AFS to Hold Short Courses on Microfiltration Membrane and Ultrafiltration Membrane Training

The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) is offering short course training on May 4th in Bloomington, Minnesota.

To kickoff the AFS 22nd Annual Conference, May 4-7, that the American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) is holding in Bloomington, there will be twelve short courses on May 4, 2009. Two of these courses are "Microfiltration Membrane" and "Ultrafiltration Membrane" Training.

Are you an Engineer or Chemist working in the Pharmaceutical, Microelectronic, Food and Beverage, Water and Waste Water, Chemical, Laboratory, or Medical Markets?

In these two half-day courses, attendees will gather new insights into the various types of microporous membranes including: Strengths and Weaknesses, Performance Characteristics, Integrity Testing, Retention Efficiency, Ratings and Comparisons.

They will learn to differentiate between microporous, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis membranes. These courses provide an in-depth study of the microfiltration and ultrafiltration membranes typically used in the Pharmaceutical, Microelectronic, Food and Beverage, Water and Waste Water, Chemical, Laboratory, and Medical Markets.

The "Microfiltration Membrane" course is in the morning on May 4th. The "Ultrafiltration Membrane" course is in the afternoon. They are being given at the Sheraton Hotel, Bloomington, MN.

These courses precede the AFS 22nd Annual Conference, May 5-7, at the same location

Instructor for both courses: Scott P. Yaeger

Over 30 years of experience in the development, manufacture, sales, marketing, application, and management of membrane companies including Sartorius, Cuno, Gelman Sciences, Parker Hannifin, and PTI Advanced Filtration. Mr. Yaeger has held positions titled Vice President, Engineering, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, Executive Vice President. In addition to his experience in membrane manufacturing companies, Mr. Yaeger has spent a significant part of his career working with membrane users in all applicable markets worldwide.

AFS is the premier organization in North America dedicated to R&D, problem solutions and technology transfer in filtration and separation for the benefit of industrial processes, individual health and a clean environment.

The AFS conferences and events bring together the industry leaders, presenting the greatest opportunity to meet and hear the newest information in filtration and separation technology.

Over the past two years over 300 organizations have sent representatives to AFS events. These companies understand the value of employees with knowledge of the latest information in filtration and separation technology.

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