Technology Committees

Lubrication & Hydraulics Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 20 September 2015
Location: The Westin Indianapolis • Indianapolis, IN, USA

►Agenda (PDF)

Hotel Arrangements 

This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Maintenance Solutions — A Practical Training Seminar 20–23 September 2015 • The Westin Indianapolis • Indianapolis, IN, USA.

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Westin Indianapolis. Please reserve your room online or call the hotel at +1.800.228.3000 by 20 August 2015 to secure the AIST discount rate of US$159 for single/double.

20 September 2015

2 p.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks  -  Jim Sidow
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


AISTech 2016 session development

  • Review Selection of Abstracts 

  • Determine session structure including session titles & session chairs (Due by Nov 2)

  • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions


Finalize call for papers for 2017

Lubrication & Hydraulics Bearing technology; lubrication systems; lubricant technology (greases, oils, solid lubricants); hydraulic fluids and systems; fluid filtration and filter media; oil reclamation and refining; condition monitoring; plant lubrication programs; lubricant life and testing methods; sealing technology; gearing technology; electric motors lubrication; coupling lubrication and auto lube technology.


AIST Leadership Conference – Solicit any discussion items/concerns from the TC to be discussed at the LDC


Update of Lube Manual revisions - Walt Kusnier


Specialty Training Conference review


Session Chairs in place for this week’s presentations 


Next meeting

Tentative date February 16 – 18, 2016

Location: TBD (Thoughts Welcomed)   Possibly in conjunction with a Chapter Meeting


Chair conclusion

5 p.m.