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Fall season bulks up with activities

July 6-8, 2000, National Conference for the Advancement of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology. This is part of the series of CCWEST (Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and T...


June 1, 2000
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

July 6-8, 2000, National Conference for the Advancement of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology. This is part of the series of CCWEST (Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology) national conferences. Location is St. John’s, Nfld. Call (709) 737-8971 or visit the web site at: www.mun.ca/cwse.

Aug. 7-11, Sep. 18-22, Nov. 13-17, Dec. 11-15, 2000, are the dates for UE Training Systems’ Level I Airborne Ultrasound Classroom Training Courses for inspectors employing airborne ultrasound for non-destructive testing. A Level II Advanced Training Session is offered Oct. 16-20, 2000. The five-day courses conform to American Society of Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) standards recommended practice, and include classes in theory, instrumentation and application. All classes will take place at the UE Training Systems Center in Elmsford, N.Y. For more information, contact (toll-free) 1-888-222-7228, or fax (914) 347-2181. The e-mail address is: training@uesystems.com.

Aug. 21-14, 2000, ISA Expo 2000, the annual exhibition and conference of the Instrument Society of America. Its focus is on advancing measurement, control and automation. Location is New Orleans, La. For more information, call ISA at (919) 549-8411 or visit www.isa.org/events.

Sep. 6-13, 2000, International Manufacturing Technology Show/Manufacturing 2000 Conference. Covering the management of manufacturing processes, the event is presented by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in conjunction with the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Contact SME at (313) 271-1500, ext. 629, or visit its web site at: www.sme.org.

Sep. 11-12, 2000, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Hamilton, Ont., is offering a two-day intensive course in Health and Safety Training for Managers and Supervisors. Contact Irene Brelsforth at (905) 572-2981, ext. 4467; e-mail ireneb@ccohs.ca; or call Customer Service at 1-800-668-4284.

Sep. 13-15, 2000, Atlantic Industrial Exhibition–Halifax, set for the Atlantic Winter Fair Exhibition Park, Halifax, N.S. Alternating annually between Halifax and Moncton, N.B., the event features plant maintenance, CNC machine tools, materials management, operational supplies and services. Information on this event can be found on Reed Exhibition Companies’ web site at www.reedexpo.ca/atlantic, or call 1-888-322-7333 or (416) 491-7565.

Sep. 18-19, 2000, Gas Detection Made Easy, in Grand Prairie, Alta. (See Sept. 21-22 item).

Sep. 19-21, 2000, at the Courtyard Marriott, Chicago, Ill., a three-day seminar offered by the Reliability Center, Root Cause Analysis Methods. For more information, contact the Reliability Center at (804) 458-0645; fax (804) 452-2119; e-mail: info@reliability.com; web site: www.reliability.com.

Sep. 19-21, 2000, at the Cobo Convention Center, Detroit. Mich., Sensors Expo. Co-located with the Motion Control Expo, the show is dedicated exclusively to the use of sensor technologies in industrial, scientific and testing applications. Further information is available by calling (203) 882-1300, or e-mail sensors@advanstar.com. For registration information, call (218) 723-9130, toll-free 800-331-5706.

Sep. 20-22, 2000, presented by DeVillbiss and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Toledo, Ohio, a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. Attendees should be involved with maintenance spray finishing applications. To register, contact the BGSU Office of Continuing Education at (419) 372-8181. For additional information, contact Dr. Richard A. Kruppa by e-mail at rkruppa@bgnet.bgsu.edu or by phone at (419) 372-7560, or visit www.bgsu.edu/ colleges/ContEd/opt/spray/index.html.

Sep. 21-22, 2000, Gas Detection Made Easy, in Saskatoon, Sask., a seminar designed for anyone who uses gas detection instrumentation. Discussions will include gas hazards and their locations, sensor technology and proper instrument maintenance. For more information, contact Industrial Scientific Corporation at (412) 788-4353, toll-free 1-800-DETECTS (338-3287); fax (412) 788-6603; e-mail: training@indsci.com; web site: www.indsci.com.

Sep. 25-28, 2000, PSA 2000, in Singapore at the Singapore Expo. Pumps & Systems Asia is the continent’s largest international exhibition, covering rotating equipment; fluids, gas and air-handling systems; hydraulics, pneumatics and motion systems; thermal and mechanical processing; chemical processing; food processing; water and wastewater treatment; control systems and instrumentation. For more information, contact HQ Link PTE Ltd., 150 South Bridge Rd., #13-01 Fook Hai Building, Singapore 058727, tel.(065) 5343588 Fax: (065) 5342330; e-mail: hqlink@singnet.com.sg.

Sep. 26-28, 2000, at the International Centre, Toronto, Canadian Manufacturing Week. Co-sponsored by the Power Transmission Distributors Association, the event comprises three shows, Canadian Plant Engineering & Maintenance Show, Canadian Design Engineering Show and Facility Maintenance Show. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc., Unit 1, 3761 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free (888) 322-7333; web site: www.reedexpo.ca/cmw.

Oct. 1-4, 2000, International Joint Tribology Conference, at the Westin Hotel, Seattle, Wash. Sponsors of the event are the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International, Tribology Division. Information and forms can be found on these web sites: www.stle.org and www.asme.org; or call ASME at (212) 591-8257, fax (212) 591-7856.

Oct. 10-12, 2000, Canada’s Energy Efficiency Conference 2000, organized by NRCan’s Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE), will take place at the Ottawa Congress Centre and will explore the theme of “Energy Efficiency: Infinite Possibilities … Powered by Innovation.” It will focus on how energy efficiency can contribute to Canada’s climate change objectives, how it can boost the bottom line for business, and on the deployment of energy-efficient technologies. For information, visit http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/conference/ or call the OEE at (613) 992-6130 or 1-877-633-7440.

Oct. 10-12, 2000, IMET/International Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Congress 2000, at the Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill. This event brings together eight industrial trade shows. For more information, call (610) 458-7070 or fax (610) 458-7171.

Oct. 16-19, 2000, a reliability-based maintenance conference, RBM University, at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers, Atlanta, Ga. Presented by Computational Systems, Inc. (CSI), the conference offers advanced technical sessions in all RBM technologies. Contact CSI at (423) 675-2110, fax (423) 675-3100, for more information.

Oct. 25-27, 2000, Plant & Facilities Expo, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Co-located with the Environmental Technology Expo and the 23rd World Energy Engineering Congress, the event showcases plant engineering improvements and industrial equipment upgrades, as well as commercial facility management and employee productivity improvement. Also included is a comprehensive conference program. For more information, contact the Association of
Energy Engineers, 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., Ste. 420, Atlanta, GA 30340; tel. (770) 447-5083; fax (770) 446-3969; e-mail: webmaster@AEEcenter.org.

Oct. 25-28, 2000, PTDA Annual Convention. Celebrating the Power Transmission Distributors Association’s 40th Anniversary, the convention will be held at the Hilton Hotel at Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. Contact PTDA at (312) 876-9461 for more information, or fax (312) 876-9490. E-mail address is ptda@ptda.org, web site is www.ptda.org.

Nov. 7-9, 2000, the Birmingham, U.K.-based event, Manufacturing Week, incorporating The Design Engineering Show (DES), Production, Automation and Vehicle Engineering & Design (VE&D). Co-located with Computers in Manufacturing (CIM), Tooling and Pre-owned Production Equipment (PPE), the event provides the U.K.’s largest industry forum for the manufacturing industry serving all sectors. For more information, contact Reed Exhibition Companies in the United Kingdom, tel. 011 44 20 8910 7878, fax 011 44 20 8910 7813.

Nov. 8-10, 2000, presented by DeVillbiss and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Toledo, Ohio, a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. Attendees should be involved with maintenance spray finishing applications. To register, contact the BGSU Office of Continuing Education at (419) 372-8181. For additional information, contact Dr. Richard A. Kruppa by e-mail at rkruppa@bgnet.bgsu.edu or by phone at (419) 372-7560. Workshop information also is available on line at www.bgsu.edu/colleges/ContEd/opt/ spray/index.html.

Nov. 14-16, 2000, at the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Fabtech 2000, the annual metal forming and fabrication exposition and conference. Contact the Society of Manufacturing Engineers by calling (313) 271-1500 or faxing (313) 271-2861, or visit the web site at www.sme.org.

Dec. 6-7, 2000, Automation Fair 2000, hosted by Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation. Located in Philadelphia, Pa., the event will include exhibits, technical sessions and hands-on labs. To learn more, visit www.ab.com.

2001

Apr. 4-5, 2001, at Stampede Park, Calgary, Alta., ISA Calgary, a biennial instrumentation show focusing on solutions for industrial measurement and control activities. For more information, contact the Instrumentation Society of America, #605-999 8th St. SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1J5; tel. (403) 209-3555, toll-free 1-888-799-2545, ext. 561; fax: (403) 245-8649.

May 15-17, 2001, at Place Bonaventure, Montreal, Que., PMDS: Plant Maintenance & Design Engineering Show. Five interrelated markets are served in this biennial event, covering plant maintenance, design, environmental, materials management and industrial processing. Co-sponsored by the Alliance of Manufacturers & Exporters of Quebec, Canadian Fluid Power Association and Welding Products Manufacturers Association. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free 1-888-322-7333; or visit the web site at: www.reedexpo.ca.MRO

For information about additional events of interest to maintenance professionals, visit www.mro-esource.com and click on the Event Calendar button.

Sep. 25-26, 2001, BC Industrial Week Expo, at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, B.C. This show has been expanded to include machine tools, CAD/CAM and robotics, factory automation, plant maintenance and supplies, maintenance and distribution software, power and hand tools, materials handling and warehousing, welding, instrumentation and controls, and plant machinery and equipment. Further information is available by calling (416) 398-2786, toll-free 1-888-253-1718.

Oct. 3-6, 2001, the PTDA Annual Convention at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, Ga. For more information, contact Power Transmission Distributors Association at (312) 876-9461, fax (312) 876-9490. E-mail address is ptda@ptda.org, web site is www.ptda.org.

2002

Oct. 9-12, 2002, the PTDA Annual Convention at the Marriott Desert Springs Hotel, Palm Desert, Calif. For more information, contact Power Transmission Distributors Association at (312) 876-9461, fax (312) 876-9490. E-mail address is ptda@ptda.org, web site is www.ptda.org.

2003

Oct. 15-18, 2003, the PTDA Annual Convention at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, La. For more information, contact Power Transmission Distributors Association at (312) 876-9461, fax (312) 876-9490. E-mail address is ptda@ptda.org, web site is www.ptda.org.