SAMPE exhibition set for May in Calif.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. — John J. Lee, Hexcel Corp. chairman and chief executive officer, is giving the keynote speech for the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering's international symposium and exhibition.
Under the theme ``Evolving Technologies for the Competitive Edge,'' the May 4-8 program in Anaheim includes tutorials, workshops, papers and discussions on seismic retrofitting, aging aircraft, advanced materials technology, process innovations and commercial applications.
The organization will recognize as SAMPE fellows Ken L. Drake, an Aerospace Corp. retiree; Raymond B. Krieger of Cytec Industries Inc.; James C. Seferis of the University of Washington; and Roger A. Stonier of Lockheed Martin Corp.
SAMPE, the Great Lakes Composites Consortium and Cerritos College's Composites Training Center offer a full-day hands-on composites structural repair workshop at the center in Norwalk, Calif.
Through April 17, symposium registration costs $400 for members and $520 for nonmembers. Later, fees are $450 and $570. Student members pay $50 and $75 for nonmembers. One-day registration costs $225 for members and $295 for nonmembers.
SAMPE, founded in 1944, is an educational and scientific association based in Covina, Calif.
Contact (818) 331-0616, fax (818) 332-8929 or e-mail sampei [email protected]
Mich. plastics forum to be held in Lansing
LANSING, MICH. — Michigan Plastics Summit '97, a day-long forum featuring government, education and industry leaders, will be held April 10 at Lansing Center in Lansing.
Speakers at the event will address competitiveness issues for the next century, including skill development and school-to-work issues. A major study on how the plastics industry can develop local school-to-work programs and a special, 600-page manual on establishing training programs will be presented at the forum.
Other panel discussions will focus on the future of plastics, the industry's relationship to state government, plastics certification and environmental trends.
Keynote speakers for the morning session include Doug Rothwell, chief executive officer of the Michigan Jobs Commission; R.E. Sosville, vice president of marketing and sales for Dow Chemical Co. in Midland, Mich.; and William Sederburg, president of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich.
The forum is co-sponsored by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc., the American Plastics Council, the Society of Plastics Engineers, the Michigan Plastics Industry Roundtable and the Michigan Jobs Commission.