American Flame Research Committee (AFRC) Symposium

September 12–14, 2022

Westin Poinsett Greenville
Greenville, SC
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2022 Schedule of Events

Monday, September 12th 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Welcome Reception
Tuesday, September 13th 2022
7:00 am
REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am - 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00 am - 8:30 am
OPENING REMARKS
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
MORNING PRESENTATIONS
1 Hydrogen Mixtures on Industrial Burners Designed for Natural Gas
2 Radiant Wall Burner Design Improvements for Retrofit Applications
3 Reduced Order Model of a Lime Kiln for Fuel Switching
4 Combustion Emissions and Thermal Performance Impacts When Replacing Hydrocarbon Fuels with Hydrogen in Industrial Furnaces
5 Characterization of Primary Combustion in Multi-stage Flameless Oxidation
6 Installation of Lean Premix and Remote Fuel Staging System in Industrial Process Heater for Next Generation NOx Emissions Control
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS
7 Analysis of Burner Operation Inside an Enclosed Ground Flare
8 Validated CFD Parameters for Process Heaters
9 Capturing the Effect of Near-and Far-Field Dynamics on the Combustion Efficiency of Multi-point Ground Flares
10 Effect of Operating Parameters on Fired Heater Tube Skin Temperature Measurement Accuracy
11 A Chemical Kinetics Approach for Heavy Fuel Oils Gasification Modelling
12 Model-Based Design and Full-Scale Demonstration of an Oxy-coal Firing System with Undiluted Oxygen and Minimal Flue Gas Recycle
13 A Volume of Fluid Approach to Highly Viscous Fuels Injection Modeling
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AFRC BUSINESS MEETING
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SYMPOSIUM DINNER
Wednesday, September 14th 2022
7:30 am - 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
MORNING PRESENTATIONS
14 Investigative Approach to Address Thermoacoustic Vibration in Gas-fired Heaters and Boilers
15 ClearSign Core™ Process Burners and Boiler Burners - Burner Scaling and Field Results
16 A Bayesian Decision-Theory-Based Digital Twin for Methane Flares
17 Multi-point Ground Flares – Recommended Design and Operation Guidelines
18 Decarbonizing: The Future of Hydrogen Firing
19 Ammonia for Industrial Combustion
20 The Firing of Liquid Bio-derived Fuels for Decarbonization of High Temperature Industrial Heating Processes
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS
Special Session on Industrial Flares
21 Texas Progress in Flaring - 6 Years of Emissions Data 2015-2020
22 Explaining the “Three Inch Rule:” Why Model Flares Don’t Match Full-Scale
23 Quantifying Flare Emmissions Using Hyperspectral Imaging
24 Non-equilibrium Plasma Driven Control of Flaring Emissions: From Computational Modeling Perspective
25 Clean Combustion, a Path to Net Zero
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
FLARE PANEL DISCUSSION
5:30 pm - 5:40 pm
CLOSING REMARKS
5:40 pm
SYMPOSIUM CONCLUDES

REGISTER

Registration Fee:
  • $550 per person
Fee includes:
  • Admission to all Symposium sessions
  • AFRC Business Meeting
  • Special session on industrial flares
  • Welcome reception on Monday, Sep. 12
  • Continental breakfast and breaks each day
  • Lunch on Tuesday, Sep. 13 and Wednesday, Sep. 14
  • Dinner on Tuesday, Sep. 13
  • Access to papers online after the Symposium concludes
REGISTER TO ATTEND

Download the AFRC 2022 Industrial Combustion Symposium Brouchure.

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The Venue

Hotel

We have made arrangements for a discounted group rate of $189 plus tax at the Westin Poinsett Greenville. Make your hotel reservation directly with the hotel.

Note, rooms are limited at these rates so be sure to make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Please book your room within our block listed below as it enables us to keep costs low for attendees.


Room Rate

$189 plus tax

Reservation Requirements

A credit card is required to guarantee individual reservations when booking.

Hotel Reservation Cutoff

The hotel will offer a discounted group rate until August 22nd. Reservations booked thereafter will receive the group rate if the hotel is not sold out.

Hotel Parking

$7/day self; $20/day valet

Hotel Shuttle

The Westin Poinsett Greenville offers a free shuttle from the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) airport. Please call ahead to arrange pickup, 864-421-9700. The shuttle runs from the airport to the hotel from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM on the hour and from the hotel to the airport from 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM on the half hour.

Hotel Cancellation

Reservations must be cancelled 48 hours (2 days) prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty of one night’s stay.

The hotel cutoff date for reservations at the discounted rate is Monday, August 22nd 2022 .

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Airport

The Westin Poinsett Greenville is 13 miles from Greenville/ Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). The hotel offers a free shuttle to/from the airport.

GSP is serviced by the following airlines:

  • Allegiant
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines

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