Your Ammonia Refrigeration System to determine if certain equipment is a Permit-Required Confined Space
  Bryan Haywood, Safety Engineering Network & Victor Dearman, Peco Foods Inc.
Operations   How Do I Cavitate Thee? Let Me Count The Ways
  Don Tragethon, Western Precooling
         
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM        
Engineering   The Side Port: A Compressor's Little Helper Technical Topic
  Alan Moore, Cascade Energy
Operations   FSMA Compliance and Energy Savings with an Effective Building Envelope   Randall K. Bogrand, Vapor Armour
Compliance   Compliance Audits: Ensuring the Viability of a Living Program
  Ryan Bray, Risk Management Professionals Inc.

 

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