Process Safety Boot Camp
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 (email@example.com, www.aiche.org).
Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.aiche.org).
2019 ACCCI Annual Meeting
CPhI North America
CSIA Annual Executive Conference
2019 MHEDA Convention & Exhibitors Showcase
Dust Discharge Handling Options – Things to Consider
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 (email@example.com, www.powderbulk.com).
Compounding World Expo 2019
North Carolina Industrial Ventilation Course
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ncindustrialventilation.com).
AFIA Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference
The Art and Science of Industrial Mixing
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 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).
SAMPE North America
World Conference on Quality and Improvement
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, https://epd.wisc.edu).
Atomization and Spray Technology: Focus on Spray Drying
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 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).
2019 Spring Institute Meeting
Expo Pack Guadalajara
Introduction to Bulk Solids Handling: A Comprehensive Course on Solids Flow in Hoppers and Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, bulk-solids.k-state.edu/profdev).