POWER-GEN Asia

September 1-3, 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

With energy demand soaring and regulations tightening, power generators throughout Asia are looking for high-efficiency, environmentally-friendly, flexible solutions--and they’re increasingly looking to GE for help. Join us at POWER-GEN Asia as we unveil our latest offerings to help customers achieve the ultimate performance and discuss solutions for advancing Asia’s energy future.

POWER-GEN Asia is a premiere conference where over 7,500 delegates and attendees from over 70 countries, from across Southeast Asia and around the world, convene to discuss power generation, renewable and alternative energy, and transmission & distribution industries. GE will be presenting at several conference sessions as well as hosting short informational talks at booth #E18.

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Combined Cycle Plant Constructability Improvements

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Track 3 - Power Plant Technologies
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: Jupiter 12

PRESENTER:

Brian Davenport

Brian Davenport is the senior product marketing manager for GE's bottoming cycle and generator equipment. Prior to this role, he spent five years as a senior steam turbine requisition manager where he served as the primary technical interface for the customer and had responsibility for execution of all ST contract deliverables on global power generation projects. Before joining GE, Brian spent five years with a hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer bringing new distributed power generation products to market and ten years with an EPC where he led the design and construction of plant systems for manufacturing and power generation facilities. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of New York. 

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A New Standard for Gas Turbine Validation: Demonstrated Operating Response Through Extreme Grid Events

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Track 2 - Clean, Flexible, and Smart Operation
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: Jupiter 11

PRESENTER:

Dr. Christian Vandervort

Chris Vandervort is currently the senior product manager for 9HA.02. Within GE Power & Water, Chris has held leadership positions in several design engineering departments, including hydro, steam turbine, generator, and gas turbine combustion engineering. In combustion engineering, Chris was responsible for the design and development of the 9 ppm NOx DLN combustion system for 7FA gas turbines. He also spent 10 years at GE’s Global Research Center as Technology Leader for combustion systems.

Chris has 31 patents and 20 technical publications. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and both his BS and MS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Flexible Distributed Power Solutions

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Track 3 - Power Plant Technologies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Session 2: Reciprocating Engines and Applications
Room: Jupiter 12

PRESENTER:

Burak Ozsoylu

Burak Ozsoylu earned a B.S. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Istanbul Koc University, Turkey and later received an MBA in Strategic Marketing in B2B markets. Starting from 2005, he led the development of several innovative distributed power generation concepts for top energy utilities and IPPs in more than twenty countries and contributed to bridging the supply demand gap with fast, flexible, and reliable gas-to-power technologies.

In 2012, Burak joined GE Power & Water through a leadership program. During his assignments he worked on cogeneration solutions, economics of electricity for various applications, flexible gas turbines, and several new product development programs for the power generation industry. Currently Burak is Power Plants Marketing Leader in GE Power & Water Distributed Power business.

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The Benefits of Fast, Mobile Power

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Track 2 - Clean, Flexible, and Smart Operation
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 3: Operational Flexibility
Room: Jupiter 11

PRESENTER:

James DiCampli

James DiCampli, P.E., is a gas turbine engineering manager for GE Power & Water, and is based in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. He has nearly 30 years of experience and is responsible for lifecycle engineering program management of GE's aeroderivative gas turbines.

James's previous roles include consulting to the U.S. Department of Energy and serving as a Navy nuclear engineer and submarine officer. He has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of the US Naval War College and Joint Forces Staff College.

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The Software Platform for the Industrial Internet

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Track 4 - Optimizing Plant Operation
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Room: Jupiter 13

PRESENTER:

Rolf Gibbels

With over 20 years of international experience, Rolf Gibbels, head of global software sales and strategy for Power Generation Services, has responsibility for driving growth and leading the sales strategy at GE Power & Water. GE Software is bringing the Industrial Internet to life by connecting minds and machines through its big data and analytics software solutions.

Before joining GE, Rolf led solution definition and business development activities for two multi-national software companies. He holds a master’s degree in Civil Engineering and currently serves on the board of directors and International council of the American Council of Renewable Energy (ACORE) www.acore.org.

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Evolving Gas Turbines for Asia and More: Introducing the LM6000-PF+

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Track 3 - Power Plant Technologies
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Session 4: Mid-Sized Gas Turbines
Room: Jupiter 12

PRESENTER:

Sherif Mohamed
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Sherif Mohamed is the LM6000-PF+ product line manager for GE Power & Water. After graduating from Cairo University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in mechanical engineering, Sherif moved to the United States to pursue a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, which he successfully completed in 2003 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Sherif joined GE in 2003 as a thermal scientist in GE’s Global Research Division, where he spent the next 11 years in roles of increasing responsibility. In 2014, Sherif transferred to GE Power & Water for his current role where he leads the LM6000-PF+ product development.

Visarut Maitreeyuenyong is the regional sales director for aeroderivative gas turbine new units, which include LM2500 and LM6000. He oversees Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and has formed strong working relationships with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and PTT Public Company limited.

Prior to joining GE in 2011, he worked for a leading EPC in Canada, giving him a deep understanding of the energy business for power development (both commercially and technically), as well as the oil & gas business. Visarut holds two Masters degrees in Engineering Management from the University of Southern California, and Financial Analysis from the University of San Francisco

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Achieving Cost-Effective, High-Efficiency, Reliable Power Generation for Asian Markets

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Track 3 - Power Plant Technologies
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: Jupiter 12

PRESENTER:

Dr. Christian Vandervort

Chris Vandervort is currently the senior product manager for 9HA.02. Within GE Power & Water, Chris has held leadership positions in several design engineering departments, including hydro, steam turbine, generator, and gas turbine combustion engineering. In combustion engineering, Chris was responsible for the design and development of the 9 ppm NOx DLN combustion system for 7FA gas turbines. He also spent 10 years at GE’s Global Research Center as Technology Leader for combustion systems.

Chris has 31 patents and 20 technical publications. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and both his BS and MS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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GE’s 6F.01 Gas Turbine…The Most Efficient Cogeneration/Combined Cycle Solution for the 75-150 MW Plant

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Track 3 - Power Plant Technologies
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 7: Combined Cycle Technology ll
Room: Jupiter 12

PRESENTER:

Josh Sater

Since joining GE in 2001, Josh has played key roles in nearly every gas turbine new product introduction. He has spearheaded innovative NPIs like the emulsified liquid fuel system, the elimination of hydraulic systems with fully automatic electric actuation, and the HA PRIME Packaging design.

Josh was instrumental in the development of the new H-class air-cooled product line as well as the 7F.05, 7FB Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle and 9F.05 gas turbines. He is currently the Senior Product Manager for the 6F.01 gas turbine. Josh holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri.

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Evaluation of Microgrids: Supporting Sustainable Power Generation in Asia

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Track 2 - Clean, Flexible and Smart Operation
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Session 8: Distributed Generation
Room: Jupiter 12

PRESENTER:

James DiCampli

James DiCampli, P.E., is a gas turbine engineering manager for GE Power & Water, and is based in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. He has nearly 30 years of experience and is responsible for lifecycle engineering program management of GE's aeroderivative gas turbines.

James's previous roles include consulting to the U.S. Department of Energy and serving as a Navy nuclear engineer and submarine officer. He has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of the US Naval War College and Joint Forces Staff College.

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