Calendar.American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee E17 on Vehicle-Pavement Systems meeting, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, Dan Smith (610) 832-9727 - December 2-5. American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee E36 on Conformity Assessment, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, Steve Mawn (610) 832-9726 - December 3-5. Intertech, High Performance Pigments 2001 international colorants conference, Sheraton World Resort Hotel, Orlando, FL, Intertech (207) 781-7800 - December 3-5. American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee D11 on Rubber meeting, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, Tim Brooke (610) 832-9729 - December 3-6. Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Rheology and Methodology Seminar, Houston, TX, Brookfield (800) 628-8139 - December 4. American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee D04 on Road and Paving Materials meeting, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, Dan Smith (610) 832-9727 - December 4-6. American Society for Testing and Materials, Subcommittee D11.15 meeting, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, Juan A. Sanders (203) 720-6405 - December 5. Polymer Process Communications, Medical/Pharmaceutical Extrusion Conference; Alexis Park Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, PPC See Pocket PC, PowerPC and pay-per-click.
PPC - PowerPC (908) 790-0209 - Dec. 5-7. Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Rheology and Methodology Seminar, Puerto Rico, Brookfield (800) 628-8139 - December 6. Fort Wayne Rubber & Plastics Group, Christmas social, Ceruti's, Fort Wayne, IN, Karol Johnston (219) 658-3323 - December 6. Detroit Rubber Group, Christmas party, Edgewood Country Club Edgewood Country Club is a private golf, social, and tennis club located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Country was founded in 1898 as one of the first golf clubs in the United States. , Commerce Township, MI, Jim Tichenor (248) 628-5872 - December 7. 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 , Department of Polymer Engineering, lecture on "Recent developments in tissue adhesives and sealants," Polymer Engineering Academic Center, Akron, OH, Department of Polymer Engineering (330) 972-8845 - December 7. The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc., Christmas party, Disneyland Paradise Pier Hotel, Anaheim, CA, Howard Vipperman (562) 905-3456 - Dec. 8. Deutsches Institut fur Kautschuktechnologie E.V., seminar on "Continuous mixing - developments and future trends," Maritim Stadthotel, Hannover, Germany, Dr. A. Amash, tel.: +49 (0) 511/8 42 01-0; fax: +49 (0) 511/8 38 68 26 - December 10-11. Society of Manufacturing Engineers The Society of Manufacturing Engineers  (SME) is dedicated to bringing people and information together to advance manufacturing knowledge. SME is internationally recognized by manufacturing practitioners, companies and other organizations as a source for information, , conference on "Injection molding with thermoplastic elastomers," Akron Polymer Training Center, Akron, OH, SME (1) (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) See SMB.
(2) (Subject Matter Expert) An individual who is well-versed in the policies and procedures of a particular department or division. (800) 733-4763 - December 10-11.
International Tire & Rubber Association, regional Commercial Tire Service Technician Training & Certification Seminar, Holiday Inn, Fairlawn, OH, ITRA ITRA International Tire and Rubber Association
ITRA Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (800) 426-8835 - January 16-17. American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing meeting, Holiday Inn, Plantation, FL, George Luciw (610) 832-9710 - January 20-24. Intertech, High Performance Pigments 2002 international colorants conference, Delray Beach Marriott, Delray Beach, FL, Intertech (207) 781-9808 - January 21-23.
International Rubber Study Group, 103rd Group Meeting (rescheduled) of IRSG IRSG - Internet Research Steering Group and International Rubber Forum, Glasgow, U.K., IRSG, tel.: +44 (0) 20 8903 7727; fax: +44 (0) 20 8903 2848 - February 4-8. Canon Communications LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control , Medical Design & Manufacturing West Conference and Exposition, Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim Convention Center is a major convention center in Anaheim, California. It is located across from the Disneyland Resort on Katella Avenue. Much of the Anaheim Convention Center has been renovated in recent years with state-of-the-art facilities. , Anaheim, CA, Canon Communications LLC (310) 996-9447 - February 5-7. Canon Communications LLC, Plastec West Exposition and Conference, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, Canon Communications LLC (310) 996-9447 - February 5-7. Fort Wayne Rubber & Plastics Group, technical meeting, Ceruti's, Fort Wayne, IN, Karol Johnston (219) 658-3323 - February 7. International Tire & Rubber Association, regional Commercial Tire Service Technician Training & Certification Seminar, William Tell Holiday Inn, Countryside (Chicago), IL, ITRA (800) 426-8835 - February 20-21. Institut fur Kunststoffverarbeitung, 21st International Plastics Technology Colloquium of the IKV IKV Imperial Klingon Vessel (Star Trek)
IKV Illya Kuryaki & the Valderramas (Argentinean band) Institute of Plastics Processing, Eurogress, Aachen, Germany, Bernd Lauer, tel.: +49 241/ 80 23 842; fax: +49 241/80 22 316 - February 27 - March 1.
Institute of Materials Science, seminar on "Polymer degradation and stabilization," New Paltz, NY, IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. (914) 255-0757 - March 2-3. Institute of Materials Science, seminar on "Film formation: Mechanism, properties and characterization," New Paltz, NY, IMS (914) 255-0757 - March 2-3.