American Filtration and Separations Society to Hold 21st Annual Technical Conference

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The American Filtration and Separations Society will hold its 21st Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition on May 19-22, 2008 at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel in Valley Forge, PA. The Conference will include 27 sessions divided into three tracks: Emerging Technologies; Fundamentals and Applications; and Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. The conference is kicked off on Monday, May 19th with eight short courses being offered.

The American Filtration and Separations Society will hold its 21st Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition on May 19-22, 2008 at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel in Valley Forge, PA. This is a blockbuster venue where diverse fields will build on common principles, and attendees will have an opportunity to learn operations involving fluid/particle processing and separation.

The Conference will include 27 sessions divided into three tracks: Emerging Technologies; Fundamentals and Applications; and Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. The Chairman, Dr. Norman Lifshutz, assures attendees that end-users and commercial interests will find a common ground in education and exciting technologies. The symposium offers many opportunities for one to explore melding cross-disciplinary skills, learning and networking.

What do AFS Conference Attendees Say?
"AFS conferences are great venues to learn, network and present new ideas. Attendees have a real interest in the industry. The society blends business and technical backgrounds through a clear focus on the industry and science of filtration and separations. If you want to stay current with the leading edge of the industry, AFS conferences are essential to attend."
John Finley, MemPro Ceramics Corp.

The conference is kicked off on Monday, May 19th with eight short courses being offered. Theses courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Liquid Filtration
  • Fundamentals of Air/Gas Filtration
  • Basics & Applications of Particle Characterization
  • Microfiltration Membranes
  • Ultrafiltration Membranes
  • Gas Solid Separation with Fabric Filters
  • Gas Solid Separation with Cyclones
  • Wastewater Treatment/Sludge Dewatering

The conference offers companies the opportunity to promote their products and services through conference sponsorships and tabletop exhibits. This conference will be the largest gathering of filtration and separation experts in North America in 2008.

For information on the conference go to
http://www.afssociety.org/spring2008/

For information on the short courses go to
http://www.afssociety.org/shortcourse/

For information on conference sponsorships and tabletop exhibits go to
http://www.afssociety.org/conferences/conference_sponsor.htm

AFS is the premier organization in North America dedicated to R&D, problem solutions and technology transfer in filtration and separation for the benefit of industrial processes, individual health and a clean environment.

The AFS conferences and events bring together the industry leaders, presenting the greatest opportunity to meet and hear the newest information in filtration and separation technology.

Over the past two years over 300 organizations have sent representatives to AFS events. These companies understand the value of employees with knowledge of the latest information in filtration and separation technology.

Contact Information:
Suzanne Sower
Executive Manager
American Filtration and Separations Society
7608 Emerson Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423
http://www.afssociety.org
Phone: 612-861-1277
Fax: 612-861-7959

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