2018 WEA NZ CONFERENCE PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY, 17th OCTOBER 2018

 

9:00am Registration and view Exhibition - Tea/Coffee available

 

Conference Opening

10:00 AM – 10.45 am

  • Chaired by Dr. Simon Nordestgaard, (Vice President of the WEA)
  • 10:00 am          Welcome - Dr. Simon Nordestgaard, - Vice President Winery Engineering Association
  • 10:15 am          Key Note AddressMr. Philip Gregan - Chief Executive Officer – New Zealand Wine Growers

 

Morning Break - 10:45 - 11:15am

 11:15 AM – 12:15 pm

  • Chaired by Dr. Simon Nordestgaard, (Vice President of the WEA)
  • 11:15 am          Winery Scheduling Ailytic  Mr James Balzary – Founder & CEO
  • 11:45 am          Lean Principles for the Wine Industry Improvement Direct Mr Peter Maunder - Managing Director

 

Lunch - 12:45 - 1:45pm

 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm

  • Chaired by Mr Greg McCrostie – Account Manager – Programmed Property Services NZ
  • 1:45 pm          Mission Wineries Efficiency & Sustainability Initiatives Mission Estate Winery – Mr Paul Mooney - Winemaker
  • 2:15 pm          Leverage Technologies to Improve Plant Operation Rockwell Automation – Kai Kang – Solutions Architect
  • 2.45 pm          The Hidden Value in Industrial Wastewater Beca NZ – Mr Nathan Clarke – Principal Wastewater Engineer
  • 3.15 pm          The Havelock North Water Contamination Event – Implications for Wineries Discharging Over Aquifers Apex Environmental – Mr Matt Morris – Project Manager

 

Afternoon Break 3:45 - 4:15pm

 4:15 PM – 5:15 pm

  • Chaired by Mr Nigel Williams – Country Manager – Rockwell Automation NZ
  • 4:15 pm          Refrigerants and Energy Efficiency for the Winery Sector Hawkes Bay Refrigeration – Shayne Murphy - CEO
  • 4.45 pm          Temperature Control – Cooling with care not brute force Wine Technology Marlborough – David Gill – Managing Director

 

5:15 pm - Day one conference sessions conclude

 

5:15 – 6:00 pm -  Free time to view exhibits

 

7:00 pm - Pre-Dinner Drinks

 

7:30 PM Conference Dinner

  • MC: Mr Nigel Williams – Country Manager – Rockwell Automation NZ

In the tradition of our conference dinners we have a BYO arrangement to encourage everyone to bring his or her own wines to share at the dinner.

 

Thursday, 18th OCTOBER 2018

8:45 am Visit Exhibition, Tea/Coffee available

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

  • Chaired by - TBA
  • 9:00 am          World-class Kiwi innovation that protects the world’s wine from earthquakes Onguard Group – Mr Will Lomax – Managing Director
  • 9:30 am          Assessing and Incorporating Seismic Resilience Structex – Mr Adam Walker – Director & Senior Structural Engineer .
  • 10:00 am        Risk Engineering & Asset Protection Aon Global Risk Consulting – Mr Chris Standing – Risk Engineer Aon Global Risk Consulting – Dr Mostafa Nayyerloo – Senior Risk Consultant

 

Morning Break - 10:30 - 11:00am

11:00 AM – 1:15 pm

  • Chaired by - TBA
  • 11:00 am         Filterability Measurement for Process Optimisation in Wine Packaging Blue H2O Filtration – Dr Paul Bowyer – Group Oenologist / Regional Manager SA
  • 11:30 am         DE Free in the Winery PALL Filtration – Mr Ragan Wood – System Sales Specialist ANZ
  • 12:00 noon     Too Good to be Wasted, Options when Changing Product at the Wine Filler & the Wine Line Krones – Mr Ulrich Mempel – Head of Sales Pacific Countries
  • 12:30 pm        The Solution for TCA in Natural Cork Amorim – Mr Jose Miguel Amorim – Production Manager

 

1:00 pm CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

 

2:15 pm Optional Winery Site Visits