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Powder & Bulk Solids, May 2014

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M a y 2 0 1 4 Conference Program 62 Track D - Innovation on the Show Floor Facilitator: Gary Q. Johnson, Chemical Engineer & Consultant, Workplace Exposure Solutions 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Facilitated Dust Control tour of the show floor to stop and speak with exhibitors and discover what is new at the Powder Show in 2014. Track A Fundamental Technical Workshop - Essentials for the Reliable Feeding of Bulk Solids Alan Roberts, Emeritus Professor, Founding Director, TUNRA Bulk Solids | University Of Newcastle (Australia) 1:30 PM - 3 PM The reliable operation of conveying systems is often compromised by operational prob- lems surrounding the reliable feeding of bulk solids into the conveying system. This session will focus on the key factors that en- sure successful metering and feeding. • Interfacing feeders for reliable operation • Importance of the feeding interface to maintain mass flow in bins Track B Industry Case Studies - Common Challenges in Pharmaceutical Handling: Panel Discussion Panelists: George Petroka, Director of BioPharma/EHS Services, IES Engineers Par Almhem, President, Modwave Derek Seelig, Process Development Engineer, Abbvie Inc. 1:30 PM - 3 PM This session will provide an understanding of how to implement processes and solu- tions that meet Good Manufacturing Practices for pharmaceutical handling. Track C Fundamental Technical Workshop - Milling and Classification of Ultrafine Powders Joe Roettle, Global Sales Manager, Ecutec A.J. Decenso, President, Preferred Process Solutions LLC 1:30 PM - 3 PM This technical training session will present the current state of the art for industrial mill- ing and classification of ultrafine powders. Participants will be provided with a suite of formulas, reference tables, and charts that will enable them to apply their newly learned skills to specific application chal- lenges. • Learn the basics of particle science and how it affects the processing, handling, and performance of ultrafine powders • Understand the primary methods of milling and classifying powders and the capabilities of each technology Track D Advanced Technical Workshop - Critical Lessons for Mixing, Blending, and Sampling Operations Eric Maynard, Senior Consultant, Jenike & Johanson Inc. 1:30 PM - 3 PM Obtaining a uniform blend of dry bulk solids is a common problem in many industries, especially pharmaceuticals, foods, chemi- Joe Roettle, Global Sales Manager, Barcelona, Spain, Ecutec (Spain) Andre Katterfeld, Professor, Institute Of Logistics & Material Handling Systems, Universitat Magdeburg (Germany) 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM This panel discussion will bring specialists from around the world together to discuss their unique insights on the powder and bulk solids industry. The discussion will ex- plore some possible non-proprietary strate- gies and solutions that have proven useful in overcoming challenges in their respective fields; provide examples of pilot projects, programs, and initiatives in other countries; and most importantly it will enable attend- ees to consider new methodologies and learn about global activity in the industry. • Assess their plant's operations for combustible dust hazards using the OSHA enforcement and GHS hazard communication policies as leading indicators Track C - International Best Practices: Panel Discussion Moderator: Steve Frankel, Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute Of Technology (Israel) Panelists: Vijay Argawal, Professor, Industrial Tribology, Machine Dynamics & Maintenance Engineering Centre, Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi (India) Yutaka Tsuji, Professor Emeritus, Osaka University/ Chairman Of Appie (Japan) Joseph Howicz, CSP, CFPS, Occupational Safety & Fire Protection Expert (Former OSHA Senior Compliance Officer) Michael Serpe, CSP, President, Safetyfirstna 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM This session will train attendees on the lat- est assessment strategies delineated in the new edition of NFPA 654; reveal the OSHA GHS standard's rules on combustible dust; and explain how attendees can use OSHA's combustible dust questions to prevent or control hazards. On completion of this session, attendees will be able to: • Recognize common misconceptions regarding the existence and identification of combustible dust hazards in industry Bulk Bag Filler Container Discharger Bulk Bag Discharger Lift & Dump Container Discharger Bulk Bag Material Conditioner Drum Discharger MATERIAL MASTER ™ MATERIAL HANDLING SOLUTIONS Visit us at the Powder Show booth #3917 800-536-4880 TECWEIGH.COM Superior By All Measure WF18 Sanitary Weigh Belt Feeder Visit us at the Powder Show booth #2515 ES425509_PB1405_062.pgs 04.18.2014 04:46 UBM black yellow magenta cyan

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