Calendar of events.October
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 25-26--AFS Workshop on Energy Saving in the Foundry, AFS A distributed file system for large, widely dispersed Unix and Windows networks from Transarc Corporation, now part of IBM. It is noted for its ease of administration and expandability and stems from Carnegie-Mellon's Andrew File System.
AFS - Andrew File System Headquarters, Schaumburg, Ill.
November 1-3--AFS Labor Relations & Human Resource Conference, Doubletree Guest Suites, Orlando, Fla.
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, Chicago.
November 22-24--5th International Conference on Simulation, Designing and Control of Foundry Processes, Krakow, Poland.
December 13-16--Steel Founders' Society of America (SFSA SFSA Steel Founders' Society of America ), 60th Technical & Operating Conference, The Drake Hotel, Chicago.
February 8-9--AFS Wisconsin Regional, The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee.
February 25-March 1--The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS TMS Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (alternative medicine for depression)
TMS Test Match Special (sports - cricket)
TMS Texas Motor Speedway
TMS Transportation Management System
TMS Toyota Motor Sales ), Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fla.
February 28-March 2--AFS Southeast Regional Conference, Crown Reef Resort, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 1-4--AFS Northwest Regional Conference, Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
March 5-7--Industrial Minerals Association-North America and the National Industrial Sand Association Industrial Technology Workshop, Belleview Biltmore Resort, Clearwater, Fla.
March 18-20--Casting Industry Suppliers Association (CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) The award for successful completion of an examination in information systems audit, control and security from the Information Security Audit and Control Association. See ISACA. ) Spring Conference, Hilton, Marco Island, Fla.
March 18-21--Investment Casting Institute Spring Management Meeting, Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Fla.
March 28-30--AFS Government Affairs Conference, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington.
April 16-17--Foundry Educational Foundation Annual Meeting, Mississippi State University Mississippi State University, at Mississippi State, near Starkville; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1878 as an agricultural and mechanical college, opened 1880. From 1932 to 1958 it was known as Mississippi State College. , Starkville, Miss.
April 16-20--Society of Automotive Engineers 2007 World Congress, Cobo Center, Detroit.
May 15-18--111th Metalcasting Congress, Hilton Americas, Houston.
June 12-16--GIFA, Dusseldorf, Germany.