Sunday, August 8, 2010

IGTI Electric Power Committee calls Papers

Everyone likes to get an invitation…well here is yours. ASME TurboExpo has sent out their call for papers for next year’s event in Vancouver, BC. As in years past the TURBOEXPO promises to be one of the energy industries most informative forums. September is also a great time of the year to be in Canada. All the information you need is printed below. The deadline is just around the corner so you better hurry.

June 06-10, 2011, Vancouver, Canada.
2011 ASME / IGTI Turbo Expo

The Electric Power Committee is promoting the exchange of information about operation, application and maintenance of gas turbine-based power plants.

We invite you to submit Abstracts for Technical Sessions on the following subjects:

Technical Sessions Topics
•Case Studies in Special-Interest Gas Turbine Power Plants
•Best Practices for Operation & Maintenance of Gas TurbinePower Plants, including the role of Independent Service Providers
•Gas Turbine Power Plant Emission Control •Thermodynamic Cycles of Gas Turbine Power Plants including Open Cycle, Combined Cycle, Combined Heat & Power, and Co-generation •Power Plant Performance Enhancements
•Operational Flexibility and Fuel Flexibility
•Reliability, Availability & Maintainability Measurements & Improvements, including durability and serviceability
•Thermo-Economic Plant Optimization
•Upgrade & Technology Improvement of Gas Turbine Power Plants
•Technologies of Major Components and AuxiliaryEquipment of Gas Turbine Power Plants (includingTurbogenerator, Steam Turbines, Heat Recovery SteamGenerator etc.)
•Grid Code Regulation Compliance
•Life extension Measures
•Large Steam Turbines for Nuclear Applications
•Renewable and dedicated turbo-machinery –special requirements for design and operation of equipment
•Monitoring & Diagnostics
•Selection, Design and Optimization of CC Heat Rejection SystemsContact

Additionally the Electric Power Committee conducts Panel Sessions on the following subjects:

Panel Sessions Topics
•The Pathway Forward: Future Gas Turbine Products and Technologies -Perspective from OEM's
•Emissions and Greenhouse Gas Control, Capture, and Sequestration: Perspectives from OEM's, EPC Contractors, Owners, Insurers, & Bankers
•Combined Cycle Power Plant Technology: Perspectives from OEM's, EPC Contractors, Owners, Insurers, & Bankers

If you are interested to participate on a Panel Session or if you like to suggest additional topics for Panel Sessions, please email our contacts (see below).

(Abstruct deadline is September 6, 2010. All Abstracts must be submitted on line)

If you have any questions please contact:

Europe, Africa and Asia:
Michael Ladwig, Alstom Location: Baden, SwitzerlandPhone: +41 56 205-8240

Jeffrey Benoit, PSM -An Alstom CompanyLocation: Jupiter, FL, United States Phone: +1 561 354-1418