2018 AIChE Spring Meeting
April 22-26 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL. Organized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Colocated with the 14th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) and the 8th World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT8). Contact Jeffrey Wood, 646-495-1315 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.aiche.org).
8th World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT8)
14th Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS)
April 22-25 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL. Sponsored by the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Safety and Health Division. Colocated with the 2018 AIChE Spring Meeting and the 8th World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT8). Contact CCPS, 646-495-1371 (email@example.com, www.aiche.org/gcps).
ASC 2018 Adhesive & Sealant Expo
CSIA 2018 — Annual Executive Conference
CPhI North America
2018 Annual Meeting
AMCA Americas Region Meeting
World Conference on Quality and Improvement
How NFPA Combustible Dust Standards Affect Your Dust Collection System and Dust Control Practices
May 1. Free webinar. Hosted by Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine. Webinar provides information on how dust collection and dust control are key factors in successfully limiting the hazards associated with combustible dusts. The webinar will explain the NFPA standards, including NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust and subsequent requirements for dust collection and control, and will make recommendations to assure your company stays compliant in the future. Presented by Jack Osborn, Airdusco Engineering and Design Services LLC. Contact Michelle Robinson (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.powderbulk.com).
FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food
May 1-3 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Philadelphia Airport Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Organized by AIB International. Course uses FSPCA-trained instructors to prepare participants to comply with the FSMA’s requirement for a complete food safety system, including providing a preventive-controls-qualified individual certification. Contact AIB International, 800-633-5137 (email@example.com, www.aibonline.org).
MHEDA Convention & Exhibitors Showcase
NPE2018: The International Plastics Showcase
ANTEC Orlando — The Plastics Technology Conference
2018 Washington Clean Air Summit
TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo
Introduction to Paint Formulation Short Course
May 14-18 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, http://coatings.mst.edu).
The Art and Science of Industrial Mixing
May 15-17 at the Hilton Garden Inn–O’Hare. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course will cover fundamental relationships for impeller power, pumping capacity, blend time, shear rate, and flow patterns. Course overviews mixing fundamentals, flow patterns, mixer performance, mixer power, and process improvement. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).
Principles and Practices of Coatings Formulations
May 15-17 at the Eastern Michigan University in Livonia, MI. Conducted by the Coatings Research Institute. Course provides the fundamental principles underlying paint and coating formulations. Course covers the basic role of paint ingredients and their effects on coating performance; industrial, automotive, and architectural paint types; and paint calculations. Contact Beth Stoner, 734-487-8285 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.emich.edu/cri).
NGFA-KSU Food Safety Modernization Act Feed Industry Training
May 15-17 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. Contact Brandi Miller, 785-532-4053 (email@example.com, www.grains.k-state.edu/igp).
SAMPE 2018 Technical Conference and Exhibition
Basics of Polyurethane Coatings
May 22-23 at the Eastern Michigan University in Livonia, MI. Conducted by Coatings Research Institute. Course provides a fundamental understanding of polyurethane chemistry and technology and how it’s harnessed in the formulation of various coating systems. Contact Beth Stoner 734-487-8285 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.emich.edu/cri).
May 22-23 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 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).
Understanding Combustible Dust and Deflagration Vent Sizing
May 22 in Houston, TX. Held by IoMosaic. Course provides information on identifying the fact that you have a combustible dust and the steps required to reduce the risks, including engineering design and safeguards appropriate for typical unit operations. Contact Lisa Ruth, 844-466-6724 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.iomosaic.com/training).
Atomization and Spray Technology
May 24 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 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).