Central Florida Ammonia Refrigeration Regional Conference
Hosted by the Central Florida Chapter of RETA

November 3-4, 2016

Caribe Royale Orlando (Orlando, FL)

Registration Information
Attendee
$40
Registration for full two-day event
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Attendee - Group
$33.33
3 registrants for $99.99. May be used only for groups of three. Group rate discount that is valid for organizations wishing to send three attendees.
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Exhibit Booth Staff - Complimentary 2 per booth
Free
Exhibitors booth fee provides for a maximum of two registrations per 10'x10' booth space. All exhibit booth personnel must register. Should an exhibitor exceed two staff per booth, they may register additional staff using the Additional Exhibit Booth Staff option.
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Exhibit Booth Staff - Additional
$40
This reigstration is to be used for any booth staff that exceeds the two per booth as provided by the exhibit booth fees.
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First Responder
Free
Complimentary single day - Thursday, November 4 - registration for Firefighters and EMTs
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Regulator
Free
This registration is specifically for OSHA and EPA employees.
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New Member Special
$25
Available to RETA members who joined between June 1 and October 20 of 2016.
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New Student Member
Free
Join RETA between now and October 26 and attend for free
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Event Description
The Central Florida Chapter of RETA is pleased to host this two-day Regional Conference on November 3-4, 2016 in Orlando,Florida. Attendees of the two-day event may earn as many as 6 professional development hours (PDH) on Thursday and 8 PDH on Friday - a total of 14 over the course of two days. 

For the nominal registration investment of $40 per person attendees may take advantage of this education-packed two day event. Highlights of the Regional Conference include:
  • 24,000 sq ft exhibit hall showcasing industry manufacturers, service providers and contractors. The show hall has dedicated hours each day.
  • Thursday, November 3 is a full day of safety training focusing on anhydrous ammonia
      - General sessions including a panel on Safety Trends in the Industry
      - Concurrent technical sessions
      - Live ammonia release demonstration
  • Friday, November 4 is a full day of industrial refrigeration educational programming featuring
       - Hands-on workshops
       - Manufacturer-specific workshops
       - Half-day compressor tear-down workshops
       - Technical sessions
  • Food and beverage consideration including continental breakfast, boxed lunches, breaks and a reception on Thursday evening
  • Free parking
  • Room rate at HQ hotel of only $145/night plus applicable taxes - attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the low rate and bring their families to enjoy Orlando over the weekend
HOTEL RESERVATIONS
Special room rate of $145/night sgl/dbl and up

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DAILY SCHEDULE

Thursday - Nov. 3, 2016

6:45 am REGISTRATION OPENS

7 - 8:45 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Sponsored by Polyguard
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

8:45 - 9:30 am WELCOME & INTRODUCTION & KEYNOTE (1 PDH)

Learn Your Bull - What You Don’t Know About Ammonia Could and Would Hurt You - Gene Dumas, CIRO, CARO, SCS Tracer Environmental

9:30 am BREAK - Sponsored by Airgas Specialty Products

9:45 - 10:35 am TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Principle Use and Applications of Todays Respiratory PPE - Troy Baker, Honeywell Analytics

Triage &Treatment for Ammonia Exposure - Charles Gluck, Safety Consultant to the University of Tennessee

HAZMAT Team Development & Maintenance - Kent Harmon, Industrial Consultants

Safety and SOPs - R. Douglas Lillie, Burris Logistics

A Practical Approach to Contractor Safety - Vern Sanderson, RAI, CIRO, Kelly Refrigeration Services

10:45 - 11:35 am TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Principle Use and Applications of Todays Respiratory PPE - Troy Baker, Honeywell Analytics

Triage &Treatment for Ammonia Exposure - Charles Gluck, Safety Consultant to the University of Tennessee

HAZMAT Team Development & Maintenance - Kent Harmon, Industrial Consultants

Safety and SOPs - R. Douglas Lillie, Burris Logistics

A Practical Approach to Contractor Safety - Vern Sanderson, RAI, CIRO, Kelly Refrigeration Services

11:35 am - 1 pm BOX LUNCH & OPPORTUNITY DRAWING
Sponsored by LEWA-Nikkiso America and Delta Tee International
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

1 - 1:40 pm GENERAL SESSION - LIVE AMMONIA RELEASE DEMO (1 PDH)
Jeff Cincotta, Kelly Refrigeration

1:50 - 2:40 pm TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

All About OSHA - Who, What, Where & Why - Joan Spencer, U.S. DOL - OSHA

Oh No You Didn’t! - Jack Piho, Piho Engineering

Emergency Response - Charles Gluck, Safety Consultant to the University of Tennessee

2:40 pm BREAK - Sponsored by Airgas Specialty Products

2:50 - 3:40 pm GENERAL SESSION - ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION (1 PDH)

Safety Trends in the Industry - Emcee James Price, Sr., RETA
Panelists: James Barron, RETA; Lee Pyle, CARO, SCS Tracer Environmental
Ray Prieto, PE, Kelly Refrigeration Services

3:40 - 5:30 pm RECEPTION & OPPORTUNITY DRAWING
Sponsored by Calibration Technologies and Evapco
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

Friday - Nov. 4 2016

8 - 8:50 am TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Epic Fails - Arlie Farley, CIRO, CARO, Farley’s Frigeration

Thermal Performance: Protecting Your Roof and Employees in a Difficult Environment - Jared Kirkpatrick, MIRO Industries

8 - 9:50 am HANDS-ON TRAINING (2 PDH) Limited seating

Compressor Tear-down - Session 1, Part A, Farley’s Frigeration

Compressor Tear-down - Session 2, Part A - Lee Evans, Howden Compressors

Manufacturer Specific Workshop - Understanding, Working With and Troubleshooting Mayekawa Screw Compressors

Liquid Transfer (Dump) System Workshop - Todd Metsker, Parker Hannifin

9 - 9:50 am TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Mechanical Integrity Inspections - What’s the Next Step? - Lee Pyle, CARO, SCS Tracer Environmental

Evap Testing Your Ammonia Refrigeration System - Richard Butt, Tanner Industries

9:50 am BREAK

10 - 10:55 am TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Epic Fails - Arlie Farley, CIRO, CARO, Farley’s Frigeration

Thermal Performance: Protecting Your Roof and Employees in a Difficult Environment -
Jared Kirkpatrick, MIRO Industries

10 - 11:50 am HANDS-ON TRAINING (2 PDH) Limited seating

Compressor Tear-down - Session 1, Part B - Farley’s Frigeration

Compressor Tear-down - Session 2, Part B - Lee Evans, Howden Compressors

Manufacturer Specific Workshop - Understanding, Working With and Troubleshooting Mayekawa Recip Compressors

Liquid Transfer (Dump) System Workshop - Todd Metsker, Parker Hannifin

11 - 11:50 am TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Mechanical Integrity Inspections - What’s the Next Step? - Lee Pyle, CARO, SCS Tracer Environmental

System Optimization for Energy Efficiency

11:45 am - 1 pm BOX LUNCH & OPPORTUNITY DRAWING
Sponsored by Industrial Consultants and Howden Compressors
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

1:10 - 2 pm TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Is it Greek to You? - How to Read a Blueprint - Joseph Crisp, RC&E Inc.

Valves - What is What, Which is Which and Who is Who - Jake Farley, CIRO CARO, Farley’s Frigeration

1:10 - 3 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING (2 PDH) Limited seating

Compressor Tear-down - Session 3, Part A - Farley’s Frigeration

Compressor Tear-down - Session 4, Part A - Lee Evans, Howden Compressors

Liquid Feed Line Break Workshop - Harold Paul, Air Treatment Corp.

Dual Back Pressure Regulator Adjustment Workshop - Ernie Leavell, Consultant and Sean McVeigh, Coldstar Inc.

2:10 - 3 pm TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Evap Testing Your Ammonia Refrigeration System - Richard Butt, Tanner Industries
System Optimization for Energy Efficiency

3 pm BREAK

3:10 - 4 pm TECHNICAL SESSIONS (1 PDH)

Is it Greek to You? - How to Read a Blueprint - Joseph Crisp, RC&E Inc.

Is Your Refrigeration Ready for FSMA.16? - Brian Hindt, EcoClear, LLC

3:10 - 5 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING Limited seating

Compressor Tear-down - Session 3, Part B - Farley’s Frigeration

Compressor Tear-down - Session 4, Part B - Lee Evans, Howden Compressors

Manufacturer Specific Workshop - Understanding, Working With and Troubleshooting Teikoku Pumps

Liquid Feed Line Break Workshop - Harold Paul, Air Treatment Corp.

Dual Back Pressure Regulator Adjustment Workshop - Ernie Leavell, Consultant and Sean McVeigh, Coldstar Inc.

4:10 - 5 pm TECHNICAL SESSIONS

Valves - What is What, Which is Which and Who is Who - Jake Farley, CIRO CARO, Farley’s Frigeration

Is Your Refrigeration Ready for FSMA.16? - Brian Hindt, EcoClear, LLC

Location
Caribe Royale Orlando
8101 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821, United States
Organizers
Central Florida Chapter of RETA

The Central Florida Chapter of the Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians association is dedicated to upholding the RETA mission: the professional development of industrial refrigeration operators and technicians. Monthly meetiings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. Please use the following information to contact a member of the Chapter Board. Chairman of the Board, Ernest Leavell, elleavell@gmail.com; President, George Johnston, George.johnston@centermarkcontracting.com; Secretary/Treasurer, Richard Butt, rbutt@tannerind.com; 1st Vice President, Andy Purvis, andynh3@gmail.com; 2nd Vice President, Doug Barber, doggb@yahoo.com; Sergeant at Arms, Jeff Cincotta, jcincotta@kellyrefrig.com

http://reta-cfc.com/
Contact The Organizer
Central Florida Chapter of RETA
c/o 3850 Sam Keen Road
Lake Wales, FL 33898
United States
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