Louisville October 14-16
Akron, OH May 4-6
Ohio Rubber Group, golf outing, Silver Lake Country Club, Stow, OH, Mary Puskas (330) 848-8847; firstname.lastname@example.org--August 25.
Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, seminar on materials characterization, Springfield, IL, Ben Chouchaoui (519) 966-4479; www.widl.ca--August 25.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, course on "Rubber adhesion: Principles and practice," UWM UWM University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
UWM University of Wisconsin - Madison
UWM Universal Window Manager
UWM Unweighted Mean
UWM Unix Window Manager
UWM Ultimate Window Manager , Milwaukee, WI, Murali Vedula (414) 227-3121; www. uwm.edu--August 25-26.
Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, seminar on materials characterization, Evansville, IN, Ben Chouchaoui (519) 966-4479; www.widl.ca--August 26.
Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, seminar on materials characterization, Memphis, TN, Ben Chouchaoui (519) 966-4479; www.widl.ca--August 27.
Alpha Technologies, courses on rubber testing, Akron, OH, Ina Rae Surgen (330) 848-7263; ina.surgen@dynisco. com--August 27-28.
Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, seminar on materials characterization, Little Rock, AR, Ben Chouchaoui (519) 966-4479; www.widl. ca--August 28.
Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, seminar on materials characterization, Dallas, TX, Ben Chouchaoui (519) 966-4479; www.widl.ca--August 29.
Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, seminar on materials characterization, Houston, TX, Ben Chouchaoui (519) 966-4479; www.widl.ca--September 1.
MARGMA, International Rubber Glove Conference & Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, MARGMA, tel.: 03 795 78362; fax: 03 795 78412; email: margma@ tm.net.my--September 2-4.
West Michigan Rubber Group, technical meeting, McGuire's, Cadillac, MI, Mike Morrow (517) 339-0812; email@example.com--September 3.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, course on "Molding of rubber and design of robber molds," UWM, Milwaukee, WI, Murali Vedula (414) 227-3121; www.uwm.edu--September 3-5.
Alpha Technologies, courses on rubber testing, Akron, OH, Ina Rae Surgen (330) 848-7263; ina.surgen@dynisco. com--September 9-11.
Fort Wayne Rubber and Plastics Group, fall technical meeting, Ceruti's, Fort Wayne, IN, www.fwrpg.org--Sept. 11.
Thermoset A polymer-based liquid or powder that becomes solid when heated, placed under pressure, treated with a chemical or via radiation. The curing process creates a chemical bond that, unlike a thermoplastic, prevents the material from being remelted. See thermoplastic. Resin Formulators Association (TRFA TRFA Thermoset Resin Formulators Association
TRFA Time-Resolved Fluorescence Anisotropy
TRFA Teachers' Retirement Fund Association
TRFA Tidewater Regional Fire Academy
TRFA Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (Australia) ), 2008 Annual Meeting, Hilton Suites, Chicago, IL, TRFA (630) 942-6596; www.trfa.org--Sept. 14-16.
Atlas Material Testing Solutions, Third Atlas Technical Conference for Accelerated Aging and Evaluation, Oxford, U.K., www.atlas-mts.com--September 15-16.
The Tire Society, 27th Annual Conference, Akron, OH, The Tire Society (330) 929-5238; www.tiresociety.org--September 15-16.
Ohio Rubber Group, Fall Technical Meeting, Hilton Inn, Twinsburg, OH, Mary Puskas (330) 848-8847; mpuskas@ littlern.com--September 16.
Applied Market Information, Medical Grade Polymers 2008, Hilton City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, Margit Korsak (610) 478-0800; www.amiconferences. com--September 16-17.
Eastern Michigan University Eastern Michigan University, mainly at Ypsilanti, Mich.; coeducational; founded 1849 as a normal school, became Eastern Michigan College in 1956, gained university status in 1959. , Coatings Research Institute, course on "Coatings and paint technology: Formulation and application fundamentals," EMU Campus, Ypsilanti, MI, Sandra Tanner (734) 487-2203; www.emich.edu/public/coatings_ research/--September 16-18.
Rubber & Plastics News, ITEC ITEC Instituto de Tecnologia em Informática e Informação do Estado de Alagoas
ITEC International Therapy Examination Council (UK)
ITEC Internet Technology
ITEC Institute for Tropical Ecology and Conservation
ITEC Instructional Technologies 2008: International Tire Exhibition & Conference, John S. Knight John Shively Knight (October 26, 1894 – June 16, 1981) was an American newspaper publisher and editor.
He was born in Bluefield, West Virginia to Charles Landon Knight and Clara Scheifley. Center, Akron, OH, www.rubbernews.com--September 16-18.
Society of Plastics Engineers, Automotive Division, SPE SPE - Software Practice and Experience Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition, Michigan State University Michigan State University, at East Lansing; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1855. It opened in 1857 as Michigan Agricultural College, the first state agricultural college. Management Education Center, Troy, MI, SPE Automotive Division (248) 244-8993; www.speautomotive.com--September 16-18.
TAITRA TAITRA Taiwan External Trade Development Council , TaipeiPlas International Plastics & Rubber Industry Show, TWTC TWTC Taipei World Trade Center (Taiwan, ROC)
TWTC Time Warner Telecom Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, www.taipeiplas.com.tw--September 1822.
SPE Thermoforming Division, Thermoforming Conference, Minneapolis Convention Center The Minneapolis Convention Center is a large convention center located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is located one block off of Nicollet Mall near Orchestra Hall. , Minneapolis, MN, Gwen Mathis (706) 235-9298; www.thermo formingdivision.com--September 20-23.
Canon Communications, conference on "Green manufacturing: Business strategies for sustainability," Donald E. Stephens Convention Center The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is a convention center for Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Built in 1975, the center has exhibition space of 840,000 sq ft (0 m). , Rosemont, IL, www. greenmfgexpo.com--September 22-25.
American Society for Testing and Materials, course on "Rubber testing: Selecting, performing and interpreting ASTM ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials rubber test methods," University of Akron Enrollment in fall 2006 was 23,539 students. The school offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees  and 100 graduate degrees . The University's best-known program is its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, which is located in a Polymer Training Center, Akron, OH, Eileen Finn (610) 832-9686; firstname.lastname@example.org--September 24-25.
Mid-Atlantic Rubber and Plastics Group, Fall Technical Symposium, The Architects Golf Club, Phillipsburg, N J, Dick Grossman (302) 571-1005; email@example.com--September 25.
American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee D14 on Adhesives Meeting, Fountainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach, FL, Joe Hugo (610) 832-9740; firstname.lastname@example.org--September 29--October 1.
Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council The American Chemistry Council (ACC), formerly known as the Chemical Manufacturers' Association, is an industry trade association for American chemical companies.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is in charge of improving the public image of the chemical industry. , Polyurethanes 2008 Technical Conference, Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, TX, Neeva-Gayle Candelori (703) 741-5654; www.americanchemistrycouncil.com/polynrethane--September 29--October 1.
Akron Polymer Training Center, University of Akron, course on "Chemistry and physics of elastomers," Akron Polymer Training Center, Akron, OH, Tayba Tahir (330) 972-8661; email@example.com--September 29--October 2.
American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee F03 on Gaskets meeting, Fountainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach, FL, Joe Hugo (610) 832-9740; www. astm.org--September 30--October 1.
Applied Market Information, Oilfield Engineering with Polymers 2008, Cavendish Conference Center, London, U.K., Sally Humphreys, tel: +44 (0) 117 924 9442; fax: +44 (0) 117 311 1534; www. amiconferences.com--October 7-8.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, course on "Rubber extrusion technology," UWM, Milwaukee, WI, Murali Vedula (414) 227-3121; www.uwm.edu--October 8-10.
Standards Testing Laboratories Trans Tech, 2008 Tire Technology Seminar, Massillon, OH, STL (STereoLithography) A 3D printing file format created by 3D Systems for its stereolithography system. Also supported by many numerical control, rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing machines, STL provides the surface geometry of the item in triangles. (800) 833-8647; www.stllabs.com--October 14-16.
Davis-Standard, workshop on "The basics of plastics extrusion," Pawcatuck, CT, Wendy Smith (860) 599-6119; www. davis-standard.com--October 15-16.