CCEFP Summit

CCEFP Summit at the University of Kentucky
March 7-9, 2018


DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7:  CCEFP Summit

Travel Day
3:00 PM    NVH Training Workshop …………………………………. Library (Boone)

  • The Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Training Workshop is a special feature hosted by Prof. David Herrin, U of Kentucky, and Director of the Vibro-Acoustics Consortium.  The workshop will be co-taught by industry OEM experts and will provide an in-depth technical review of a hydraulic NVH topic.  The course outline is listed below.
  • Workshop Presentations

7:00 PM    Hosted Dinner & Social for All ………………………….. Saul Good

DAY 2: THURSDAY, MARCH 8:  CCEFP Summit

7:30 AM    Continental breakfast, welcoming remarks …………………. Columbia Room (Boone)
7:45 AM    CCEFP Research: Mobile 

10:15 AM    Break
10:30 AM    Noise, Vibration, Harshness

12:00 PM     Networking Lunch
1:00 PM    CCEFP Research: Human Scale & Manufacturing ……….. Columbia Room (Boone)

3:00 PM    Break
3:30 PM    University of Kentucky Lab Facility Tours                             
5:30 PM    Adjourn
6:00 PM    Bus Departs from Hilton Lexington/Downtown Hotel to Shaker Village
7:00 PM    Hosted Dinner & Social for All  …………………………………….. Shaker Village

 

DAY 3: FRIDAY, MARCH 9:  CCEFP IEC MEETING

7:30 AM    Continental breakfast, welcome, networking ………………………… Columbia Room
8:00 AM   IEC Meeting Presentation Topics:

  • Government Funding Update
  • CCEFP Future Value-Added Initiatives
  • CCEFP Sustainability Update and Discussion

11:00 AM    Adjourn

 


 

REGISTRATION

Please REGISTER through the University of Minnesota for the CCEFP Summit.

Rates:

  • Pascal Society Members (includes NVH workshop and Summit):  $345
  • Non-Pascal Society Members (includes NVH workshop and Summit): $395
  • Media (includes NVH workshop and Summit): $295
  • NVH Workshop Only (note: attendees are invited to attend Wednesday dinner and may stay through the networking lunch on Thursday, March 8): $195
  • Faculty, staff, and students (includes NVH workshop and Summit): $0

EVENT LOCATIONS

University of Kentucky
Hilary J. Boone Center
500 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40508

DINNER LOCATIONS

Wednesday, March 7
Saul Good
123 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507
Thursday, March 8
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

ACCOMMODATIONS

Hilton Lexington/Downtown Hotel
369 West Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Lexingtonhilton.com
Group Rate: $129.00+tax/fees and includes free parking, internet, and airport shuttle
Hyatt Regency Lexington
401 West High Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Lexington.regency.hyatt.com
Group Rate: $135.00+tax/fees
Group Code: University of Minnesota CCEFP Summit Room Block

 


TRAVEL RECOMMENDATIONS
Available airports for travel to Lexington, KY include:

  1. Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Lexington, KY.  This airport has direct routes from select major cities and has a number of car rental facilities.
  2. Louisville International Airport (SDF).  Requires a car rental or shuttle to Lexington. 79 miles from Lexington.
  3. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). Requires a car rental or shuttle to Lexington. 83 miles from Lexington.

TRANSPORTATION IN AND AROUND LEXINGTON
The CCEFP Summit will be held primarily at the Hilary J. Boone Center at the University of Kentucky.  There are sufficient parking spaces for guests around the facility.  It is recommended that attendees drive, ride-share, or taxi/Uber between the Boone Center, Saul Good, and hotels.  CCEFP does provide bus transportation to Shaker Village departing 6 PM from the Hilton Lexington / Downtown Hotel.  There will be walking tours of U of Kentucky research labs and teaching facilities.


NVH TRAINING WORKSHOP

The Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Training Workshop is a special feature hosted by Prof. David Herrin, U of Kentucky, and Director of the Vibro-Acoustics Consortium.  The workshop will be co-taught by industry OEM experts.

Overview of Noise Control for Hydraulic Systems

  • Hydraulic noise mechanisms, design guidelines, and simple mitigation approaches
  • Impedance and plane wave analysis of hydraulic circuits
  • Review of standards for determining speed of sound, source impedance, and transmission loss
  • Application of standards to a test hydraulic circuit

EVENT CONTACTS

Mike Gust, CCEFP
612-839-5243 voice or text
mjgust@umn.edu
Alyssa Burger, CCEFP
612-964-3996 voice or text
alyssa@umn.edu

David Herrin, Professor and Director
Vibro-Acoustics Consortium
david.herrin@uky.edu