STLE University Webinars

Here you will find a full listing of all STLE University Webinars - including upcoming events, archived recordings and free offerings. For our regular, paid webinar program, you can search by topic (includes archived and upcoming events) or by air date: upcoming regular events in the next two months or through the end of the year, and our upcoming European Webinar Series.

Free offerings include membership webinars, webinars for early careerists and students, webinars for STLE volunteers, and sponsored webinars.

If you don't see something that fits your needs, make a suggestion, or if you're interested in being an instructor, submit your information. If you're interested in purchasing group access, please contact us at the office (847) 825-5536.

Upcoming Events

These are events that will take place in the next two months. Please note: registration opens one month prior to the event date. You will simply be directed to the STLE Store if registration is not yet open.

Title Presenter Date/Time Education Credits Fee Topic Category
Grease: The Niche Market Opportunity Chuck Coe, Grease Technology Solutions, LLC WED, August 20, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 8/18)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members grease; niche market; grease market
Synthetic Metal Removal Fluids Alan Eckard WED, September 17, 2014; 12-1pm CDT with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 9/15)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members MWF; synthetics;
Lubrication Selection for Rolling Element Bearings Jim Oliver, SKF Bearings TUES, September 23, 2014; 12-1pm CDT with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 9/22)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members bearings; lubricating bearings; bearing lubrication; lube selection; rolling element bearings
Base Oil Groups I-V: Manufacture, Properties & Performance John Rosenbaum, Chevron Global Base Oils WED, October 8, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 10/6)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members base oils
Turbine Oil Analysis Report Interpretation Matt McMahon, TestOil WED, October 15, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 10/13)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members turbine; turbine oils; power generation; oil analysis; condition monitoring

 

By Topic

Click here to download the full list of webinars (archived and upcoming through January 2015), organized by topic 

European Webinar Program

Title Presenter Date/Time Education Credits Fee Topic Category
Electrostatic Discharge in Hydraulic and Lubricating Systems John Duchowski, HYDAC WED, September 3, 2014; 8-9am CDT, with additional time for Q&A from 9-9:30am. REGISTER (deadline is 9/1)  1.0 $39 members; $59 non-members hydraulic; lubrication systems; electrostatic discharge; ESD
Base Oils for Lubricating Greases Valentina Serra-Holm, Nynas AB THURS, October 9, 2014; 8-9 CST, with additional time for Q&A from 9-9:30am. REGISTER (deadline is 10/6)  1.0 $39 members; $59 non-Members base oils; grease
Metalworking Fluids (Final Topic TBA - focus will be on borates and other EU regulations) Neil Canter, Chemical Solutions WED, November 25, 2014; 8-9am CST, with additional time for Q&A from 9-9:30am. REGISTER (deadline is 11/23)  1.0 $39 members; $59 non-members metalworking; MWFs; metalworking fluids
Performance Mapping of Engine Oils for Energy Efficiency Ksenija Topolovec Miklozic, Powertrib DECEMBER 2014 (TBA); 8-9 CST, with additional time for Q&A from 9-9:30am. REGISTER (deadline TBA)  1.0 $39 members; $59 non-members fuel; automotive; engine/drivetrain; fuel efficiency
Introduction of Group II & Group III Ashless Oils and Their Impact on Hydraulic and Lubricating System Operation Dr. John Duchowski, HYDAC Archived N/A FREE preview of our new program hydraulics; Group II; Group III; ashless oils

 

FREE Membership Webinars

These are webinars provided free of charge to members and non-members alike, detailing how to use or take advantage of STLE member benefits.

Title Presenter Air Date Education Credits Fee
HOW TO: Find Technical Information Quickly & Easily Karl Phipps, STLE Archived; View Slides  N/A FREE
HOW TO: Get the Most out of Attending STLE's Annual Meeting Robert Gresham, STLE Archived; View Slides  N/A FREE
HOW TO: Find, Access and Use STLE's Online Education Kara Sniegowski, STLE Archived; View Slides  N/A FREE
HOW TO: Connect with STLE via Social Media Bruce Murgueitio, STLE Archived; View Slides  N/A FREE
HOW TO: Navigate the In's and Out's of STLE's Certification Programs (CLS, CMFS and OMA) Alicia Shearer, STLE Archived; View Slides  N/A FREE
New Member Orientation Tom Heidrich, STLE Archived; View Slides  N/A FREE
Tribology, Force and Motion from Ancient Egypt to Present Time Rafael Tadmor, Lamara University March 6, 2014; REGISTER  N/A FREE

 

Early Careerist & Student Webinars

Title Presenter Air Date Fee
Best Practices for Presenting Your Poster Nicolas Argibay and Robert Erck ARCHIVED | SLIDES FREE
Getting Published - A Working Guide Michael Holloway ARCHIVED | SLIDES FREE
Successful Grant Writing TBA More information coming soon. FREE

 

Volunteer Webinars

Title Presenter Air Date Fee
Keys to Leading Productive Committees, Part I Ross Ament Archived; visit STLE Store to access FREE
Keys to Leading Productive Committees, Part II Ross Ament Archived; visit STLE Store to access FREE
Committees That Work! Jean K. Becker Archived; visit STLE Store to access FREE
Best Practices for Small Sections (<100 members) Panel Archived FREE
Best Practices for Large Sections (>100 members) Panel Archived FREE

 

Sponsored Webinars

These webinars are provided free of charge to STLE members and non-members because a company has sponsored the event. When you sign up, you agree to receive a one-time mailer from the sponsoring company. You will receive information after the event only once and via email or regular mail.

Title Presenter Air Date Duration Sponsor Education Credits Fee
TBA - more information coming soon! TBA July 2014 (TBA)  1 hour Napoleon Engineering Services N/A FREE
The Approach to Analysis of TBN in Lubricating Oils Using FTIR Spectroscopy David Wooton, Wooton Consulting

Archived

 1 hour PerkinElmer N/A FREE
Survey of New ASTM Methods for Analysis of In-Service Oils by FTIR Lou Tisinger, Senior Product Specialist, PerkinElmer Archived  1 hour PerkinElmer N/A FREE
The Bridge Between Inspection and Testing:  A Cost Effective Solution to Roller Bearing Stress Analysis Chris Napoleon & Colby Austin, Napoleon Engineering Services Archived  1 hour Napoleon Engineering Services N/A FREE
Rolling Element Bearing Test Program Development and Data Analysis for OEM Engineers Chris Napoleon, President and Chief Engineer, Napoleon Engineering Services Archived  1 hour Napoleon Engineering Services N/A FREE
The Value of Inspection and Testing on Global Bearing Sourcing Chris Napoloen, President and Chief Engineer, Napoleon Engineering Services Archived  1 hour Napoleon Engineering Services N/A FREE
Surface Corrosion and Wear Studies: Rapid, Automated, Quantifiable Dr. Erik Novak, Director of Advanced Technology Group, Bruker Optical & Stylus Metrology Products Archived  1 hour Bruker Nano N/A FREE
Rapid Quantification of Corrosion and Wear Using 3D Optical Microscopy Dr. Erik Novak, Director of Advanced Technology Group, Bruker Optical & Stylus Metrology Products Archived  1 hour Bruker Nano N/A FREE

 

2014-2015 Outlook

These are the events that are scheduled for the upcoming year. If you don't see something of interest, or you're looking for something specific, suggest it and we'll incorporate it into the schedule.

Title Presenter Date/Time Education Credits Fee Topic Category
Fluorocarbons Thomas Blunt, DuPont WED, July 16, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER  (deadline is 7/14)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members synthetics; fluorocarbons
Metalworking Corrosion Issues and Test Methods Jerry P. Byers, Cimcool Fluid Technologies WED, July 23, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 7/28)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members MWF; metalworking; corrosion; test methods
Grease and Oil Lubricant Failure Analysis Paul Shiller, University of Akron WED, August 6, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 8/4)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members grease; failure analysis
Grease: The Niche Market Opportunity Chuck Coe, Grease Technology Solutions, LLC WED, August 20, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 8/18)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members grease; niche market; grease market
Synthetic Metal Removal Fluids Alan Eckard WED, September 17, 2014; 12-1pm CDT with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 9/15)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members MWF; synthetics;
Lubrication Selection for Rolling Element Bearings Jim Oliver, SKF Bearings TUES, September 23, 2014; 12-1pm CDT with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 9/22)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members bearings; lubricating bearings; bearing lubrication; lube selection; rolling element bearings
Base Oil Groups I-V: Manufacture, Properties & Performance John Rosenbaum, Chevron Global Base Oils WED, October 8, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 10/6)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members base oils
Turbine Oil Analysis Report Interpretation Matt McMahon, TestOil WED, October 15, 2014; 12-1pm CDT, with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 10/13)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members turbine; turbine oils; power generation; oil analysis; condition monitoring
Fundamentals of Rust Preventives for Temporary Corrosion Protection Greg Moran and Ben Faber, The Lubrizol Corporation WED, November 5, 2014; 12-1pm CST, with additional time for Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER  (deadline is 11/3)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members MWF; rust preventives; metalworking; additives
Considerations for Thin Sections Bearings & Their Lubrication Les Miller, Kaydon Bearings TUES, November 11, 2014; 12-1pm CST, with additional time for Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 11/10)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members bearings; thin section bearings; lubrication
Determining & Solving Varnish Problems Dave Wooton, Wooton - Consulting WED, December 3, 2014; 12-1pm CST with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 12/1)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members power generation; varnish
Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants for Vessel General Permit Applications Alexei Kurchan, CRODA WED, December 10, 2014; 12-1pm CST with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm. REGISTER (deadline is 12/8)  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members marine lubrication; environmentally acceptable lubricants; EAL; vessel general permit
Learning the Basics: An Introduction to Tribology & Lubrication Engineering Paul Hetherington, Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. WED, January 21, 2015; 12-1pm CST with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members gears; gear lubrication
Corrosion Inhibitors (Final Title TBA) TBA WED, January 28, 2015; 12-1pm CST with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members MWFs; metalworking; corrosion; corrosion inhibitors
Efficient Hydraulic Systems & Fluids Paul Michael, Milwaukee School of Engineering THURS, February 5, 2015; 12-1 CST with additional Q&A from 1-1:30pm  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members hydraulics; hydraluic fluids; hydraulic system; efficiency; efficient hydraulics
TBA TBA FEB  1.0 $39 Members; $59 Non-Members TBA

 

 
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