ASME Turbo Expo 2015 conference highlights.
Grand Opening: Keynote and Awards Ceremony.
Approximately 2,000 turbomachinery professionals attended the opening keynote session which featured keynote presentations from prominent industry experts: Walter Di Bartolomeo, Vice President, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney Canada; Chris Lorence, General Manager of Engineering Technologies, GE Aviation; and Richard (Ric) Parker, Director of Research & Technology, Rolls-Royce Group.
ASME Turbo Expo 2015 Conference Highlights
Congratulations to the 2015 Turbo Expo Student Advisory Committee Travel Award Winners. Opportunities for Student Travel will be available for the 2016 Seoul event. Check the Turbo Expo Website for more information.
Thank You to the Outgoing IGTI Technical Committee Chairs.
R. Tom Sawyer Award Winner Dr. Lee Langston pictured with ASME President Bob Sims and ASME IGTI Board Chair Seung Jin Song.
Congratulations to the 2015 Turbo Expo Young Engineer Travel Award Winners. Visit the Turbo Expo Web page for student travel opportunities for the 2016 Seoul event.
Dr. Jon Schaeffer, 2015 Industrial Gas Turbine Technology Award Winner, pictured with Geoff Sheard, Conference Chair; Daniel Barpat, Electric Power Committee Vice Chair; and Seung Jin Song, ASMEIGTI Chair
Dr. Dirk Therkorn and Mauro Venturing 2013 John P. Davis Award winners, pictured with Geoff Sheard, Conference Chair; and Seung Jin Song, ASME IGTI Chair.
Dr. John Coull, 2015 Dilip R. Ballal Early Career Award Winner, pictured with Seung Jin Song, ASME IGTI Chair
Dr. Harika S. Kahveci and Kevin Kirtley, 2013 ASME Gas Turbine Award Winners, pictured with Bob Sims, ASME President; and Seung Jin Song, ASME IGTI Chair.
Women in Turbomachinery Networking Dinner
Sponsored by GE and Siemens
Over 100 female turbomachinery professionals attended the popular networking event held at the Ritz Carlton Montreal to hear presentations from Christine Furstoss, GE Global Research Technical Director, Chemical & Materials Technologies, Laura Holland, Siemens Head of Global GT Negotiation Support and from special guest, Dr. Janet Kavandi, Deputy Director of NASA Glenn Research Center.
Congratulations to GE for being selected as the People's Choice for Best Large Booth.
Congratulations to Liburdi Turbine Services Inc. for being selected as the People's Choice for Best Small Booth.
ASME Turbo Expo 2015 Statistics
This year at Turbo Expo, attendees represented 29 countries worldwide. 1,051 final papers were submitted and 299 conference sessions were held. The exhibit hall included 118 exhibitors.
Thank You to Our Volunteers!
* Turbo Expo 2015 Conference Committee
* Turbo Expo 2015 Local Liaison Committee
* Point Contacts & Vanguard Chairs
* Session Chairs & Vice Chairs
Sponsored by GE
The student mixer was well attended by over 300 young turbomachinery professionals. The students had an opportunity to network with their peers in a relaxed atmosphere with a beautiful view of Montreal!
Turbo Expo 60th Anniversary Museum and Legacy DVD
To celebrate IGTI's distinguished heritage, the IGTI Board provided complimentary DVDs, containing all of the Turbo Expo papers beginning in 1956, to the technical conference registrants of Turbo Expo 2015. The Turbo Expo 60th Anniversary Museum was a great showcase displaying 10 turbine engines provided by Ecole National Aerotechnique, a GE fan blade, and historical Turbo Expo materials.
Thank You, Sponsors
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