Calendar of events.August
August 10-11--AFS Chapter Officers Conference, Schaumburg, Ill.
September 10-12--AFS Foundry Executive Management Conference, Silverado Resort, Napa Valley Napa Valley, Calif.: see under Napa.
greatest wine-producing region of the United States. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
See : Wine , Calif.
September 17-19--AFS 18th Environmental Health & Safety Conference, Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.
September 20-21--4th China International Coking Technology and Coke Market Congress 2006, Park View Wuzhou, Beijing, China.
September 28-29--International Foundry Forum, Hotel Cascais Miragem, Cascais/Lisbon, Portugal.
October 4-6--FundiExpo 2006, Banamex Centre, Mexico.
October 8-11--NonFerrous Founders Society Annual Meeting, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. .
October 8-11--Australian Die Casting die casting
Forming metal objects by injecting molten metal under pressure into dies or molds. An early and important use of the technique was in the Linotype machine (1884), but the mass-production automobile assembly line gave die casting its real impetus. Assn. Die Casting & Permanent Mold Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
October 12-14--AFS East Coast Regional Conference, Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster, Pa.
October 17-18--AFS Marketing and Selling of Castings Conference, Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Garden Inn is the name of a chain of hotels operated by Hilton Hotels Corporation. Hilton Garden Inns are considered to be upscale, mid-priced hotels that are designed for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel brand is similar to that of the Courtyard by Marriott brand. , Des Plaines Des Plaines, city, United States
Des Plaines (dĕs plānz), city (1990 pop. 53,223), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago on the Des Plaines River; inc. 1925. Among its manufactures are chemicals and electronic equipment. , Ill.
October 22-25--Investment Casting Institute 54th Annual Technical Conference & Expo, Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee.
October 23-24--The Aluminum Assn. 73rd Annual Meeting, Silverado Resort, Napa, Calif.
October 23-25--EU International Lost Foam Conference, TBD TBD
to be determined .
November 3-10--National Safety Council 94th Annual Congress & Expo, San Diego Convention Center The San Diego Convention Center is the main convention center for the city of San Diego, California. It is located in the Marina district of downtown San Diego near the Gaslamp Quarter, at 111 West Harbor Drive. , San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. .
November 13-14--AFS Advanced Foundry Environmental Seminar, The Crown Plaza Atlanta Airport Hotel, Atlanta.
November 16-18--Foundry Educational Foundation College Industry Conference, The Drake Hotel The following hotels are named the Drake Hotel:
CMI Courses July 11-13 Introduction to Schaumburg, III. Metalcasting (01-07) July 11-Aug. 8 Analysis of Casting Internet Defects (02-07) July 11-Aug. 15 Gating and Riser Internet Design (03-07) July 18-21 Gating and Riser Design-Nonferrous (04-07) Kalamazoo, Mich. Aug. 1-3 Analysis & Reduction of Casting Defects (05-07) Schaumburg, Ill. Aug. 1-29 Ductile Iron Internet Metallurgy (06-07) Aug. 15-16 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (08-07) Schaumburg, Ill. Aug. 15-18 Practical Metallurgy of Gray & Ductile Iron (07-07) Cedar Falls, Iowa Aug. 22-24 Permanent Molding Aluminum--Tilt Pour (09-07) Hamilton, Ontario Aug. 29-31 Analysis and Reduction of Investment Casting Defects (10-07) Schaumburg, Ill. Sept. 12-13 Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (11-07) Schaumburg, Ill. Sept. 13-15 Fundamentals of Cupola Melting for Operators (12-07) Cleveland, Ohio