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Tribo-Corrosion Symposium will be held in April 2012.

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February 17, 2012 - Third International Symposium on Tribo-Corrosion will be held April 19-20 at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee G02 on Wear and Erosion, this multi-disciplinary forum will focus on bringing together basic and applied researchers who are addressing challenge of understanding how surface degradation processes interact with each other. There are 40+ scheduled presentations, which will span broad technology areas.

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ASTM International Symposium on Tribo-Corrosion Will Be Held in April

Press release date: February 15, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-The Third International Symposium on Tribo-Corrosion will be held April 19-20 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee G02 on Wear and Erosion, the symposium will be held in conjunction with the April standards development meetings of the committee. The 2012 International Symposium on Tribo-Corrosion is the third such event to be held worldwide, but the first-of-its-kind to be held in the United States. The focus of this multi-disciplinary forum is to bring together basic and applied researchers who are addressing the challenge of understanding how surface degradation processes like mechanical wear and chemical attack (corrosion) interact with each other. More than 40 scheduled presentations will span broad technology areas from dental and body implants to industrial machinery and from seals and bearings to nuclear power plants. Online registration is now open and closes April 11. The fees to attend the workshop are as follows:
  • ASTM members and presenters: $280 USD for online registration and $305 USD for on-site registration
  • Non-ASTM members: $305 USD for online registration and $330 USD for on-site registration
  • Students: $100 USD for online registration and $125 USD for on-site registration Visit www.astm.org/MEETINGS/COMMIT/g02symp0412.htm to register and for additional information. Additional technical information is available from symposium chairman Peter J. Blau, Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn. (phone: 865-574-5377; blaupj@ornl.gov). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.
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