SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2017

Tampa Convention Center • Tampa, FL USA

Format = Exhibitor Workshop

Tuesday, September 19, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Tech Talk Theater
  • Seminar Number: WK01
Ashland produced a three-part marine training series providing fabricators a way to properly train employees.   Join us to view the first video focusing on gelcoat application and outlining key aspects of storing and applying Ashland gelcoats in a manner that is safe, will provide lasting value to the end... ...read more...
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    Tuesday, September 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: Tech Talk Theater
    • Seminar Number: WK02
    Whether speed is your number one priority or changing the way you handle your brightwork is, Pettit has the newest 21st Century game changers. From the slickest, fastest, ultra-smooth, burnish-able racing finish to the varnish that allows the application of three, four, or even five coats in a single day!...
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      Tuesday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

      • Room: Tech Talk Theater
      • Seminar Number: WK03
      SureShade, the industry standard for boat shade, will host a Q&A session about its retractable shades.  Learn how to incorporate SureShade into your next boat design, ensure efficient installation, and master effective troubleshooting techniques.  Presenters: Ron Russikof, Dana Russikof, Gregg Inscore...
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        Tuesday, September 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

        • Room: Tech Talk Theater
        • Seminar Number: WK04
        Boat Track has released its next generation of software for manufacturers and their dealers. See application features like pricing and costing configuration, quoting and order management, service and Warranty management, and much more. Now cloud-based with low monthly subscription costs makes it affordable for any size manufacturer. Presenters: Rob Murphy, Kelli... ...read more...
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          Tuesday, September 19, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

          • Room: Tech Talk Theater
          • Seminar Number: WK05
          Boat owners and captains of the 21st century expect a high level of connectivity and convenience on-board. This session will provide an overview of E-T-A’s PowerPlex, discuss integrating it into NMEA 2000 and using MFDs as digital switch panels via HTML5 and the PowerPlex Webserver. E-T-A will also launch its... ...read more...
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            Tuesday, September 19, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

            • Room: Tech Talk Theater
            • Seminar Number: WK06
            Defining a product's sustainability can be difficult. For composite sandwich construction, this task is a little easier. For many products, making them lighter will play a significant role in improving their sustainability, and using sandwich construction with the right materials will help. We will look at some of the materials,... ...read more...
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              Tuesday, September 19, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

              • Room: Tech Talk Theater
              • Seminar Number: WK07
              With the surge of popularity in center-console boats featuring a cuddy cabin, there is a growing demand for air conditioning system that can run on batteries. Installing a DC-powered system is straightforward, but to be successful one must understand how batteries work, how they are rated, and how to choose... ...read more...
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                Wednesday, September 20, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                • Seminar Number: WK08
                Life Cell is the missing link in marine safety. It is an innovative, buoyant, float-free device that stores all safety equipment. It was designed to save lives after a real-life accident at sea. It is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, certified as SOLAS compliant and undergoing USCG approval. Presenter:... ...read more...
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                  Wednesday, September 20, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                  • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                  An exciting, live collection of the coolest new products on the show floor selected by industry journalists, and you're invited! Don't miss this opportunity to see technology and innovation from IBEX exhibitors. ...
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                    Wednesday, September 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                    • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                    • Seminar Number: WK09
                    Whether speed is your number one priority or changing the way you handle your brightwork is, Pettit has the newest 21st Century game changers. From the slickest, fastest, ultra-smooth, burnish-able racing finish to the varnish that allows the application of three, four, or even five coats in a single day!...
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                      Wednesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                      • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                      • Seminar Number: WK10
                      ABYC staff will offer attendees the opportunity to talk with them about significant changes in ABYC standards and learn about any current work that may shift the requirements you know and use....
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                        Wednesday, September 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                        • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                        • Seminar Number: WK11
                        Is your shop in need of CPR? The Composites Process Review (CPR) assesses current manufacturing process performance and capabilities. Learn how a team from Composites One and other industry experts can make a short focused visit to your facility examining production methods, processes, workflow, shop environment, production equipment, and finished... ...read more...
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                          Wednesday, September 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                          • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                          • Seminar Number: WK12
                          Explore VDO AcquaLink, an advanced NMEA 2000-based system easily installed on new vessels or when refitting analog, NMEA 0183, or J1939 vessels. ...
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                            Wednesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                            • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                            • Seminar Number: WK13
                            The vacuum infusion process is used by many manufacturers, and flow model simulation can be one of the best tools in our toolbox. Whether you are new to the process and want to shorten your learning curve, or looking to optimize your current manifold strategies, we will discuss the efficiencies... ...read more...
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                              Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                              • Room: Tech Talk Theater
                              • Seminar Number: WK16
                              Switlik Survival Products will present an in-depth look at the advanced design features that are available on their American-made line of life rafts. This presentation will include a live life raft deployment and in-depth explanation of the construction and features of the product. Attendees will have an opportunity to see... ...read more...
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