Conferences and Continuing Education Opportunities
Opportunities abound – in person and virtually – for industry-wide conferences, workshops and continuing education in 2015. A few opportunities for your consideration have been listed below:
New 3D Printing Online Course 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 Sept. 1, Oct. 1 and Nov. 2 start dates. RadTech members receive a discount.
For more information, visit www.esf.edu/outreach/radcuring/printing.htm.
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. The next webinar will be an Introduction to UV/EB Materials, presented by Dr. Mike Idacavage, from 2-3 p.m. EST on Sept. 9. 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.
New Hands-on Surface Curing Workshop Announced by RadTech
RadTech International North America, Bethesda, Maryland, will be hosting a new hands-on UV/EB Surface Curing Workshop, which will include small working groups participating in 30 to 45 minutes of active learning about UV, EB and UV-LED surface curing technology with ink, coating and adhesive formulations.
The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Georgia Power Customer Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The cost is $40. University students can attend for free by emailing a copy of their school ID to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, including registration details, visit www.radtech.org.
Photopolymerization Fundamentals 2015
Photopolymerization Fundamentals 2015, the premier scientific conference for the industry, will be held Sept. 13-16 in Boulder, Colorado.
Highlights of the event are expected to include numerous presentations, a short course featuring four tutorial or review lectures from leaders in the photopolymerization community, a poster session and vendor exhibits.
RadTech Printing & Packaging Focus Group Meeting
Please join us for a special meeting of the RadTech UV/EB Printing & Packaging Focus Group, co-located with CPP Expo, from 2-3:45 p.m., on Sept. 15 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinios.
Register prior to Sept. 4 and receive a badge to attend the exhibits portion of the CPP Expo. For more information, visit RadTechs website.
RadTech UV/EB Session and Tabletop at Coatings Trends & Technologies
RadTech International North America will be participating in the Coatings Trends & Technologies (CTT) event on Sept. 15-16, at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
CTT has become the go-to source for chemists, formulators and end users to find the latest research, methods and trends in coatings technology, and RadTechs presence at the event will include a UV/EB session and a tabletop display.
To learn more about the CTT conference or register for the event, visit www.coatingsconference.com.
RadTech China 2015
RadTech Chinas 2015 annual conference and forum will take place on Sept. 21-25 at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center, in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
The event will focus on fundamental research and discussion about the advancement, development and application of UV/EB curing technology in various coating, ink, adhesive and equipment industries. The event will be co-located with the third annual International Forum on Radiation Curing Industry Development (IFRCID-2015) and the sixth annual China International RadTech Expo (IRTE 2015).
RadTech Europe 15
RadTech Europe 15 will take place Oct. 13-15 at the Clarion Congress Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. This biennial event promises cutting-edge presentations covering all aspects of radiation curing technology, as well as its trademark technological content, ranging from advances in photochemistry and formulations to equipment. The program includes dedicated sessions for hot topics, such as the latest regulatory developments and 3D printing innovations.
IMDA Symposium & Exhibit Hall
Dont miss this In-Mold Decorating Association forum featuring point/counterpoint interactive workshops, presentations on a variety of in-mold labeling and decorating topics, panel discussions and more, which will be Oct. 28-29 in Skokie, Illinois. For more information, visit imdassociation.com.
New UV LED 2015 Conference Presented by RadTech
Focusing on the advanced materials marketplace, UV LED 2015 is a new conference that will be Oct. 28-29 in Troy, New York. It will include a full day of presentations, an exhibition, a reception and a tour of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institutes Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center.
UV LED 2015 is presented in partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. For more information about attending or exhibiting, visit www.uvled2015.com or email email@example.com.
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.
The RadTech 2016 Technical Conference will be May 16-18, 2016, in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. Exhibit space is already 50 percent sold out, so dont miss your opportunity to showcase your company!
The official call for papers is now open through Sept. 4, and speakers will be notified in October. A limited number of papers will be selected, and all presentations should be no longer than 25 minutes in length, with five minutes for Q&A. Your commitment includes a written paper to be included in the official conference proceedings. Poster sessions are available as well. For more information, visit www.radtech2016.com or email Mickey Fortune.