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June 13-15 in Livonia, MI. Conducted by the Coatings Research Institute. Course offers an assessment of the latest developments in materials, application methods, and process selection for coatings. Course also covers corrosion methods and prevention with protective coatings. Contact Karen Metz, 734-487-2259 (kmetz@emich.edu, www.emich.edu/cri).


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).


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).


June 4-7 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. Sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Contact NFPA, 800-344-3555 (custserv@nfpa.org, www.nfpa.org).


June 5-7 in Chicago, IL. 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).


June 5-8 at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Organized by the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA). Contact A&WMA, 412-904-6018 (info@awma.org, www.awma.org).


June 6. Free webinar. Hosted by Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine. Presented by David Renfert, American Industrial Group. The second part of this two-part dust collection system design webinar will expand on basic design concepts and present advanced topics such as mixing gas streams with different temperatures, plotting the system loss curve against fan curves to determine maximum operation scenarios, and developing loss factors or equations from different forms of the system loss equations. Contact Robert Harkin (education@cscpub.com, www.powderbulk.com).


June 6-8 at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, AB. Sponsored by SME. Contact Bruce Killer, 888-322-7333 (bkiller@sme.org, www.wmts.ca).


June 6-8 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto in Toronto, ON. Conducted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Contact AIChE customer service, 800-242-4363 (customerservice@aiche.org, www.aiche.org/pds).


June 7-9 at The Greenbriar in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Conducted by The Refractories Institute (TRI). Contact TRI, 216-241-7333 (info@refractoriesinstitute.org, www.refractoriesinstitute.org).


June 11-14 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL. Sponsored by AACE International. Contact the meetings department, 304-296-8444 (meetings@aacei.org, www.aacei.org).


June 13-14 at ASM International headquarters in Novelty, OH. Sponsored by ASM International — the Materials Information Society. Blended course has online learning activities prior to the classroom session and provides understanding of what metals are and why they behave differently than ceramics, glass, and plastics. Contact ASM International, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org).


June 13-15 at the Westside Conference Center in Los Angeles, CA. Conducted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Course addresses the basic concepts of fluid flow, heat transfer, heat exchanger design, cooling towers, solids handling, tank and vessel design, polymerization, and polymer processing. Contact AIChE, 800-242-4363 (edu@aiche.org, www.aiche.org).


June 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, VA. Organized by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute. Contact the ACS Green Chemistry Institute, 202-872-6102 (gceconferences@acs.org, www.gcande.org).


June 13-15 in Las Vegas, NV. Cosponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI International. Colocated with Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy (AMPM 2017). Contact MPIF, 609-452-7700 (info@mpif.org, www.mpif.org).


June 13-15 at Expo Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico. Organized by PMMI — The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Contact Krista DeBrosse, 571-612-3215 (kdebrosse@pmmi.org, www.expopackguadalajara.com.mx).


June 13-16 at ASM International headquarters in Novelty, OH. Sponsored by ASM International — The Materials Information Society. Course covers the fundamental principles of corrosion, including identifying the eight major forms of corrosion, describing the common corrosion test methods for your applications, avoiding design traps that speed corrosive decay, and recognizing applicable corrosion control techniques and their limitations. Contact ASM International, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org).


June 13-14 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport in Philadelphia, PA. Organized by AIB International. Workshop offers practical instruction on developing your HACCP program, taking a step-by-step look at the development, implementation, and verification process. Contact AIB International, 800-633-5137 (info@aibonline.org, www.aibonline.org).


June 20-23 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. Comprehensive course covers bulk solids handling and flow behaviors, including common bulk solids flow problems during storage and a focus on dilute and dense-phase pneumatic conveying. Contact the K-State Polytechnic Professional Education and Outreach office, 855-552-0079 (profed@k-state.edu, www.bulksolids.k-state.edu/profdev).


June 20-22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport 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 (info@aibonline.org, www.aibonline.org).


June 25-28 at the LaPlaya Beach Hotel in Naples, FL. Organized by the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA). Contact Karen Lampart, 239-514-3441 (karen@cemanet.org, www.cemanet.org).


July 16-19 at the Boston Sheraton Hotel in Boston, MA. Organized by the Controlled Release Society (CRS). Contact CRS, 651-454-7250 (crs@scisoc.org, www.controlledreleasesociety.org).


July 23-25 at the Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. Organized by the Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI). Contact PFI, 206-209-5277 (office@pelletheat.org, www.pelletheat.org).


August 15-18 at the Omni Nashville in Nashville, TN. Organized by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). Contact NACD, 703-527-6223 (dthomas@nacd.com, www.nacd.com).


August 20-24 in Washington, DC. Organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Contact ACS, 800-227-5558 (nationalmeetings@acs.org, www.acs.org).


September 11-12 at The Hotel Contessa – Suites on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. Conducted by the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA). Contact PEMA, 703-538-1796 (info@pemanet.org, www.pemanet.org).


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).