Industrial Utility Efficiency

Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference Announces New Technology EXPO Classroom Speakers


The New Technology EXPO Classroom speakers have been announced for the upcoming Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference, October 23-25, 2023 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Located on the EXPO Floor, the New Technology EXPO Classroom presents new technologies from around the world directly to EXPO floor visitors.

While the Best Practices Conference program upholds brand neutrality guidelines, this separate classroom on the EXPO Floor is reserved for exhibitors to present their their latest technologies for compressed air, pneumatics, vacuum, chiller and cooling tower systems. 

New technology presentations will feature oil-free and lubricated, fixed drive and VSD rotary screw, centrifugal, high-pressure and low-pressure rental air compressors, air compressor heat recovery modules, desiccant and refrigerated air dryers, compressed air filters, nitrogen gas generators, aluminum piping systems, ultrasonic leak detectors, compressed air measurement instruments and pneumatics.

Pam Tetterton, Area Sales Manager, BOGE America, presented "Compressed Air Dryer Refrigerant and Environmental Sustainability" at the Best Practices 2022 EXPO & Conference.


Monday, October 23rd

1:00 - 1:25 PM Chiller Product Training: Benefits, Applications, Sizing and Selection, Don Joyce, National Sales Manager, Industrial Water Chiller, a Division of T.J. Snow
1:30 - 1:55 PM We are Bobcat... Now in Industrial Air, Patrick Jakeway, General Manager, Doosan Bobcat North America
2:00 - 2:25 PM Air Management System, Jon Jensen, Energy Efficiency Manager, SMC Corporation of America
2:30 - 2:55 PM From Compressed Air to Power Generation: Kaishan's Vision for Building a Better, More Efficient Future, Dave George, President, Kaishan USA
3:00 - 3:25 PM Deoxo Nitrogen/Hydrogen Purifier and MDX Gas Dryer, Mike Kinnucane, Nitrogen Business Development Manager, Mikropor
3:30 - 3:55 PM Kaeser Measurement Technology (KMT) a New Suite of Compressed Air Sensors, Neil Mehltretter Technical Director Kaeser Compressors


Tuesday, October 24th

1:00 - 1:25 PM Oil Carryover: Prevention is Better Than the Cure, Cody Leatherman, Product Manager - Consumable Products, Hitachi Global Air Power US
1:30 - 1:55 PM The Future of Compressed Air Instrumentation, Martin Zeller, General Manager, CS Instruments USA
2:00 - 2:25 PM Application of Rental Blowers in Industrial Wastewater and Pneumatic Conveying, Meghan Babineaux, Regional Sales Manager, Aerzen Rental
2:30 - 2:55 PM Clean Energy. Clean Air. Clean Food, Tilo Fruth, President, BEKO Technologies
3:00 - 3:25 PM Applications Vary by Pressure; Selecting the Right Technology, Mert Alpagut, Country Manager, Hertz Kompressoren
3:30 - 3:55 PM Large Desiccant Air Dryer Features & Benefits, Jeff Browne, Sr. Sales Engineer, Altec AIR


Wednesday, October 25th

1:00 - 1:25 PM Upcoming Department of Energy 2025 Regulation of Rotary Air Compressor Isentropic Efficiency, Bruce McFee President Sullivan-Palatek
1:30 - 1:55 PM Remote Monitoring on Rental Compressors, Jim Riley, Business Development Rental Manager Sauer Compressors USA
2:00 - 2:25 PM Energy Recovery Solutions to Lower Your Carbon Footprint, Luc Linart, Global Product Manager Energy Recovery & Measurements, Atlas Copco
2:30 - 2:55 PM Why Compressor Direct Output Flow Rate is Important, and How to Measure, Ray Fang, International Sales Director, Comate Intelligent Sensor
3:00 - 3:25 PM Centrifugal Air Compressor Sizing & Fundamentals, JD Schroeder, Applications Engineering Manager, FS-Elliot
3:30 - 3:55 PM Oil Free Air, Wolfgang Strobelt, Sales Manager Plant Engineering - CEP, Boge America Inc


The Best Practices EXPO Hall is open from 10:00 – 5:00 p.m. on October 23-25. Register for a \$50 EXPO pass and receive access to 100 booths (and counting) featuring innovative technologies, Monday night Networking Event, New Technology EXPO Classroom presentations, and the Daily EXPO \$1,000 Energy Treasure Hunt Raffle.  All attendees are welcome to visit the adjacent Process Expo show floor, with the Best Practices EXPO badge, at no extra cost.


About Best Practices EXPO & Conference

The Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference is the leading North American event focused on Sustainable, Safe & Reliable On-Site Utilities Powering Automation. The event takes place October 23-25, 2023, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Attendees come from engineering firms, manufacturing plants and equipment companies responsible for specifying, purchasing, operating, selling and maintaining on-site utility equipment in industrial compressed air, vacuum and cooling water systems. For more information on the Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference visit