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April 22-26 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by the Materials Research Society (MRS). Contact MRS, 724-779-3003 (info@mrs.org, www.mrs.org).


April 23-26 in New Orleans, LA. Conducted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChEs’) Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS). Intensive 4-day course is for companies looking to train chemical engineers in the fundamentals of process safety and is taught by two instructors, each with 25 years’ experience in process safety. Course topics include risk-based process safety, process hazard analysis, regulatory compliance, and process safety in plant and design operations. Contact AIChE, 800-242-4363 (edu@aiche.org, www.aiche.org).


April 25 in Houston, TX. 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).


April 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, FL. Sponsored by the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (ACCCI). Contact ACCCI, 724-772-1167 (information@accci.org, www.accci.org).


April 29-May 2 at the Westin Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV. Sponsored by Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST). Contact IEST, 847-981-0100 (information@iest.org, www.iest.org).


April 30-May 1 at the International Exposition Center 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).


April 30-May 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Organized by UBM. Contact CPhI North America, 866-217-1926 (info@cphinorthamerica.com, www.cphinorthamerica.com).


April 30-May 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Organized by UBM LLC. Colocated with CPhI North America. Contact Informex Holdings LLC, 866-217-1926 (informex@informex.com, www.informex.com).


April 30-May 3 in Asheville, NC. Hosted by the Control System Integrators Association. Contact Brittany Marsala Olson, 800-661-4914 (bolson@controlsys.org, www.controlsys.org).


May 4-8 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ. Organized by the Material Handling Equipment Distributers Association (MHEDA). Contact MHEDA, 847-680-3500 (connect@mheda.org, www.mheda.org).


May 5-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Sponsored by TAPPI Contact TAPPI, 770-446-1400 (memberconnection@tappi.org, www.papercon.org).


May 7. Free webinar. Hosted by Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine. Presented by David Renfert, PE. Webinar discusses dust collection system applications, teaching attendees that getting the dust or collected materials to the filtration or separation equipment is just one aspect of a successfully performing system. The system must properly discharge and transport dust to storage, a waste disposal function, or the next step in a process.
Contact Sarah Highum (education@cscpub.com, www.powderbulk.com).


May 8-9 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH. Sponsored by Applied Market Information (AMI). Colocated with Plastics Recycling World Exhibition. Contact Matthew Wherlock, 610-478-0800 (matthew.wherlock@ami.international, www.compoundingworldexpo.com/na).


May 13-17 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).


May 14-16 at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. Sponsored by SME. Contact SME, 800-733-4763 (training@sme.org, www.easteconline.com).


May 14-16 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, FL. Contact AFIA, 703-524-0810 (register@afia.org, www.afia.org).


May 14-16 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, 800-462-0876 (elaine.andrysick@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).


May 20-23 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC. Organized by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE). Contact Rosemary Loggia, 626-521-9449 (rosemary@sampe.org, www.sampe.org).


May 20-22 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX. Sponsored by American Society for Quality (ASQ). Contact ASQ, 800-248-1946 (help@asq.org, https://asq.org/).


May 21-22 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, 800-462-0876 (elaine.andrysick@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).


May 23 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, 800-462-0876 (elaine.andrysick@wisc.edu, https://epd.wisc.edu).


June 5-7 at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, FL. Conducted by The Refractories Institute (TRI). Contact TRI, 216-241-7333 (info@refractoriesinstitute.org, www.refractoriesinstitute.org).


June 11-13 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 11-14 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center (BSIC) at Kansas State University (K-State) in Salina, KS. Presented by BSIC and K-State. Course covers various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical exercises. Contact the K-state Polytechnic Professional Education and Outreach office, 855-552-0079 (profed@k-state.edu, bulk-solids.k-state.edu/profdev).