Conferences and Continuing Education Opportunities
Opportunities abound – in person and virtually – for industry-wide conferences, workshops and continuing education in 2015 and beyond. A few opportunities for your consideration have been listed below:
3D Printing Online Short Courses Offered by RadTech
RadTech and the State University of New York announce a new short course on the Basics of UV-Curable 3D Printing. Students will learn the language and concepts of UV technology and how it applies to 3D printing, with various modules providing a broad overview of the science, materials, equipment and processes used in UV-curable 3D printing.
This course can be completed in just four to six hours and can be taken at the student’s pace during a four-week period. Register today for the Jan. 11 and Feb. 1 start dates. RadTech members receive a discount.
For more information, visit www.esf.edu/outreach/radcuring/printing.htm.
Registration Open for Radiation Curing Classes
The State University of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry (SUNY-ESF) now is accepting registration for the spring 2016 semester offerings of the Radiation Curing Program. These online courses, taught by recognized industry experts, offer three 500-level credits each:
- Introduction to Polymer Coatings
- Radiation Curing of Polymer Technologies
- Radiation Curing Equipment, Instrumentation and Safety
The advanced courses may be taken for graduate credit or as non-credit professional development. Participants taking all three core courses for credit can apply for a Graduate Certificate in Radiation Curing from the State University of New York. All courses begin Jan. 11.
SUNY-ESF also offers each month professional development short courses that can be completed in 4-6 hours including:
- Principles of Energy Curing Technologies
- Basics of UV Curable 3D Printing
RadTech members receive a 10 percent discount off any Radiation Curing Program courses taken on a non-credit basis. Group discounts are available, and companies enrolling five or more people in an advanced course will be offered customized start dates. For more information, including registration details, visit www.radcuring.com.
Webinar Series – The Future of UV/EB Advanced Manufacturing: Trends, Strategies and Applications
RadTech International North America and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) have created a free ultraviolet/electron beam curing technologies webinar series – The Future of UV/EB Advanced Manufacturing: Trends, Strategies and Applications.
Webinars typically include 60 minutes of real-time presentation and interactive facilitated discussion with participants. Those unable to attend any live webinar event still can access it online.
For more information, including registration details, full series schedule and webinar archives, visit www.esf.edu/outreach/uvebwebinar.
RadTech Annual Winter Member Meeting
Picture yourself in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 25-26, 2016, at the Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration for the 2016 RadTech Annual Winter Members Meeting. Find details at www.RadTech.org.
SAE World Congress
RadTech is re-revving efforts to advance UV+EB with the automotive industry by preparing an impressive program of presentations for the upcoming SAE World Congress and Exhibition, which will take place April 12-14, 2016, in Detroit, Michigan. For more information, contact Mary Ellen Rosenberger at [email protected] or visit www.sae.org/congress.
RadTech 2016 Coming to Chicago
RadTech International North America has announced the date and location for RadTech UV&EB Technology & Conference 2016. The global conference for UV and EB curing technology has been scheduled for May 16-18, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency OHare in Rosemont, Illinois (a Chicago suburb). This is the foremost event for the UV/EB processing industry.
For more information, including a complete event schedule, visit www.radtech2016.com.