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Schedule


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 / OPTIONAL TOUR

12:45 pm - Group Meets in Lobby of Hotel
1:00 pm - Bus Leaves for Tour
1:30-2:30 pm - Tour of Furmanite Facility
2:30 pm - Depart from Furmanite
3:00-4:00 pm - Tour of Pentair Facility
4:00 pm - Depart from Pentair
4:30-5:30 pm - Tour of United Valve Facility
5:30-6:30 pm - Reception and Dinner at United Valve
6:30 pm - Bus Leaves for Hotel
7:00 pm - Bus Arrives at Hotel

THURSDAY, JUNE 5

8:00 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - Welcome: Greg Johnson, United Valve
9:00 am - Exhibitor Set-Up
9:10-10:00 am - Rod Helm, Granite; Safety and Proper Hoisting Presentation
10:00-10:45 am - Judi Camerano, PETEX, and Joe Pirkl, Sealweld USA; Blended Learning for Valves
10:45-11:00 am - Morning Break
11:00-12:00 pm - P.J. Gallo, CFM/VR-TESCO; Valve Repair Demonstration
12:00-1:30 pm - Lunch in Exhibit Area
1:30-2:15 pm - Paul van Oudenaren, Watson Valve Services, Inc, Ball Valve Repair 101
2:15-2:45 pm - Afternoon Break in Exhibit Area
2:45-3:30 pm - Jamie Latshaw and Josh Kolenc, Farris Engineering; SmartPRV: Wireless Pressure Relief Valve Monitoring
3:30-4:30 pm - Kevin Gentry and Glenn Hamilton, Gulf Coast Modification; MSS SP-141 Valve Modification Standard
5:30-6:30 pm - VRC Welcome Reception in Exhibit Area
6:30-7:30 pm - Exhibits Breakdown

FRIDAY, JUNE 6

8:30 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am - Scott Boyson and Rodney Roth, Chesterton; Fugitive Emissions
10:00-11:00 am - Greg Johnson, United Valve; RP 621 Presentation
11:00 am - Adjournment

THIS MEETING HAS CONCLUDED
tHE NEXT EVENT WILL NEXT BE HELD IN 2016

JUNE 5-6, 2014

VALVE REPAIR MEETING & EXHIBITs

Houston MARRIOTT South Hobby AIRPORT, Houston, TX


About the Program

Following a successful 2012 inaugural event, the Valve Repair Council (VRC) plans to hold its second Valve Repair Meeting, Tour & Exhibits in Houston. This program is a day and a half program and includes targeted sessions, each designed specifically for an audience of skilled professionals in the valve repair and rebuild industry. Join us for our 2nd annual Valve Repair Meeting Tour on June 4th and Education Meeting & Exhibits on June 5-6, 2014 at the Houston Marriott South Hobby Airport, Houston, TX.


Who Should Attend?

This meeting is open to both VMA/VRC members and non-members. Anyone involved in the valve repair industry, particularly front line supervisors, are invited to attend. 

Who Should EXHIBIT?

Any company that is a supplier to, or client of, the valve repair industry is invited to exhibit.  Financial firms and merchant banks are also welcome.  Lunch, afternoon break and evening reception on June 5th are held in the exhibit area guaranteeing attendees multiple opportunities to view the tabletop exhibits and ensuring a steady flow of potential customers for exhibitors.


ATTENDEE REGISTRATION FEES

Attendee registration is open to all VMA/VRC members and industry non-members. Registration fees are $495 for the first registration and $425 for any additional registrants. Your registration fee covers education meetings on June 5-6, access to the exhibit area and all food functions to include continental breakfast, lunch and Welcome Reception. 

Your attendee registration does not include the Valve Repair Tour on June 4. If you wish to attend the Valve Repair Tour, you can purchase an optional tour ticket when you register.

EXHIBIT REGISTRATION FEES

Exhibit registration fees are $350 for VMA/VRC members and $400 for non-members. Your exhibit registration fee includes your table, attendee list, lunch, afternoon break and Welcome Reception for all of your exhibit personnel. The fee does not include the Valve Repair Tour on June 4 or education meetings June 5-6. 

If you need to register a third exhibitor representative, you can do so for a registration fee of $90.

If you are an exhibitor, and you wish to attend the Valve Repair Tour on June 4 or the education meetings, you can purchase an optional ticket for each additional event when you register.

VALVE REPAIR TOUR - JUNE 4   THIS TOUR IS CLOSED

The VRC has made arrangements with Furmanite, Pentair and United Valve to tour their facilities during the afternoon of June 4 from 1:00 – 5:30 pm, with a dinner and reception generously sponsored by United Valve from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.   

Furmanite is a worldwide technical services firm. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Furmanite, one of the world’s largest specialty technical services companies, delivers a broad portfolio of engineering solutions that keep facilities operating, minimizing downtime and maximizing profitability.

Pentair is a global water, fluid, thermal management and equipment protection partner with industry-leading products, services, and solutions. 

United Valve Through alliances and partnerships with 28 of the world’s top valve manufacturers, United Valve provides factory-authorized valve modifications and repair to a broad spectrum of distributors and end users. 

In addition to your registration fee, the Valve Repair Tour fee of $50 includes your transportation to and from the facilities and dinner and reception generously sponsored by United Valve. 

The tour departs from the hotel and will return about 7:00 pm. Advanced registration and tour payment is required upon registering. There will be no tour tickets sold on site. 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Accommodations for the 2014 Valve Repair Meeting, Tour and Exhibition have been arranged at the discounted rate of $113 at the Houston Marriott South Hobby Airport. To make reservations, call the hotel at 713-943-7979, or click HERE.

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

Questions? Contact Malena Malone-Blevins at 202-331-8105 ext. 310 or by email at mmaloneblevins@vma.org.


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