Maxum Users Conference

Maxum User's Conference 2022: Technology with Purpose

Siemens Canada Limited along with our solution partner, Novatech Analytical Solutions, are pleased to announce the Canadian Process Chromatography User's Conference - Maxum 2022: Technology with Purpose

Event Details

Who should attend?

Maintenance and engineering personnel who interface with, design or rely upon the Maxum analyzer network in their facility.  Admission is limited to employees of companies utilizing Siemens chromatograph technology.

 

When: October 25th to October 28th, 2022

Where: The Insignia Hotel, Sarnia 

Preliminary Event Agenda

The Maxum Users Conference will present numerous topics and provide you with the option to select your preferred agenda through breakout sessions. After your registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email that will allow you to choose your agenda.

Time

Topic

Speaker

13:00 – 14:00

Registration

Gilles Ouimet

14:00 – 15:00
Crash Course Sessions 1 - Choose 1

 

GC Crash Course Session 1

SYSCON Upgrade: SYSCON+ to SYSCON 3

Derek Webster

 

GC Crash Course Session 2

IS-TCD Maintenance

Kelly Thornton

15:00 – 15:30

BREAK

 

15:30 – 16:30
Crash Course Sessions 2 - Choose 1

 

GC Crash Course Session 1

Column Flow Set up and Verification

Derek Webster

 

GC Crash Course Session 2

How to do Normalization?

Kelly Thornton

16:30 – 17:00

BREAK

 

17:00 – 18:00

Welcome Drinks (hosted by Novatech)

 

Time

Topic

Speaker

07:30 – 08:25

Registration (hot breakfast served 0730 - 0825)

Gilles Ouimet

08:30 – 08:45

Greetings, Housekeeping and Safety Moment

Andrew Blazey

08:45 – 09:15

Keynote Speaker

Joris Myny

09:15 – 09:45

MAXUM GC INNOVATIONS: SYSCON 3.0 and GCP ver. 6

Alfred Kania

09:45 – 10:15

MAXUM GC INNOVATIONS: SiCAT

GCI Factory Specialist

10:15 – 10:30

BREAK

 

10:30 – 12:00

USER’S PANEL DISCUSSION: Remote vs in person Support Services

 

12:00 – 13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00 – 13:30

Maxum Wireless Communication Solution

Derek Webster

Rob Burnside

13:30 – 14:00

Maxum Pre-Commissioning Requirements

What to do with the GC after you receive it?

Kelly Thornton

14:00 – 14:30

Customer Focus: Gas Chromatography & Raman Spectroscopy

Maxum GC User Guest Speaker

14:30 – 14:45

Breakout Session Introduction

Katherina Alvarez

14:45 – 15:00

BREAK

 

15:00 – 15:30
Breakout Sessions 1 - Choose 1
 

Breakout 1: Calibration vs Validation. What is a pass/what is a fail?

Kelly Thornton

 

Breakout 2: EPC swap, DO's and DON’Ts

Derek Webster

 

Breakout 3:  Columns; how to order and specify

Gilles Ouimet

15:30 – 16:00

Breakout Sessions 2 - Choose 1

 

Breakout 1:  Normalization: Good or bad? In the DCS or GC?

Kelly Thornton

 

Breakout 2:  FID auto ignition sequence - programming front to back

Derek Webster

 

Breakout 3: Communications and networking

PA DCP

16:00 – 16:30

Breakout Sessions 3 - Choose 1

 
 

Breakout 1: Replace VS repair ,making the tough decisions for a change

Derek Webster

 

Breajout 2: Maxum GC Shelter Integration Best Practices

JC Arenes

 

Breakout 3: Valve Maintenance

Kelly Thornton

16:30 – 20:00

Conference Hospitality (hosted by Novatech)

 

Time

Topic

Speaker

07:30 – 08:25

Registration (hot breakfast served 0730 - 0825)

Gilles Ouimet

08:30 – 08:45

Housekeeping

Katherina Alvarez

08:45 – 09:15

Analyzer System Manager

Alfred Kania

09:15 – 09:45

Injection theory / chromatography how to sperate the issue and diagnose

Derek Webster

09:45 – 10:15

Sulfur GC Applications (Total Sulfur / Speciated Sulfur)

GCI Factory Specialist

10:15 – 10:30

BREAK

 

10:30 – 11:00
Breakout Sessions 4 - Choose 1
 

Breakout 1: FPD Troubleshooting

Kelly Thornton

 

Breakout 2: Detector noise and bead tests, when to change them and how

Derek Webster

 

Breakout 3: Canadian System Integration Session

Novatech

11:00 – 11:30
Breakout Session 5 - Choose 1
 

Breakout 1: Using STATMON

Kelly Thornton

 

Breakout 2: Most common alarm - Detector Chanel Overflow and what to do about it

Derek Webster

 

Breakout 3: GCP Maintenance Program

Gilles Ouimet

11:30 – 12:00
Breakout Session 6 - Choose 1
 

Breakout 1: How to normalize in the GC and how to interpret the unnormal Total in PM

Kelly Thornton

 

Breakout 2: Temperature Limit control, often overlooked and why this is dangerous

GCI Factory Specialist

 

Breakout 3: Replacing a GC, how do you get this done with all the pushbacks

Derek Webster

12:00 – 13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00 – 14:00

USER’S PANEL DISCUSSION: Process GC Wishlist

 

14:00 – 15:00

NOVATECH and SIEMENS: Sample phase – interactive discussion

Derek Webster &

JC Arenes

15:00 – 15:15

BREAK

 

15:15 – 15:30

Maxum GC Training Courses

Katherina Alvarez

15:30 – 16:15

ASK Siemens

 

16:15 – 16:30

Conference Wrap Up

Katherina Alvarez

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Maxum Users Conference 2022 Registration