2015 Formaspace Calendar of Industry Events

Happy New Year From Formaspace! 

It’s hard to believe that today is New Year’s Eve. That means it’s time for the 2015 Formaspace Calendar of Industry Events.

 

2015 Formaspace Calendar of Industry Events

2015 Formaspace Calendar of Industry Events

 

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January 2015

AIAA SciTech 2015

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

January 5, 2015 – January 9, 2015

Kissimee, Florida

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“SciTech2015 is the largest event for Aerospace research, development, and technology in the world.”

February 2015

BiOS

Event Host: SPIE Photonics West

February 7, 2015 – February 12, 2015

San Francisco

Moscone Center

Tags: Biomedical Optics

“BiOS is the world’s largest biomedical optics conference, part of Photonics West. Attend BiOS 2015, the premier biomedical optics conference, and learn the latest results in bioscience, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, biomedical optics, biomedicine, and translational research.”

SLAS 2015

Event Host: Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening (SLAS)

February 7, 2015 – February 11, 2015

Washington D.C.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Tags: Laboratory Professionals

“More than 5,000 leading researchers, technologists, engineers and laboratory professionals.”

SolidWorks World 2015

Event Host: SolidWorks, a division of Dassault Systèmes

February 8, 2015 – February 11, 2015

Phoenix

Phoenix Convention Center

Tags: CAD CAM Manufacturing

“Annual conference of CAD CAM software for engineering, manufacturing, AEC and other industries.”

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Event Host: Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy – U.S. Department of Energy

February 9, 2015 – February 11, 2015

Washington, DC

Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Tags: Thought Leadership, Energy

“We gather the best minds in academia, business, and government to advance energy technology innovation. Join us to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and build relationships to help move technologies into the marketplace. Meet with key representatives from the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and other government agencies who are actively supporting energy technology development.”

Pacific Design and Manufacturing

Event Host: Design News

February 10, 2015 – February 12, 2015

Anaheim

Anaheim Convention Center

Tags: Design and Manufacturing

“Get a chance to network with representatives from over 2,000 regional OEMs attending, or choose from eight expert-led seminars, including: security, robotics, IT networking, motors and motion control including pneumatics and hydraulics, introduction to rapid manufacturing, rapid manufacturing, and a two-part lean manufacturing workshop.”

West Pack

Event Host: UBM Canon

February 10, 2015 – February 12, 2015

Anaheim

Anaheim Convention Center

Tags: Packaging

“Connect with other packaging professionals for inspiration and innovative ideas.”

March 2015

GDC: Game Developers Conference

Event Host: UBM Tech Game Network

March 2, 2015 – March 6, 2015

San Francisco

Moscone Center

Tags: Games and Interactive

“The GDC attracts over 23,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.”

PITTCON 2015 Conference and Expo

Event Host: The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical, Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Inc.

March 8, 2015 – March 12, 2015

New Orleans

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Tags: Laboratory Science Equipment

“World’s largest and most comprehensive annual conference and exposition on laboratory science and instrumentation. Discover solutions to all your laboratory challenges from leading exhibitors from 30 countries. Get a first-hand look at cutting edge innovations in instrumentation, services, supplies and technologies to help your lab run more effectively and efficiently.”

SXSW: South By Southwest

Event Host: SXSW, LLC

March 13, 2015 – March 22, 2015

Austin, TX

Numerous Local Venues

Tags: Music, Film, Interactive

“South by Southwest (SXSW) is a world-renowned set of music, film and interactive festivals, performances and conferences held each spring in Austin, Texas.”

TED 2015

Event Host: Technology Education Design (TED)

March 16, 2015 – March 20, 2015

Vancouver

TED Conference Center

Tags: Thought Leadership

“Truth and Dare. We dare to think this will, in truth, be the most provocative, invigorating, mind-shifting TED yet. A conference that builds on everything we’ve learned these past 30 years, and combines rigor and delight in equal measure. If you’re willing to leave any cozy assumptions behind, we would very much like you to be part of it.”

TEDActive 2015

Event Host: Technology Education Design (TED)

March 16, 2015 – March 20, 2015

Whistler, BC

Chateau Whistler (Concurrent with TED2015)

Tags: Thought Leadership

“For TEDActive 2015, we’re on a quest to magnify both facets. We will seek to challenge and reshape our core beliefs about today’s reality. And at the same time celebrate the thinkers, dreamers and mavericks who offer bold new alternatives. At TEDActive, we’ll watch the TED Conference on beautiful HD screens in a creative, casual setting.”

ARAB LAB 2015

Event Host: ARABLAB Group

March 23, 2015 – March 26, 2015

Dubai

Dubai International Exhibition Centre

Tags: Laboratory Science Equipment

“For 2015 we have added FoodLAB to join the existing BioLAB, PetroLAB, MediLAB and NanoLAB sectors. FoodLAB has been designed to provide specialist analytical manufacturers with the opportunity to meet technicians and analysts working in the food sector. With increasing concerned over the safety and provenance of food this is certainly a growing sector.”

AmCon Seattle

Event Host: AmCon

March 24, 2015 – March 25, 2015

Bellevue, WA

Meydenbauer Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

April 2015

AmCon Orlando

Event Host: AmCon

April 7, 2015 – April 8, 2015

Orlando

Orange County Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

NAB

Event Host: National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

April 11, 2015 – April 16, 2015

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center

Tags: Electronic Media

“The world’s largest B2B electronic media show for the media and entertainment industries.”

Hannover Messe 2015

Event Host: Hannover Messe

April 13, 2015 – April 17, 2015

Hannover, Germany

Hannover Messe

Tags: Industrial Trade Show

“The message behind “Integrated Industry – Join the Network!” is that the key challenges of the fourth industrial revolution – such as achieving universal standards for machine-to-machine communication, maintaining data security and finding new business models – can be mastered only through collective endeavor in networks.”

IEEE RFID 2015

Event Host: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

April 15, 2015 – April 17, 2015

San Diego

San Diego Convention Center

Tags: RFID

“IEEE RFID 2015 is our ninth annual conference. It is the premier technical conference for RFID where you can: Hear from leading experts in the field about the latest developments in RFID. Meet other practitioners and researchers from industry and academia. Learn about the latest research advancements in specific conference tracks and the poster and demo session. Expand your knowledge by attending a few workshops and tutorials.”

Inside 3D Printing: New York

Event Host: Meckler Media

April 15, 2015 – April 17, 2015

New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Tags: 3D Printing Technologies

“Under one roof all levels of 3D Printing interest are covered whether an attendee is interested in the future of bioprinting to making custom jewelry.”

PMTS

Event Host: Production Machining

April 21, 2015 – April 23, 2015

Columbus, OH

Greater Columbus Convention Center

Tags: Precision Machining

“PMTS is for manufacturers of precision machined parts. For 3 days in April, all the vendors that you travel miles to see at other shows will be concentrated in one place – the Greater Columbus Convention Center. PMTS also offers hands-on technical sessions on the show floor that will give you the chance to see machines up-close and in action.”

High Point Market: Spring

Event Host: High Point Market

April 18, 2015 – April 23, 2015

High Point, NC

Numerous Local Venues

Tags: Furniture and Home Furnishings

“The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.”

AmCon Denver

Event Host: AmCon

April 28, 2015 – April 29, 2015

Denver

The Colorado Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

May 2015

ISM 2015

Event Host: International Supply Chain Management (ISM)

May 3, 2015 – May 6, 2015

Phoenix

Phoenix Convention Center

Tags: Supply Chain and Operations Management

“ISM’s annual Conference delivers rich content from practitioners with a strong track record in the field. Focus on topics that are important to you in global supply chain, logistics, big data and analytics, career development, business acumen or indirect spend. Join thousands of your peers to expand your network and learn about the today’s challenges in finance, negotiations, leadership, supplier segmentation and compliance.”

AISTech 2015

Event Host: Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST)

May 4, 2015 – May 7, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Convention Center

Tags: iron and steel manufacturing

“The 7th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Ironmaking. ICSTI provides an opportunity to learn about and debate the essential issues and challenges in ironmaking today. AISTech 2015 and ICSTI will include technical papers, keynote speakers and proceedings. Abstracts for this major international conference are being sought now for manuscripts to be presented at the event and published in the proceedings.”

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

Event Host: Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

May 4, 2015 – May 7, 2015

Houston

Reliant Park

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC is held annually at Reliant Park in Houston.”

AmCon Kansas City

Event Host: AmCon

May 12, 2015 – May 13, 2015

“Kansas City, MO

Overland Park Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

Eastec

Event Host: SME

May 12, 2015 – May 14, 2015

West Springfield, MA

TBA

Tags: Design Engineering, Machining

“EASTEC, the premier manufacturing exposition in New England, returns May 12-14, 2015. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, tours of nearby facilities, and much more, EASTEC is designed to jumpstart your business opportunities. The event offers a unique chance to connect with resources that can solve your firm’s most pressing problems, improve productivity and increase profits. It’s clear why so many business owners, engineers, designers, production managers and purchasing executives attend EASTEC to keep their operations current.”

AIA Convention 2015

Event Host: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

May 14, 2015 – May 16, 2015

Atlanta

McCormick Place

Tags: AEC

“AIA Convention 2015 is all about impact: What’s making an impact in the world of architecture and design, the people and ideas that inspire innovation, and discovering new ways you can have an impact on our profession and the spaces in which we live.”

ICFF International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Event Host: International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)

May 16, 2015 – May 19, 2015

New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Tags: Furniture Exposition

“The 27th annual ICFF, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, May 16-19, 2015.”

AmCon Austin

Event Host: AmCon

May 21, 2015 – May 22, 2015

Austin, TX

Lester E. Palmer Events Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

TEDWomen 2015

Event Host: Technology Education Design (TED)

May 27, 2015 – May 29, 2015

Monterey, CA

Tags: Thought Leadership

“At TEDWomen 2015, we’ll explore the bold ideas that create momentum in how we think, live and work. From the young scientist revealing a breakthrough discovery to the activist who methodically transformed how the world thinks about women. From the veteran CEO whose trade secrets turn organizations around to the athlete whose extraordinary comeback shocked the world.”

Dwell on Design LA

Event Host: Dwell Media

May 29, 2015 – May 31, 2015

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Furniture Exposition, Interior Design

“Dwell on Design LA, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 29-31, 2015. With three full days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 90 onstage programs, 250+ speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design LA is America’s largest design event.”

IIE Annual Conference and Expo

Event Host: Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

May 30, 2015 – June 2, 2015

Nashville, Tennessee

Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Tags: Industrial and Systems Engineering

“Be a part of the largest IE event of the year! The conference program comprises two types of sessions: Applied Solutions, showcasing proven solutions and applications from industry, and the Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), featuring research from academia and industry scholars.”

June 2015

Sustainable Brands ’15

Event Host: Sustainable Life Media

June 1, 2015 – June 4, 2015

San Diego

Paradise Point

Tags: Thought Leadership, Sustainability

“Sustainable Brands® is the universally recognized home for the community of business and brand leaders seeking to shift the world toward a flourishing future. Community members come together to collaborate, explore business model innovations and identify techniques that create, measure and communicate brand value.”

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East

Event Host: MedTechWorld

June 9, 2015 – June 11, 2015

New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Tags: Medical Design and Manufacturing

“Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East connects medical device development professionals to the inspiration, partnerships, education, and technologies needed to drive medical device innovation.”

Aviation 2015

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

June 12, 2015 – June 26, 2015

Dallas

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“AVIATION 2015 will explore new and emerging aeronautics technologies, focus on new initiatives and plans, and examine the important domestic and international issues that affect them. It will bring together leaders from all elements of the aviation enterprise to focus on critical issues for the next decade of aviation development—critical issues that offer significant business development opportunities.”

ACHEMA

Event Host: DECHEMA Ausstellungs-GmbH

June 15, 2015 – June 19, 2015

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Tags: Chemical Engineering, Process Industries

“Need a separator for algal biomass? Have a look at mechanical processes in hall 5. Wondering about the best distilling method to produce bioethanol? Ask the thermal processes experts in hall 6. Want to acquire a license for an innovative bioprocess? Go to the research and innovations hall 9.2”

BIO International Convention

Event Host: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

June 15, 2015 – June 18, 2015

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Tags: Biotechnology

“BIO International Convention is a service of and hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.”

NEOCON

Event Host: Merchandise Mart, Vornado Realty Trust

June 15, 2015 – June 17, 2015

Chicago

The Merchandise Mart

Tags: Contract Furniture Trade Fair

“NeoCon is the largest commercial interiors show in North America. The three-day event attracts nearly 50,000 design professionals and showcases more than 700 leading companies. With over 1 million square feet of exhibition space, the show launches thousands of new products and covers a spectrum of vertical markets including Workplace, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Environmental, Government and Education. The exhibition is complemented by first-class educational programming featuring over 100 accredited seminars, association forums, keynote presentations and special events.”

E3: Electronic Entertainment Expo

Event Host: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

June 16, 2015 – June 18, 2015

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Games and Interactive

“E3 is the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet.”

World Industrial Design Day

Event Host: International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID)

June 29, 2015

Worldwide

Tags: Industrial Design

“The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design celebrate World Industrial Design Day on June 29th.”

July 2015

AACC 2015 Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

Event Host: American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

July 26, 2015 – July 30, 2015

Atlanta

Georgia World Congress Center

Tags: Clinical Chemistry, Laboratory Medicine

“Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, big data management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine Learn about cutting edge technology. AACC’s annual meeting has more than 200 new product introductions each year Hear vital research and learn about important changes in the field. With more than 400 educational opportunities in Lectures, Plenary Sessions, Symposia, Short Courses and Brown Bag Sessions, you can design an educational experience that meets your needs to say ahead of changes in the field ”

Propulsion and Energy 2015

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

July 27, 2015 – July 29, 2015

Orlando

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“The AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition (AIAA Propulsion and Energy) integrates the Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit (JPC) with the International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC) into an annual event that brings together technologists, developers, operators, program managers, chief engineers, and policy makers to address aerospace propulsion and energy issues and challenges.”

August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015

Event Host: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group for Graphics (SIGGRAPH)

August 9, 2015 – August 13, 2015

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Computer Graphics and Interactive

“The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques including a three-day commercial exhibition that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world.”

IDSA International Conference

Event Host: Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

August 19, 2015 – August 22, 2015

Seattle

Tags: Industrial Design

“When designers, educators, students, and business leaders come together to exchange information and ideas, exciting things happen. Mark your calendars now and plan to join us in Seattle, Aug. 19-22, 2015 for our 50th Anniversary conference, chaired by Surya Vanka, IDSA, Director of User Experience at Microsoft Corp. The theme is The Future of the Future: The Next 50 Years. The conference will celebrate the achievements of the design community over the last half century and accelerate reinvention of the profession to ensure its relevance in the 21st century.”

Space 2015

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

August 31, 2015 – September 2, 2015

Pasadena, CA

Pasadena Convention Center

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“Hosted by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and organized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). What to Expect Almost 1,000 participants from more than 300 institutions in 20 countries. More than 400 papers reporting on the latest innovations in space technology, exploration, and operations. ITAR sessions reporting on timely, innovative ideas and progress. A technology-driven exposition.”

September 2015

IBEX: The International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference

Event Host: Professional BoatBuilder Magazine

September 15, 2015 – September 17, 2015

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Exposition Center

Tags: Boat design construction

“IBEX is the world’s premier technical showcase for boat builders, designers, repairers, and surveyors and boatyard/marina operators, distributors, and dealers. It delivers a unique forum to do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. A highly respected education conference. New products and processes. Valuable networking opportunities.”

Westec

Event Host: SME

September 15, 2015 – September 17, 2015

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Design Engineering, Machining

“WESTEC has always been the West Coast’s “can’t miss” event, a technology showcase that helped generations of manufacturers grow their businesses. This is where you’ll meet experts who can help apply cutting-edge equipment, make sense of lean methods, and manufacture with composites, titanium, or other advanced materials. Think about the many technology breakthroughs of recent decades: chances are they were unveiled at WESTEC.”

AmCon Rochester, NY

Event Host: AmCon

September 23, 2015 – September 24, 2015

Rochester, NY

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

October 2015

CAMLT 2015

Event Host: California Assoc. for Medical Laboratory Technology (CAMLT)

October 2, 2015 – October 4, 2015

Sacramento, CA

Embassy Suites Sacramento – Riverfront Promenade

Tags: Laboratory Science Equipment

“CAMLT is a non-profit statewide professional association for Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Medical Laboratory Technicians and Phlebotomists in California. Make CAMLT your choice for Continuing Education and Professional Networking.”

Dwell on Design New York

Event Host: Dwell Media

October 2, 2015 – October 4, 2015

New York

Skylight Clarkson Square (SoHo)

Tags: Furniture Exposition, Interior Design

“Dwell on Design New York, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, debuted at 82 Mercer in SoHo with 5,000 members of the design elite gathering for innovative installations and onstage discussions centering around contract design, public space, urban infrastructure, and more. In 2015, Dwell on Design New York will move into Skylight Clarkson Sq in SoHo.”

APICS 2015

Event Host: American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

October 5, 2015 – October 7, 2015

Las Vegas

Tags: Supply Chain and Operations Management

“APICS 2015 is the premier event for supply chain and operations management professionals.​ Supply chain and operations management professionals are expected to achieve maximum productivity, meet consumer demand, and remain agile amid instability and unpredictability. Each year, the APICS annual conference offers relevant education, best practices and thought leadership to help attendees lead their organizations and reach these goals.”

AmCon Dallas

Event Host: AmCon

October 7, 2015 – October 8, 2015

Dallas (Irving, TX)

Irving Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

High Point Market: Fall

Event Host: High Point Market

October 17, 2015 – October 22, 2015

High Point, NC

Numerous Local Venues

Tags: Furniture and Home Furnishings

“The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.”

Gulf Coast Conference

Event Host: Gulf Coast Conference

October 20, 2015 – October 21, 2015

Houston

NRG (Reliant) Park

Tags: Laboratory Equipment, Gas Chromatography

“Whether it be for R&D, QA/QC, process, pilot work, chemical engineering needs, or academica, this new forum will provide a vehicle to learn accepted techniques and methods, tips and tricks to afford better consistancy and accuracy when making chemical measurements, see and understand the newest technologies in action, and hear from the community’s “though leaders” describe successful approaches to their businesses, highlight ideas about new techniques, and discuss the possible areas of improvement for our industry in the future.”

AmCon Salt Lake City

Event Host: AmCon

October 27, 2015 – October 28, 2015

Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Palace Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

The ASSEMBLY Show

Event Host: Assembly BNP Media

October 27, 2015 – October 29, 2015

Chicago (Rosement, IL)

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Tags: Manufacturing Technology

The ASSEMBLY Show – Helping suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants connect, learn, share and explore all things ‘assembly’.”

LAGCOE

Event Host: Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE)

October 27, 2015 – October 29, 2015

Lafayette, Louisiana

Cajundome and Convention Center

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“Premiere exposition and technology forum event for the worldwide energy industry. (Note: this event alternates annually with PBIOS)

SPE ATCE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Event Host: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

October 28, 2015 – October 30, 2015

Houston

George R. Brown Convention Center

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“The Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition offers the latest in innovations, emerging tech in exhibitions and special events. Pre and post show training courses will also be available, in addition to over 400 peer-selected technical papers on technologies and applications.”

November 2015

AALAS National Meeting

Event Host: American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)

November 1, 2015 – November 5, 2015

Phoenix

Phoenix Convention Center

Tags: Laboratory Animal Science

“The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is a membership association of professionals employed around the world in academia, government, and private industry who are dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit people and animals.”

PACK Expo International

Event Host: The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI)

November 2, 2015 – November 5, 2015

Chicago

McCormick Place (Co-located with Pharma EXPO)

Tags: Advanced Processing and Packaging

“When you need to meet efficiency benchmarks, roll out a new product, automate or streamline your operations, PACK EXPO lets you focus on processing and packaging solutions while exploring technologies that apply to any and every CPG market.”

Pharma EXPO

Event Host: International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)

November 2, 2015 – November 5, 2015

Chicago

McCormick Place (Co-located with PACK Expo International)

Tags: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

“The only show to focus on all phases of pharmaceutical manufacturing and its supply chain.”

FabTech

Event Hosts: AMS Welding, CCAI, FMA, SME, PMA

November 9, 2015 – November 12, 2015

Chicago

McCormick Place

Tags: Metal Forming, Welding

“FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Chicago, IL November 9-12, 2015. The four day show will cover 550,000+ net square feet of floor space throughout the North, South, and C level halls at McCormick Place. More than 40,000 attendees and over 1,500 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again celebrating metal manufacturing at its best. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the show floor with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.”

AmCon Detroit (Novi, MI)

Event Host: AmCon

November 10, 2015 – November 11, 2015

Detroit (Novi, MI)

Suburban Collection Showplace

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

AME Cincinnati 2015

Event Host: Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)

November 10, 2015 – November 14, 2015

Cincinnati

Tags: Lean Manufacturing

“Largest lean manufacturing conference in the world.”

December 2015

Autodesk University

Event Host: Autodesk

December 1, 2015 – December 3, 2015

Las Vegas

Tags: CAD/CAM, AEC, AutoCAD, Software Training

“Autodesk University offers Autodesk training and networking opportunities for design and engineering professionals year-round.”

Events in 2016

Can’t find your favorite event? These conventions are bi-annual and will return in 2016.

IWF Atlanta 2016

Event Host: International Woodworking, Fair, LLC.

August 24, 2015 – August 27, 2016

Atlanta

Georgia World Congress Center

Tags: Woodworking Technology

“International Woodworking Fair® is the trade show where furniture manufacturing, cabinetry, architectural woodworking, material processing and other related industry professionals from all over the globe will come to find products they didn’t know existed that will help their company succeed.”

Permian Basin International Oil Show (PBIOS)

Event Host: Permian Basin International Oil Show (PBIOS)

October, 2016

Odessa, Texas

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“For more than 70 years, the working men and women of our oil and gas industry have counted on the Permian Basin International Oil Show as the place to be to stay on top of the latest product developments, services and technologies. (Note: this event alternates annually with LAGCOE)

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