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                                                                                      Piedmont Chapter Meeting Dates
                                                      to the                                     for 2004
   Visit our website for more
          information -                       1st 2004 Meeting of

      www.vibration.org/                                                             May 6-7 2004 – Charlotte, NC
                                                                                     Sep. 17 2004 – Asheville, NC
                                                                                     Dec. 10, 2004 – Charleston, SC


        IT’S OUR FIRST ANNUAL “Bring your Boss” DAY. PLEASE CONSIDER INVITING YOUR
                             MANAGEMENT TO OUR MEETING
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                             Date:     February 27, 2004
                             Time:     9:00 AM (Come at 8:00 for Registration and Continental Breakfast)
                         Location:     Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites – Salon A
                                       1819 W Lucas Street
                                       Florence, SC 29501
                                       (843)665-4555

                                                        Agenda
8:00 – 9:00    Registration                                   11:30 – 12:30 Cost Considerations in Vibration
                                                                          Predictive Maintenance Programs-
9:00 -10:00 The Logic of Vibration Problem                                  Ken Piety, Vibration Consultant, co-
              Solving, part 1 – Art Crawford, Vibration                   founder of CSI
              Consultant, founder of IRD
                                                              12:30 – 1:30 Lunch – provided!
10:00 - 10:05 Introduction of Vendors
                                                               1:30 – 2:30 Decreasing Bolt and Bearing Failures
10:10 – 10:20 Break                                                       on Process Rolls-Ken Singleton, Owner,
                                                                          KSC Consulting
10:20 – 11:20 The Logic of Vibration Problem
             Solving, part 2 – Art Crawford, Vibration         2:30 - 2:45 Break
             Consultant, founder of IRD
                                                               2:45 - 3:45 Motor Flux Coil Technology-, Laurin
11:20 - 11:30 Break                                                       Issacson, RBM Analyst, CSI

                                                                   3:45 – 4:00 Drawing for Door Prizes!


                                                      Registration
                                              Two convenient ways to register
                  Online, at our Web Site –                            By mail. Please send your registration to:
                    www.vibration.org                              Tom Dixon – P.O. Box 152, Lavonia, GA 30553

               Please register by noon of February 13, 2004 to qualify for the $10 discount.
                                                       Payment
         Meeting fee:   $35.00 Vibration Institute Members
                        $40.00 Non-Members
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               A $10.00 discount - on meeting fee only - is available for those who pre-register by February 13 .

         Vendor fee:     $50.00 Vendor Charge per Table
                         (Vendor Tables must be pre-paid and fee does not include individuals meeting fee)
                         Remember to reserve early, as tables may be limited!
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Each person is responsible for his/her own meeting fee which is payable by Registration on Friday, February 27 .
Receipts will be given at that time. Prepayments must arrive by above Registration deadline date. Be sure to attach a list
of attendee’s names. List your name(s), Company, mailing address, and telephone number. Make checks payable to
Piedmont Chapter #14 – Vibration Institute and mail to Tom Dixon – P.O. Box 152, Lavonia, GA 30553. Refunds are
available only if cancellations are received before Registration deadline. There are no refunds for participants who pre-pay
and fail to attend.

                  Vendor exhibits will be set up during breaks and lunch in Salon B.
                   Please thank our vendors for their support, and their door prizes!
                    Take advantage of this great opportunity to see the latest technology!

                                                       2004 Officers
              Chairman   Bruce          704-636-          Program Chairmen   Edward Awad         803-325-6271
                         Weathersby     6000x4767                            Tim Hebert          704-358-3939
        Vice Chairman    Lori Haase                                          Bob Bracher         843-395-3530
             Secretary   Stan Riddle    336-741-6208                         Russell Huggins     843-552-8053
             Treasurer   Tom Dixon      706-356-8758         Past Chairman   Jim Maddrey         336-741-6216
  Membership Chairman    Jim Berry      704-333-9011           Webmaster     Mike Chow           803-725-3949




       VENDORS: We always appreciate your support!            Please consider donating a door prize to our meeting!
SOMETHING TO CONSIDER - Do you know that attendance at a Chapter meeting will earn you Professional
Development Hours (PDH)? Attendance is one PDH per hour of technical session. A presentation is 2 PDH's per
presentation hour. Also serving as an officer (board member) earns 2 PDH's per year.


               We need participation and input from everyone involved to keep this chapter strong!

                                                 Presentations Needed!
Members and vendors are needed to present case histories, new technologies, analysis techniques, and other related
topics during chapter meetings. All should focus on improving maintenance practices or on enhancing maintenance
related programs. All presentations must be void of product promotion. If you or someone you know could make a
presentation at one of our future meetings, contact one of the Program Chairmen today! Also, please let us know of any
ideas or suggestions for presentations.
                                                     Local Hotels
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Please consider making your reservations with them, as they are hosting our meeting.
Thanks to Wellman Inc., our rate for rooms is $40.00 per night. Please tell the Holiday Inn that you are with the Vibration
Institute

 Holiday Inn-Hotel and Suites                         Wingate Inn                          Country Inns and Suites
       819 W. Lucas St.                            2123 W. Lucas St.                        1739 Mandeville Rd.
      Florence, SC 29501                           Florence, SC 29501                        Florence, SC 29501
         (843)665-4555                               (843)629-1111                              (843)317-1121




         From I-95 – Exit 164 to Hwy 52 (W. Lucas St.).
         From I-20E – exit 141 to I-95 North. Exit 164 is the next exit.
                                           The Holiday Inn is right at the exit.




Vibration Institute – Piedmont Chapter #14                                                            PRSRT STD
PO Box 152                                                                                            U.S. Postage
Lavonia, GA 30553                                                                                        PAID
                                                                                                           NC

				
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