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September 24-28 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Organized by the National Stone, Sand, & Gravel Association (NSSGA). Contact Patrick Dunne, 703-526-1062 (pdunne@nssga.org, www.nssga.org).


September 25-28 at The International Centre in Mississauga, ON. Produced by SME. Colocated with Industrial Technology Events Canada. Contact SME customer care, 888-322-7333 (service@sme.org, cmts.ca).


September 25-29 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Chicago, IL. Conducted by the Industrial Minerals Association–North America (IMA–NA). Contact Chris Greissing, 202-457-0200 (chrisgreissing@ima-na.org, www.ima-na.org).


September 25-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Organized by PMMI — The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Contact PMMI, 571-612-3200 (expo@pmmi.org, www.packexpolasvegas.com).


September 26-28 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center in Nuremberg, Germany. Organized by NürnbergMesse GmbH. Contact VisitorService, +49 911-8606-4944 (visitorservice@nuernbergmesse.de, www.powtech.de).


September 26-28 at the IGP Institute at Kansas State University (KSU) in Manhattan, KS. Course focuses on the FDA’s new animal food safety regulatory compliance and offers training on the use of HACCP principles. Upon completion, individuals will receive certificates of training from the Food Safety Preventtive Controls Alliance and from the International HACCP Alliance. Note that this course is actually two separate courses offered in succession. Contact Brandi Miller, 785-532-4053 (bmmiller@ksu.edu, www.grains.k-state.edu/igp).


September 26-29 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI). Contact IFAI, 800-225-4324 (generalinfo@ifai.com, www.ifaiexpo.com).


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).


September 27-29 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. Conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). Contact Connie Meadows, 770-447-5083 (connie@aeecenter.org, www.energycongress.com).


September 29-October 1 at the Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT. Conducted by the Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. (AMCA). Contact Janet Blanchfield, 847-704-6255 (jblanchfield@amca.org, www.amca.org).


October 2-4 at the Loews Madison Hotel in Washington, DC. Conducted by The Aluminum Association. Contact The Aluminum Association, 703-358-2960 (info@aluminum.org, www.aluminum.org).


October 2-5 at ASM International headquarters in Novelty, Ohio. Sponsored by ASM International — the Materials Information Society. Comprehensive course is taught by metals industry experts and will help attendees learn how to choose metals, alloys, and processing solutions best suited for specific production goals. Contact ASM International, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org).


October 3-4 at the Westin Columbus in Columbus, OH. Presented by Paint & Coatings Industry and Powder Coating Research Group. Contact BNP Media, 844-644-7449 (bnp@executivevents.com, www.powdersummit.com).


October 5-6 at the MGM Grand Detroit in Detroit, MI. Conducted by the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (ACCCI). Contact ACCCI, 724-772-1167 (information@accci.org, www.accci.org).


October 8-12 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Colocated with MS&T17 — Materials Science & Technology Technical Meeting and Exhibition. Conducted by the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Contact ACerS, 866-721-3322 (customerservice@ceramics.org, www.ceramics.org).


October 8-11 at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego, CA. Organized by AACC International (AACCI). Contact AACCI, 651-454-7250 (aacc@scisoc.org, www.aaccnet.org).


October 8-12 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Colocated with the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) 119th Annual Meeting. Sponsored by ACerS, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), ASM International — the Materials Information Society (ASM), NACE International, and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). Contact ACerS customer service, 866-721-3322 (customerservice@ceramics.org, www.matscitech.org).


October 8-11 at the Diplomat Resort and Spa Hollywood in Hollywood, FL. Presented by the International Titanium Association (ITA). Contact Jennifer Simpson, 303-404-2221 (conference@titanium.org, http://www.titanium.org/).


October 10-12 in Raleigh, NC. Presented by Bühler Aeroglide. Course is a 2.5-day interactive seminar designed for plant and project managers, plant engineers, and quality control personnel. Participants learn how to apply drying theory to enhance drying equipment performance and improve processing capacity, product quality, and energy efficiency. Contact Carolyn Gill, 919-851-2000 (aeroglide.training@buhlergroup.com, www.buhlergroup.com).


October 11-13 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA. Conducted by Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association (FIBCA). Contact FIBCA, 952-412-8867 (info@fibca.com, www.fibca.com).


October 15-19 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Organized by the American Concrete Institute. Contact Alexandria Prokic, 248-848-3795 (alex.prokic@concrete.org, www.aciconvention.org).


October 16-19 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, IL. Sponsored by the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD). Contact IAPD, 913-345-1005 (iapd@iapd.org, www.iapd.org).


October 17-20 at the American Club in Kohler, WI. Organized by the Plastics Industry Association. Contact the Plastics Industry Association, 202-974-5200 (www.plasticsindustry.org).


October 17-18 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).


October 19 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).


October 22-25 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. Organized by the American Bakers Association (ABA) and cohosted by The Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers’ Association (B&CMA). Contact ABA, 202-789-0300 (info@americanbakers.org, www.americanbakers.org).


October 23-25 at the Seelbach Hilton Louisville in Louisville, KY. Organized by the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and cohosted by the Pet Food Institute. Contact NGFA, 202-289-0873 (ngfa@ngfa.org, www.ngfa.org).


October 24-26 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 offers practical information on batch and continuous blending; related processes, including agglomeration, sampling methods; and more. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (embower@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).


October 24-26 in San Francisco, CA. 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).


October 26-28 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. Sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Contact SWE, 877-793-4636 (hq@swe.org, we17.swe.org).


October 26-29 at the Silverado Golf Resort in Napa Valley, CA. Conducted by the Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA). Contact PSSMA, 610-282-6845 (info@pssma.org, www.pssma.org).


October 29-November 3 at the Minneapolis Hilton and Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. Conducted by American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Contact Jeffrey Wood, 646-495-1315 (meetings@aiche.org, www.aiche.org).


October 29-November 1 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in San Diego, CA. Hosted by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). Contact ISPE, 813-960-2105 (ask@ispe.org, www.ispe.org).


October 30-November 2 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Organized by the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT). Contact Christine Schnitzer, 614-766-6003 (cschnitzer@asnt.org, www.asnt.org).


October 31-November 2 at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Produced by the International Exposition Co. Contact the International Exposition Company, 203-221-9232 (info@chemshow.com, www.chemshow.com).


November 1-5 in Kansas City, MO. Organized by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Contact SHPE, 323-725-3970 (shpenational@shpe.org, www.shpe.org).


November 2-4 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in ChampionsGate FL. Organized by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) Contact AFIA, 703-558-3573 (register@afia.org, www.afia.org).


November 3-9 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL. Presented by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International. Contact Stephen Crane, 212-591-8258 (cranes@asme.org, www.asme.org/events/imece).


November 5-8 at the Hilton Norfolk The Main in Norfolk, VA. Colocated with the 2017 International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference. Organized by TAPPI. Contact TAPPI, 770-446-1400 (memberconnection@tappi.org, www.tappipeers.org).


November 6-9 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Produced by SME. Contact Fabtech, 888-394-4362 (information@fabtechexpo.com, www.fabtechexpo.com).


November 6-9 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. Organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and Alfred University. Contact Robert Weisenburger Lipetz, 614-523-3033 (info@gmic.org, www.glassproblemsconference.org).


November 6-8 at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, VA. Organized by PMMI — The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Contact Anna Hudson, 571-612-3198 (anna@pmmi.org, www.pmmi.org).


November 6-10 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).


November 6-9 at the Marriott Courtyard in Santa Ana, CA. Presented by M&P Air Components Inc. Conference is divided into three days, with a focus on system design, combustible dust and exhaust air recirculation, and fan selection and system airflow testing on each day, respectively. Conference is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of a local exhaust industrial ventilation system’s purpose and function. Contact M&P Air Components, 909-336-0420 (sales@mpair.com, www.industrialventconference.com).


November 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, FL. Organized by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). Contact Mallory Rood, 703-841-3200 (mallory.rood@nema.org, www.nema.org).


November 13-16 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, FL. Conducted by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). Contact NACD, 703-527-6223 (nacdpublicaffairs@nacd.com, www.nacd.com).


November 26-December 1 at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. Organized by the Materials Research Society (MRS). Contact MRS, 724-779-3003 (info@mrs.org, www.mrs.org).


November 28-30 at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN. Held by the Midwest Food Processors Association (MWFPA). Contact MWFPA, 608-255-9946 (info@mwfpa.org, www.mwfpa.org).