Fuels, Lubricants and Materials Testing Equipment

July 2010

Volume 3, Number 1

In This Issue

        2010 Fuel Rating Symposium


         Presentation Titles

         Regional Group Meetings

        Gulf Coast Conference




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Gulf Coast Conference

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2010 Fuel Rating Symposium

October 12 14 in conjunction with the 2010 Gulf Coast Conference.

Moody Gardens Convention Center

One Hope Blvd.

Galveston, TX 77354


Important Dates

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 2010 Fuel Rating Symposium begins (8:30 am 5:30 pm)

Gulf Coast Conference begins

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Final day of Gulf Coast Conference

Thursday, October 14, 2010 Final day of 2010 Fuel Rating Symposium



Registration is $95 and includes access to the Gulf Coast Conference Exhibits, Papers and Technical Presentations in addition to full access to the 2010 Fuel Rating Symposium.

Registration is available online only at https://secure.gulfcoastconference.com/conf_registration.cfm

Presentation Titles at the 2010 Fuel Rating Symposium

  5th Generation of Automatic atmospheric distillation instrument model NDI 450.

  Advanced Engine Technology Ignition Quality Tester (IQT)

  Analysis of Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons

  CFR Engine Maintenance - Cetane

  CFR Engine Maintenance Cooling System

  CFR Engine Operation & Maintenance Open Discussion

  Detailed Mid-FTIR Analysis of Gasoline, Diesel & Jet Fuel with A Single Portable Analyzer In Seconds

  Determination of Ethanol Content of Denatured Fuel Ethanol by Infrared Spectroscopy A Twenty Second Alternative Test to a Forty Minute GC Analysis

  ESD Online Octane Rating System using the Falling Level Method

  Exchange Group Data Services

  HFRR Workshop Testing and Best Practices

  How to be Successful with CVCC

  Independent Calibration of the Derived Cetane Number Instrument CID-510 and the Affects of Moisture.

  Meeting Standard Specifications for Fuels Multifunctional Instruments and Integrated Data Systems

  Oil / Grease In (Sea) Water Portable & CFC-Free, A new mid-IR laser based analyzer for total petroleum hydrocarbons in water

  Rating Fuels by the Dynamic Falling Level, Operation and Maintenance.

  Supercritical Fluid Chromatography for Analysis Of Petroleum Distillates and Biodiesel

  Technology in IC Engines, Future Fuels, and the Impact on the Fuel Rating Industry

  The Easy Way, or the Right Way

  The Physics of Octane and Cetane Measurements.

  Tools of the CFR Trade

  Vapor Pressure Measurement of Gasoline, Crude Oil & LPG with New ASTM D5191 & D5188 Speed Test

  XCP The Next Generation of CFR Control Systems

  XCP Live Demo with Hands on Opportunity (available all 3 days, transportation will be provided)

All presentations will run in duplicate both days in 2 different tracks. This will allow all participants to attend any and all presentations.

Regional Group Meetings

On Thursday, break-out rooms have been provided where individual Regional Groups may conduct such business as is needed.

The following Regional Groups have already requested time for Thursday morning.

  Great Lakes Regional Group

  Rocky Mountain Regional Group

  Texas Regional Group

Gulf Coast Conference

The Gulf Coast Conference is a non-profit organization oriented toward the education and advancement of knowledge of Chemical Analysis Technology associated with the Petrochemical, Refining, and Environmental fields, and will forward this goal through annual technical meetings, regular communications, and training courses focused on these fields.


The Host hotel is the Moody Gardens Hotel which is conveniently located next to the Conference Center.


To Obtain Special Rates:
When you make your reservations let them know you are attending the Gulf Coast Conference.


The Host Hotel: Moody Gardens Hotel

Reservations for the Conference are being taken now! Don't wait until it is too late! As the Host and Site Hotel; rooms will sell out quickly!
For Reservations Call: 1-888-388-8484

Special Rates for the Conference: $147 + tax
Single or Double Occupancy
Jacuzzi Suites & Luxury Suites also available

Other hotels are available and a complete list is available online at http://www.gulfcoastconference.com/Accommodations.cfm.


Airports: Bush Intercontinental Airport: 1 hr 10 min. 67.37 mi
William P Hobby Airport: 40 min. 41.21 mi


Please note that transportation to the XCP Live Demo with Hands on Opportunity will be provided.




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