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ASHRAE announces rebranding at Winter Conference.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers    Atlanta, GA 30329
February 14, 2012 Held Jan 21-25 in Chicago, 2012 ASHRAE Winter Conference attracted some 2,800 people and took place in conjunction with Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition, which attracted nearly 58,000 registered attendees, including record 39,000+ visitors. Biggest buzz at conference was announcement of ASHRAE's rebranding, which includes new logo and tagline. Other highlights included technical program with nearly 300 presentations, technical plenary, and 6 professional development seminars.
EPA releases final health assessment for Tetrachloroethylene.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    Washington, DC 20460
February 14, 2012 EPA posted final health assessment of tetrachloroethylene - also known as perchloroethylene, or perc - to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System. Used in dry cleaning and for cleaning of metal machinery, chemical solvent is considered a likely human carcinogen. Assessment provides estimates for cancer and non-cancer effects associated with exposure to perc over a lifetime. EPA has clean air standards for dry cleaners that use perc and has set limits for amount of perc allowed in drinking water.
Voluntary Effort Makes Progress in reducing LCPFCs, PFOA.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)    Washington, DC 20460
February 14, 2012 U.S. EPA released interim results of voluntary effort by 8 chemical manufacturers to reduce emissions and use of long-chain perfluorinated chemicals (LCPFCs), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Daikin, DuPont, 3M/Dyneon, and Solvay Solexis have met intermediate goal of 95% reduction in global emissions and product content by 2010. Also, 150+ replacement chemicals have been developed. All 8 participating companies informed EPA that they are on track to phase out LCPFCs by 2015's end.
ASTM Committee revises inventory verification standard.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
February 14, 2012 ASTM E2132, Practice for Inventory Verification: Electronic and Physical Inventory of Assets, has been revised. Explaining in detail, E53.01 chairman Rick Shultz noted that one reason for revision was to eliminate noun/verb confusion with the term "inventory" by replacing instances of the verb form with "verification." Another revision introduces acceptance of electronic touch, or ping, as viable means to verify existence of asset within organization.
SPE and RAPRA sponsor Pitch Your Science video contest.
Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc    Newtown, CT 06470
February 14, 2012 Registration is open for RAPid Impact "Pitch Your Science" student video competition, which is designed to help students in post-secondary plastics programs develop skills needed to accelerate commercialization of products by effectively communicating novel technical concepts to scientifically untrained audience. Entrants may range from undergraduates to post-doctoral scholars at accredited schools in the U.S. and will be mentored by plastics professionals. Deadline for registration is May 31.
ASTM Workshop addresses electric aircraft standardization.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
February 14, 2012 Taking place March 28, 2012 in Lakeland, FL, International Workshop on Electric Aircraft Standardization will provide forum focused on discussing technical, standards, and conformity assessment issues that will facilitate certification in support of electric flight. Builders, innovators, and regulators will review certified electric aircraft in flight; investigate emerging safety/performance issues; and address technical standardization/research goals.
Manufacturers Claim Nuclear Energy is key to competitiveness.
National Association Of Manufacturers (NAM)    Washington, DC 20004
February 14, 2012 In his statement on Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) approval of new Vogtle nuclear power plant, NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons calls such a decision "a welcome step" towards affordable energy production and job creation in USA. Timmons continued, calling for continued development of nuclear energy while also urging NRC to "move forward with the streamlined licensing and permitting process to allow for the construction of additional plants throughout the country."
IPC testifies before U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries    Bannockburn, IL 60015
February 14, 2012 Mikel Williams, president and CEO of DDi Corp and chairman of IPC Government Relations Committee, testified before U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs to underscore importance of clear and appropriate U.S. export controls on PCB designs for sensitive military technologies. Committee on Foreign Affairs held hearing to consider industry perspectives on export control reform, including proposals being contemplated by U.S. Departments of State and Commerce.
Roundtable Teleconference to discuss impact of EPA waiver.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
February 14, 2012 On February 16, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST, executives from Advanced BioFuels Association (ABFA), Advanced Ethanol Council (AEC), and BIO will discuss potential impact on advanced and cellulosic biofuel producers if EPA grants petition to retroactively waive 2011 cellulosic renewable volume obligation. Cellulosic Biofuel and the RFS teleconference is accessible via Operator Assisted Toll-Free Dial-In Number.
BIO World Congress to feature presentations on advanced biofuels.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
February 13, 2012 Scheduled for April 29 to May 2, World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing will feature 6 breakout session tracks, and investor sessions that will allow executives to make 25-min presentations on their technology development and business models. Breakout tracks will include Advanced Biofuel Technologies, Algae and Feedstock Crops, Renewable Chemical Platforms and Biobased Materials, Specialty Chemicals, Synthetic Biology and Metabolic Engineering, and Technical Presentations.
SPEŽ Auto TPO Conference Organizers announce 2012 event dates.
Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc    Newtown, CT 06470
February 13, 2012 Scheduled for Sept 30 to Oct 3, 2012, SPEŽ TPO Automotive Engineered Polyolefins Conference will feature 40+ technical presentations, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and networking receptions, plus exhibits highlighting advances in engineered polyolefin materials, processes, and applications. Scope expands beyond rigid and elastomeric TPOs to include TPEs and TPVs. Call for papers has been issued, with abstracts due April 27 and non-commercial papers or presentations due July 31.
William Greenwalt joins AIA as VP of Acquisition Policy.
Aerospace Industries Association    Arlington, VA 22209-3928
February 13, 2012 William Greenwalt brings extensive procurement public policy experience in both legislative and executive branches to the position. He was previously Deputy Director for Surveys and Investigations staff of House Appropriations Committee. As Director of Federal Acquisition Policy at Lockheed Martin Corporation from 2009 to 2011, Greenwalt was responsible for developing and implementing corporation's strategy with respect to government acquisition policy matters.
NTSB Issues NPRM to revise rules on enforcement appeals.
National Transportation Safety Board    Washington, DC 20594
February 13, 2012 NTSB issued Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking comment for amendments to 49 CFR parts 821 and 826, setting forth rules of procedure for NTSB's review of certificate actions taken by FAA and applications for fees/expenses under Equal Access to Justice Act. With respect to emergency determination proceedings, NTSB proposes inclusion of explicit language for evidence attachment; provision of releasable portion of Enforcement Investigative Report; and changes/updates to outdated rules.
Broadband Forum Publication supports 4G/LTE mobile backhaul.
Broadband Forum    Fremont, CA 94538
February 13, 2012 BroadbandSuite(TM) 6.0 Release enables service providers to evolve networks rapidly and effectively towards 4G/LTE networks. Service providers can introduce 4G/LTE networks simultaneously while migrating from existing legacy 2G and 3G mobile backhaul networks to converged network architecture based on IP/MPLS technology. BroadbandSuite(TM) 6.0 addresses network migration requirements with practical resources, specifications, test plans, and best practice documentation.
ASTM Standard preserves military sampling document.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
February 13, 2012 ASTM E2819, Practice for Single- and Multi-Level Continuous Sampling of a Stream of Product by Attributes Indexed by AQL is a direct conversion of MIL-STD-1235B, Military Standard: Single- and Multi-Level Continuous Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes. ASTM E2819 establishes tables and procedures for applying 5 types of continuous sampling plans for inspection by attributes. Only changes made were done to satisfy requirements in ASTM's Form and Style for ASTM Standards.
Valve Basics Course, Petting Zoo will take place March 6-7.
Valve Manufacturers Association Of America (VMA)    Washington, DC 20036
February 13, 2012 Valve Basics Seminar and Exhibits will he held at Hilton NASA Clear Lake in Houston and feature Valves and Actuators 101 course, which offers lessons about valves and systems they help control. Also featured, Valve Petting Zoo provides participants with hands-on experience regarding products discussed during course. Tabletop exhibition, held March 6 only, will showcase offerings from valve, actuator, and control manufacturers, suppliers to industry, and valve repair/service firms.
ASTM Correctional Facility Committee names Mike Retford chairman.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
February 13, 2012 Mike Retford, principal at AECOM's architecture practice in Orange, CA, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F33 on Detention and Correctional Facilities, which develops international standards for materials, products, assemblies, and systems used in construction and operation of detention/correctional facilities. A member of ASTM International since 2000, Retford has over 37 years of experience in architecture and has been a licensed architect for more than 28 years.
NIST Report recommends privately led group for cybersecurity.
National Institute of Standards & Technology    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070
February 10, 2012 NIST released recommendations for new, privately led Identity Ecosystem Steering Group to tackle complex policy and technical issues necessary to create online environment where individuals and organizations will be able to better trust one another. NIST also announced its intent to issue a Federal Funding Opportunity for an organization to convene steering group and provide it with initial secretarial, administrative, and logistical support.
Project Proposals Sought for improving trust in cyberspace.
National Institute of Standards & Technology    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070
February 10, 2012 NIST launched competition for pilot projects to accelerate progress toward improved systems for interoperable, trusted online credentials that go beyond user IDs and passwords. With planned awards totalling ~$10 million, competition will fund 5-8 projects running up to 2 years. NIST claims any Identity Ecosystem must satisfy specific core principles: they should be privacy enhancing and voluntary, secure and resilient, interoperable, cost effective, and easy to use.
NEMA says DOE proposal will boost energy savings.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)    Rosslyn, VA 22209
February 10, 2012 NEMA expressed support on initial review of Department of Energy's proposed rule to increase energy conservation standards for distribution transformers. According to NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis, NEMA is pleased that DOE has proposed amended standards that take into account manufacturers' recommendation for higher efficiency levels which are technologically feasible and economically justified. Saving energy and preserving well-paying manufacturing jobs are two ways to boost economy.

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