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Monday November 15, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 PMRegistration  
5:00 - 7:00 PMReception  River Terrace and Patio

Day 1 - Tuesday November 16, 2021

7 - 7:45 AMRegistration (For those who didn’t check in last night)
6:30 - 7:45 AMBreakfast  (Alamo D-F)
7:45 AMWelcome – Opening Remarks - Todd Buschjost & Russ Lamont (Alamo A-C)
Poll Everywhere - Logistics
8:00 AMQA 100 Introduction - Concept & objectives for the attendee 
Pillar Talk - Todd Buschjost & Russ Lamont (Alamo A-C)
8:15 AMSafety Orientation to Hotel and Immediate Area - Dave Anderson (Alamo A-C)
8:45 AMQA 101A Process Improvement - David Walker (Alamo A-C)
9:15 AMQA 102 Quarry Planning & Metrics - Mike Kotraba (Alamo A-C)
10:00 AMBreak & Simulator Time (Alamo Ballroom Foyer)
10:30 AMQA 103 A - Drilling - Avery Martin (Alamo A-C)
10:50 AMQA 103 B - Blasting - Alex Tyson (Alamo A-C)
11:10 AMQA 103 C - D & B Combined to get Chemical Crushing - Alex Tyson & Avery Martin
(Alamo A-C)
11:30 AMQA 104 Fragmentation Management for the Downstream Value Chain - Mike Kotraba
(Alamo A-C)
12:00 PMLunch  (Alamo D-F)
1:00 PMQA 105 Understanding Fundamentals of Vibration Control - Tristan Worsey (Alamo A-C)
1:45 PMQA 106 Load & Haul: Practical Cost Improvement - Tony Spake (Alamo A-C)
2:30 PMBreak & Simulator Time (Alamo Ballroom Foyer)
3:00 PMQA 107 – The Behaviors that Lead to Accidents - Dave Anderson (Alamo A-C)
3:45 PMQA 108 – Handling Complaints - Tristan Worsey (Alamo A-C)
4:30 PMSurvey, Evening Instructions - Moderators
6:00 - 8:30 PMDinner (Alamo Hall and Patio)

Day 2 - Wednesday - Nov 17, 2021

6:30 - 7:45 AMBreakfast (Alamo D-F)
7:45 AMOpening Remarks - Todd Buschjost & Russ Lamont (Alamo A-C)
8:00 AMQA 200  Principles of Mechanical Crushing - Anders Lindstrom (Alamo A-C)
8:45 AMQA 201  H.S.I. & V.S.I. Crushers - Lance Van Hoof (Alamo A-C)
9:15 AMBreak & Simulator Time (Alamo Ballroom Foyer)
9:45 AMWorkshop Period #1 (Choose One Workshop)
10:45 AMTransition to Main Room
11:00 AMQA 202  Getting Control for Optimal Plant Performance - Stephen Dobler (Alamo A-C)
11:40 PMQA 203  Making the Right Stuff: Screening and Sizing - Lance Van Hoof (Alamo A-C)
12:15 PMLunch / Simulator Time  (Alamo D-F)
1:15 PMWorkshop Period #2 (Choose One Workshop)
2:15 PMTransition to Main Room
2:30 PMQA 204 Optimizing the “Crunch” Process - Marcus Johansson (Alamo A-C)
3:15 PMQA 205 -  Analytics & Business Intelligence - Matt Slezak (Alamo A-C)
4:00 PMDay 2 Course Ratings Survey (Alamo A-C)
4:15pmTransition to Workshops
4:30 PMWorkshop Period #3 (Choose One Workshop)
5:30 PMFree Time
6:00 - 7:00 PMRiver Walk Boat Cruise (River Terrace Patio)

 

Day 3 - Thursday - Nov 18, 2021

6:30 - 7:45 AMBreakfast (Alamo D-F)
7:45 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks - Todd Buschjost & Russ Lamont (Alamo A-C)
8:00 AMWorkshop Period #4 (Choose One Workshop)
9:00 AMTransition to Main Room
9:15 AMSimulation Awards
9:30 AMQA 301 – QA Concept Summation - Todd Buschjost & Russ Lamont (Alamo A-C)
9:45 AMOrientation to CEMEX Balcones Quarry - Adam Slusser
10:20 AMMSHA Site specific training - watch video & sign form 
10:45 AMDisperse / Pickup Box Lunch & Safety Gear  Load Buses 
11:15 AMBuses Leave for Quarry (eat lunch on bus)
12:00 PMBuses arrive at quarry entrance

Concurrent Sub Group Station Rotations:
Station 1: Water Treatment Plant Operations - Lance Griffin
Station 2: Crusher Primary and Secondary systems overview - Lance Van Hoof
Station 3: Intelligent Drill/Truck Technology - Avery Martin & Jason McCrary

2:45 PMFull Group Activity:
Digital Cap Accuracy Demo - Sandy Tavelli / Dyno Nobel
View Production Shot - Jason Medlin / Buckley Powder
3:45 PMBoard buses and return to hotel
5:00 PMReturn to hotel 
 

WORKSHOPS

Choose 1 workshop for each workshop session. Sessions 1-3 are on Wednesday, Session 4 is on Thursday. You do not need to select which workshop you attend in advance.

 

 QA 500  Drilling in Depth - Smart Drills - All sessions - Bowie / Avery Martin
 QA 501  Blasting 101 - Session 1 & 3 Wednesday - Travis / Alex Tyson 
 QA 502  Blasting in Depth - Session 2 Wednesday & 4 Thursday - Travis / Alex Tyson 
 QA 503  Crushing & Screening Do's & Don'ts - All sessions - Valero / Magnus Franzen
 QA 504  Putting the Plant Together - All sessions - Bonham / Dan Melosso
 QA 505  Operator Efficiency Class - All sessions - Alamo Ballroom Foyer / Wade Turlington and Tony Spake
 QA 506A  Process Improvement - Tools & Methods - All sessions - Alamo A-C / David Walker
QA 506B  Process Improvement - Change Management - All sessions - Alamo A-C / David Walker
 QA 507  Drone Technology & Applications - Sessions 1 & 2 Wednesday - Milan / Matt Slezak
QA 508  Analytic Methods -  Session 3 Wednesday - Milan / Matt Slezak
 Drill Simulator Activity - All sessions - Alamo Ballroom Foyer / Dusty Rinderknecht and DJ Marthini
 

Load/Haul Simulator Activity - All sessions - Alamo Ballroom Foyer / Tyler Smith and Wade Turlington