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Conference Program 2020

Hose + Coupling World Americas Conference & Expo 2020

Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria - Houston, TX, USA

Preliminary Conference Program

*Preliminary Conference Program subject to change without notice.

DAY ONE: Monday, December 7th, 2020

 10:00 AM

 Keynote 1

 Mitigating Counterfeit Hoses and Hose Assemblies - Kerry Millen, Air Products

 10:30 AM

 Keynote 2

 Hose Consumption in End-Use Industries & Hose Forecast of the Next Decade - Gobind Khiani, Consultant

 

11:00 AM        Expo & Coffee Break

 

11:30 AM

Workshop
 Safety

 Workshop
 Hydraulics

Workshop
Hose Assemblies

 

Session Chair: NAHAD

Speakers: 

- Introducing the Hose Safety Institute (HSI) - Joanna Truitt, HSI

HSI Best Practices & Guidelines

Description:

This session will focus on the variety and complexities of industrial hose applications, and why getting the design, specification, and fabrication of the assmebly is so critical to safety. Topics range from best practices and guidelines, to creating helpful safety tools for end users.

Session Chair: Karina Robinson, Continental

 

 

 

 

Description:

This workshop will focus exclusively on hydraulic hoses. We will explore specifying, standards equivalents, decoding a hydraulic hose layline, standard testing for hydraulic hose and fittings, user safety, routing, preventing the most common failures, and more.

Session Chair: Lamar Worthey, Adaptall

Speakers:

- Exploring Different Thread Types - Lamar Worthey, Adaptall

 

 

Description:

This session will focus on emerging technologies, from new products to services, and how they may shape the future of the industry. Focus on safety, operational efficiency, data management and other critical factors that impact your business.

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM        Lunch

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM          Management Of Change Course - Davi Correia, Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

DAY TWO: Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

 10:00 AM

 Keynote 3

 Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence and Compliance Audits - TBD

 10:30 AM

 Keynote 4

 Introducing Management of Change - Davi Correia, Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

11:00 AM        Expo & Coffee Break

 

11:30 AM

Workshop
 Safety

 Workshop
 Materials

 Workshop
 Testing & Inspections

 

Session Chair: NAHAD

Speakers: 

- Working Through OSHA Requirements - TBD, HSI

 

 

 

Description:

This session will focus on the variety and complexities of industrial hose applications, and why getting the design, specification, and fabrication of the assmebly is so critical to safety. Topics range from best practices and guidelines, to creating helpful safety tools for end users.

Session Chair: TBD

Technical Advisor: Frank Caprio, Hose Master

Speakers: 

- Flanged Connections on Metal Hose Assemblies - Frank Caprio, Hose Master

Description:

This session will feature experts who will discuss the different variables to consider when designing, specifying, or using both metallic and non-metallic hoses and hose assemblies.

Session Chair: Fred Schweighardt, Airgas, an Air Liquide company

Speakers: 

- Hose Cleanliness - Azael Resendiz, RYCO

- Inspection and Testing of Industrial Gas Hoses - Fred Schweighardt, Airgas, an Air Liquide company

Description:

This workshop will explore testing standards for a variety of different hose assemblies, depending on the application. It will also examine certifications, material test reports, and regulatory requirements.

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM        Lunch

 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workshop
 Safety

Workshop
 Hose Assemblies

Workshop
 Best Practices & Lessons Learned

 

Session Chair: NAHAD

Speakers: 

- Selling Virtually in Tough Times - Jim Pancero

- Creating Helpful Tools for Your End Users

 

 

Description:

This session will focus on the variety and complexities of industrial hose applications, and why getting the design, specification, and fabrication of the assmebly is so critical to safety. Topics range from best practices and guidelines, to creating helpful safety tools for end users.

Session Chair: Geoff Long, RAGCO & Gobind Khiani, Consultant 

Speakers:

- Hose Prescription - Texcel

 

 

 

Description:

Discussions in this session will focus on design, installation, maintenance and selection of hose assemblies, starting from the initial decision to proceed with the project to the final installation. We will also discuss how to select the right hose assemblies for specific applications.

Session Chair: Susanna Vandenberg, Flexaust & Eric Blazej, Proco Products

Speakers:

Poor Installations and Failures for Rubber Expansion Joints - Eric Blazej, Proco Products

 

Description:

This session will discuss common issues with installation, operation, and maintenance of product lines and how to combat these problems. We will also explore real-world examples of hose, end fittings and other connection failures, their effects, and the lessons learned.

 

COURSE

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hose Safety Insitute Course
 Safety

 

Instructors:

- Safety & Preventative Maintenance Inspection Workshop (90 minutes)

- Introduction to the Various Types of Industrial Hose (30 minutes)

- Using HSI Distributors/Manufacturers for Enginering Consultation (30 minutes) 

 

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