PowderMet2011 conference programme now available

February 15, 2011

PowderMet2011, the latest in the series of annual conferences sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI International, will highlight the latest developments and trends in metal powders, as well as powder metallurgy (PM) processes, products, and applications. This International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials will be held May 18–21 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco, California. The 2011 International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials VIII will run concurrently with PowderMet2011 at the same location.

11_city_hotel_6

PowderMet2011 will be held at the San Francisco

Marriott Marquis Hotel

The conference technical program, now available on-line and in print, will feature over 225 technical presentations by authors from over 30 countries. A trade exhibition will showcase leading suppliers of metal powders and particulate materials, processing equipment, and PM products.

The conference opening general session will include a keynote presentation by Afternburner, Inc., featuring fighter pilots who impart their critically honed team skills to the business world. It will also include an overview of the annual MPIF State-of-the-Industry Report. Additional conference events include the Industry Recognition Luncheon and the PM Design Excellence Awards Luncheon. The social highlight of the conference will be an evening at Alcatraz including a dinner cruise on San Francisco Bay. 

In addition to the comprehensive technical program, the conference will include management-focused programs open to MPIF-member companies: “PM And The New Auto Industry”; an “Afterburner Rapid Planning Workshop” following up on the keynote presentation; a “PM Technology Scan” focusing on the MIM industry and on challenges to PM by competitive technologies; and a session featuring “The Growth Initiative,” a new sales-oriented program designed for manufacturers.

Technical sessions, poster presentations, and a slate of four special interest programs will cover a range of subjects such as metal injection moulding, fatigue, machinability, sintering, high-density processing, low- and high-alloy steels, aluminium, composite materials, materials for automotive applications, advances in titanium, powder production, testing & evaluation, compaction, and operational advances. Other topics include tungsten, refractory and hardmaterials, magnet materials and applications, PM materials for alternative energy, tribology, and sinter hardening and leaner/economic powders.

For registration details and the complete conference program visit www.mpif.org 

 

News | Articles | Market reviews | Search directory | Subscribe to e-newsletter

 

www.ipmd.net

Pulished on www.ipmd.net

News, articles and a fully searchable directory for the powder metallurgy industry

Powder Metallurgy Review magazine cover

In the latest issue of PM Review…

Download PDF

Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • Hot Isostatic Pressing for the production of large, near-net shape components
  • Safeguarding PM part usage in a new automotive industry
  • How to make metal powders., Part 3
  • Company profile: Jiangxi Yuean Advanced Materials

The latest news from the world of metal powders, delivered to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of PM Review, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our weekly newsletter.

Sign up

From the industry…

Discover our magazine archive…

The free-to-access PM Review magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of Powder Metallurgy from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading PM part manufacturers, metal powder manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

 

Browse the archive

 

Looking for PM production equipment, metal powders, R&D support and more?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our
advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of PM Review magazine.

  • Powders & materials
  • Powder process, classification & analysis
  • PM products
  • Atomisers & powder production technology
  • Compaction presses, tooling & ancillaries
  • Sintering equipment & ancillaries
  • Post-processing
  • Consulting & toll sintering
Download PDF
Share via
Copy link