2009 Conference Schedule

The 2009 Finepoint Circuit Breaker Test and Maintenance Training Conference schedule offers five days of training experience. Next week's schedule:


FINEPOINT’S 16th ANNUAL CIRCUIT BREAKER TEST & MAINTENANCE CONFERENCE

SHERATON ATLANTA HOTEL - ATLANTA, GEORGIA


Monday, October 5, 2009

WELCOMING RECEPTION & PRE-CONFERENCE SEMINAR

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Megger Pre-Conference "Best Practices" Circuit Breaker Seminar
  • 6-9 p.m, Reception in the Garden Courtyard
    Hosted by Circuit Breaker Sales

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

A DAY AT HVB AE POWER SYSTEMS’ FACTORY

  • 6 a.m.-7:30 a.m. Breakfast in the North Tower Lobby - Hosted by HVB
  • 7:30 a.m. Buses Leave from Level One, North Tower, Int’l Blvd exit
  • 8:30 a.m.-12 Tour Groups and Presentations
  • 12-1 p.m. Lunch at the factory
  • 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tour Groups and Presentations
  • 4:30 p.m. Buses Return to the Sheraton
  • 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Hospitality Expo in Georgia Hall - Hosted by BCS Switchgear


Wednesday, October 7, 2009

PRESENTATIONS - CAPITOL BALLROOM

  • 7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Garden Courtyard
  • 8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m. Opening Remarks - Bill Myers, Finepoint
    8:35a.m.-9:05 a.m. Air Break Switch Lubrication & Maintenance
    Charles Currin, Progress Energy, and
    Gene Finner, Dow Corning
  • 9:05 a.m.-9:50 a.m. Battery Maintenance and Testing at United Illuminating
    Tony Picagli, The United Illuminating Company
  • 9:50 a.m.- 10:20 a.m. Break - Hosted by Megger
  • 10:20 a.m.-11:05 a.m. Preventing Power Transformer Explosions & Fires
    Corey Linville, Sunflower Electric
  • 11:05 a.m.-11:35 a.m. Remote SF6 Density Monitoring
    Shawn Syhlman, Bonneville Power, and
    Nicolas Bauer, WIKA
  • 11:35 a.m.- 12 Optimizing Infrared Camera Surveys in Substations
    Brett Sargent, for Alabama Power
  • 12 -1 p.m. Lunch in the Garden Courtyard
    Hosted by Reinhausen Manufacturing, Inc.
  • 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Seminar - Maintaining AA-7/10/14 Mechanisms
    George McCracken and Andy Sebek, ABB
  • 3 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Break - Hosted by Megger
  • 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Seminar (continued)
  • 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Hospitality Expo in Georgia Hall - Hosted by Waukesha Electric

Thursday, October 8, 2009

PRESENTATIONS - CAPITOL BALLROOM

  • 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Garden Courtyard
  • 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Maintaining FKF2 “Cuckoo Clock” Mechanisms
    Matthias Schirmer, AREVA T&D
  • 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Break - Hosted by Megger
  • 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Douglas Street 25CB24 Failure Investigation
    John Bradley & Bernard Spalteholz, BC Hydro
  • 11 a.m.-12 Maintenance of Legacy Pre-1985 Network Protectors
    Jock Moffat, Network Protector Consulting Services
  • 12-1 p.m. Lunch in the Garden Courtyard
    Hosted by InsulBoot
  • 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Timing & Motion Measurement of HV Circuit Breakers
    Jozef Levi, Doble Engineering
  • 1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. “First Trip” Analysis of Circuit Breaker Performance
    Steve Cannon, Chugach Electric Association
  • 2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Break - Hosted by Megger
  • 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. OA-3/OA-4 Hydraulic Mechanism Maintenance
    James Rigdon, Pennsylvania Transformer
  • 4:15 p.m.-5 p.m. SF6 Moisture Analysis
    Lukas Rothlisberger, DILO Company
  • 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Hospitality Expo in Georgia Hall - Hosted by LumaSense


Friday, October 9, 2009

PRESENTATION - CAPITOL BALLROOM

  • 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Garden Courtyard
    8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Seminar -Oil Analysis and Processing
    Dave Hanson, TJ/H2b, and Ben Taylor, Velcon Filters
  • 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break - Hosted by Megger
  • 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Seminar (continued)
  • 11:45 a.m.-12 Cash Prize Drawings, Open Discussion, and Wrap-up
    16 - $100 Instant Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded
    (Celebrating our 16th Annual Conference)


    NAME BADGES MUST BE WORN FOR PARTICIPATION AT ALL EVENTS
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