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Session Handouts

Full Business, Education & Solutions Expo, and Virtual registrants as well as Exhibitors will get early access to the session handouts through the EASA website. Reviewing the handouts in advance should help you choose which sessions to attend. This will also allow you to print the handouts to bring with you, or load them onto your mobile device. Handouts will also be available in the EASA 2021 Mobile App.

Handouts WILL NOT
be distributed on-site

Convention Center Parking

  • 0 to 20 minutes - $3.00
  • 21 to 40 minutes - $6.00
  • 41 to 60 minutes - $9.00
  • 61 to 80 minutes - $12.00
  • 81 to 100 minutes - 15.00
  • 101 minutes to 12 hours  - $18.00
  • 12 hours to 24 hours - $22.00

There are no in/out privileges.
There are no refunds or exchanges.
Lost tickets are $22.00.

All times shown are U.S. Central Daylight Time. 

7:00 - 9:30 AM

By Invitation Only
Board of Directors Meeting
A continental breakfast will be served beginning at 6:30 am.

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Desk Open
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

OPTIONAL ONE-DAY SEMINAR - Additional registration required
Supercharge Your Sales Leadership
Mike Weinberg Speaker, Consultant, Best-Selling Author

“The sales leader is the key to creating a high-performance sales culture and driving increased results for the long term!” — Mike Weinberg

Back by popular demand after his highly rated sessions in 2019 and 2020, spend the day with best-selling author, speaker and friend of EASA, Mike Weinberg.

Plan to attend this session live as it will not be recorded!

This full day, focused program will show you how to:

  • Reduce complacency and increase accountability without micromanaging or demotivating your sales team
  • Ensure you have the right people in the right roles and stop trying to get “zookeepers” to hunt for new business
  • Create a team of proficient sales hunters who are laser focused on creating and advancing sales opportunities (whether your team is 1 person, 2, 3 or more)
  • Maximize the results of your top producer(s)
  • Quickly identify and address underperformance
  • Build and maintain a healthy sales culture
  • Arm your team with the essential weapons they need to win
  • Win more NEW SALES

Before June 14 — $199 members / $699 nonmembers
After June 14 — $299 members / $799 nonmembers

Lunch is included!

Registration includes a printed course handout that will be distributed on-site.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

OPTIONAL TOUR - Additional registration required
Magnolia SilosWelcome to Waco
Head to Waco to see the famous Magnolia Market at the Silos, owned by HGTV stars Joanna and Chip Gaines. Stop at nationally recognized Ninfa’s for lunch and enjoy a special Fixer Upper driving tour! See many of the homes, shops (like Harp Design) and historical landmarks featured on the show (stopping for photos). Explore the Magnolia Market Silos, visit the Silos Bakery for a sweet treat, the gardens where the Magnolia Seed and Supply is found and the big green lawn where lawn games await you. Please note: Waco is a 90-minute drive from Fort Worth, so be sure to bring entertainment for the ride!

Cost: $225 (Lunch included)
All tours are subject to change based on facility availability. EASA reserves the right to cancel a tour if a minimum is not met. In case of cancellation, EASA will notify registrants on or before June 4.

1:00 - 4:30 PM

Javier PortosOverview, Operation, Troubleshooting, Testing & Repair of Synchronous Motors
Javier Portos, Integrated Power Services, LLC, La Porte, TX

This session will focus on: 

  • Basic theory of synchronous machines (brush and brushes type) 
  • Synchronous machine operation. 
    • Power factor 
    • HP output vs KVAR 
    • Sync machine circuity 
    • Control of sync machine
  • Main components and its function 
    • High speed salient pole 
    • Slow speed salient pole 
    • Damper winding. 
  • Troubleshooting in the field 
    • Failed to synchronize 
    • Dielectric test (Stator, rotor, exciter and control wheel) 
    • Visual inspection 
  • Testing synchronous machines per IEEE Standards at service center 
  • Synchronous motor test run alternatives for service centers 
  • Repair (Stator, core, rotor, exciter rectified wheel & collectors). 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This session will be appropriate for owners, supervisors, technicians, sales personnel or anyone dealing with customers using synchronous motors. 

En Espanól
RamirezConstrucción del Estator (de Principios de Motores C.A. Medianos y Grandes)
Carlos Ramirez, EASA Especialista de Soporte Técnico

Esta sesión explicará los componentes y el funcionamiento de un estator trifásico de C.A. Los temas incluirán:

  • Construcción del núcleo del estator — Laminaciones, Coreplate, Carcasa, Factores geométricos
  • Bobinados de estator — Bobinas preformadas (solera o platina), Bobinas de alambre redondo (vueltas, alambres en mano, paso de bobina)
  • Conexiones — Estrella versus Delta, Circuitos en paralelo – Pros y Contras
  • Aislamiento — Nomex, DMD, en Ranura, de fase
  • Rigidez mecánica — Amarre & Soporte, Métodos recomendados para asegurar los puentes y cables de salida
  • Tratamiento final del bobinado — VPI, Inmersión & secado, Calentamiento y resinado

Bobinadores, representantes de ventas, gerentes e ingenieros se beneficiarán con esta sesión.

Presented in Spanish
Stator Construction (from Principles of Medium & Large AC Motors)
Carlos Ramirez, EASA Technical Support Specialist

This session will explain the components and working of a three-phase AC stator. Topics will include:

  • Stator core construction — Laminations, Coreplate, Frame, Geometry factors
  • Stator windings — Form coils, Random windings (turns, strands, coil pitch)
  • Connections — Wye versus delta, Parallel circuits - benefits and drawbacks
  • Insulation — Nomex, DMD, Slot liner, Phase insulation
  • Mechanical support — Lacing & bracing, Recommended methods to secure jumpers and leads
  • Varnish treatment methods — VPI, Dip & bake, Trickle epoxy methods

Winders, sales personnel, managers and engineers will benefit from this session.


1:00 - 5:00 PM

Downtown Dallas

OPTIONAL TOUR - Additional registration required
Dallas Dazzles & JFK: Sixth Floor Museum
Enjoy a driving tour of Downtown Dallas, discovering famous sites like Pioneer Plaza, the bronze sculpture commemorating the Shawnee Trail and landmarks on Main Street including the flagship Neiman Marcus. Throughout the Arts District, observe stunning buildings and museums such as the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House and the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. Explore the famous Grassy Knoll at Dealey Plaza, the site of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Visit the Sixth Floor Museum, an exhibit examining his life, death and legacy. Head to Dealey Plaza to tour the President’s assassination site and see the actual motorcade route and placement of witnesses, including where the Zapruder film was made.

Cost: $85
All tours are subject to change based on facility availability. EASA reserves the right to cancel a tour if a minimum is not met. In case of cancellation, EASA will notify registrants on or before May 7.

1:00 - 2:00 PM

VogelUnderstanding Corrosion in Pumps
Gene Vogel, EASA Pump & Vibration Specialist

Corrosion is a chemical reaction that damages pump components. There are various types of corrosion and some are common on certain applications. Understanding the different types of corrosion and how to identify them will help service centers work with customers to eliminate them or mitigate the damage. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, managers and pump and vibration technicians will benefit from the information presented in this session.

2:30 - 3:30 PM

VogelTips & Tricks for Submersible Pump Repair
Gene Vogel, EASA Pump & Vibration Specialist

Submersible pumps, generally under 50 horsepower, comprise one of the most common pump-related machines that service centers encounter. 

Details of repairing these machines are covered in the Fundamentals of Pump Repair seminar. This session will cover some things that will  make the repairs more profitable. 

  • What’s special about submersible pumps? 
  • Key things to know about dual seals. 
  • Not so obvious disassembly procedures. 
  • Oil-filled configurations. 
  • Simple testing setups.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, pump and vibration technicians, and sales personnel will benefit from this session.

4:00 - 5:00 PM

VogelProper Field Installation of Vertical Turbine Pump Motors
Gene Vogel, EASA Pump & Vibration Specialist

Vertical turbine pump motors are commonly repaired in EASA service centers, and high vibration often occur when proper installation procedures are neglected. Customers are quick to blame the motor repair. Service centers must be prepared to address the problem with knowledge of likely causes and corrections. This session will explain the installation steps that should be followed to avoid being blamed for high vibration problems.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Engineers, pump and vibration technicians, and sales personnel will benefit from this session.

7:00 - 9:30 PM
By Invitation Only
Past Chairmen's Reception & Dinner
The reception begins at 7:00 pm, and dinner will be served at 7:45 pm.