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WEDNESDAY, June 6 - Tour Schedule

1:30 pm

Meet in Hotel Lobby/Sign-In


2:00 pm

Bus Departs


2:30 pm

Tour of TEAM Industrial


3:30 pm

Bus Departs TEAM Industrial


4:00 pm

Tour of United Valve


5:00 pm

Bus Departs United Valve


5:30 pm

Tour of A-T Controls


6:15 pm

Dinner at A-T Controls


6:30 pm

Bus Returns to Hotel



8:00 - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast and Registration


9:00 am


Greg Johnson, United Valve


9:00 – 11:30 am

Exhibit Set-up


9:10 – 10:00 am

National Board Auditing Update

Sid Cammeresi, The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Valve Inspectors


10:00 - 10:45 am

API 20E and 20F: An Overview of Specifications Changing Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries Bolting

Lester Burgess, Gabrielle Hein and Aaron Oliver, TSP, U.S. Bolt Manufacturing, Inc.


10:45 – 11:00 am



11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Standards Update

Carlos Davila, Crane ChemPharma


12:00 – 1:30 pm

Lunch in Exhibit Hall


1:30 - 2:15 pm

Latest Advances in Hand Held XRF for PMI Applications

Don Mears, Analytical Training Consultants


2:15 – 2:45 pm

Afternoon Break (Exhibits Open)


2:45 – 3:30 pm

NORM Presentation

Justin Harris, Quantum Technical Services


3:30 – 4:30 pm

Actuation Setting

Paul Souza, AUMA Actuators


5:30 – 6:30 pm

VRC Hosted Reception in Exhibit Hall


6:30 – 8:30

Exhibit Breakdown/Packing


FRIDAY, June 8

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast


9:00 – 10:00 am

A Brief Overview of HASC

Cami Siewers, Houston Area Safety Council


10:00 – 11:00 am

Oxygen Cleaning Standards, Specifications and Procedures

Greg Johnson, United Valve


11:00 am




This Event Has Concluded


JUNE 6-8, 2018






About the Program

Following a successful 2012 inaugural event, the Valve Repair Council (VRC) plans to hold its fourth Valve Repair Meeting Tour and Exhibition 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 4th annual Valve Repair Meeting Tour on June 6 and Education Meeting and Exhibition on June 6-8, 2018 at the Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel, 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 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.


For more information on exhibiting, please contact Malena-Malone-Blevins, Meetings Manager, at 202-331-8105 ext. 310 or by email at


For more information about exhibiting, please download the exhibitor prospectus.


Valve Repair Tour - June 6 - ALMOST FULL, JUST A FEW SEATS LEFT

Each year, VMA arranges a tour for Valve Repair attendees. This year, the Valve Repair Council has made arrangements with TEAM Industrial, United Valve and A-T Controls to tour their facilities. A-T Controls will be providing dinner at their facility.


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 sessions, access to the exhibit area, and all food functions to include continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, and Welcome Reception.


Registering Additional Attendees 

You can register more than one attendee from your company at a discounted rate, as long as the first person from your company has paid the full registration fee. Registration fees are $495 for the first registration and $425 for any additional registrants. There is no limit to how many additional attendees from the same company can register. Discounted additional attendee registration fee includes education sessions, access to the exhibit area, and all food functions to include continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, and Welcome Reception.


Exhibit Program - June 7

The Exhibit Program registration fees are $350 for VMA/VRC members and $400 for Non-members. All exhibits are table tops. Your exhibit registration fee includes two exhibit personnel from your company, your table, attendee list, lunch, afternoon break and Welcome Reception for all of your exhibit personnel. The Exhibit Program is one day only. Exhibit registration fees do not include the Valve Repair Tour or education meetings.


Hotel Reservations - ROOMS EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 29

Accommodations for the 2018 Valve Repair Meeting Tour and Exhibition have been arranged at the discounted rate of $159 single/double at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow. Rooms at discounted rate from Tuesday, June 5 to Thursday, June 7 ONLY. To make reservations by phone, please call 1-800-325-3535. Please mention the Valve Repair meeting when calling. To make reservations online, CLICK HERE. Last day to take advantage of the discounted room rate is May 29, 2018.


The Sheraton Brookhollow is located at  3000 N Loop W Fwy, Houston, TX 77092


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 Substitutions can be made until May 27th.



Contact Malena Malone-Blevins AT 202-331-8105 EXT. 310 or by email at


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