Fall User Group & Training

Fall User Group and Training

Get ready for the Fall 2022 User Group and Training event in Austin, TX!

Join us November 14 – 17 at the Westin Hotel to learn, network, and meet the ESC Spectrum team. 

Read the preliminary agenda below and register to attend today.

Registration is now open!

What's New This Year?

  • New CEMS 101 track added to User Group
  • Two chances to sign up for Beginner to Intermediate Modbus Training
  • New Training Courses for Thermo and Teledyne Analyzers
  • Meet the New User Group Steering Committee and Vote on New By-Laws
  • Learn about our new capabilities from our recent acquisitions, Monitoring Solutions and Control Analytics
Monday, November 14, 2022: Training
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
CEMS 101 Workshop
Introduction to StackVision – Beginner Level
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 – 12:00 p.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
CEMS 101 Workshop
Introduction to StackVision – Beginner Level
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
CEMS 101 Workshop
Introduction to StackVision – Beginner Level
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 – 5:00 p.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
CEMS 101 Workshop
Introduction to StackVision – Beginner Level
Tuesday, November 15, 2022: User Group General Sessions
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 a.m.Welcome to the User Group & Introduction to the New Steering Committee
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

ESC Spectrum Update

  • Product Update: StackVision, Prism, CEMDAS/COMDAS, 8864 Data Controller, QAInsight, RATAView, and FleXReports
  • Regulatory Update: Recent trends and issues
  • Customer Support Update
  • Project Update
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.Open Discussion: Q&A with ESC Spectrum
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.How to Get the Most Out of Customer Support
11:15 – 12:00 p.m.User Group Member Meeting & Vote on New By-Laws
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.Customer Presentation: Using StackVision Dashboards
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Customer Presentation: The Benefits of Using QAInsight for QA Test Tracking
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.How to Prepare for a Field Audit
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

A Conversation with the EPA

  • Update on ECMPS 2.0
  • Open Q&A
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.The Benefit Analysis of Using LME versus CEMS for Air Emissions Monitoring
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.Entertainment Event

Wednesday, November 16, 2022: User Group Track Sessions

Environmental Track | CEMS Technician Track | StackVision Track | CEMS 101 Track

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 a.m.Welcome to the User Group Environmental Track

Welcome to the User Group CEMS Technician Track

Welcome to the User Group StackVision Track

Welcome to the User Group CEMS 101 Track
8:15 – 9:30 a.m.Best Practices for Maintaining Your QA/QC Manuals
Understanding CEMS Recertification and Certification Events
How to Use StackVision’s DataLab and DataLab Viewer Features
An Introduction to CEMS: Key Concepts and Best Practices
9:30 – 10:45 a.m.How to Keep Your DAS Server Healthy and Secure
Understanding Your Data Controller: Practical Tips for 8864 Data Controller Operation
How to Use StackVision’s CalLab and New Cylinder Management Tool
How to Perform Common CEMS Maintenance Activities with Ease
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. 

Break

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.Part 75 and Part 60 Regulations: Key Concepts and How They Apply to You
A Step-By-Step Guide to 8864 Data Controller Firmware Upgrades
How to Enter Linearity and RATA Tests into StackVision
How to Perform a CEMS Audit
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Customer Panel
Customer Panel
How To Create Linked Reports in StackVision
I’m Ready to Upgrade My CEM System! Now What?
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.Focus Group: Feedback and Discussion on the Future of the DAS
Modbus Troubleshooting
Working With Active Alarms
Probe Mechanics 101: Troubleshooting and Rebuilding
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.Common StackVision Errors and How to Fix Them
What’s in My Monitoring Plan?
How to Use 8864 Data Controller Tools
Best Practices for Operating Thermo Hg Analyzers
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.Break
3:30 – 4:15 p.m.Getting Started with Open Platform Communication for StackVision
StackVision Dashboard Design Tips
Understanding LogBook
Rebuilding Pumps & Instrument Air Systems
Thursday, November 17, 2022: Training
7:00 – 8:00 amBreakfast
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
StackVision 201 – Data Review (101 recommended as a prerequisite)
Thermo Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop
Teledyne Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 – 12:00 p.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
StackVision 201 – Data Review (101 recommended as a prerequisite)
Thermo Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop
Teledyne Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
StackVision 201 – StackStudio (101 recommended as a prerequisite)
Thermo Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop 
Teledyne Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 – 5:00 p.m.Modbus 101 – Beginner to Intermediate Configuration
StackVision 201 – StackStudio (101 recommended as a prerequisite)
Thermo Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop 
Teledyne Analyzer Training (NOx, SO2, CO2) Workshop

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