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Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

More than 150 individuals have already learned from this introductory workshop, which helps to familiarize participants with current additive manufacturing (AM) processes; current AM practice for metals, polymers, and ceramics; modeling of AM processes, microstructural evolution, and service properties; and current challenges and research opportunities.

Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

As the Additive Manufacturing industry moves towards series industrial production, the need for standardization covering all aspects of the technology and for robust qualification and certification (Q&C) procedures for AM components continues to grow. This short course reviews the current standardization landscape, as well as Q&C considerations and best practices from industry and regulatory perspectives. Current standardization gaps, challenges, and opportunities will be also discussed, along with additional insights into evolving Q&C methods and framework.

Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

This full-day workshop, aimed at experienced Atom-Probe Tomography (APT) users, will provide a comprehensive view of the state-of-the-art of the atom-probe technique. The course will cover the basic physics of field-evaporation and time-of-flight mass spectroscopy, a review of sample preparation techniques, and best practice analytical parameters for a variety of materials. The course will conclude with an intensive hands-on session covering advanced features of the CAMECA interactive visualization and analysis software.

Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

This workshop will provide basic information on the safe use of powders, as well as handling and storage to maximize quality of the powders and consolidated parts. Using a combination of instructor presentations and open discussion sessions, this workshop will help attendees examine multiple topics including powder science, safety regulations and guidelines, best lab and manufacturing practices, and case studies from industry and research.

May 6-10, 2019 • Athens, Greece

The 2019 Aluminum Cast Shop Science and Technology Course (Cast Shop 19) is an intensive five-day professional development opportunity focused on key cast shop processes for primary and secondary aluminum smelters. The course will teach participants ways to solve problems in their own cast shops, while demonstrating techniques used in plants around the world. This will enable attendees to achieve economic production of high quality products in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.

June 17-20, 2019 • The Rilano Hotel Hamburg • Hamburg, Germany

The 2019 TMS Control of Potline Scrubber & Fugitive Emissions for Aluminum Smelters Course (PSFE 2019) is solely focused on providing a complete, intensive overview of the latest techniques for controlling and reducing emissions from the aluminum smelting process.

August 14-17, 2019 • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The only review course focused specifically on the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering PE Licensing Exam, this program will provide a review of exam specifications and knowledge areas and will provide practice and group work on sample problems

September 9 – 13, 2019 • Årdal, Norway

Improve efficiency and anode performance with your company at the 2019 Anode Technology for the Aluminum Industry Course (Anode 19)—a practical, operations-focused course from TMS. Building on the success of previous courses held in 2014 2015, and 2017, Anode 2019 will present practical topics in the development of anodes, such as rodding and fume control with an emphasis on operational aspects and theoretical lectures.

November 10-14, 2019 • Aluminium Bahrain Plant • Askar, Kingdom of Bahrain (Bahrain)

The TMS 2019 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis Course: The Definitive Theory and Practice of Primary Aluminum Production (IAE 19) is a five-day professional development opportunity. The course is planned to be interactive in nature, comprised of lectures with open group discussions, lectures, and a smelter tour. The 2017 Industrial Aluminum Electrolysis course promotes the exchange of scientific and technological advancements in primary aluminum production to a worldwide audience.
TMS is the globally recognized leader for practical, solutions-based professional development courses for the aluminum industry. Starting with the first course in 1995, TMS has partnered with world class experts to develop and deliver aluminum courses that provide the latest tools and techniques for solving current problems and anticipating future challenges. Sign up to receive e-mail updates and learn more about TMS offerings here.