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  • Get Ready for Title 24 Updates Get Ready for Title 24 Updates Adam Swett, Regional Sales Manager Recorded: Aug 31 2016 30 mins
    California’s Building Code, Title 24, sets high standards for energy savings and is quickly reshaping the lighting industry as we know it. By 2030, all new non-residential construction will require zero net energy. Additionally, Title 24 compliance may be required in existing non-residential buildings in the event of certain lighting alterations.
  • Customer Spotlight: Coca-Cola Entreprise Customer Spotlight: Coca-Cola Entreprise Digital Lumens, Coca-Cola Recorded: Aug 31 2016 7 mins
    See how Coca-Cola is using intelligent lighting to meet their sustainability goals by 2020. Learn more about how Digital Lumens’ intelligent LED lighting and smart building applications can transform your business at www.digitallumens.com
  • Day in the Light Day in the Light Digital Lumens Recorded: Aug 31 2016 3 mins
    With next-generation analytics and operational insight, LightRules® software from Digital Lumens improves productivity, safety, and energy costs for industrial and commercial businesses around the world. Learn more about how Digital Lumens’ intelligent LED lighting and smart building applications can transform your business at www.digitallumens.com
  • Diferencia entre estabilización y optimización – sobre el control de flotación Diferencia entre estabilización y optimización – sobre el control de flotación Tano Balbin, Market Area Product Manager Automation, Outotec Recorded: Aug 19 2016 58 mins
    El tema a tratar será ‘Control y estrategia operativa del proceso de flotación’, en el cual Outotec demostrará la importancia de lograr el máximo control en una planta de flotación.

    Algunas de las herramientas básicas y avanzadas que han sido desarrolladas por Outotec serán presentadas a los participantes, así como los pasos para implementar una estrategia de control exitosa – enfatizando la diferencia entre estabilización y optimización de un circuito de flotación. Se invitará a los participantes a discutir los problemas actuales relacionados al control y estrategia operativa con el instructor. La duración de la presentación es de aproximadamente 45 minutos con 15 minutos para preguntas al final.
  • China - policies, HELE technologies and CO2 emission reduction China - policies, HELE technologies and CO2 emission reduction Dr Qian Zhu Recorded: Aug 17 2016 37 mins
    As the world’s largest consumer of coal and leading CO2 emitter, China’s role in the international effort to combat climate change can hardly be overstated. The challenges China faces to control emission and pollution levels while meeting the country’s increasing energy demand are enormous. Over the years, China has made considerable efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and control pollution levels, and notable progress has been made through the implementation of ambitious programmes aimed at improving energy efficiency across a number of industrial sectors and a rapid scale up of renewable energy. This study reviews China’s policy and regulatory initiatives, in particular those aimed at improving energy efficiency and reducing emissions, HELE (high efficiency low emissions) upgrades, diversify the energy mix, as well as the progress to date in reaching a series of ambitious goals. China’s rapid expansion of non-fossil energy which affects the structural change of the power sector and coal use in electricity generation, and therefore, CO2 emissions from coal-fired power generation are also discussed.

    China has provided strong financing and policy support for the R&D of HELE technologies. China now possesses a range of HELE technologies that are applicable to new and/or retrofitting of the existing coal-fired power plants and they are described in the webinar. Finally, the peak of coal consumption and CO2 emissions from power generation from coal, in light of China’s economic and policy trends affecting the structure of the economy and the coal consumption, are assessed.
  • Stabilization versus optimization - insights to flotation control Stabilization versus optimization - insights to flotation control Ari Rantala, VP Automation product line, Outotec Recorded: Aug 5 2016 56 mins
    The topic in focus will be ‘flotation control and operating philosophy,’ and Outotec will demonstrate the importance of having maximum control over a flotation plant. Some of the basic and advanced tools that have been developed will be introduced to participants, and how to build a successful control strategy will be discussed – highlighting the difference between the stabilization and optimization of a plant. Participants will be invited to discuss current issues in control and operating philosophy with the presenter. Duration of the presentation is approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes Q&A at the end.
  • Mayor rentabilidad en plantas de flotación a través de tecnologías modernas Mayor rentabilidad en plantas de flotación a través de tecnologías modernas Alejandro Yañez, Senior Sales Manager, Beneficiation, Outotec Recorded: Jul 22 2016 55 mins
    El tema a tratar será el de ‘Modernizaciones y mejoras para plantas de flotación’, y la importancia que tienen las modernizaciones a plantas y equipos de flotación operando bajo las condiciones adversas de la industria de la minería en la actualidad.

    Con más de 100 años de desarrollo, Outotec ha logrado avances substanciales en tecnologías de flotación y control. Las nuevas tecnologías pueden ser utilizadas para reemplazar o mejorar los equipos existentes, logrando así mayores niveles de eficiencia, usabilidad, confiabilidad, estabilidad y flexibilidad. Los cambios en los cuerpos de mineral finalmente resultan en la necesidad de implementar cambios en los equipos existentes. Outotec explorará estos cambios y los últimos desarrollos en tecnología con los participantes, presentando herramientas simples que los asistentes podrán usar para identificar preliminarmente mejoras y sus beneficios. La duración de la presentación es de aproximadamente 45 minutos con 15 minutos para preguntas al final.
  • What types of APIs does Scopus offer and how can you benefit? What types of APIs does Scopus offer and how can you benefit? Becky Brown, Market Development Manager Recorded: Jul 21 2016 43 mins
    This webinar will take a look at the Scopus APIs and how you can integrate Scopus content and data into your own websites and applications.
  • Transaction Monitoring Model Basics: Management, Selection and Security Transaction Monitoring Model Basics: Management, Selection and Security Robert Colatarci, Peter D. Wild, Rebecca Schauer Robertson, and Shannon Cox Recorded: Jul 19 2016 58 mins
    Join Experis Finance for a complimentary, virtual panel webinar focused on whether or not your AML models for transaction monitoring perform according to regulatory expectations.

    Regulatory guidance requires independent validation of models used for risk management purposes, including AML systems. Greater emphasis is being placed on institutions to identify suspicious activity and ensure that the models used are effective. This panel, which includes both community bank and large bank perspectives, will discuss the independent validation of transaction monitoring systems, examples of typical validation findings, and the development of an action plan to address the results of a validation.

    After attending this webinar,

    •You will begin to understand the necessary components of Data Management as it relates to the set-up of Transaction Monitoring Systems
    •You will understand the current rules-based systems, the newer behavioral-based systems, and how they work
    •You will understand the basics of how to select a new transaction monitoring system
    •You will understand the next generation of Cyber Threats and how they differ from traditional attacks

    Presenters include:
    - Robert Colatarci, Senior Manager, Financial Institution Services, Experis Finance
    - Peter D. Wild, Internal Audit Partner, Wild AML Services
    - Rebecca Schauer Robertson, Sr. Vice President - Director of AML Compliance, South State Bank
    - Shannon Cox, Sr. Vice President - Enterprise BSA Officer, First National Bank of Santa Fe
  • Potential water sources for coal-fired power plants Potential water sources for coal-fired power plants Anne Carpenter Recorded: Jul 13 2016 34 mins
    Global energy demand is rising, while water is becoming a scarcer commodity in many parts of the world due to over-exploitation, droughts, heat waves, and other factors. Meeting the growing demand will place
    increasing stress on limited fresh water resources. The power generation industry is typically the largest industrial user of fresh water in a country. Consequently, the vulnerability of the power generation
    industry to constraints in water availability can be expected to increase. Hence non-fresh water sources will become increasingly important. This report examines the availability and use of potential non-fresh water sources in China, India, South Africa and the USA. These are the four top thermal coal consuming countries in the world. The alternative sources are municipal waste water, brackish and sea water, mine
    water, produced water from oil and gas wells (including coalbed methane wells), and water extracted from deep saline aquifers during CO2 storage. In certain cases, and with suitable design of the on-site
    water treatment plant, a coal-fired power plant could become a supplier of both energy and fresh water, instead of a water consumer.
  • Boosting flotation profitability with modern technology Boosting flotation profitability with modern technology Sherwin Morgan, Process Manager, Outotec Recorded: Jul 8 2016 51 mins
    The topic in focus will be ‘flotation modernizations and upgrades,’ and their vital importance in improving plants and processes operating under the current pressure of the mineral processing industry. With over 100 years of development, advances in flotation technology and controls have been substantial. New technology can be used to replace or improve existing equipment, leading to greater levels of efficiency, usability, reliability, stability and flexibility. Changes in ore bodies mean that subsequent changes in equipment are also required – Outotec will explore these changes and latest developments with participants, introducing some simple tools that the audience can use to make preliminary assessments. Duration of the presentation is approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes Q&A at the end.
  • Keys to improving network security: Manage adventure in your business venture! Keys to improving network security: Manage adventure in your business venture! Istvan Rabai, Chief IT Security Officer (CISO) at Signalhorn Recorded: Jun 29 2016 40 mins
    Signalhorn’s Chief IT Security Officer (CISO) Istvan Rabai presents an overview of present-day IT security.
    The focus of this webinar will be on identifying specific vulnerabilities and measures to improve the security of a communication network.
    Istvan will show - from his own first-hand experience, how an actual incident became the catalyst for the implementation of a state-of-the-art secure infrastructure that currently serves an impressive number of Government, NGO and security sensitive Corporate customers.

    The webinar will cover several key aspects, but as there is no blueprint solution for all security issues, you will have the opportunity to address yours individually in the Q&A discussion at the end of the session.

    This is what you will learn in this session:

    - Main aspects of IT security
    - Essential steps to guarantee IT security
    - Typical preventive measures
    - Typical redundant managed networks
    - Case study: The Signalhorn IT security story
  • SCCM as a Security Compliance Tool? You can bank on it. SCCM as a Security Compliance Tool? You can bank on it. Logun Baker, System Administrator - Sr., The Huntington National Bank | Duncan McAlynn, Sr. Solutions Specialist, HEAT Softwa Recorded: Jun 23 2016 55 mins
    In this session, 6x Microsoft MVP and Sr. Solutions Specialist, Duncan McAlynn, will have a discussion with Logun Baker, Senior Systems Administrator for The Huntington National Bank, regarding the challenges of 3rd party application patching within their enterprise and how they have solved those problems

    During the webinar, McAlynn will also be demonstrating how PatchLink natively plugs into the SCCM Admin Console, providing seamless integration into existing patch management workflows without any additional client deployment, infrastructure requirements or added consoles.

    Key Takeaways:

    -Hear a real-world case study from a customer that addresses 3rd party patching to protect and defend themselves against malware/randsomware within their enterprise

    -Learn about free add-on tools available from Microsoft and the System Center community to help extend and enhance the core capabilities of SCCM for security compliance monitoring and management
  • Mayor rendimiento en flotación a través de mejores prácticas de mantenimiento Mayor rendimiento en flotación a través de mejores prácticas de mantenimiento Guillermo Bermúdez, Sales Support, Metallurgist, Outotec Recorded: Jun 17 2016 50 mins
    A menudo las prácticas apropiadas de mantenimiento mecánico de una planta de flotación son descuidadas debido a un fuerte enfoque en aspectos relacionados al rendimiento metalúrgico, conllevando a la pérdida de recuperación fácilmente accesible. Por esta razón, el tema a cubrir será el de ‘Prácticas de mantenimiento en flotación’.​

    Estos problemas comunes de mantenimiento en conjunto con el desgaste de las piezas de refacción determinan en gran medida la eficiencia de una planta de flotación. Estos puntos serán discutidos con los participantes, así como una revisión general de algunas áreas críticas que afectan directamente al rendimiento de la planta. Un mantenimiento regular y bien definido puede prevenir paros inesperados, incrementar la disponibilidad y promover un mayor rendimiento en general de los componentes de la celda de flotación. La duración de la presentación es de aproximadamente 45 minutos con 15 minutos para preguntas al final.
  • 2014-2016 Survey Results: Can Corporate Sustainability save IT from itself? 2014-2016 Survey Results: Can Corporate Sustainability save IT from itself? Julian Kudritzki Recorded: Jun 16 2016 33 mins
    In 2015, less than a tenth of enterprise IT stakeholders had confidence in Corporate Sustainability to affect IT efficiency and costs. One short year later, 2016 is a vastly different matter and the data suggests that the time of corporate sustainability in IT is here now: 70% of enterprise IT organizations actively participate in corporate sustainability efforts.

    Senior executives are increasingly tasking all departments to work together to reduce resource consumption in the name of sustainability. The stakes are undeniably high, as sustainability efforts can impact important financial factors such as stock price and capitalization.

    In this webinar, Uptime Institute COO, Julian Kudritzki will present new survey data, illustrating the sweeping changes facing enterprise IT and sustainability efforts, including:

    -A snapshot of the current state of relations between enterprise IT and Sustainability counterparts.
    -How will Corporate Sustainability shape technology adoption trends as it begins to exercise its influence in IT decision making?
    -The ineffectual metrics and "green" signifiers which are no longer credible responses to increased cost pressures and the business demands for transparency.
  • Scopus: Using the right metrics Scopus: Using the right metrics Norman Azoulay, Product Manager, Scopus Recorded: Jun 16 2016 43 mins
    This webinar will focus on the metrics that Scopus offers at the article, author, and journal level
  • Water balance monitoring and management for mine sites Water balance monitoring and management for mine sites Laura Nevatalo, Eija Saari Recorded: Jun 14 2016 27 mins
    Water is an essential component in mineral processing. It is a valuable resource and medium for transport, as well as a potential source of risk to the environment and operation. Real-time information about water quality and quantity is a valuable resource for any mine site seeking to optimize process operations and reduce environmental concerns. This information is often saved to various different data management systems, making it difficult to monitor, report and analyze.

    In this webinar we describe the benefits of collecting and combining all water related data from the mine area and mineral processing plant. Outotec presents a solution for water quality and quantity management linking on-line measurements to its advanced dynamic modeling. Combining real-time data from site with dynamic modeling provides mining companies with the opportunity to evaluate different operating scenarios and make informed decisions for selecting the best candidate for an efficient process. The solution also gives a holistic view to all water related information at the mine site, providing the site with the capability to react to changes that could influence productivity or otherwise jeopardize operations. With automatic data transfer, the solution minimizes manual reporting work and provides the necessary key performance indicators (KPI) to all stakeholders.
  • Levelling the intermittency of renewables with coal - costs and risks Levelling the intermittency of renewables with coal - costs and risks Dr Lesley Sloss Recorded: Jun 8 2016 42 mins
    Countries are setting ever higher goals for producing power from clean, renewable energies and some are actively turning their backs on fossil fuels. However, many of these regions are discovering the real challenges of trying to produce baseload power for public consumption from renewable sources which are, at best, intermittent, and, at worse, unpredictable and unreliable. Until large scale energy storage is available and affordable, baseload power from coal, gas, and/or nuclear will remain necessary in many regions for several more years. Obviously this baseload power is required when renewable output is low (when the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow). However, it is also still required to make up the balance of power in a diverse energy mix. Under the new energy policy regimes in many regions, renewable sources have priority into the grid and sit in the guaranteed dispatch mix in the base region which coal used to occupy. Coal has now been nudged into the dispatchable area of the mix, being asked to ramp up or down or even to idle or run beyond normal capacity, sometimes at short notice, to produce the balance of power required to maintain grid output. And whilst coal plants can run relatively flexibly, this does not come without cost. Most older coal-fired units were designed to run at steady output. Asking these plants to cycle and ramp puts stresses on the plant which can result in added cost, less efficient production, increased wear and tear and, in some cases, damage causing enforced outages for repair and/or upgrade. This webinar, looks at the stresses placed on coal-fired plants as they are asked to help levelise and counterbalance the intermittency of renewable sources, concentrating on the risks and costs. Case studies and examples of issues being encountered in the USA, the UK and Germany are included.
  • Best maintenance practices to give best metallurgical performance in flotation Best maintenance practices to give best metallurgical performance in flotation Ben Murphy, Senior Sales Manager, Outotec Recorded: Jun 3 2016 53 mins
    Often the mechanical and maintenance of a flotation operation is overlooked when focusing on plant metallurgical performance, causing loss of “easy recovery percentages”. For this reason, the topic in focus will be ‘flotation maintenance practices.’ Common mechanical issues together with spare and wear parts have a big impact on the efficiency of a flotation plant. These points will be discussed with the participants, as well as an overview of some of critical areas that directly affect the overall performance of the plant. Well-defined regular maintenance can limit downtime, increase availability, and lead to better overall performance of the individual components of the flotation cell. Duration of the presentation is approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes Q&A at the end.
  • Strong Global Growth Expected as the Grid Becomes Increasingly Intelligent Strong Global Growth Expected as the Grid Becomes Increasingly Intelligent Malavika Tohani and Farah Saeed Recorded: Jun 1 2016 47 mins
    Why You Must Attend:
    • Smart Grids are undergoing their own form of "Digital Transformation". Learn about the confluence of digital technologies and power industry practices for improved management
    • Prioritize and optimize your smart grid business models to implement new solutions
    • Distributed energy sources will account for the majority of new investment by 2023, creating an urgent requirement for smart grid solutions in the distribution network. Are you ready for the new requirements?
    • Microgrids will be an integral part of the smart grid transformation. Discover the opportunities available due to this transformation.
    • The global demand response market is forecast to be worth $12.8 billion by 2025. Learn how you can take advantage of the global demand market opportunities.
  • Engineering Village: A focus on Compendex & Inspec Engineering Village: A focus on Compendex & Inspec Bonnie Osif Recorded: May 26 2016 35 mins
    This webinar will feature the powerful benefits of having both Compendex and Inspec on the Engineering Village platform. Our presenter Bonnie Osif, will highlight some of the insightful ways researchers are selecting to search Compendex and Inspec databases together to help solve contemporary grand challenges and uncover new discoveries in engineering. Also joining is Tim Aiken, Inspec product manager, The IET, and Steve Petric, Engineering Village product director, Elsevier.
  • TPIs: transparency and trust TPIs: transparency and trust Sumit Bose, Emily Groves, Giles Hankinson, Michael Dent Recorded: May 20 2016 60 mins
    Giles Hankinson the CEO of Utility Aid, Michael Dent, MD Inprova Group and Emily Groves, the MD of last year’s most trusted TELCA winners Indigo Swan join ELN Editor Sumit Bose for a robust chat on broker fees and reputation. Don’t miss it!
  • Managing both sides of the bill-3 steps to minimise non-commodity costs in 2016 Managing both sides of the bill-3 steps to minimise non-commodity costs in 2016 David Oliver, Matt Osborne Recorded: May 20 2016 58 mins
    With non-commodity costs making up the lion’s share of an energy bill, how can businesses manage growing network charges, fixed environmental levies and a Climate Change Levy set to double in the next three years?

    Inenco’s Matt Osborne and David Oliver will guide you through how non-commodity costs are forecast to change and outline strategies to mitigate them, from changing the way we think about risk management to unlocking flexibility in your business.
  • Power to the people Power to the people Sumit Bose, Sir Ed Davey Recorded: May 20 2016 47 mins
    Former Energy Secretary and now Chairman of Mongoose Energy, Sir Ed Davey talks to ELN Editor Sumit Bose about community energy, renewables and perhaps a dash of policy! Don’t miss this one!
  • Scopus: How Author Profiles work and how they can help showcase your research Scopus: How Author Profiles work and how they can help showcase your research Jessica Kowalski Director of Market Development: Scopus and Engineering Village Recorded: May 19 2016 52 mins
    We will take a deeper look at the automated creation and curation of Scopus Author Profiles and discuss how researchers can use Scopus to showcase their work.