STLE SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA – APRIL 2014 STLE (ASLE) March 3, 1944 Slide 3 Our Mission To advance the science of tribology and the practice of lubrication engineering in order to foster innovation, improve the performance of equipment and products, conserve resources and protect the environment. Our Vision To be a leader in the global network of individuals, societies and corporate entities with a common interest in advancing the science and practice of lubricating engineering STLE Today • Community of 15,000 technical • • • • • • • professionals 4000 individual members 190 corporate members 70 countries 25 active sections HQ in Chicago, Illinois 12 staff members $2.7 million/year budget An International Organization Joint activities with major user groups in North America – ASME, SME, ABMA, ASM Member of the International Tribology Council (ITC) – Hosted 2005 World Congress WTC 2013 – 5th World Tribology Congress – Italy Active joint programs in Asia (CTI and TSI), Africa (SAIT), and Europe (OilDoc & Lubmat) Caribbean Section America Section Ghana Section Canadian Section Where do STLE Members Work? 15% End Users Equipment Manufacturers Additive Suppliers Lubricant manufacturer supplier or distributor 14% 52% 18% Thought Leaders Slide 7 STLE’s Corporate Community OEMs GE Aircraft Engines Caterpillar SKF Engineering Toyota Alcoa, Inc. Deere & Co. ArcelorMittal Dofasco Boeing Timken Cummins, Inc. Exelon Ford Motor Company General Motors Pratt & Whitney Rexnord Gear Group Rio Tinto Slide 8 STLE’s Corporate Community Lubricant and Chemical Suppliers Conoco Phillips Castrol Industrial Chemtura Corporation Kluber Lubricants PetroCanada Dow Corning ExxonMobil Corporation Chevron Lubricants Shell Lubricants The Lubrizol Corporation Fuchs Lubricants Total Lubricants USA, Inc. Slide 9 Become an STLE Members As an STLE members you received many benefits • Educational Discounts • Industry Event Discounts • STLE Certification • Networking – Connect with 4500 members working within tribology and lubrication engineering • STLE Publications • And much more… Digital TLT leading the way Digital Journals STLE Online Book Store STLE Members & Non-members receive special discounts when purchasing technical books from CRC Press. March Book Deal: Handbook of Industrial Drying 4th Ed. Authored by Arun S. Mujumdar Listed Price: $279.95 Discounted Price: $223.96 ISBN: 9781466596658 http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466596658 University Educational Offerings Digital Online Courses Webinars Podcasts Blog In Person Education Annual Meeting Local Section Education Days Certificate Courses - In-Person Education Courses Upcoming Webinar Topics • Fluorocarbon • Metalworking Corrosion Issues & Test Methods • Grease and Oil Lubricant Failure Analysis • Synthetic Metal Removal Fluids • Lubrication Selection for Rolling Element Bearings • Turbine Oil Analysis Report Interpretation • Determining & Solving Varnish Problems • Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants for Vessel • Learning the Basics: An intro to Tribology & Lubrication Engineering • Corrosion Inhibitors • Efficient Hydraulic Systems & Fluids Archived Webinar Topics • The Future of Automotive Propulsion • Bearing Damage Analysis • Future Trends in Hydraulics/Fluid Power • Current Technical Issues in Wind Energy Tribology • Compressibility of Liquids: Current Methods and Future • • • • • • Directions Emerging Issues in Metalworking Fluid Beyond Oil & Grease: Antifriction Coatings and Anti-seize pastes USDA BioPreferred Program Certification Synthetics: Existing and Emerging Materials Base Oils - Their Manufacture, Properties, Performance and Applications Grease and its use in Food Processing European Webinar Program • Electrostatic Discharge in Hydraulic and Lubricating • • • • Systems Base Oils for Lubricating Greases Metalworking Fluids Performance Mapping of Engine Oils for Energy Efficiency Introduction to Group II & Group III Ashless Oils and Their Impact on Hydraulic and Lubricating Systems Start a Similar Program with LA • Is it possible to start a similar program with Latin America – Conduct in Spanish On LA Time • Topics • Mining • Lubrication • Automobile • Etc. • What topics of interest are necessary for Latin America? STLE Certification Programs # of Certifications Certification Status Breakdown 1000 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 935 320 45 CLS CMFS OMA (1&2) New Certification 86 4 58 Renewed Certification 193 5 56 Holding Certification 656 36 206 STLE online directory Social & Digital Media Tools • Facebook and LinkedIn • Discussion forums on STLE website • Blogger • Flickr • YouTube • Twitter • Podcast • RSS Annual Meetings 2014 - 2016 STLE 69th Annual Meeting & Exhibition May 18-22, 2014 Disney’s Contemporary Resort Orlando, Florida STLE 70th Annual Meeting & Exhibition May 16-21, 2015 Omni Dallas Dallas, Texas STLE 71st Annual Meeting & Exhibition May 14-19, 2016 Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Nevada STLE 2014 Meeting • Sold out Exhibitor Floor • Sold out Commercial Marketing Forum • Over 1400 Attendees Expected • 500 confirmed presentations • Sold out Hotels 3 properties STLE 2014 Mobile App • All Annual Meeting information in the palm of your hand • Program Schedule • Plan Your Itinerary with MyShow Icon • Student Poster Information • Abstracts for technical presentations • Attendees list • Interactive Map – Exhibition & Conference • Sponsors • Exhibitors • Speakers for each session • Orlando City Hot Spots • Social Media Tribology STEM Camp • STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics • Started in 2013 • A way to introduce American Youth to Tribology • Future in Engineering • Series of short experiments - 10 experiments – 15 mins • Principles of Tribology & Lubrication Engineers • High School Students – 30 students • Cass Technical High School Detroit • Cass Engineering Festival – March 2014 STEM Camp 2014 • This years camp will host 45 Sophomores and Juniors Edgewater High School – Florida • Conduct 9 experiments • Experiments Include • Viscosity of Motor Oil – Koehler Instrument • Unlubricated and Lubricated Sliding Friction - Lubrizol • Hydrodynamic Lubrication – NASA Glenn Research Center • Leonardo da Vinci’s Science Friction – University of Florida • Mobil 1 Racetrack Research – ExxonMobil Research & Eng. • Grease Rheology – MRG Labs • From Friction to Sound - NIST • Movement Experiments of Metal – WD-40 Co. Tribology Frontiers Conference • Tribology Frontiers Conference October 26-28, 2014 Chicago-Rosemont, Illinois (USA) • All New Fall Conference Focused on the Future of Tribology – Highlights the role tribology research will play in solving future scientific and societal challenges • Tracks • Tribology Advanced Methods • Tribology Micro & Nano Scales • Tribology Macro Scales • Tribology Medical Applications • Tribology Natural Processes • Tribology Energy Economy & Sustainability • Tribology in Manufacturing Processes Tribology Frontiers Conference • All New Format • Tracks based on STLE’s Ground Breaking McKinley Advisors • • • • • • Research Report Great Research, Professional Networking, Premier idea exchange 7 Tracks, 20 Minute Sessions, 140 Presentations daily Discover emerging tribology research that will help solve tomorrow’s critical problems Professors: Give your students the experience of presenting at an industry conference Career Mentoring Fair Still accepting Abstracts for Presentation New Services • New Website under construction • New look and feel • User friendly • Focused on the now and future of tribology • Linked to STLE Database for up-to-date information • Expecting to Launch June 2014 End User Website • Educational website – helping lubricant end user find solutions to problems that arise on the floor. • Quick & Easy • Short bits of information • Articles, whitepapers, videos, podcasts, etc. • Downloadable • Place to ask questions • Build an audience of end user • Leaders in providing unbiased information for the industry • 4 Technical Areas End User Website • What information do you see a need for in Latin America? • Where do employees go when they have questions? • Scheduled to launch August Meet STLE Staff Ed Salek Executive Director Tom Astrene Associate Executive Director Kara Sniegowski Education Manager Judy Enblom Executive Assistant Karl Phipps Associate Manager of Publishing Bruce Murgueitio Digital Marketing Manager Myrna Scott Manager Information Systems Alicia Skulemowski Certification Program Manager Tom Heidrich Education & Membership Services Questions and Comments Thanks for your attention!