ATI holds its 7th annual Users Group Meeting in San Francisco with its largest turnout of 65 people in attendance.
SAN JOSE, CA - 6/14/2011 -
ATI held its seventh annual Aware Users Group meeting on June 14th – 16th in San Francisco, CA this year. The meeting was the largest event ever - if you weren’t able to attend this year, you’ll definitely want to attend next year! Over 63 people from 34 organizations attended the 3 day event. In addition, over 23 guests traveled with the meeting attendees and had a great time during the day seeing San Francisco and joined the various group social events in the evenings.
We kicked off the Users Group Meeting by providing an update of this year’s activities and an update on the Aware products that are available. ATI demonstrated a developmental version of it’s new offering code named AwareAnywhere™. AwareAnywhere™ will enable users to access Aware reports and key bits of information from any device whether it is a tablet or a smart phone via WiFi. Customers that host their Aware implementation with ATI where able to access their database during the meeting and test drive the new product.
During the course of the meeting, ATI representatives made presentations and demonstrations on various modules which included:
1. Aware for Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) tracking in piping systems
2. Aware for Predictive Maintenance Data Management
3. Aware Scrubber Module and how it is ideally suited for tracking 2205 corrosion
4. Aware for Pressure Vessel and Safety Valve Inspections
5. Aware Pulverizer Module and the use of Mobile Aware for pulverizer inspections
6. Aware Version 11 new features
Utility Use and Best Practices Presentations
We also had great end use presentations by various utilities which included:
4. Capital Power
5. TransAlta Power
6. Georgia Power
8. Dominion Generation
Service Providers Using Aware With Customers
In addition we had a number of Aware service provider partners presenting how Aware is being used jointly with their customers, which included:
1. MPR Associates
5. Aware Training Classes
On the third day we had a half day training class which included three mini training classes:
1. Displaying UT and NDE data in Visual Aware
2. Optimal process implementation during boiler inspections using Mobile Aware for approving recommendations, printing work list, performing QA and documenting what got done and did not.
3. Creating and Managing Queries/Searches in Aware
P91 Discussion Session
This year we had an additional discussion session that took place regarding issues related to P91 material. This was a half day session at the end of the meeting. 22 people attended the session with utility presentations from Constellation Energy and SRP discussing what testing programs they are implementing internally. In addition, experts from Structural Integrity Associates and Intertek-Aptech Engineering provided insight of what they are seeing in the industry and recommendations they are making.
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