Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Time Description
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Golf Outing - Scramble
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Exhibitor Setup
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Speaker-Sponsor VIP Reception (invitation only)
Includes open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and (weather permitting) informal lawn games (bocce, horseshoes, cornhole, and washers)

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Time Description
6:00 am - 8:30 am Exhibitor Setup
7:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Area
8:45 am - 9:15 am An Update on Frac Sand Industry Trends
Jen Casebier,
9:15 am - 9:45 am Preparing to Receive the Largest Frac Sand Shipment in History
Jason Jennaro, Twin Eagle
Jeff Lederer, Unimin Energy Services
9:45 am - 10:15 am Transportation Industry Update and Export Sand Solutions
Mike Landin, Gulf Winds International
10:15 - 10:45 am Networking Break in the Exhibit Area
10:45 am - 11:30 am Transloading, Trucking & Turn-key Logistical Solutions
Chris Favors, Maalt, LP
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Drilling Down Into Oil & Gas Safety
Randy Tomlinson, Ryder
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm The Responsible Mining Initiative
Dr. Kent Syverson, University of WI – Eau Claire Department of Geology and Head of the Responsible Mining Initiative
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Lunch followed by time to visit the Exhibits
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Did You Say Sand by Pipeline?
Norbert Steiger, HIPPO USA
Rob Fulks, Weatherford
Brad Marcak, HIPPO USA
Ron Derammelaere, Ausenco
Steven A. Young, Ausenco
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Discussing New Research on the Economic & Environmental Impact of Frac Sand
Isaac Orr, The Heartland Institute
Mark Krumenacher, GZA GeoEnvironmental
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Networking Break in the Exhibit Area
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm A New Approach to Promoting Domestic Energy Production
Joe Toth, The Center for American Interests
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm The Innovative Sand & Water Technologies for Onshore Operations Grand Challenge
Bruce Tocher, Statoil & GE Oil & Gas
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Networking Reception in the Exhibit Area

Friday, September 25, 2015

Time Description
7:30 am - 10:00 am Registration Open
8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Area
8:30 am Welcoming Remarks
Pete Cook, The Petroleum Connection
8:30 am - 9:30 am Issues & Innovations in Frac Sand Logistics Panel
Moderator: Richard McClure, ARC Strategic Advisors Group
Panelist: Justin Renfro, Superior Silica Sands
Panelist: Andy Branaugh, Twin Eagle
Panelist: Jerry VanDerWerff, Nol-Tec Systems
Panelist: Tom Vorholt, Florida Marine
9:30 am - 11:30 am Roundtable Discussion Sessions and Exhibit Area Open
Topics and Moderators:

“Trends in Proppant Procurement”
Moderator: Chad Wallace, Baker Hughes Pressure Pumping

“Warehouse Logistics, Handling, and Dust Collection”
Moderator: Kevin Griffin, Gulf Winds International

“High Speed Train to Truck Loading”
Moderator: Alex Schwaner, ASI Industrial

“Fabric Buildings as a Cost Effective Means of Frac Sand Storage”
Moderator: Paul Smith, Legacy Building Solutions

“Terminal Maintenance: Maximizing Performance and Minimizing Down-Time”
Moderator: Robert Ober, Robert Ober & Associatess

“Pneumatics: A New Solution for Handling Frac Sand”
Moderator: Mike Manning and Mitch Lund, Nol-Tec Systems

“The Need for High Capacity Movable Transload”
Moderator: Fabian Ros, Industrial Project Solutions

“Plant Automation and Total Control Solution Benefits”
Moderator: Jordan Orsak, Rebecca Mummert, and Richard McNeish, TMT Solutions

“Sand Segregation Issues and Anti-Segregation Solutions”
Moderator: Joe Marinelli, Solids Handling Technologies and Jay Anzelmo, CST Storage

“Dust Collection Filter Media, Filter Efficiencies & Exhaust Emissions”
Moderator: John Davidson, Mid-South Regional Manager, Camfil APC

“Dredging Technology Options for Frac Sand Mining (Mechanical vs. Hydraulic)”
Moderator: Heiko U. Osterchrist, Managing Director, Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems

“Sand by Barge”
Moderator: Tom Vorholt, Vice President of Business Development, Florida Marine

“Operations & Planning to Receive the Largest Frac Sand Unit Train in History"
Moderator: Twin Eagle

“Frac Water Remediation: A Smarter Alternative to SWD"
Moderator: Danny Jester, Bobeaux Trucking & Oilfield Services

“Pros and cons of silica dust control techniques"
Moderator: Jeff Walker and Chris Day, ArrMaz

“Understanding the true cost of ownership for oil & gas fleets"
Moderator: Kirk Morton, Ryder

“Mine to Wellhead Logistics Solutions"
Moderator: Maalt LP

“Permits, Protests, and Proppants: Discussing Wisconsin’s Regulatory Trends"
Moderator: Anders Helquist, Weld Riley Prenn & Ricci, S.C.

Additional Roundtables being hosted by:

FB Industries
RB Scott
McCourt & Sons Equipment
Industrial Accessories Company
10:15 am - 10:45 am Refreshments in Exhibit Area
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Sheiks vs. Shale: New Economics of Energy & Implications for the Frac Sand Industry
Dr. Bernard “Bud” Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute and Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University
12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Pete Cook, Petroleum Connection
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Exhibitor Break Down


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