IRMC 2024

June 17-20, 2024 Renaissance Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV

IRMC - Iris Rotating Machine Conference

The 26th Iris Rotating Machine Conference in Las Vegas from June 17 to 20, 2024.

The Iris Rotating Machine Conference is a technical conference held annually, 2024 will be our 26th year. This conference is dedicated to bringing together professionals from around the world to discuss the predictive maintenance technologies and to educate attendees on the practical aspects of implementing condition-based maintenance for motors and generators. Attendees will have the opportunity to share their experiences with recent failures, repair methods, testing and monitoring.

Hope to see you in June!


Renaissance Las Vegas
3400 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV, 89169

Phone: +1 702-784-5700

Room Rate – $159.00 Single - (until May 20, 2024)

Registration Now Open!

Join us for an immersive experience at the forefront of predictive maintenance technologies. Celebrating 26 years of excellence, the IRMC is dedicated to advancing the field of condition-based maintenance for motors and generators.

Technical Sessions – $900.00 USD
Tutorials – $250.00 USD each

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Iris Power will be hosting the 26th Annual Iris Rotating Machine Conference (IRMC) June 17-20, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This annual conference is attended by industry professionals from around the world.

We invite you to submit your abstracts to Sim Singh at, or contact us at 905-364-4568 for more details.


Suggested Topics Include:

  • new diagnostic test methods
  • winding repair methods
  • detection of rotor winding problems
  • new developments in rotating machine insulation
  • the effect of inverter fed drive surges on motor insulation
  • case studies on motor and generator predictive maintenance

*Authors will receive one complimentary conference registration per paper.

Schedule of Submission

Abstract submittal deadline: April 1, 2024

Authors notified of acceptance: April 15, 2024

Paper submittal deadline: May 15, 2024

Preliminary Agenda

Monday June 17 - Tutorials

Partial Discharge Theory & Interpretation - $250.00 USD - Instructor: Howard Sedding • Partial discharge phenomena and their causes in stator windings • PD theory, PD detection, sensor installation, and calibration procedures • Collection of off-line and on-line PD data • PD characteristics of stator-failure mechanisms • Case studies from continuous monitoring equipment and portable instruments

Motor Winding Failure Mechanisms – $250.00 USD - Instructor: Nick Stranges • This tutorial will give an overview of the key constructional features and failure mechanisms of common industrial motor windings. Types of windings discussed will include: • VPI and resin-rich stator windings • induction motor squirrel cage windings • wound rotor induction motor windings • synchronous motor starting cages • wound field synchronous motor rotor windings synchronous motor rotor cage windings

Tuesday June 18

Technical Session AM

Creative Solutions for Significant Generator Failure Damage, Mike Bresney, AGT, USA

Review of DC testing for large rotating machine, Eric David, ETS Mtl, Canada

Optimizing the Generator-Transformer Operation, Relu Ilie, Israel Electric Corporation, Israel

Technical Session PM

IRMC KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Bill Moore, EPRI, USAEPRI Generator Research and Development - Part II - Highlights of Generator Research Projects from 2019 through 2023, including 2024 planned projects and into the future

IRIS Partial Discharge Statistical Database: Hydrogen cooled vs. Air cooled, Howard Sedding, Iris Power, Canada

Wednesday June 19

Technical Session AM

Benefits of PD monitoring in a Gas Plant, Fernando Renaudo, Petrobras, Brazil

Off-line PD testing at various frequencies, Petr Mraz, Haefely, Switzerland

BC Hydro Generating Facilities Cold Weather Preparedness according to NERC EOP-012-1 Standard, Christian Bonilla, BC Hydro, Canada

Technical Session PM

324 Generator Failure, Investigation & Return to Service, Howard Moudy, NEC, USA

Why PD Interpretation is different for machines than other types of equipment, Greg Stone, Canada

Users Group

Walk-in Clinic – bring your data to be analyzed

Thursday June 20 - Tutorials

Stator Core Testing - $250.00 USD - Instructor: Mladen Sasic • Stator core design basics • Core Failure Mechanisms • High Flux Core Testing-preparation and limitations • Low Flux Core Testing advantages and disadvantages

Advanced Partial Discharge Interpretation - $250.00 USD - Instructor: Greg Stone • Summary of what aging processes PD testing detects • PD Theory: ABC capacitive model vs electric field model • Role of trapped charge • Summary of PD detection • Types of PD Plots • Overview of PD interpretation • Determining which stators have problems • Identifying PD mechanisms using PRPD and the effect of operating conditions on PD • Case studies from attendees

Learning Center

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Hands-on, practical experience

EL CID Training | Electromagnetic Core Imperfection Detection – October 1-3, 2024 – Iris Power, Toronto, Canada

Reasons to Take The Course Mechanical, electrical and environmental stresses can cause a breakdown in the inter-laminar insulation on Stator Core…


IRMC 2024 June 17-20, 2024 - Renaissance Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV

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