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International Joint Tribology Conference

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The Tribology Division of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) invite you to participate in the International Joint Tribology Conference to be held Oct 8-10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado at the Westin Downtown.

For over 50 years, this meeting has brought together researchers from around the world, providing a forum for the exchange of new ideas and new technology and meetings between participants from academia, research laboratories, industry, and government agencies. The 2012 IJTC will continue this important function in a very popular location. 

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Registration Rates
Registration rates are $650 for members of STLE or ASME, $750 for non-members, $50 for life members (of either association), $20 for Student Members (of either association) and $120 for Student Non-members (Students who are not a member of either association). Non-Members who are presenting at the Conference receive the the Participant rate of $650. Single day registration is $550.      

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Hotel information & Reservations

The Westin Downtown Denver
1672 Lawrence St. Denver, CO 80202 (USA)
Westin Downtown Denver Website 

Please note: Attendees please call the Westin Downtown Denver Hotel at (303)572-9100 to check room rates and availability.


IJTC 2012 Keynote Address
Material, Form and Function: The Art of Tribology
By Frankie Flood, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

We are pleased to announce that Frankie Flood from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee will present the keynote address, Material, Form and Function: The Art of Tribology, at the 2012 ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference to be held October 7-10, 2012 at the Westin Denver Downtown in Denver, Colorado. The keynote address will be at noon on Tuesday, October 9th.
   For more information, click here. You can also see our interview with Frankie for a preview of his talk.

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The Technical Tracks

Track 1 Nanotribology
Track 2 Biotribology
Track 3 Engineered Surfaces
Track 4 Boundary & Thin Film Lubrication
Track 5 Fluid Film Lubrication
Track 6 Machine Components Tribology
Track 7 Contact Mechanics
Track 8 Magnetic Storage Tribology
Track 9 Wind Turbine Tribology
Track 10 Symposium on Biomimetics & Green Tribiology
Track 11 Symposium on Condition Monitoring
Track 12 Student Posters

ASME and STLE are proud to host the Second Symposium on Biomimetics and Green Tribology and the Second Symposium on Condition Monitoring.

For description on all technical tracks,
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Student & Young Professional Networking Event

Date/Time: Sunday, October 7, 2012; 7:00-10:00pm

Location: Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, a short walk from the Westin (we'll meet in the hotel lobby and walk over together)

Includes: free apps, dessert and a drink (more details TBA), as well as free pool, trivia and a brewery tour!

Cost: FREE to attend, RSVP required (please send to Kara Sniegowski at, or call (847) 825-5536).

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