2023 AOG Conference

When: March 20-23

Where: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Campus, Charlotte, NC

Conference Schedule

Monday - March 20: End-User & OEM Day

10:00 - 12:00   End-User Session End-Users only
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch EPRI Café Lunch provided by AOG
13:00 - 17:00   OEM & End User Session General Electric & End-Users

Tuesday - March 21: Keynotes and Solutions Providers

09:00 - 09:30   How Has Gas Turbine Maintenance Changed: Innovation, Quality, Retirement, Bobby Noble, EPRI
09:30 - 10:00   GT Starts & Stops: Measuring Grid Intermittency, David Hetherington, McCOY Power Reports
10:00 - 10:30   End-User presentation/case study/best practice Rock Savage - GT26 Rebuild Project
10:30 - 11:00   Alstom Slot Liner Cracking & Failure, MD&A
11:00 -11:30    Alstom Field Machining & Outage Support, K-Machine
11:30 - 12:00   Plant improvements, spare parts and mechanical services, Hughes Technical Services
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch EPRI Café Lunch provided by AOG
13:00 - 13:30   Advanced Steam Turbine and HRSG Warming for Increased Startup Flexibility, Arnold Group
13:30 - 14:00   GT Supply Chain Challenges: Component Repair to Reduce Waste & Improve Turn Time, Liburdi Turbine Services
14:00 - 14:30   Manufacturing Blades & Vanes for GT11D5, N & NM, Sung-Il
14:30 - 15:00   Break
15:00 -15:30    Topic TBA, Allied Power Group
15:30 - 16:00   Daily recap and feedback
18:00 - 21:00   AOG Meet & Greet Marriott Meet & Greet courtesy of the AOG Gold Sponsors

Wednesday - March 22: Solutions Providers

09:00 - 09:30   How Nord-Lock Group Products Benefit AOG Users, Nord-Lock
09:30 - 10:00   Attemperators for Modulating Combined Cycle/Peaker Plants, Advanced Valve
10:00 - 10:30   Topic TBA, Doosan
10:30 - 11:00   Case Study: Repairs of GT11 and GT13 Component, TRS Global
11:00 -11:30    Firing Temperature Validation - A Case Study, AIM Power Consulting
11:30 - 12:00   Topic TBA, AGT Services
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch EPRI Café Lunch provided by AOG
13:00 - 13:30   KinetiClean – HRSG Tube Cleaning Technology, Groome Industrial Services
13:30 - 14:00   Upgrade Solutions for Advant Based Control Systems, Emerson
14:00 - 14:30   Break
14:30 - 15:00   Topic TBA, Camfil
15:00 -15:30    Life Cycle Maintenance & Extension of WX/WY Model Generators, National Electric Coil
15:30 - 16:00   Daily recap and feedback

Thursday - March 23: In-depth Powerplant Training

09:00 - 10:00   End User wrap up
10:00 - 12:00   EPRI Laboratory Tour
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch EPRI Café Lunch provided by AOG
13:00 - 17:00   Gas Turbine Failure Analysis, Kevin Weins & Doug Nagy, Liburdi
13:00 - 17:00   Generational Diversity, Wade Younger
13:00 - 17:00   P13/Blueline Training, Tom Douglas, Hughes Technical Services
13:00 - 17:00   Alstom Generators, Jamie Clark, AGT Services

Welcome to the Alstom Owners Group (AOG)

Serving the global community of Alstom gas and steam turbine power generation equipment owners and operators.

We are an exclusive and diverse group of legacy Alstom equipment owners that own/operate the base fleet of GT8, GT11N, N1, N2, GT13 as well as the advanced fleet of GT24, and GT26. The AOG collectively networks, shares information, and cooperate amongst each other to identify and address solutions to common issues, concerns, and shortfalls associated with legacy Alstom equipment.

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AOG 2023 Conference

MARCH 20-23, Charlotte, NC, @ EPRI CAMPUS. Join the growing community of equipment manufacturers serving Alstom power generation equipment.

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AOG Leadership

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Brian Vokal

SVP: O&M AND ENGINEERING
MIDLAND COGENERATION VENTURE
Bell

Robert Bell

PLANT MANAGER
TENASKA BERKSHIRE POWER
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Ross Goessl

SENIOR ENGINEER
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Chapin

Jeff Chapin

MGR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
LIBURDI TURBINE SERVICES
Ansmann

Pierre Ansmann

GLOBAL MARKETING DIRECTOR
ARNOLD GROUP
ASHLEY

Ashley Potts

Conference Coordinator

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