7F Users Group Conference 2024

7F Annual Conference
Location: St. Louis, MO
Date: 2024/05/20 - 2024/05/24
Booth: 117

7F Users Group, Inc. focuses on F-class gas turbines and is an open exchange of ideas between owner/operators and owner/operators with vendors.  The 2024 conference is May 20-24, 2024 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand, St. Louis, MO.

Tour MD&A’s state-of-the-art 250,000 square foot Turbine-Generator Repair Facility! For over 40 years, we’ve earned a reputation as the trusted, one-stop-shop for power generators. Capabilities ranging from gas turbine repair, steam turbine repair, generator, machining, valves repair to our modern high speed balance facility.

Tour Schedule: Monday, May 20, 2024

  • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM: Load buses
  • 8:15 AM – 8:35 AM: Buses in transit to MD&A repair facility
  • 8:35 AM – 8:45 AM: Arrive, get safety glasses
  • 8:45 AM – 11:15 AM: Tours – 7 stops, discussion, Q&A
  • 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM: Load buses and return to hotel

MD&A Presentations: Monday, May 20, 2024

  • 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM: 7F Outage Planning & Solving Issues with Rich Rucigay, Engineering Manager
  • 1:50 PM – 2:10 PM: Rotor Life Assessment with 1-2 Spacer Cracking Evaluation with Mark Passino, Chief Engineer
  • 2:10 PM – 2:20 PM: 7F Gas Turbine Parts update with Wheels Availability with David Fernandes, Program Manager, Gas Turbine
  • 2:45 PM – 3:10 PM: Life Extension for 7F Component Repairs with 7F.04 AGP repair development with José M. Quiñones, P.E, Engineering Manager
  • 3:10 PM – 3:30 PM: Step Iron Liberation Case Study from 7FH2 Generator with James Joyce, Director of Operations of the Generator Division
  • 3:30 PM – 3:50 PM: Controls Strategies for Life Extension with Vincent Hilaire P.E., Commercial Manager, Turbine and Generator Controls Division

Visit us at our Vendor Booth Monday 5/20, and Tuesday 5/21 night! Enter for a chance to win a reMarkable 2 and Marker! 

Join MD&A for an unforgettable evening on Wednesday, May 22nd from 5:30-8:30 PM as we host the 7F User Group at the iconic Anheuser-Busch St. Louis factory! Hop on our provided busses departing from the hotel by 5:15 PM for an evening packed with excitement.

Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner, refreshing drinks, and desserts while networking with MD&A experts and fellow users.

Embark on one of the two captivating brewery tours, each offering a glimpse into the history and processes behind Anheuser-Busch’s renowned brews. From the Clydesdale Stables to the Beechwood Aging Cellars and Historic Brewhouse, these tours promise an immersive experience lasting 30-45 minutes.

Unleash your competitive spirit and enjoy our array of yard games, including cornhole, Jenga, and Connect 4. Plus, we will also be raffling off several RTIC Soft Pack 30 coolers!

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to connect, explore, and unwind with MD&A and the 7F User Group. RSVP via your conference registration now for an evening you won’t forget!

MD&A offers gas turbine services & repairs ranging from Combustion, Hot Gas Path, and Major Inspections to Compressor & Turbine Rotor Repairs and End of Life inspections. Whether it’s an inspection or a repair, MD&A will design the solution you need to address your specific fleet issues and keep you running efficiently.

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