255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition
Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids
August 21-24 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 focuses on the design of pneumatic conveying systems, common pneumatic conveying problems, `and discusses solutions to these problems. Attendees will participate in the actual design of a dilute-phase pneumatic conveying system following step-by-step procedure. Contact the K-State Polytechnic Professional Education and Outreach office, 855-552-0079 (http://bulk-solids.k-state.edu/profdev/, www.bulksolids.k-state.edu/profdev).
August 21-22 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport in Portland, OR. Organized by AIB International. Workshop offers practical instruction on developing your hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) program, taking a step-by-step look at the development, implementation, and verification process. Contact AIB International, 800-633-5137 (email@example.com, www.aibonline.org).
August 27-30 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.asminternational.org).
PEMA 2018 Fall Meeting
Chemical Processing: Essentials for the Non-Chemical Engineer
September 11-13 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 provides practical understanding of the chemical engineering discipline and how it translates into chemical processes and processing equipment. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).
Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations
September 17-21 at the DoubleTree suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Blue Ash in Cincinnati, OH. Conducted by ACGIH. Course covers basic and advanced topics in industrial ventilation, including industrial process exhaust system design, hands-on testing and measurement, and dilution ventilation systems. Course also includes useful equation work, such as calculation and estimation approaches to airborne contaminants and a calculation lab where participants work in a team. Contact ACGIH, 513-742-2020 (www.acgih.org).
2018 Southeast Powder Show™ & Conference
Combustible Dusts: General Hazards and Code Compliance
October 1-2 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 will review the general hazards of combustible dusts and help you understand where the different standards apply and the specific differences between the standards. Contact Elaine M. Andrysick, 608-262-8708 (firstname.lastname@example.org, https://epd.wisc.edu).
Aluminum Association Annual Meeting
Essentials of Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers
October 3-5 at the MicroTek Training Center in Chicago, IL. 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 (email@example.com, www.aiche.org).
Drying Theory Put to Practice
October 9-11 in Raleigh, NC. Presented by Bühler Aeroglide. Course is a 2.5-day interactive seminar designed for plant and project managers, plant engineers, and quality control personnel. Participants learn how to apply drying theory to enhance drying equipment performance and improve processing capacity, product quality, and energy efficiency. Contact Carolyn Gill, 919-851-2000 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.buhlergroup.com).
Effectively Planning and Scheduling Your Maintenance Operations
October 9-10 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Madison in Madison, WI. Conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison department of engineering professional development. Course meets one of the five course requirements for the popular Maintenance Management Certificate. Course covers effective maintenance planning, scheduling of processes, and tracking key performance indicators and metrics. Contact Jeff Oelke, 608-262-2061 (email@example.com, https://epd.wisc.edu).
November 7-8 at the Messe Westfalenhallen Dortmund in Dortmund Germany. Organized by Easyfairs Deutschland. Contact Easyfairs Deutschland, +49 089 127 165 0 (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.easyfairs.com/schuettgut-recycling-technik-2018/solids-dortmund-2018/).