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S c h e d u l e

Wednesday, March 5

12:30 pm - Leave hotel for Hoover Dam tour

5:15 pm - Return to hotel


Thursday, March 6

7:30-8:00 am - Continental Breakfast & Registration

8-9:30 am - Technical Seminar

9:35-9:50 am - Morning Break

10 am - Exhibitor Set-up

9:50-Noon - Technical Seminar

Noon-1:30 pm - Lunch/Exhibits Open

1:35-3 pm - Technical Seminar

3-3:30 pm - Afternoon break/exhibits open

3:30-5 pm - Technical Seminar

5-6 pm - Welcome Reception/Exhibits Open

6-8 pm - Exhibits tear-down


Friday, March 7

8-8:30 am - Continental Breakfast

8:30-10 am - Technical Seminar

10-10:15 am - Refreshment Break

10:15-11:30 am - Technical Seminar

11:30 am - Seminar concludes


THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE

PLEASE CHECK BACK IN FALL 2014 FOR INFORMATION ON THE 2015 MEETING


March 5-7, 2014

2014 TECHNICAL SEMINAR & EXHIBITION

VALVE EMISSIONS FOR COMPLIANCE, STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY

planet hollywood in LAS VEGAS


About the Program

The VMA Technical Committee has established a theme and program topics for the seminar scheduled for March 5-7, 2014 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, NV.


Members of the committee are: Jeff Hager, Chair, Weir Valves and Controls; Arie Bergman, Vice Chair, DFT Inc; Jim Barker, DeZurik; David Escobar, Metso Automation; Dale Friemoth, Crane Fluid Handling; Ken Juncewicz, GE-Energy; Bill LeBlanc, Emerson Process Management; Ron Manson, Cameron Valves & Measurement; Stephane Meunier, Velan Valve Corporation.


Who Should Attend?

Mid-to senior level management, engineering and technical personnel.


Who Should Exhibit?

Companies that sell or provide services to valve manufacturers and end users.


Hoover Dam "Inside and Out” Tour

(Optional tour March 5th, additional fee of $65.00 applies)

The Hoover Dam towers above the Colorado River on one side and Lake Meade on the other. Enjoy an up-close tour of this man-made wonder of the modern world. The Bureau of Reclamation started conducting tours through the Hoover Dam and Power Plant in 1937. This tour will explain why and how the dam came into being. Travel 500 feet down into the wall of the Black Canyon where a 250 ft. tunnel drilled out of rock will lead you to the 650 ft. long Nevada wing of the power plant with its eight generators that supply power and water to much of the modern Southwest. Your $65.00 tour fee covers your transportation to Hoover Dam and a boxed lunch. The tour leaves from Planet Hollywood.


Registration Fees

Attendee registration is open to all VMA/VRC Members and industry non-members. Registration fees are $595 for the first registration and $495 for any additional registrations from the same company. Your registration fee covers the VMA Technical Sessions and Technical Manual that accompanies the presentations, continental breakfasts, breaks, lunch, and Welcome Reception as well as access to the exhibit area.


Exhibit registration fees are $350 for VMA/VRC Members and $400 for non-members. Your exhibit registration fee covers your table, attendee list, lunch, afternoon break and reception attendance, for two company representatives for Thursday, March 6. Your fee does not include attendance to the technical seminar or the continental breakfast and morning break. If you wish to register your representatives to attend the technical sessions an additional registration fee of $495 per person would apply.


There is also a tour of Hoover Dam scheduled for March 5, 2014 for a separate fee of $65 per person.This fee covers transportation to Hoover Dam and a boxed lunch. You can purchase tickets for the technical seminars as well as the Hoover Dam Tour when you register.


Hotel Reservations

Accommodations for the 2014 VMA Technical Seminar and Exhibition have been arranged at the discounted conference rate of $169.00 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. To make reservations, use this link:


https://resweb.passkey.com/go/SMVAL4


Or you can call the Reservation Center at 1-866-317-1829 to secure a reservation in the group block. The name of the group is Valve Manufacturers Association of America or you may also refer to the group code SMVAL4 when making reservations.


Registration Cancellation Policies

  • Cancellations received up to 30 days before the event are refundable, minus a 5% registration service charge.

  • Cancellations received between 15 and 29 days before the event are 75% refundable.

  • Due to hotel and other event guarantees, cancellations received between 0 and 14 days prior to the event the day are non-refundable. This amount may be used toward a future meeting within 12 months.

All cancellations must be in writing to mmaloneblevins@vma.org.


Questions? Contact Malena Malone-Blevins.

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