TTA 2022 Fall Meeting (Myrtle Beach, SC)
Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort10000 Beach Club Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-5304
We are excited to announce registration is now open for the 2022 Fall Meeting of The Transformer Association!
Join us at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, November 30 - December 2, 2022.
Highlights of this year's program include presentations on "Powertrain Macros", 3D technologies, leadership development, an ITR economic update, and our next module in the Transformer Design Engineer Certification Program. Special activities during the meeting include a tour of the local Hitachi Metglas facilty, an optional dinner at Crooked Hammock Brewery, and golf and tennis outings.
Be sure to complete your registration and book your sleeping room before October 28.
Registration deadline: Oct 28
Would you like to be a Featured Sponsor at our meeting? Check out the sponsorship opportunities.
Schedule of Events
Wednesday, November 30
11:00am - 1:30pm Board of Directors Meeting
12:30pm - 1:30pm IMA Working Group Meeting
2:00pm - 5:00pm Hitachi Metglas Facility Tour
6:30pm - 8:30pm Crooked Hammock Brewery - Optional Dinner
Thursday, December 1
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast Buffet & 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 Leaders Are Not Born, They Are Built |
10:30am - 10:45am Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
10:45am - 12:00pm "Powertrain Macros" - Analyzing The Various
Automaker Electrification Strategies |
Devin Lindsay, S&P Global Mobility
12:00pm - 1:00pm Luncheon
1:00pm - 2:00pm Transformer & Coil Design Best Practice |
2:15pm - 2:45pm Pros and Cons Of Different 3D Technologies |
Richard Barden, Lodestone Pacific
2:45pm - 3:00pm Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
3:00pm - 4:30pm Business Management Forum Roundtable
3:00pm - 4:30pm Transformer Design Engineer Certification
Introduction to Hard Insulation | Curtis Frye, 3M
Introduction to Bobbin Design | Brian Hatley, Miles Platts
6:00pm - 9:00pm Reception & Dinner (onsite)
Friday, December 2
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast Buffet with Tabletop Exhibits
8:30am - 8:50am TTA Membership Meeting
9:00am - 10:30am Economic Update |
Connor Lokar, ITR Economics
1:03pm Golf Outing
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Hitachi Metglas Facilty Tour
Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the METGLAS Inc. facility located in Conway, South Carolina, on Wednesday, November 30.
Tour participants will hear from the METGLAS R&D Director, President, and Head Engineer about what METGLAS does, the history of its materials, sizes they produce and where it goes.
This tour is limited to 60 people. Be sure to register as soon as possible to ensure your place on the tour.
Transportation will be provided for the tour. The facility is located approximately 35 minutes from the Hilton.
Note: The tour host reserves the right to deny tour access to anyone due to a competitive situation.
Dinner at Crooked Hammock Brewery
An optional dinner will be held Wednesday, Nov 30, 6:30pm, at Crooked Hammock Brewery; the cost is $55 per person and includes a dinner buffet, soft drinks, cash bar available, and transportation to/from the brewery (approx. 10 minute drive).
Transformer Design Engineer Certification Program
Introduction to Hard Insulation
Curtis Frye, 3M
Introduction to Bobbin Design
Brian Hatley, Miles Platts
Learn how several key engineering disciplines are brought into the bobbin design and solution process, and about the tool design process and moulding of plastic intended for the coil winding industry.