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Tuesday – April 28

TIMETrack A: Material Flow
& Storage
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: iPBS in 2020 – State of the Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling Sectors
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Powder & Bulk Solids Flow & Storage: Fundamental Concepts & Common Problems
1:30 - 3 p.m.Effective Bin & Feeder Design: A Proven, Step-By-Step Process
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.The Use of DEM & Scale Modelling for Materials Handling Design
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.Drinks Reception
TIMETrack B: Bulk Solids Conveying
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: iPBS in 2020 – State of the Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling Sectors
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.The Pros & Cons of Pneumatic, Flexible Screw & Aero-Mechanical Conveying
1:30 - 3 p.m.The Essentials of Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveyors
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Understanding the Capability of Dilute & Dense Phase Systems
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.Drinks Reception
TIMETrack C: Dust Collection
& Safety
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: iPBS in 2020 – State of the Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling Sectors
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Panel: The Combustible Dust DHA Deadline is Approaching, Are You Ready?
1:30 - 3 p.m.Explosion Safety Goes Digital
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Electrostatic Spark Hazards for Dust – The Nature of the Problem and Practical Measures for its Control
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.Drinks Reception
TIMETrack D: Solids Processing
& Quality
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: iPBS in 2020 – State of the Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling Sectors
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Key Essentials to Food and Nutrition Powder Blending
1:30 - 3 p.m.Understanding The Effects of Humidity in Manufacturing Environments
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Demystifying Demixing: Understanding Segregation
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.Drinks Reception

Wednesday – April 29

TIMETrack A: Material Flow
& Storage
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling?
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Volumetric & Gravimetric Feeder Design to Ensure Reliable Flow
1:30 - 3 p.m.Don't Get Shafted: Containing Difficult-to-Seal Powders & Slurries
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Addressing Biomass Handling Challenges to Enable the US Bioeconomy
TIMETrack B: Bulk Solids Conveying
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling?
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Troubleshooting Wear & Attrition in Pneumatic Conveying Systems
1:30 - 3 p.m.Conveyor Selection Criteria for Mechanical Handling Systems
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Bulk Material Conveying Across Multiple Elevations
TIMETrack C: Dust Collection
& Safety
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling?
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.A 3-D Look at Dust Collector Systems: How to Avoid Common Mistakes in Design
1:30 - 3 p.m.How to Make the Business Case for DHAs using 119 Years of Dust Explosion Data
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Dust Explosion Protection Deficiencies Observed during DHAs, and Why It Matters
TIMETrack D: Solids Processing
& Quality
9 - 10 a.m.Keynote Panel: What Does the Future Hold for Dry Processing & Bulk Solids Handling?
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Agglomeration: A Review of Large Scale & Modular Solutions
1:30 - 3 p.m.Selecting & Troubleshooting a Mixing or Blending Application
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.Selecting & Implementing Computational Modeling Solutions: DEM, CFD, and Hybrid Approaches

Thursday – April 30

TIMETrack A: Material Flow & Storage
9 - 10 a.m.Open to All Keynote Panel: Answers to Your Biggest Powder & Bulk Solids Challenges
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Process Improvements through Butterfly Valve Technology Advancements
1:30 - 3 p.m.New Developments in IBC Blending: Create a Competitive Edge
TIMETrack B: Bulk Solids Conveying
9 - 10 a.m.Open to All Keynote Panel: Answers to Your Biggest Powder & Bulk Solids Challenges
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Non-Free-Flowing Powder Conveying Techniques
1:30 - 3 p.m.The Use of DEM & Scale Modelling for Materials Handling Design
TIMETrack C: Dust Collection & Safety
9 - 10 a.m.Open to All Keynote Panel: Answers to Your Biggest Powder & Bulk Solids Challenges
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.The Essentials of Dust Collector Hood Design
1:30 - 3 p.m.Dust Explosion & Hazard Management Assessment & Control – A Practical & Systematic Approach
TIMETrack D: Solids Processing & Quality
9 - 10 a.m.Open to All Keynote Panel: Answers to Your Biggest Powder & Bulk Solids Challenges
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.Advancements in Blender & Mixer Loading
1:30 - 3 p.m.Optimize Dryer Energy Efficiency Without Compromising Quality