American Filtration & Separation Society's fall conference to focus on power generation

In order to meet the technical and education needs of the power generation industry, the American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) has announced the "Separation Processes in Power Generation" will be the topic of its Fall 2006 Conference. This conference will be held Oct. 16-18 in Pittsburgh, PA, at the Radisson Green Tree...

RICHFIELD, MN, March 23, 2006 -- In order to meet the technical and education needs of the power generation industry, the American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) has announced the "Separation Processes in Power Generation" will be the topic of its Fall 2006 Conference. This conference will be held Oct. 16-18 in Pittsburgh, PA, at the Radisson Green Tree.

Jerry Lynch, president of Sigma Design Co. and the conference chairman noted. "Our fall topical conferences meet the needs of specific filtration markets and end-users. Efficient and cost-effective power generation processes are critical in both the private and public sector and separation/filtration is an integral component in the power generation process. Power generators and end-users will be able to gain valuable technical and networking information from conference speakers, sponsors and exhibitors."

Topics that will be addressed includes but not limited to: Hazardous material removal and control, Process water supply and disposal, Membranes, Dry Scrubbers and Filter Presses, Sludge removal and Testing requirements.

A call for papers has been announced and abstracts can be emailed to kss@afssociety.org. Selected papers may be published in Filtration, the AFS peer-reviewed international journal of the filtration industry

With over 400 individual and corporate members, the American Filtration & Separation Society (www.afssociety.org) is the world's largest technical society for the filtration and particle/separation market. In addition, AFS is the principal educator for industry suppliers, manufacturers and end-users. AFS meets the needs of both the industrial and higher education venues.

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