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TTA 2021 Annual Meeting (Austin, TX)

TTA 2021 Annual Meeting (Austin, TX)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to Friday, December 3, 2021

Event Details

We are excited to announce registration is now open for the                2021 Annual Meeting of The Transformer Association!

Join us at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, in Austin, Texas, December 1-3, 2021.

An optional dinner will be held on Wednesday evening at Cooper's Oldtime Pit Bar-B-Q; the cost is $58 per person and includes a BBQ dinner buffet and soft drinks, cash bar available. Please click through the links below for detailed meeting information. Be sure to complete your registration and book your sleeping room before October 29.

  

 Hotel  Speakers 

Sponsorship    Policies

 Registration deadline: Nov 19

 

Would you like to be a Featured Sponsor at our meeting? Check out the sponsorship opportunities.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, December 1

12:00pm - 4:30pm     Board of Directors Meeting
2:00pm - 4:00pm        IMA Working Group Meeting
6:30pm - 8:30pm        Cooper's Oldtime Pit Bar-B-Q (optional)

Thursday, December 2

7:30am - 8:30am        Continental Breakfast with Tabletop Exhibits
8:30am - 8:35am        Welcome, Introductions, Program Overview
8:35am - 9:00am        Materials Updates
9:00am - 9:15am        Sponsor Presentations
9:15am - 10:30am      Growth 2022: Tactics, Strategies, and Actions
                                     to Increase Profitability Post-Covid |
                                     Gene Marks, Marks Group PC
10:30am - 10:45am    Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
10:45am - 12:00pm   The Only Future Possible for Your Business
                                     is the One Your Culture Allows For |
                                     Brent Robertson, Fathom

12:00pm - 1:00pm      Luncheon
1:15pm -   2:15pm      Speed Dating
2:00pm -   2:30pm      Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
2:30pm -   4:30pm      Transformer Design Engineer Certification
                                     Program, Introduction to Core Materials

6:00pm - 9:00pm        Reception & Dinner (onsite)

Friday, December 3

7:30am - 8:30am         Continental Breakfast with Tabletop Exhibits
8:30am - 8:50am         TTA Membership Meeting
9:00am - 10:30am       Economic Update |
                                      Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics

11:00am                       Adjournment

Alex Gianaras
Alex Gianaras Mr. Transformer Manufacturers, Inc.
Bob Fyrer
Bob Fyrer Business Development Manager DuPont
Brad Warnock
Brad Warnock Tempel Steel Company
Brian Wells
Brian Wells Mr. Cortec Enterprises
Chuck Wild
Chuck Wild Business Manager - Specialized Electronic Products Dexter Magnetic Technologies
Clayton Elliott
Clayton Elliott Design Engineering Manager New England Wire Technologies Corp.
Dan Diegnan
Dan Diegnan Vice President of Marketing & Product Management EIS, Inc.
Dana Roschnafsky
Dana Roschnafsky Business Line Manager - EL Elantas PDG, Inc.
David Alcala
David Alcala Triad Magnetics
Doug Hutt
Doug Hutt engineering Hammond Manufacturing Company Ltd.
Eric Persinger
Eric Persinger Reginal Sales Manager - Central US Elantas PDG, Inc.
Erik Petersen
Erik Petersen VP Sales & Marketing Dexter Magnetic Technologies
Frederick Goeckerman
Frederick Goeckerman Mr. Thermik Corporation
Gary Bates
Gary Bates Mr. Vishay HiRel Systems LLC
Gary Hicks
Gary Hicks Mr. Dongan Electric Mfg. Co.
Glen Collins
Glen Collins Mr. TSC Ferrite International Co.
Greg Dittrich
Greg Dittrich Mr Essex Brownell
Hollace Barden
Hollace Barden Business Development Lodestone Pacific
Jakob Jakobsson
Jakob Jakobsson Mr. Amgis LLC
James Koepke
James Koepke Mr. SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
James Tabbi
James Tabbi Mr. Exxelia USA Inc.
Jim Curry
Jim Curry Galaxy Transformers & Magnetics
Joe Ashley
Joe Ashley Mr. SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
John Hindle IV
John Hindle IV VP of Operations Hitran Corporation
John Horner
John Horner Mr. Micrometals Inc.
John Lawlor
John Lawlor Allstar Magnetics, LLC
John Meeks
John Meeks Mr. Standex Electronics
John Vette
John Vette CHAIRMAN, CEO SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Jordan Plascencia
Jordan Plascencia Triad Magnetics
Julie Yuan
Julie Yuan Ms. Amidon, Inc.
Kelly MacKay
Kelly MacKay Director of Sales New England Wire Technologies Corp.
Kevin Sanchez
Kevin Sanchez Tempel Steel Company
Kurt Hofman
Kurt Hofman Mr Roman Manufacturing
Laila Durban
Laila Durban General Manager Manutech Assembly, Inc.
Matt Davis
Matt Davis President Nova Magnetics Inc.
Michael Arasim
Michael Arasim Lead Product Manager Fair-Rite Products Corp.
Micky Sullivan
Micky Sullivan VP- Sales EIS, Inc.
Mitchell R. Steffen
Mitchell R. Steffen Technical Sales & Marketing Manager Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.
Paul B. Oberbeck
Paul B. Oberbeck President National Magnetics Group
Ralph Tropeano
Ralph Tropeano Mr. Windsor Stevens
Rich Barden
Rich Barden President Lodestone Pacific
Robert Prescott
Robert Prescott Mr. M. C. Davis Company, LLC
Rod Duhaime
Rod Duhaime Director Of Engineering Roman Manufacturing
Ross Hammond
Ross Hammond Business Development Manager Hammond Manufacturing Company Ltd.
Stephen Tuckwell
Stephen Tuckwell VP & EL & WE Business Line Manager Elantas PDG, Inc.
Steve Scharff
Steve Scharff Hitran Corporation
Toby Noblin
Toby Noblin President TC Metal Co.
Tommy Doan
Tommy Doan Amgis LLC
Vahe Ohanian
Vahe Ohanian Sr. Director of Technical Services UNION Partners LLC
William Dull
William Dull President Triad Magnetics
6 Other Registered Attendees

New for 2021!

TTA Speed Dating Event

This event will give Industry Supplier members and IMA Working Group members one-on-one 5-minute meetings with key personnel from Manufacturer member companies. 

Speed Dating seeks to:

    1)  Provide Industry Supplier members and IMA Working Group       
         members access to key industry manufacturers
    2)  Provide Manufacturer members access to key industry suppliers
    3)  Allows members to chat about market drivers, trends and
         challenges facing the industry.


To sign up for Speed Dating, please keep an eye out for a separate notification that will be sent to all members to register for this special activity.


Transformer Design Engineer Certification Program

A kick off of TTA's new educational series will take place Thursday, December 2, which will provide a pathway to certification from The Transformer Assocation for transformer design engineers.

Introduction to Core materials

Content of this session is intended for advanced beginner to intermediate level designers.

Materials covered include Powder cores, ferrite cores, silicon steel cores, amorphous cores, as presented by representatives from Micrometals, Fair-Rite Products, Tempel Steel, Hitachi

Topics discussed will include:

  • How are the materials made
    • Shapes and sizes
  • When to use each material
    • Frequency, temperature, etc.
  • When NOT to use each material
  • Features and benefits of each

The session will include presentations followed by a panel discussion with Q&A.


ATTENDANCE FEES

Member Fees

1st Attendee   $650
2nd Attendee $550
3rd+ Attendee $450
Exhibitor Tabletop $375
Spouse (non-industry) Attendee $200

Prospective Member Fees

Manufacturer  $275
Industry Supplier $375
Spouse (non-industry) Attendee  $200
Prospective Industry Suppliers receive tabletop exhibit
space at no additional fee.

Attendance Fe