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STLE Newsletter February 21, 2014
Table of Content
• STLE 2014 Annual Meeting Hotel is Filling Up Fast - Options
• Student Poster Abstracts – Still Time to Submit, Deadline March 15th
• New Extended Abstract Submission Process – More Time to Submit
• Annual Meeting Education Course Assistants Needed
• 2014 Trade Show is Sold Out – See who will be Exhibiting
• More Annual Meeting News (Early Bird Deadline April 18)
• CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – STLE’s All-New Fall Meeting, Tribology Frontiers Conference
• STLE is Turning 70! - Quick Message from STLE President Rob Heverly
• MWF Mgmt. Certificate Course – Last Days to Register: Feb. 24
• Local Section Education Workshops
• European Webinar Series Launch
• Upcoming Webinar Events
• CRC Book Deal – Friction and the Hot Rolling of Steel
STLE 2014 Annual Meeting Hotel is Filling Up Fast - Options
Status as of February 20, 2014
Note: If you require pre or post conference dates please contact Disney Reservations at 1-407-939-4686. Disney Group Reservations is open Monday - Friday 8:30 am-6:00 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (United States Eastern Time).
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Student Poster Abstracts – Still Time to Submit, Deadline March 15th
Students there is still time to submit your poster abstracts for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Please submit your abstracts to http://stle2014.abstractcentral.com/ by March 15 for inclusion in the STLE 2014 Student Poster Competition.
9 Winner will receive cash prizes and have the opporunity to share their researhc to a much wider audience by publishing an abstract of their work in tribology and Lubrication Technology (TLT)
The criteria for poster submissions are as follow:
• The poster must present original work by the student during the 2013-2014 year
• The student may submit only one poster as the lead author
• As the lead author of the poster, the student should have performed the major portion of the work
• Lead authors must be fulltime graduate or undergraduate students registered during the 2013-2014 academic year
• Posters can be no larger than 48 x 48 in.
• The author must be present at the poster display during the judging session Monday afternoon and during scheduled conference breaks on Tuesday and Wednesday
Abstract submission deadline is March 15, 2014 If you are interested please prepare a short abstract (150 words) and submit, no later than March 15, 2014, to Abstract Central. [Click here to submit an abstract]
New Extended Abstract Submission Process – More Time to Submit
Each year, STLE’s annual meeting is known for its exceptional technical content. With over 400 technical-paper presentations to choose from, a major concern for attendees is scheduling conflicts, as they sometimes miss presentations that they would like to hear or cannot share the contents with their colleagues that are unable to attend the meeting.
In an effort to provide attendees with the opportunity of not missing a presentation, we encourage speakers to submit a 2-3 page Extended Abstract, which may also include handout materials of your presentation. Both abstracts and/or handouts must be converted as PDFs before submission.
We suggest that speakers submit their abstracts and handouts before Wednesday, April 30 that way we can make presentations available to attendees prior to the meeting. We realize speakers might still be working on their presentations before they arrive, so abstracts and handouts may also be submitted any time after April 30, as well as during and immediately following the meeting to allow more of your colleagues to benefit from your presentations.
At previous meetings, STLE has provided the presentations on a CD. This year, presentations will now be accessible online and made available to attendees.
For more information and instructions on submitting your annual meeting presentation online, click here or contact Karl Phipps, (847) 825-5536, firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Meeting Education Course Assistants Needed
This year, we will again be offering a FREE course attendance (a $295 value!) to students who sign up to serve as Course Assistants. Registration will open shortly, with those currently pre-registered getting an early notice – sign up will be available soon. For more information contact Kara Sniegowski at email@example.com.
• Attend a mandatory orientation webinar (date TBA)
• Arrive 7:00am the morning of your class. Go to the STLE membership desk for instructions.
• Go to your classroom, collect tickets, distribute course books and evaluation cards. If an attendee cannot produce a ticket, direct them to the registration desk to have one printed.
• Coordinate boxed lunch (ensuring Course Chairs break at the appointed time)
• Tickets will be used in prize drawings at the end of class, so please be sure to retrieve all tickets after the contest is over.
• At the end of the course, the course chair (or you) will randomly draw one of the tickets. The winner receives a coupon redeemable for a textbook courtesy of STLE/CRC, at the STLE Membership Booth.
• At course completion, collect evaluation cards from attendees, folder from course chair, any remaining course books and all tickets and return them to registration desk.
More information will be available soon. Questions? Contact Kara Sniegowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 Trade Show is Sold Out – See who will be Exhibiting
A good indication that the 2014 STLE Annual Meeting is shaping up as one of the biggest in recent years, the exhibition has sold out. In total 81 companies will be showcasing the newest technologies in the industry. [Click here to see who will be exhibiting]
More Annual Meeting News
2014 Annual Meeting Registrations – Early Bird Deadline April 18
Join STLE May 18 – 22, 2014 for the 69th Annual Meeting, taking place in beautiful Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Single day and full meeting registration is available.
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2014 AM Technical Program Just Released – Begin Planning your Itinerary
Titles of more than 400 technical presentations and 12 one-day education courses are among the highlights STLE has released in a 228-page digital brochure. The brochure is available in two formats: as a digital edition with hot links and also as a series of PDFs that are more convenient to download onto a computer or mobile device.
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Meet the Keynote Address – Advanced Vehicle Technology Research
This year keynote will address the states of research into advanced vehicle technologies. Dr. Don Hillebrand from Argonne National Laboratory will address the strengths and shortcomings of advanced vehicle technology.
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Choose from 12 Education Courses offered at STLE 2014
The 2014 meeting will host 12 education courses as well as a Special FREE Session on Nanotribology. See below for a list of courses at the 2014 meeting. *NEW* you can now take an education course without attending the conference for a separate fee.
Sunday, May 18
• Basic Lubrication 101
• Bearing and Their Lubrication (co-hosted with ABMA)
• Condition Monitoring 301: 21st Century Conditions Monitoring
• Grease 101: Fundamentals of Grease (co-hosted by NGLI)
• Hydraulics 102: Basic Hydraulic Components and Systems
• MWF 125: Health and Safety, and an introduction to GHS
• Synthetics Lubricants 203: Non-Petroleum Fluids and Their Uses
Wednesday, May 21
• Advanced Lubrication 301
• Basic Lubrication 102: Basic Applications
• Gears 101: Fundamentals of Gears
• MWF 130: Metal Treating, Cleaning & Protection Fluids
• Synthetic Lubrication 204: Fluid Formulations & Applications
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – STLE’s All-New Fall Meeting, Tribology Frontiers Conference
STLE combines its tradition of conference excellence into a dynamic new format that highlights the role tribology research can play in solving future scientific and societal challenges.
Join us as we host the first Tribology Frontiers Conference which will take place October 26-28, 2014 in Chicago Illinois, USA – Click here for details
Tracks and Invited Speakers Announced
1. Advanced Methods - invited speaker Dr. Janet Wong, Imperia College of London
2. Micro & Nano Scales - invited speaker Dr. Mark Hersam, Northwestern University
3. Macro Scales - Invited speaker Dr. Michael D. Bryant, University of Texas at Austin
4. Medical Applications - invited speaker Dr. Brett Levine, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
5. Natural Processes - invited speaker Dr. Emily Brodsky, University of California at Santa Cruz
6. Energy Economy & Sustainability - Invited speaker info coming soon
7. Tribology in Manufacturing Processes - invited speaker Dr. Pierre Montmitonnet, Centre de Mise en Forme Des Materiaux (Cemef)
Call for Abstracts
Submission deadline: March 15,2014
Submit at: http://2014stlefrontiers.abstractcentral.com
Note: You do not need a finished paper to present at this conference. However, STLE is partnering on this conference with the respected Tribology Letters peer-reviewed journal. You have the option of submitting your research for consideration in a special issue of Tribology Letters dedicated to this conference
STLE is Turning 70! - Quick Message from STLE President Rob Heverly
Next month marks the 70th anniversary of STLE, which was founded on March 3, 1944. Join us in celebrating, as throughout 2014 we’ll have lots of great activities, drawings, events and more for our members.
We’re putting together a collection of STLE’s history, where members can send in photos, stories and memories and anything else you’d like to include. Submissions can be emailed to email@example.com, which may be included on www.stle.org and published in TLT. Deadline to submit content is February 28, 2014.
There are several ways you can participate:
We appreciate your support and look forward to hearing from our members about their memories and experiences in helping us celebrate STLE’s 70 years of serving the lubricants industry.
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MWF Mgmt. Certificate Course – Last Days to Register: Feb. 24
Locations: Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport South, Georgia
Date/Time: March 11-13, 2014
This 2 ½ day course provides a comprehensive overview of metalworking fluids management and will be led by industry-renowned experts, Dr. Frederick Passman and Dr. Neil Canter, who together have more than 55 years of experience in the field. The course is being held in College Park, Georgia, at the Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport South from March 11-13, 2014.
STLE will also be hosting a CMFS Exam on March 13th. Registration to participate in the exam must be turned in by February 24.
Following the conclusion of the course, there is a certification exam opportunity for those who are interested. The exam will take place Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport South, 1899 Sullivan Road, College Park, Georgia. Please note: if we do not receive a sufficient number of exam registrations, the exam will not be held. There will be a limited number of on site exams for individuals who do not register prior to the course.
Intended audience: This course is designed for those involved in developing additives for, formulating and using or maintaning metalworking fluids including: end users, formulators, additive suppliers & distributors.
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Local Section Education Workshops
Some of the best education is provided by your local sections. Every years STLE’s local sections offer full-day education workshops on important topics within Tribology and Lubrication Engineering. Here is a list of the upcoming workshop
• March 5, 2014: Houston - Education Workshop
Lube School [Click here to register]
• March 19, 2014: Chicago - Education Workshop
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance [Click here to register]
• April 2, 2014: Northern California - Education Workshop
Lubrication Fundamentals and Fluid Management
[Contact Greg Croce for Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510)242-5565]
• November 6, 2014: Hamilton, Canada - Education Workshop
Failure of Fluids’ Systems Components [Registration will be available soon]
Upcoming Local Section Technical Meetings (Week of February 24th)
• Feb. 26 – Northern California Section
• Feb. 27 – Seattle\Tacoma Section
• Feb. 27 – Oklahoma Section
• Feb. 28 – Portland Section
Also the ASME Silicon Valley Section would like to extend an invitation for their Feb 27th Dinner Talk Meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing. More information and signup is available at http://asmescvsfeb2014techtalk.eventbrite.com
To more upcoming meetings please visit the STLE Calendar
European Webinar Series Launch
STLE’s brand-new European Webinar Series is for a European audience, addressing topics most relevant to those in the area, but registration is open to anyone, regardless of location. This series will begin at 8:00 a.m. Central Time, instead of the 12:00 p.m. Central Time start for our regular webinar program.
Please join us for the following events:
• 4/24: Fuel Efficiency Screening, with Matic Omerzel, Powertrib
• 9/3: Electrostatic Discharge in Hydraulic and Lubricating Systems, with John Duchowski, HYDAC
• 11/25: MWFs (final topic TBA), with Neil Canter, Chemical Solutions
More information, as available, will be posted here.
Upcoming Webinar Events
Please note upcoming deadlines – get ahead of the rest and register today!
• March 20 – Guidelines for Selecting Additives to Use in Metalworking Fluids | Register by 3/17
• March 26 – So You Want to Develop Engine Oil Engine Tests | Register by 3/24
• April 16 – Successfully Flushing a Turbine Oil System | Register by 4/14
• April 18 – Cardinal Sins of Hydraulic System Design | Register by 4/14
• May 7 – Performance Additives for Lubricating Greases | Register by 5/5
• May 8 – Wire Ropes and Chains: Wear Mechanisms & Means of Lubrication and Maintenance | Register by 5/5
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CRC Book Deal – Friction and the Hot Rolling of Steel
Authored by: Vladimir Panjkovic
Listed Price: $169.95
Discounted Price: $135.96
Cat. #: K21483 ISBN: 9781482205893
Publication Date: February 2014 Pages: 239
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Friction and the Hot Rolling of Steel contains a large body of technical information that includes various chemical and physical properties of relevant materials, mathematical models, and plant and laboratory observations. It also provides an extensive reference list of sources that address specific problems and interests in more detail.
• Presents practical problems that help academics and industrial researchers to identify promising new research areas in tribology and metal processing
• Offers an insight into the principles of the effective research that combines both academic excellence and industrial relevance
• Illustrates with observations and easy-to-understand analogies, enhancing the understanding and control of the mechanisms that influence friction in industrial plants
This text services technical, research, and academic personnel working in steel processing, railway engineering, rolling of other metals, solid lubrication, the automotive industry, and more.
• Provides an easily accessible introduction to the concepts of friction
• Illustrates well-documented and thoroughly analyzed practical problems in the hot rolling of steel
• Presents mathematical models of friction in general engineering, and in steel rolling
• Includes technical information on chemical and physical properties of relevant materials
• Explains effective ways to control friction and troubleshoot friction-related production problems
If you are an STLE member, receive special 20% discount simply log in to www.stle.org and go to the STLE Store (Books and Publications) to receive discount. Non-members, to receive 15% discount, apply promo code STL70 at time of checkout when you order from www.crcpress.com.
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