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2020 Conference Program

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

7:00 am    Registration Opens • Breakfast Sponsored by Maya HTT
8:00 am    Welcome and Opening Address
8:05 am
    Keynote Session: Mine to Magnets – The Rare-Earths Supply Chain for Permanent Magnets
                 Joseph Gambogi, Mineral Commodity Specialist • U.S. Geological Survey   

9:00 am    Rare Earth Magnet Recycling: The Missing Link in a Circular Economy
                 Kiril Mugerman, President & CEO • Geomega Resources Inc.   


9:35 am    A Technology Roadmap to Anisotropic NdFeB Magnets
                 John Ebert, Business Manager (Americas) • Yunsheng USA   


10:10 am  Networking Break Sponsored by GMW Associates • Exhibits Open • 1×1 Meetings
10:10 am  Booth Demonstration - Innuovo Magnetics Co. LTD  


10:45 am  Stabilized and Calibrated Magnets: The Hows and Whys
                 Michael Devine, Senior Applications Engineer • Adams Magnetic Products   


11:20 am  High Temperature Rotary Machines for Extreme Applications
                 Heeju Choi, Sr. Project Lead Engineer • Electron Energy Corp.   


11:55 am  Networking Lunch
1:15 pm   Growing Demand for Permanent Magnets in Transportation
                 Steve Constantinides, Principal Consultant • Magnetics & Materials LLC   


1:50 pm    Magnets in EV Traction Motors: Designs and State of the Art Manufacturing
                  James Bell, Principal Consultant • MagnetoDynamics   

2:25 pm    Additively-Printed Hard and Soft Magnets Enable 3D Printed Motors
                 Dr. Parans Paranthaman, Group Leader of Materials Chemistry • Oak Ridge National Laboratory  


3:00 pm    Networking Break • Exhibits • 1×1 Meetings
3:30 pm    In-Line Production Test Equipment for Crack Detection in Permanent Magnets and Magnet Blanks
                  Ian Walker, Co-Founder • GMW Associates   


4:05 pm    NMR Magnetometers: The Best Gets Better
                  Philip Keller, Marketing & Product Management • Metrolab Technology SA   


4:40 pm    End-of-Shaft Sensor Magnets for Angular Position Measurements
                  Thomas Schliesch, Head of Research and Development • MAX BAERMANN GMBH  


5:15 pm     Cocktail Reception Sponsored by the Office Of Economic Vitality

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

7:30 am     Registration and Exhibits Open • Breakfast Sponsored by Maya HTT
8:15 am     Additive Manufacturing Technique for Permanent Magnets and Soft Magnetic Materials
                  Dr. Sim Narasimhan • P2P Technologies  


8:50 am     Emerging Two-Dimensional Magnets: Opportunities and Challenges
                  Manh-Huong Phan, Department of Physics • University of South Florida   


9:25 am     Circular Economy in Rare Earth Magnets Manufacturing via a Novel Recycling Process
                  Dr. Ikenna Nlebedim, Associate Scientist • Ames Laboratory   


10:00 am   Networking Break • 1×1 Meetings
10:20 am   Material Selection Considerations for Ferrite Magnets
                   William Huth, Director of Marketing • PVS Steel Services, Inc.   


10:55 am    Thoughts on the Future of Soft Magnetic Materials
                    Dr. Millard S. Masteller, Owner • Masteller Special Materials Consulting, LLC  


11:30 am     Defense Sourcing Policy for NdFeB and SmCo
                    Brian Gabriel, Industrial Analyst, OUSD(A&S)   

12:05 pm    Torque in Radially Magnetized Permanent Magnet Couplings
                    Joseph Holung, Ph.D., P.E. Engineer, Strategic Technology and Innovation Center • Lenovo   


12:40 pm    Conclusion of Conference Presentations



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