Wednesday, June 4

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7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored By:           Hydrite

 

General Session: Membrane Chemistry, Process and System Design, and Modules

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Membrane Chemistry and Basic Membrane Terminology (MF, UF, NF, RO)
Gerold Luss, Gerold Luss Consultant

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Fundamentals of System Design
Bruce Blanchard, GEA Process Engineering Inc. 

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Morning Break / Tabletop Displays

 

General Session: Membrane Chemistry, Process and System Design, and Modules (continued)

10:30 am - 11:10 am

Module Design & Options
Bruce Blanchard, GEA Process Engineering Inc. 

11:10 am - 11:50 am 

Electrodialysis: Principles of ED, BPED, EDI, System Design and Salt Removal Applications
Jamie Vinsant, GE Water & Process Technologies

11:50 am - 12:30 pm

How to Perform a Pilot Plant Study
Sefa Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch / Tabletop Displays

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Fouling and Cleaning, Chemicals, and Technical and Practical Issues

Specialized Membrane Systems for Unique Applications

 
Water Chemistry, Scale Formation and Pre-treatment Technologies

Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration: Principles and Practice
Peter S. Cartwright, Cartwright Consulting Co. 

 

Basic Principles of Membrane Cleaning
Gerold Luss, Gerold Luss Consulting

Overview of Ceramic Membranes in the Market and Basic Do's and Don'ts of System Design & Operation
Peter Bolduan, Atech Innovations Gmbh

 

Basic Principles of Membrane Cleaning (Continued)
Gerold Luss, Gerold Luss Consulting

Review of the Nanofiltration Marketplace, Commercially Available Membranes, Newly Released / Emerging Membranes and Food Applications for NF
David Paulson, Water Think Tank, LLC 

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Afternoon Break

Sponsored By:           Excel

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm 

Fouling and Cleaning, Chemicals, and Technical and Practical Issues (Cont.)

Specialized Membrane Systems for Unique Applications (Cont.)

 

Process Membrane Lab Performance Test Methods
Paul Schacht, Ecolab Inc. 

Novel Application of Ceramic Membrane Technology in Food and Biotechnology Applications
Peter Bolduan, Atech Innovations Gmbh

 
 

Chemical Free Membrane Bioreactor
David W. Dickerson, Microdyn Technologies, Inc.

 

Membrane System Troubleshooting from a Macro-level to a Micro-level
Tom Frederickson, Nalco/Ecolab Inc. 

Case Study: Application of an Integrated Solution for Difficult to Treat Water with Combination of Colloidal and Biological Fouling
Prashant Shrikhande, GE Water & Process Technologies

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking Reception

Sponsored By:           TetraPak

Thursday, June 5

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7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored By Enerquip

8:00 am - 10:00 am 

Milk and Dairy Applications – Milk, Cheese & Greek Yogurt 

Sponsored By Koch    

Non-Dairy Beverage Applications – Juice, Teas, Sports Drinks, Smoothies, Wine and Beer

 
Membrane Applications in Greek Yogurt Production
Dave Rudolph, Tetra Pak Processing Equipment Inc. 
Membrane Technology for Fruit and Vegetable Juice Applications
Carl R. Hoffman, Koch Membrane Systems
 

Critical Parameters in Using Membrane Technology in Milk and Dairy Applications
Bruce Blanchard, GEA Process Engineering Inc.

How to Take Advantage of Membrane Separations to Improve Efficiency and Product Quality in Wine
Carl R. Hoffman, Koch Membrane Systems

 
Critical Parameters in Using Membrane Technology in Milk and Dairy Applications (continued)
Bruce Blanchard, GEA Process Engineering Inc.
Beer and Wine Membranes: Replace Diatomaceous Earth (Kieselgur) for Yeast Removal and Other Applications
Ronald Van 'T Oever, Pentair X-Flow
 
Total Protein and Casein Standardization of Cheese Milk
RJ Twiford, Tetra Pak Processing Equipment Inc. 
Removal of Tartrate in Wine and Fruit Juice pH Adjustment by Electrodialysis
Jamie Vinsant, GE Water & Process Technologies
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Morning Break

10:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Practical Issues for Membrane Operators and Plant Engineers

Sugar, Starch and Protein Applications

 

Membrane Technology 101 for Plant Operators: System Start Up
Tim Eilrich, Tetra Pak Processing Equipment Inc. 

How to Develop Nanofiltration Membrane Applications: Case Studies on Maple Sap and Concentrated Milk Sugars
Alan Franks, Hydranautics

 
Membrane Plant Design: Critical Issues on the Interface Between Building Systems and Process Equipment Systems
Tony LaShay, Excel Engineering
An Inorganic Tubular Membrane for Demanding Applications: Starch and HFC
Scott Wittwer, Graver Technologies
 
   
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

Sponsored By: cfr

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Biotechnology, Biofuel, Algae, Oleochemicals Applications – Cell Recovery, Bioactive Separations, Fermentation Broth

Process Waste Water Applications – Water Recycle and Reuse

 Sponsored By endress

 

Critical Parameters in Using Membrane Biotechnology Applications
Bob Keefe, GEA Filtration

Caustic Recovery and Waste Water Treatment

 
Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor System for Recovery of Energy from Biofuel Wastes
Ronald Van 'T Oever, Pentair X-Flow
Ceramic Membranes for Chemical and Pharmaceutical Applications and Waste Water
Stefan Duscher, Inopor GmbH
 
Removal of Water from Algae
Sefa Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World
MBR Technology - Advances in Wastewater Reuse & Sustainable Water Supplies
Bill Musiak, Koch Membrane Systems, Inc
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Afternoon Break

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Process Optimization and Best Practices in Use of Membrane Technologies

 Process Optimization and Best Practices in Use of Membranes Technologies II

 

Best Practice Measurements and Control Points to Ensure Maximum Efficiency of Membrane Systems
Ola Wesstrom, Endress + Hauser USA

Case Study - Drastic Reduction of Waste Treatment Costs - Lessons Learnt from Water Grinding Operation in Asia and its Applications in Other Industries
Doug Frick

 
Measuring Membrane System Performance in CIP
FelicityPlansky, Hydrite Chemical Co.
Impact of The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls Regulation on Membrane Processing Technologies
Allen R. Sayler, Center for Food Safety & Regulatory Solutions, USA
 
Dairy RO/NF Element construction: Preview the Steps/Operations during Membrane Assembly
Bill Loyd, Dow Water & Process Solutions
Lesson Learned from“Tough to Treat” Fluid Systems: Technologies and Pre-Treatment Options for Produced Water
John Peichel, GE Water & Process Technologies

Friday, June 6

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8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Facility Tours

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