POSTPONED TO 2021 Iris Rotating Machine Conference

June 21 - 24, 2021 Renaissance Hotel | Las Vegas

About the Conference

23rd Iris Rotating Machine Conference - IRMC, June 21 - 24, 2021

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 the decision has been made to postpone the IRMC to June 2021.

New date – June 21-24, 2021




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Renaissance Las Vegas
3400 Paradise Road
Las Vegas,
NV 89169

Phone: +1 702-784-5700

Room Rate – $149.00 Cut-off date for Group Rate May 28, 2021

2020 Preliminary Agenda

Monday – Tutorials (in parallel)


Tuesday – Technical Session

  • Breakfast
  • 9:00 to 12:00 | Motor & Turbo Generator Session topics include Repair Procedures, Off-line Testing for winding condition, Recent Motor & Generator Failures
  •  Lunch
  • 1:30 to 3:00 | Keynote Speaker
  • 3:30 to 5:00 | Breakout Sessions – In parallel
    • Turbo Generator
    • Motor
    • Hydro Generator
  • 6:00 to 7:30 | Pre-dinner Reception
  • 7:00 pm onward | Hospitality Suite

Wednesday – Technical Session

  • Breakfast
  • 9:00 to 12:00 | Hydro Session topics include Endwinding, Machine Failure and Case Studies in detecting problems – on-line monitoring
  • Lunch
  • 1:30 to 2:30 | Hydro Session continued
  • 3:00 to 4:00 | Iris Power User Group Meeting
  • 4:30 to 6:00 | Walk-in Clinic – bring your data for analysis
  • 7:00 pm onward | Hospitality Suite

Thursday – Tutorials (in parallel)



Technical Sessions – (Tuesday & Wednesday)

  • $650.00 US
  • $585.00 US (early bird until May 20th)
  • Author (one per paper) – No charge

Tutorials – (Monday & Thursday)

  • $150.00 US each

(Registration includes breakfast daily and lunch Tuesday & Wednesday)

For more information contact:
Karen Howard | | +1 905 364 4568

Take advantage of the opportunity to join large motor and generator experts from around the world to discuss best practices and innovations in equipment design, operations, monitoring, diagnostics and maintenance.

We are now looking for relevant papers for the rotating machine technical program.  Preferred subjects include:

  • Recent stator or rotor winding failures
  • New winding repair methods
  • Experience with machine testing and condition monitoring
  • Advances in motor and generator design
  • Machine maintenance procedures.

Schedule of Submission

  • Abstract submittal deadline February 1, 2020
  • Authors notified of acceptance February 28, 2020
  • Presentation submittal deadline May 8, 2020

Please submit a short abstract by February 1, 2020 to Karen Howard (

2020 Preliminary Program confirmed presentations

Discovering and Resolving Rewind Problems using PDA Baseline Data AnalysisScott Cotner, US Army Corp of Engineers, USA

Failed Pole to Pole Connections on Hydrogenerator RotorDavis Schwall, Avista, USA

Failure and Repair of a 100-year-old 22.5 MVA Hydrogenerator StatorJoel Pedneault-Desroches, Hydro Quebec, Canada

How Much PD is too Much PD - A Progress ReportHoward Sedding, Iris Power-Qualitrol, Canada

Balancing of Hydro Stator Winding in Case of Multiple Coil BypassingJean-Louis Drommi, EDF, France

Preventing Failures in Isolated Phase Bus James Timperley, Charles Taylor Technical Services, USA

Things to Make Sure You Have in  Stator Rewind SpecJohn Linn, Portland General Electric, USA

Stator and Rotor Winding Repair Experiences Indra Jaya & Sukimo Kuncoro, Indonesia Power, Indonesia

Magnetic Unbalance Problem on 60 Year Old Hydrogenator – Analysis and SolutionOzren Orešković, Veski, Croatia

Hydro Generator Earth Fault – Installation of Carbon Dust Collection SystemPeter Kelly, ESB, Ireland

Challenges Of Rewinding Old And New High Voltage Generator StatorsHoward Moudy, National-Electric Coil, USA

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POSTPONED TO 2021 Iris Rotating Machine Conference June 21 - 24, 2021 - Renaissance Hotel | Las Vegas

POSTPONED TO 2021 Iris Rotating Machine Conference