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TTA 2022 Fall Meeting (Myrtle Beach, SC)

TTA 2022 Fall Meeting (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 to Friday, December 2, 2022

Event Details

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 26.


 Hotel  Speakers 

Sponsorship   Golf & Tennis

Attendance Fees  Policies

Registration deadline: Oct 26


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

Wednesday, November 30

12:00pm - 2:00pm     Board of Directors Meeting
12:00pm - 2:00pm     IMA Working Group Meeting
  2:30pm - 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 |
                                     Randy Disharoon

10:30am - 10:45am    Networking Break with Tabletop Exhibits
10:45am - 12:00pm    "Powertrain Macros" - Analyzing The Various 
                                      Automaker Electrification Strategies |
                                      Davin Lindsay, S&P Global Mobility

12:00pm - 1:00pm      Luncheon
1:00pm -   2:00pm      Presentation - TBA
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 - TBA 
3:00pm -   4:30pm      Transformer Design Engineer Certification

  Introduction to Hard Insulation | Dave  Stankes, 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 | ITR Economics
1:03pm                         Golf Outing
1:30pm                         Tennis

Allan Traylor
Allan Traylor Mr. Broomfield
Brian Wells
Brian Wells Mr. Cortec Enterprises
Bruce Thackwray
Bruce Thackwray President Lenco Electronics Inc.
Chuck Wild
Chuck Wild Business Manager - Specialized Electronic Products Dexter Magnetic Technologies
Clayton Elliott
Clayton Elliott Design Engineering Manager New England Wire Technologies Corp.
David Alcala
David Alcala Triad Magnetics
Ed West
Ed West President Badger Magnetics, Inc.
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.
Joe Ashley
Joe Ashley Mr. SNC Manufacturing Co., Inc.
John Hindle IV
John Hindle IV VP of Operations Hitran Corporation
Jordan Plascencia
Jordan Plascencia Triad Magnetics
Kelly MacKay
Kelly MacKay Director of Sales New England Wire Technologies Corp.
Laila Durban
Laila Durban General Manager Manutech Assembly, Inc.
Philip Gordon
Philip Gordon Mr Essex Brownell
Ralph Tropeano
Ralph Tropeano Mr. Windsor Stevens
Rich Barden
Rich Barden President Lodestone Pacific
William Dull
William Dull President Triad Magnetics
12 Other Registered Attendees
Hitachi Metglas Facilty Tour

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the METGLAS Inc. facilty 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

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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

Dave Stankes. 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.