Building Operations and Water Treatment Seminar GE Power & Water

GE Power & Water
Water & Process Technologies
Building Operations and
Water Treatment Seminar
August 21, 2013
Lucas Oil Stadium
500 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Hosted by GE, in combination with:
Education Seminar:
Building Operations and Water Treatment
Would you like an opportunity to interact with your colleagues in your industry? Would
you like to talk to global water treatment and equipment experts who lead sessions at
Trade Organizations such as NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers), CTI
(Cooling Technology Institute) and IWC (International Water Conference)? Make your
plans to attend the seminar hosted by GE Power & Water, Water & Process
This is a technical seminar where you will gain valuable knowledge about water-related
issues, equipment operation, equipment maintenance, and industry concerns and
technology-based solutions. Topics will include Legionella Risk Minimization, Central
Plant Optimization, Closed Loop Biofouling Control, Steam Trap Maintenance, Boiler
Volatile Programs, Chemical Feed and Monitoring Solutions, and Sustainability. This
session does qualify and is eligible for continuing education credits. Cards will be
provided during the conference to apply.
General Session
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Legionella Discussion
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Filtration Systems
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Closed Loop Biofouling Control
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Steam Trap Maintenance
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Boiler Volatile Programs
2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Chemical Feed and Monitoring Solutions
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Attendee Question Forum to Panel
GE’s Water & Process Technologies’ Expert Biographies
Ms. Eunice Murtagh, Boiler Technical Marketing: Thirty-five years industrial water
treatment experience. MS Oceanography, Old Dominion University, BA Biology, University
of Bridgeport. Active Member NACE. Primary technical expertise in boiler water
treatment applications. Mr. Pete Elliott, Senior Product Applications Engineer: Twenty years industrial water
treatment experience. BS Civil Engineering, Villanova University. Primary technical
expertise Cooling Water Systems and Chemistry.
Mr. Chris Farrell, Senior Product Manager: Twenty-four years of water treating
experience and product development. BS Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri.
Primary expertise in new product development, refining industry.
Guest Speaker
Dr. William McCoy - Chief Technology Officer
Tenure with Phigenics
Co-founded Phigenics in 2004 and is Chief Technology Officer for the company.
Prior Experience
Prior to Phigenics, 20 years in commercial development, management of technology,
intellectual property development and R&D for large multi-national corporations (Rohm and
Haas Co., Great Lakes Chemical Company and Nalco Chemical Company).
The International Water Association published in 2005 the full-length book entitled Preventing
Published 26 patents, 3 patent applications (pending), 8 book chapters and over 100 peerreviewed scientific articles.
Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Calgary and M.Sc. from the University of Hawaii.
Two undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Microbiology from California State University,
Long Beach. Executive Management Education from the University of Michigan. Born in San
Diego and grew up near Orange County, CA.
Affiliations & Certifications
Non-transient, Non-Community Public Water Supply Operator, IDPH I.D. #11890
Member (appointed), World Health Organization, committee to write a global guideline entitled
Legionella and the Prevention of Legionellosis, Published 2007.
Board of Directors, ALDA Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Symposium Chairman (appointed), National Association of Corrosion Engineers (National
Association of Corrosion Engineers). For the 1997 meeting of T-7A-16
(Application/Misapplication of Biocides).
Chairman (elected), Technical Advisory Committee, Engineering Research Center, National
Science Foundation, Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University, 1992-1994.
Directed activities of the Advisory Board, especially in strategic planning.
Chairman (appointed), Joint Task Group, Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and
Wastewater, 17th ed., Section 9216, Direct Total Count by Epifluorescence Microscopy. 1990.
Led the group that wrote a method that has now been adopted as a standard.
Vice-Chairman (elected), National Association of Corrosion Engineers (National Association off
Corrosion Engineers). Work Group T-7A-16c: Biocide Effectiveness Monitoring in Cooling Water
Editor (invited). Member of the Board of Editors for the research and review journal
International Biodeterioration covering the fields of biodeterioration control and
biodegradation-biotechnology, 1989-1991.
Who Should Attend?
Executives, managers and engineers whose decisions and responsibilities touch on
facility, process, and environmental compliance.
Please register by: August 15, 2013
Email registration to [email protected]
Seminar Fee: FREE! (Lunch is included)
Questions or Directions:
Please contact Brian Settle at 317.750.5099
E-mail Address:
Please write, call or email specific areas of interest or questions you would like answered
during the seminar: