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 May 1, June 1 and July 1 start dates. RadTech members receive a discount.
For more information, visit www.esf.edu/outreach/radcuring/printing.htm.
RCP: Summer Registrations Open
Whether youre starting a new career or gaining professional expertise, RadTech/SUNY-ESFs Radiation Curing Program (RCP) offers online, self-paced courses to learn about the innovative and rapidly growing field of energy curable technology in a cost-effective and convenient way.
Three in-depth, 500-level 3-credit graduate courses are being offered this summer, in addition to the two short courses that provide a fundamental understanding of radiation curing technology and are available every month. RadTech members receive a 10 percent discount off any RCP courses taken on a non-credit basis. Group discounts are available.
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, UV-Curing Technology as an Innovation Platform, will take place from 2-3 p.m. EST, on May 13. 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.
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. Abstract submissions are due May 1, and early registration for the conference ends June 30.
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).
For more information, visit www.radtechexpo.com.cn.
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.
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 will be in May 2015; however, you can get a sneak peek at the requirements here: www.radtech2016.com.
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