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BIO Thanks Senate Judiciary Leaders for advancing patent reform.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 10, 2010 BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood, in a statement on the manager's amendment released by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT), said that there were "many positive changes to the underlying patent reform legislation reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee last April, which BIO supported." He also called the proposal "a significant step forward towards meaningful patent reform" that will help sustain American innovation and spur job creation.
BIO Calls for Policies to support biorefinery commercialization.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 10, 2010 BIO called for sustained, consistent, and diverse federal support to encourage commercial development of biobased technologies. Among benefits of building biorefineries to apply biotechnology applications for advanced biofuels and biobased products, BIO's Brent Erickson cited contributions to economic growth in near term as well as establishment of unique base for sustainable long term economic growth. This technology can also improve economic competitiveness and create green jobs.
Apollo Alliance Report addresses global clean energy economy.
Apollo Alliance    San Francisco, CA 94107
March 10, 2010 According to "Winning the Race: How America Can Lead the Global Clean Energy Economy," U.S. must commit to developing domestic manufacturing sector capable of meeting demand for parts, systems, and components of growing clean energy economy. Strategy will help ensure federal clean energy investments create quality, high-paying jobs in U.S. and avoid indirectly subsidizing growth of those activities in low-wage countries such as China that are emerging as key competitors.
IPC Market Data Update offers good news on economic recovery.
IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries    Bannockburn, IL 60015
March 10, 2010 Winter 2010 edition of Electronics Industries Market Data Update offers proof of continuing economic recovery: IPC Index of North American Electronics Industry Performance rose from -18.3 in third quarter of 2009 to -5.5 in fourth quarter. With 5.7% gain in GDP in fourth quarter of 2009, US economy is showing solid signs of recovery. Economic activity in manufacturing sector also expanded in December for fifth consecutive month, and US economy overall grew for eighth consecutive month.
BIO's 2010 Convention contributes $25 milllion to Chicago's economy.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 10, 2010 According to Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau estimates, 2010 BIO International Convention is expected to contribute over $25 million to local economy. It will take place May 3-6 and is expected to draw 15,000-17,000 industry leaders from 48 states and 60 countries. Covering estimated 200,000 net ft², exhibition will host over 1,800 exhibitors at McCormick Place. Activities will focus on R/D, partnership opportunities, and business models required to meet global health challenges.
ASTM-Sponsored Seminar to help laboratories fully utilize SRMs.
ASTM International    West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
March 9, 2010 Helping Fossil Fuel Laboratories Fully Utilize their Standard Reference Materials (SRMs), sponsored by ASTM Committee D05 on Coal and Coke, will be held May 18 in St. Louis, MO. Key points of discussion will cover definitions of SRM/CRM blending, NIST traceability, and why blending is important in calibration and QC checks. Other topics will address blend uncertainty, how to implement blending coal and coke SRMs, as well as minimum sample mass requirements and pooled replicates.
Laboratory Methods for Testing Actuators Standard is approved.
Air Movement & Control Association International, Inc.    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
March 9, 2010 AMCA International announced that Board of Standards Review of ANSI approved ANSI/AMCA Standard 520-09, which establishes industry standard for minimum rating and testing of actuators used on fire/smoke dampers. Testing requirements for ANSI/AMCA Standard 520-09 will cover torque or force rating, long term holding, operational life, elevated temperature performance, periodic maintenance, production, and sound testing for both pneumatic and electric operators.
SME begins funding high school education initiatives.
SME    Dearborn, MI 48121
March 9, 2010 SME Education Foundation has begun $175,000 in funding to introduce Computer Integrated Manufacturing Centers at 400 Project Lead The Way schools in 25 states. Rewritten by Foundation's industry partner, course will enhance student's computer modeling skills by applying robotics and automation principles to creation of 3D design models. It will also feature Designing for Manufacturability section, which emphasizes manufacturer's ethical and legal responsibilities.
ASHRAE proposes changes to green building standard.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers    Atlanta, GA 30329
March 9, 2010 ASHRAE has proposed 2 addenda for ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. Addendum a makes daylighting definitions/criteria consistent with proposals to Standard 90.1, which sets requirements for energy efficient buildings. Also open for public comment, addendum b proposes requiring daylighting in spaces larger than 250 sq-ft. Members are being sought for committee developing this standard.
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1. has 21 proposed addenda.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers    Atlanta, GA 30329
March 9, 2010 Public input to help shape technical requirements in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is being sought through 21 proposed addenda, which could become part of 2010 standard. Proposed addenda cover range of topic areas, including daylighting, air leakage, EER and IEER values, and requirements for VRF air conditioners and heat pumps.
NASA invites media to Robert H. Goddard Memorial symposium.
NASA    Moffett Field, CA 94035
March 9, 2010 Sponsored by American Astronautical Society with support from Goddard Space Flight Center, 48th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium is themed "Earth and Beyond: The Next Decades" and is scheduled for March 10-11. Invited guests include Dr. John Holdren, Science Advisor to the President; Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator; Rob Strain, Director, NASA Goddard; and Dr. John Grunsfeld, Deputy Director, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.
Glass Cockpit Safety in small light airplanes to be examined by NTSB.
National Transportation Safety Board    Washington, DC 20594
March 8, 2010 NTSB will hold public Board meeting to consider study on what effect introduction of digital flight display avionic systems (glass cockpits) into small light general aviation airplanes is having on their safety record. Since glass cockpit functionality and information capabilities represent significant change in how pilots monitor information, NTSB-initiated study is aimed at determining if this transition would improve safety record of those planes.
Lamp Indices gain ground during fourth quarter of 2009.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)    Rosslyn, VA 22209
March 8, 2010 NEMA's lamp indices for incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps increased 6.7% and 15.5%, respectively, during fourth quarter of 2009. Sales of incandescent lamps during the quarter were sufficient in tempering rate of erosion in year-over-year growth for this index component, declining by 2.2% compared to 12.0% average over previous 3 quarters. Similarly, decline in CFL sales slowed to 4.3% on year-over-year basis versus decline of 17.5% for previous quarter.
Aerodynamics, Fuel Cells, and Eco-Design look to motivate kids.
SME    Dearborn, MI 48121
March 8, 2010 This summer, 6-8th grade students in Eagle River, WI will be introduced to basics of engineering concepts at the Gateway Academy, a summer youth program offered by SME Education Foundation and Project Lead The Way. At Gateway Academy, students brainstorm ideas, solve problems, and learn basics of engineering concepts involving alternative energy, eco-design, robotics, aerodynamics, and manufacturing in hands-on, project-based environment.
AWWA announces Call for Papers for 2011 conference.
American Water Works Association    Denver, CO 80235
March 8, 2010 AWWA has announced that 2011 Utility Management Conference Call for Papers is now open, with deadline for abstract submissions on May 17, 2010. Water professionals worldwide are encouraged to submit abstracts. Conference, to be held February 8-11, 2011, in Denver, CO, is sponsored by AWWA and WEF. It will enable water/wastewater managers and professionals to hear latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research related to utility management.
NYC Soiree being held to benefit Asia Pacific marine life.
Nature Conservancy Long Island Chapter    Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
March 8, 2010 Nature Conservancy's Young Professionals Group announced that its fifth annual cocktail benefit, South Sea Soirée, will be held at Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan, NYC on March 18, 2010. Funds raised will support efforts to protect Coral Triangle, area of Pacific Ocean rich in plant and animal diversity that harbors over 75% of all known coral species. Soirée events and offerings will include open bar, live music by Ancient Tongue, and silent auction.
Industrial Controls Indices rise for second consecutive quarter.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)    Rosslyn, VA 22209
March 8, 2010 NEMA's Primary Industrial Controls Index registered 2.3% quarter-to-quarter increase during fourth quarter of 2009. After it plunged over 34% from its peak within 4 quarters, this index has managed to post gains in each of last 2 quarters. Primary Industrial Controls and Adjustable Speed Drives Index, which serves as broader measure of demand for industrial controls market, also recorded second consecutive quarter-to-quarter increase, with 4.1% gain during fourth quarter of 2009.
IEEE Xplore® eBooks Collection spans range of research areas.
Institute Of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc., The (IEEE)    Piscataway, NJ 08855
March 8, 2010 Available online as part of IEEE Xplore® digital library, IEEE-Wiley eBooks collection is comprised of over 400 volumes that span content areas such as bioengineering, power and energy, and communication technologies as well as other growing areas of research. This collection, available as add-on to existing IEEE Xplore subscriptions or as stand-alone subscription, includes practical handbooks, introductory and advanced texts, reference works, and professional books.
BIO asks Congress to address algae-based biofuels.
Biotechnology Industry Organization    Washington, DC 20024
March 5, 2010 Commercialization of algae-based biofuels can create jobs, increase energy security, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Unfortunately, algae-based biofuel developers do not qualify for tax incentives for advanced biofuel development, making it challenging for start-up companies to attract capital required for facility construction. BIO urged Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Charles Grassley to extend tax code parity to algae-based biofuels as soon as possible.
Motors Shipments Gain in Fourth Quarter closes out 2009.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)    Rosslyn, VA 22209
March 5, 2010 NEMA's Motors Shipments Index (MSI) increased 6.1% during fourth quarter of 2009, marking its second consecutive gain. Demand for motors, however, remains weak; MSI is still 5.7% below posted level from 2008 Q4. Inflation- and seasonally-adjusted shipments of fractional horsepower motors rose for third consecutive quarter, and integral horsepower motors saw their second increase in past 7 quarters. Surging exports and recent turn in inventory cycle primarily support rebound.

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