2022 Educational Program

NEW Vacuum Technology Short Course

Audience - Open to Pre-conference registrants. The course is suitable for those new to the industry but presents material valuable to experienced industry veterans

Schedule - The Short Course will be held on November 1

The new pre-conference program is a comprehensive short course covering industrial and municipal vacuum equipment, technology, safety and applications.


Boot Camp

Audience - Boot Camp sessions are open to all attendees

Hard-hitting, half-hour seminars on a variety of timely topics of interest to contractors and suppliers. The preliminary boot camp schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Using Jetting Charts - Cooper Hanley (StoneAge, Inc.)
10:10 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
Pump Maintenance and Troubleshooting 101 - Dee Green (USA DeBusk)
10:50 a.m.–11:20 a.m.
Factors to Consider in Hydrodemolition - Keith Armishaw (Aquajet)
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
High Pressure Hose Care and Safety - Jerry Carter (SPIR STAR)
12:10 p.m.–12:40 p.m.
Safety Considerations When Using Automated Equipment - Bill Holladay (Amerapex)

Thursday, November 3, 2022

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Diesel Engine Emissions and Changes to Tier 4F and Tier V - Shane Patzer (Michigan CAT)
10:10 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
Data from Computerized Exchanger Cleaning - Kelley Crush (StoneAge, Inc.)
10:50 a.m.–11:20 a.m.
Jobsite Safety - Kevin Hollingworth (Jetstream of Houston, LLP)
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Line Moleing Safety - Paul Ruper (Amerapex)
12:10 p.m.–12:40 p.m.
Vacuum Truck Automation - Edoardo Marangoni (Gerotto)


Asset Owner Sessions

Audience - Asset Owner sessions are intended for plant safety, maintenance, turnarounds and operations personnel but are open to all attendees

A new educational program designed specifically for asset owners – the plants and facilities who are the end-users of industrial cleaning services. The preliminary asset owner session schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
The Importance of Pre-planning from a Plant's Perspective - Hans Borgt (Dow)
10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Data Overload: What Data Makes Sense to Collect? - Aaron Johnson (HollyFrontier)
11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Case Study: Online Cleaning - William Schweitzer (DuPont)
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hydroblasting Safety from an Owner Perspective - Fritz Kin (Marathon Petroleum)


Panel Discussion

Audience - the Panel Discussion is open to all attendees

Join us for a spirited conversation about current challenges to industrial cleaning contractors and asset owners, from workforce to supply chains and much more.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Addressing the Challenges of 2022
Richard Bass (Kuraray)
Fritz Kin (Marathon Petroleum)
Jimmy Peck (MPW)
Bill Shaw (Evergreen North America)
Moderated by Kerry Siggins (StoneAge, Inc.)

Conference Papers

Audience - Conference Papers are open to Conference registrants

Schedule - Sessions will be held throughout the day November 2-3

Research, case studies and whitepapers from industry and academia covering new developments in fluid-jets, industrial vacuuming and industrial cleaning




Cleaner Times
Parker Hannifin Parflex
Vacuum Truck Rentals




Diamond Technology Innovations

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