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Conference Program 4 8 This year's conference program provides an impressive range of training and education. The program kicks off Tuesday, April 24, at 9am with a keynote panel discussion on dust collection and dust explosions, with Dr.-Ing. Johannes Lottermann, director explosion safety, REMBE Inc., moderating a panel that includes: Ashok Dastidar, VP, dust & fl ammability test- ing and consulting services, Fauske; Vahid Ebadat, CEO, Chilworth Asia Pacifi c; Craig Froehling, engineering lead - worldwide grain, Cargill; Jack Osborn, PE, Airdusco; Bill Stevenson, VP - engineering, CV Technology. After the keynote, the 10:15 sessions include: • Help! My Powder or Bulk Solid Won't Flow from My Bin, Hopper, or Silo!, Eric Maynard, senior consultant/ director, Jenike & Johanson • New Tools for Regulatory Compliance in Powder Processing: How Pneumatic Conveying and Industrial Vacuum Clean- ing Systems Simplify Compliance with NFPA, OSHA, FDA / FSMA, ANSI, NIOSH, ANSI/ASSE Regulations, David Kennedy, business development manager, Vac-U-Max • Safeguarding Explosion-Prone Installations: Prescriptive vs. Performance-Based Approaches, led by Dr.-Ing. Johannes Lot- termann, director explosion safety, REMBE Inc. • Pneumatic Conveying Physical Demonstration, led by Jack D. Hilbert, principal consultant, Pneumatic Con- veying Consultants LLC At 1:30, conferees can choose from the follow- ing sessions: • Step-by-Step Bin and Feeder Design to Reliably Handle Powders and Bulk Solids, led by Eric Maynard, senior consultant/director, Jenike & Johanson • Optimizing Existing Pneumatic Conveying Systems, Jack D. Hilbert, principal consultant, Pneumatic Conveying Consultants LLC • Basics and Applications of Particle Charac- terization, Remi Trottier, scientist, The Dow Chemical Co. • Facilitated Bulk Storage and Feeding Tour, where Joe Marinelli, president, Solids Han- dling Technologies Inc., will lead a tour of the show fl oor and speak to vendors about what is new at the event 8 2018 Powder Show Conference: Unrivaled Training, Education, Experts ® 2018 Acrison , Inc. "Weight-Loss" Weigh Feeders ADVANCED WEIGHING TECHNOLOGY DEFINED ® Acrison "Weight- Loss" Weigh Feeders incorporate a technologically advanced, exceptionally durable and dependable dynamic weighing system, permanently calibrated and adjustment- free. Stable, high- resolution weight sensing is produced by Acrison's proprietary Ratiometric Digital Weight Resolver that instantaneously generates an unamplified, non-integrated real time weight signal (no signal delay) for use by one of Acrison's various multi-processor weigh feeder controllers. With near-zero maintenance requirements, the performance capabilities of these ruggedly built, non-temperamental weighing systems has been proven in thousands of operating installations worldwide – providing users with the highest confidence in their ability to perform reliably and dependably, with the lowest possible cost-of-ownership. The entire weighing system of an Acrison Weigh Feeder including its Ratiometric Digital Weight Sensor (and associated electronics), is guaranteed for five years. April 24-26, 2018 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemount, IL See Acrison at Booth #1005 Acrison , Inc. ® 20 Empire Blvd., Moonachie, NJ 07074 201- 440-8300 • Fax: 201- 440- 4939 Email: informail@ acrison.com Website: www.acrison.com

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