American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS)

American Filtration and Separations Society to hold 21st annual technical conference


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.

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