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HART Communication Foundation announces new president and CEO.

April 1, 2013

HART® Communication Foundation's Board of Directors appointed Ted Masters as President and CEO. With origins in process control and instrumentation, Masters worked in leadership roles with both instrumentation and systems companies and served as president with Elcon Instruments. Masters brings executive-level experience in predictive analytics and smart devices. HART's Mark Schumacher complemented Ted's "leadership capability, technology expertise, and commitment to excellence." Read More

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Symposium covers effects of radiation on nuclear materials.

April 1, 2013

Scheduled for June 12-13, 26th Symposium on Effects of Radiation on Nuclear Materials will provide forum for exchange of ideas on recent research results concerning effect of radiation on materials used in nuclear fission and fusion applications. Special emphasis will be placed on practical aspects of the selection of materials for use in nuclear applications and on techniques used to demonstrate their continued structural integrity during extended operational lifetimes. Read More

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Technical Program tackles entire electronic product lifecycle.

March 29, 2013

More than 60 technical papers addressing critical issues in specialized design, packaging, assembly, and surface mount will anchor technical conference at IPC Electronic System Technologies Conference and Exhibition, May 20-23, 2013. Featuring new research from experts around the world, technical conference boasts 13 tracks designed to help entire electronics industry supply chain gain efficiencies and boost quality in all phases of product lifecycle. Read More

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SME Announces Launch of conference registration for RAPID 2013.

March 29, 2013

Conference registration is open for RAPID Conference and Exposition, which will be held in Pittsburgh, PA from June 10–13, 2013. This additive manufacturing event, featuring 3D imaging and 3D printing technologies, attracts buyers, sellers, and end-users of design, prototyping, tooling, and direct digital technologies. This year, there will be 75 conference presentations and 30,000+ ft² of exhibits, keynote presentions, tours, technical briefings, workshops, and networking receptions. Read More

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IPC/FED Conference to focus on embedded component technology.

March 29, 2013

Registration is open for IPC/FED Conference on Embedded Components, which provides forum for designers, manufacturers, suppliers, and end-users of embedded component technologies to discuss latest technological advancements. Taking place in Frankfurt, Germany from June 4–5, event will feature conference sessions on various aspects of embedded component technology. Additionally, tabletop exhibition will showcase leading industry suppliers who will be available to answer questions. Read More

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AIA Announces Appointments of 2 new global ambassadors.

March 29, 2013

Kyle Voosen with National Instruments will serve as AIA ambassador to Europe, while Steve Mott with Components Express will serve as AIA ambassador to South America. AIA ambassador program helps expand AIA's global relationships in line with its mission to educate and support growth of vision and imaging industry. AIA ambassadors meet with industry and association leaders in their assigned region in order to gain feedback on how AIA can assist in growing vision industry in that area. Read More

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Field Communication Lounge Exhibit to feature Paul Gertner.

March 29, 2013

Corporate magician Paul Gertner will present daily, combining illusions with field communications message, at Field Communication Lounge during Hannover Messe 2013, which will take place April 8–12 in Hannover, Germany. Visitors will also be able to view each protocol organization's process and factory automation communication and integration technologies. Additionally, there will be live application demonstrations and chance meet experts from different technology areas. Read More

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CSPA Hosts Seminar on cleaning product formulations.

March 29, 2013

Taking place May 6, 2013 in Chicago, IL, Cleaning Products Intermediate Course will provide professionals in cleaning products industry with deeper understanding of ingredient selection and issues related to optimal development of sustainable cleaning products. Attendees will also learn about individual components of formulation and need for ingredients to work in concert. Additionally, course will provide overview of market trends from global perspective. Read More