PBE Home

A technical publication devoted to readers in the bulk solids market, worldwide.


December 10. Free webinar. Hosted by Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine. Presented by Jack D. Hilbert. Webinar will cover the conveying of powders and will identify specific issues that need consideration in the design and operation of the system as well as for individual components, such as rotary feeders, airlocks, convey line elbows, diverter valves, and dust collectors. Contact Sarah Highum (education@cscpub.com, www.powderbulk.com).


January 7-10 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in The Woodlands, TX. Conducted by Particulate Solid Research Inc. (PSRI). Course covers particle-related topics, including basic fluidization, hydrodynamics, cyclone design and operation, circulating fluidized beds and high-velocity systems, particle entrainment, and others. Contact PSRI, 773-523-7227 (psri.org/).


January 26-31 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort in Daytona Beach, FL. Organized by American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Contact ACerS, 866-721-3322 (customerservice@ceramics.org, www.ceramics.org/icacc2020).


January 27-February 1 at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, FL. Presented by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI). Contact Brian Sansoni, 202-347-2900 (bsansoni@cleaninginstitute.org, www.cleaninginstitute.org).


January 28-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. Organized by the US Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), and the American Meat Institute (AMI). Contact Robin Hughes, 678-514-1975 (rhughes@uspoultry.org, www.ippexpo.org).


February 3-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Organized by Informa Markets. Contact registration customer service, 866-860-1983 (registration@worldofconcrete.com, www.worldofconcrete.com).


February 3-5 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Produced by BBI International. Contact BBI International, 866-746-8385 (service@bbiinternational.com, www.biomassconference.com).


February 10-14 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. Sponsored by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSH). Conference provides instruction and lectures on the design, construction, use, and testing of ventilation systems. Conference offers an introductory and two advanced design courses, a managing industrial ventilation course, and two optional workshops, including a combustible dust workshop and a troubleshooting workshop. Contact Gregg Grubb, 517-819-5986 (www.michiganivc.org).


February 17-19 at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, WA. Organized by Food Northwest. Contact Karen Waggoner, 503-327-2204 (karen@foodnw.org, www.foodandbeverageworld.org).


February 23-26 at the Charleston Marriott in Charleston, SC. Presented by the Adhesion Society. Contact Malinda Armstrong, 301-986-9700 (adhesionsociety@ascouncil.org, www.adhesionsociety.org).


February 23-26 in Phoenix, AZ. Organized by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME). Contact SME, 303-948-4200 (cs@smenet.org, www.smenet.org).


February 23-27 in San Diego, CA. Organized by The Mineral, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS). Colocated with the 9th International Symposium on Lead and Zinc Processing (PbZn 2020). Contact TMS, 800-759-4867 (mtgserv@tms.org, www.tms.org/).


February 23-25 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix, AZ. Organized by American Society for Quality (ASQ). Contact ASQ, 800-248-1946 (help@asq.org, asq.org).


February 25-27 at the Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, NV. Organized by the International Society of Weighing and Measurement (ISWM). Contact ISWM, 240-753-4397 (staff@iswm.org, www.iswm.org).


February 29-March 3 in at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in Las Vegas, NV. Presented by American Frozen Food Institute. Contact AFFI conference department, 703-821-0770 (events@affi.com, https://affi.org/affi-con/).


March 3-5 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Presented by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Contact PMMI, 571-612-3200 (expo@pmmi.org, www.packexpoeast.com).