Agricultural Machinery Conference

2017 AMC
Engineering Conference

"Engineering for the Future"

April 25–27, 2017
Tuesday - Thursday
Waterloo, Iowa

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Attendees

Click the cover image to download the 2017 AMC Program for the upcoming conference contents and schedule  →

View the 2017 conference content with a downloadable PDF that contains everything you'll need to get the most from the 2017 AMC Engineering Conference.

Registration

2017 attendee registration is open on-site at the registration desk

Costs*:
Through 4/16/17
$70.00 single day
$135.00 two days

After 4/16/17
$80.00 single day
$155.00 two days

*(ASABE and SAE members get an additional discount)

The conference on-line registration deadline is April 24, 2017. Late registration is available on-site at the conference for an additional fee. However, availability of meals cannot be guaranteed for these late registrations.

The AMC registration desk is located on the exhibit floor South corner entrance. All conference attendees must check in at the registration desk (open at 7:30 AM each day) and obtain an AMC name badge.

Engineering Future


2017 Technical Sessions

  CONTINUING EDUCATION SEMINARS 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
OPENING Mixer - see homepage
 Wednesday, April 26th SESSION I SESSION II SESSION III
NEW PRODUCTS ELECTROMECHANICAL
MATERIALS
 9:00 AM

Electronic Fluid Level Indicators
Orscheln
Matthew Nevels

Electrification and Sensing Technology
Schaeffler
Craig Hooker

Sintered Solutions For Today's Competitive Landscape
Netshape Technologies
Dr. Paul Gangopadhyay
 9:30 AM

Single Auger Grain Carts
Kinze Manufacturing
Eric Nettleton

e-Mobility Technologies For The Future
Schaeffler
Scott Miller
Sintered Steel Takes On 8620; Innovative Materials and Design For Critical Applications
Netshape Technologies
Dr. Paul Gangopadhyay
10:00 AM Industrial Products & New Developments
Twin Disc Inc.
Andy Conaty
Engineered Austempering Solutions for Optimized Part Performance
Applied Process
Steve Metz
10:30 AM

Product Development, Models, and Prototyping
Fibeco Corporation
Tom DePagter

MACHINE CONTROL & SAFETY

PART 1) WIRELESS & NETWORKING

PART 2) SIMULATION, MODELING, ANALYSIS

2:30 PM Safe Electrohydraulic Steering
Danfoss
Rick Anderson

1) Connected Equipment Solutions For Agricultural & Off Highway Vehicles
Hydro Electronic Devices, Inc.
Brett McNalley

3:00 PM

Smarter Sensors Providing a Safer and More Informative Pressure Sensor Solution
WIKA Pressure
Chris Gauthier

1) ISOBUS TIM
DISTek Integration
Benjamin Jefferson
3:30 PM

Lighting Innovations for the Future
Hella
Gunther Vretska

2)Damper Integration Advancements Through Simulation & Modeling
Vibratech TVD
Aaron Neyman
4:00 PM Machine Vision & Learning
Redshield Consulting
Rhett Schildroth
2) Simulation: The Road To a More Precise Model
FD-Groups America
Celine Cabana
 Thursday, April 27th SESSION I SESSION Il SESSION lll
DATA ACQUISITION FIRST ROBOTICS TEAM & STEM
The academic disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
SIMULATION, MODELING, ANALYSIS
9:00 AM

How To Design and Build a System for Acquiring Data That Can Survive and Deliver Results No Matter What You Subject It To
Hi Techniques
Dave Gallop

Filling the STEM Pipeline
Amber Pargmann
Functional Safety Assessment
DISTek Integration
Daniel Aceituna, PhD - Test Automation Engineer
9:30 AM Big Data and Plant Quality Management
Sciemetric
Ron Pawulski
Iowa STEM Teacher Externships- Partnering Schools and Businesses to Bring Relevance and Career Knowledge to the Classroom
Meghan Reynolds
 
Soil & Crop Systems Modeling
Iowa State University
-Dept. of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering

Dr. Mehari Tekeste
10:00 AM You've Got Mail...From Your New eDAQXR System
HBM
Walt Farchmin
CAPS
Ethan Wiechmann
(Cedar Falls)
Hardware In the Loop
DISTek Integration
 Dillon Glissmann
10:30 AM Ethercat Test Bench Applications
Dewesoft
Dino Florjancic
Spring Modeling
Meyers Spring
James Williamson & Roger Byrum
Part 1) Internet Of Things
Part 2) Filtration
FLUID POWER
2:30 PM 1) The Future of Industrial Data Visualization
PTC
Glen Fields
Digital Displacement Technology
Danfoss
Chris Williamson
3:00 PM

1) Market Trends & Customer Reactions-   What is IoT Role?
Cummins Inc. - (via Skype)
Alexander Nazarov

Fluid Power
SunSource
Mike Thompson
3:30 PM

2) Engineering Aftermarket Success
Parker
John Tudor

Hydraulic Power Generator
Turolla
Billy Daws
4:00 PM 2) Engineering Aftermarket Success
(cont)
Parker
John Tudor
Embedded Sensors Driving Control By Wire
WIKA Pressure
Chris Gauthier


Hotel Accommodations

The 2017 AMC will be held at the Ramada Waterloo Hotel and Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, located in Waterloo, Iowa. Room reservations and check-ins must be made independently through the hotel reservation service. Mention that you are attending the AMC Engineering Conference to receive a discounted room rate reserved for conference attendees only. Visa processing times may vary.

Visa Applications

Visas are required for some nationalities to travel to the United States of America for this conference. Please contact your travel agent or US Consulate/Embassy in your country for details on the visa application procedure as soon as possible. Visa processing times may vary.

Participants are recommended to apply for the Tourist Visa. The organizing committee of AMC will not issue any official letters of invitation for a business visa application.