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03/21/2017

March 21-23 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. Managed by Reed Exhibitions. Contact customer service, 888-334-8704 (inquiry@interphex.com, www.interphex.com).

03/21/2017

March 21-23 at the Wyndham Garden Glen Mills Wilmington in Glen Mills, PA. Developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance, which is a creation of the US Food and Drug Administration, and the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health in cooperation with the Association of Food and Drug Officials. Presented by certified instructors from Pennsylvania State University, the 2.5-day course is designed for food industry professionals with responsibility for a company’s food safety plan and covers the key requirements per the FDA. Contact Martin Bucknavage, 814-867-1839 (mwb124@psu.edu, http://extension.psu.edu/food/safety).

03/22/2017

March 22-23 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Organized by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). Contact Connie Meadows, 770-447-5038 (connie@aeecenter.org, www.globalconevent.com).

03/22/2017

March 22-26 at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Conducted by the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA). Contact PEMA, 703-538-1796 (info@pemanet.org, www.pemanet.org).

03/25/2017

March 25-29 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club – A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Boca Raton, FL. Sponsored by the American Bakers Association (ABA). Contact ABA, 202-789-0300 (info@americanbakers.org, www.americanbakers.org).

03/26/2017

March 26-30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. Conducted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Colocated with the 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS). Contact Jeffrey Wood, 646-495-1315 (meetings@aiche.org, www.aiche.org/gcps).

03/26/2017

March 26-30 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Organized by NACE International. Contact CaLae McDermott, 281-228-6263 (calae.mcdermott@nace.org, www.nace.org).

03/26/2017

March 26-30 at the Wild Dunes Resort, Charleston’s Island Resort in Isle of Palms, SC. Cosponsored by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and the Food Industry Environmental Council. Contact Brynn Horne, 703-821-0770 (bhorne@affi.com, environ-council.affi.org).

03/26/2017

March 26-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. Sponsored by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Safety and Health Division. Colocated with the 2017 AIChE Spring Meeting. Contact CCPS, 646-495-1371 (ccps@aiche.org, www.aiche.org/gcps).

03/27/2017

March 27-31 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN. Organized by the Powder Coating Institute. Contact Leslie Muck, 859-525-9988 (leslie@goyermgt.com, www.powdercoating.org).

03/27/2017

March 27-29 at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA. Conducted by The Aluminum Association. Contact The Aluminum Association, 703-358-2960 (info@aluminum.org, www.aluminum.org).

04/01/2017

April 1-4 at the Savannah Convention Center, the Westin Savannah, and the Hyatt Savannah in Savannah, GA. Organizes by SNAC International. Contact Liz Wells, 703-836-4500 (lwells@snacintl.org, snaxpo.com).

04/02/2017

April 2-6 in San Francisco, CA. Organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Contact ACS, 800-227-5558 (nationalmeetings@acs.org, www.acs.org).

04/03/2017

April 3-5 in New Haven, CT. Conducted by the New Standard Institute. Seminar provides instruction and workshops for developing and improving facility maintenance. Seminar is for maintenance planners, supervisors, and managers. Contact New Standard Institute, 203-783-1582 (nsi@newstandardinstitute.com, www.newstandardinstitute.com).

04/04/2017

April 4-6 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Sponsored by PMMI, Koelnmesse, and the International Dairy Foods Association. Contact PMMI, 888-275-7664 (pmmi@pmmi.org, www.profoodtech.com).

04/04/2017

April 4-6 at the Holiday Inn – Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course gives a comprehensive overview of pilot plant and laboratory unit specification, design, building, operation, and support equipment. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 800-462-0876 (embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).(embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).

04/04/2017

April 4. Free webinar. Hosted by Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine. Presented by Bernie Schonbach, BHS Technical Services LLC. Webinar presents a practical review of the basic elements necessary to perform the Dust Hazards Analysis (DHA) for a process or building associated with a combustible dust application. Contact Robert Harkin (education@cscpub.com, www.powderbulk.com).

04/05/2017

April 4-5 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, PA. Held by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF). Contact Dan Messina, 609-452-7700 (dmessina@mpif.org, www.mpif.org/meetings/machinability-seminar.asp).

04/10/2017

April 10-14 at the New Orleans Marriott and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Hosted by the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM). Contact IAOM, 913-338-3377 (info@iaom.info, www.iaom.info).

04/10/2017

April 10-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biomass Magazine. Contact BBI International, 866-746-8385 (service@bbiinternational.com, www.biomassconference.com).

04/10/2017

April 10-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biomass Magazine. Contact BBI International, 866-746-8385 (service@bbiinternational.com, www.biomassconference.com).

04/11/2017

April 11-12 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport in Des Moines, IA. Conducted by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). Accredited by the International HACCP Alliance, the course focuses on providing easy-to-understand steps to implement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) systems in the feed industry. Contact Jessica Morse, 703-558-3573 (jmorse@afia.org, www.afia.org).

04/13/2017

April 13-14 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport in Des Moines, IA. Conducted by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). Two-day workshop is for individuals seeking FAMI-QS certification. Contact Jessica Morse, 703-558-3573 (jmorse@afia.org, www.afia.org).

04/17/2017

April 17-21 at Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. Organized bt the Materials Research Society (MRS). Contact MRS, 724-779-3003 (info@mrs.org, www.mrs.org).

04/18/2017

April 18-20 at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS. Presented by Kansas State University (K-State) and the Bulk Solids Innovation Center. Course covers topics related to powder and bulk solid material flow in bins, hoppers, and chutes. Attendees will be able to use a full-scale test laboratory during the course’s practical session. Contact the K-State Polytechnic Professional Education and Outreach office, 855-552-0079 (profed@k-state.edu, www.bulksolids.k-state.edu/profdev).

04/18/2017

April 18-20 in New Orleans, LA. Conducted by ASTM International. Course covers basic principles, techniques, and equipment for the most commonly used physical and analytical tests on polymeric materials, including mechanical properties, chemical analysis, combustibility, instrumental analysis, and thermal aging. Contact Tye Beard, 610-832-9539 (tbeard@astm.org, www.astm.org).

04/20/2017

April 20-22 at Robroy Industries in Gilmer, TX. Conducted by Corrosion College. Short course covers corrosion fundamentals and provides solutions for preventing industrial corrosion. Contact Corrosion College, 903-843-3461 (customerservice@corrosioncollege.com, www.corrosioncollege.com).

04/22/2017

April 22-27 in Minneapolis, MN. Sponsored by TAPPI Contact TAPPI, 770-446-1400 (memberconnection@tappi.org, www.papercon.org).

04/23/2017

April 23-26 at the Hilton Austin in Austin, TX. Organized by the American Spice Trade Association (ASTA). Contact ASTA, 202-331-2460 (info@astaspice.org, www.astaspice.org).

04/24/2017

April 24-28 at the DoubleTree suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Blue Ash in Cincinnati, OH. Conducted by ACGIH. Course covers basic and advanced topics in industrial ventilation, including industrial process exhaust system design, hands-on testing and measurement, and dilution ventilation systems. Course also includes useful equation work, such as calculation and estimation approaches to airborne contaminants and a calculation lab where participants work in a team. Contact ACGIH, 513-742-2020 (www.acgih.org).

04/25/2017

April 25-27 in Cleveland, OH. Organized by Smarter Shows partnered with the American Ceramic Society. Contact Ceramic Expo, 855-436-8683 (info@ceramicsexpousa.com, www.ceramicsexpousa.com).

04/29/2017

April 29-May 3 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT. Organized by the Material Handling Equipment Distributers Association (MHEDA). Contact MHEDA, 847-680-3500 (connect@mheda.org, www.mheda.org).

04/29/2017

April 29-30 at the Resort at Longboat Key Club Key Club in Longboat, FL. Organized by the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (ACCCI). Contact ACCCI, 724-772-1167 (information@accci.org, www.accci.org).

04/30/2017

April 30-May 3 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. Conducted by The Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers’ Association (B&CMA). Contact Vickie Clancy, 443-545-1645 (conferences@thebcma.org, www.thebcma.org).

05/01/2017

May 1-5 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel in Raleigh, NC. Presented by the North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Public Health; the North Carolina Occupational Safety & Health Education & Research Center; and the North Carolina Department of Labor, Division of Occupational Safety & Health. Course provides instruction and lectures on the design, construction, use, and testing of ventilation systems, including an introductory and two advanced courses on the subject. Participants can receive a certificate from the University of North Carolina after completing one or two years of courses. Contact Connie McElroy-Bacon, 919-233-8400 (cbacon@mindspring.com, www.ncindustrialventilation.com).

05/02/2017

May 2-3 in Seattle, WA. Conducted by Jenike & Johanson and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Course covers proven design and troubleshooting principles for handling bulk solids in bins, hoppers, feeders, and transfer chutes for safe plant operation. Contact AIChE, 800-242-4363 (edu@aiche.org, www.aiche.org).

05/02/2017

May 2-5 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Hosted by the Control System Integrators Association. Contact Brittany Marsala Olson, 800-661-4914 (bolson@controlsys.org, www.controlsys.org).

05/03/2017

May 3-5 in Washington, DC. Organized by the Institute of Clean Air Companies (ICAC). Contact ICAC 571-858-3707 (icacinfo@icac.com, www.icac.com).

05/04/2017

May 4 in Seattle, WA. Conducted by Jenike & Johanson and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Course teaches practical design and troubleshooting principles that improve the efficiency, safety, and reliability of pneumatic conveying systems. Contact AIChE, 800-242-4363 (edu@aiche.org, www.aiche.org).

05/08/2017

May 8-11 in Louisville, KY. Organized by Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST). Contact IEST, 847-981-0100 (information@iest.org, www.iest.org).

05/08/2017

May 8-10 at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, CA. Sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Contact customer relations, 203-775-0471 (customerrelations@4spe.org, www.4spe.org).

05/08/2017

May 8-10 in Los Angeles, CA. Conducted by the New Standard Institute. Seminar provides instruction and workshops for developing and improving facility maintenance. Seminar is for maintenance planners, supervisors, and managers. Contact New Standard Institute, 203-783-1582 (nsi@newstandardinstitute.com, www.newstandardinstitute.com).

05/09/2017

May 9-11 at the Hilton Garden Inn–Chicago O’Hare Airport in Chicago, IL. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course teaches mixing terminology and concepts and includes both physical and computer demonstrations of good and bad mixing. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708(embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).(embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).

05/14/2017

May 14-17 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC. Produced by the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) and TechConnect. Contact Sarah Wenning, 925-353-5004 (wenning@techconnect.org, www.techconnectworld.com).

05/15/2017

May 15-19 at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) campus in Rolla, MO. Conducted by the Missouri S&T Coatings Institute. Intensive 5-day course explains the basic paint formulation steps, from understanding the process to actual laboratory formulation. Contact Michael Van De Mark, 573-341-4419 (mstformulation@mst.edu, http://coatings.mst.edu).

05/16/2017

May 16-17 at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, WI. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course provides information on choosing an evaporator for your application, ancillary systems, troubleshooting methods, and other related topics. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).(embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).

05/16/2017

May 16-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Organized by UBM LLC. Colocated with InformEx 2017. Contact UBM (info@cphinorthamerica.com, www.cphinorthamerica.com).

05/16/2017

May 16-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Organized by UBM LLC. Colocated with CPhI North America. Contact Informex Holdings LLC, 866-217-1926 (informex@informex.com, www.informex.com).

05/16/2017

May 16-18 at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. Sponsored by SME. Contact SME, 800-733-4763 (service@sme.org, www.easteconline.com).

05/21/2017

May 21-26 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Waikoloa, HI. Organized by the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Contact ACerS, 866-721-3322 (customerservice@ceramics.org, www.ceramics.org/pacrim12).

05/22/2017

May 22-25 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. Organized by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE). Contact Priscilla Heredia, 626-331-0616 (priscilla@sampe.org, www.sampe.org).

05/23/2017

May 23-24 at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, WI. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course covers drying fundamentals, dryer process design, methods for improving dryer efficiency, drying system surveys, and proper dryer selection. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).(embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).

05/25/2017

May 25 at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, WI. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course covers atomization mechanisms and processes and atomizer designs, operation, and performance. Attendees will learn how to select and specify the proper spray nozzle and examine flow fields in atomizers. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).(embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).

09/27/2017

September 27-29 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. Presented by Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine. Contact Shannon Flaherty, 651-253-7485 (sflaherty@cscpub.com, www.pbepowdershow.com).