Upcoming External Events

Oct. 15-17, 2017
APICS 2017
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Oct. 15-17, 2017
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers 
Environmental Conference
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver, CO

Oct. 15-18, 2017
AAMA National Fall Conference
Hyatt Regency, Greenville, SC

Oct. 15-18, 2017
Investment Casting Institute
Annual Technical Conference & Equipment Expo
Marriott Cincinnati at RiverCenter, Covington, KY

Oct. 15-18, 2017
Galvanizers Association
109th Annual Conference
Detroit Marriott Troy, Troy, MI

Oct. 15-18, 2017
The 58th General Assembly of T.I.C.
Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada

Oct. 15-19, 2017
ACI Fall Convention
Making Connections
Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA

Oct. 16, 2017
AEC Extrusion Excellence Course 
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL

Oct. 16-17, 2017
22nd Annual RAM/SWANA Conference and Show 
Minneapolis Marriott, Brooklyn Park, MN

Oct. 16-17, 2017
ISRI Shredder's Operations Forum
Drury Plaza Hotel, Indianapolis, IN

Oct. 16-18, 2017
AFS Conference on Sand Casting Technology & Materials
Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites, Indianapolis, IN

Oct. 16-18, 2017
13th AusIMM Underground Operators' Conference 2017
Jupiters Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Oct. 16-18, 2017
AIST Environmental Solutions
Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre, Indianapolis, IN

Oct. 16-19, 2017
ISRI Fall Board of Directors and Committee Meeting 2017 
Loews Madison Hotel, Washington, DC

Oct. 16-19, 2017
SAE 2017 International Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting 
China National Convention Center, Beijing, China

Oct. 16-19, 2017
AIST Continuous Casting – A Practical Training Seminar
Courtyard by Marriott Fort Wayne Downtown, Fort Wayne, IN

Oct. 17, 2017
2017 Pac-West Vegas Show Seminar 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 17, 2017
Canadian Foundry Association
2017 Issues Meeting
Hotel Rive-Gauche, Beloeil, QC

Oct. 17, 2017
MSCI Central States Chapter
State of the Industry Reception & Dinner
Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Oct. 17, 2017
AWMI MN Chapter
Membership Appreciation Dinner 
Jax Café, Minneapolis, MN

Oct. 17-18, 2017
AEC Sales & Marketing Workshop 
Hyatt Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL

Oct. 17-19, 2017
33rd Annual FIA Futures & Options Expo
Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL

Oct. 17-19, 2017
Breakbulk Americas 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

Oct. 17-19, 2017
The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 17-19, 2017
8th Asphalt Shingle Recycling Forum Program
Westin Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Oct. 18-20, 2017
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 19, 2017
MSCI Florida Chapter 
Orlando Inside/Outside Dinner
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL

Oct. 19-21, 2017
NASPD 2017 Fall Conference
JW Marriott Austin, Austin, TX

Oct. 20, 2017
MSCI Florida Chapter 
Annual Golf Tournament
Falcon's Fire Golf Course, Kissimmee, FL

Oct. 22-25, 2017
Associated Wire Rope Fabricators
2017 Fall General Meeting & PIE 
Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

Oct. 22-25, 2017
Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association
Convention 2017
Grand Wailea, Maui, HI

Oct. 22-25, 2017
International City/County Management Association
103rd Annual Conference
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Oct. 22-25, 2017
Geological Society of America
2017 Annual Meeting
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

Oct. 23, 2017
CARI's 20th Annual Consumer's Night
OMNI King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON

Oct. 23, 2017
AWMI California Chapter 
25th Annual Golf Tournament 
Friendly Hills Country Club, Whittier, CA

Oct. 23-25, 2017
Industrial Minerals
Fluorspar 2017

Mercure Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oct. 23-26, 2017
AIST Secondary Steelmaking Refractories
A Practical Training Seminar
The Westin, Milwaukee, WI

Oct. 23-27, 2017
Sustainable Industrial Processing Summit
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancún, Mexico

Oct. 24-25, 2017
The Aluminum Association 
Fall CHSW 2017
Music City Convention Center, Nashville, TN

Oct. 24-25, 2017
2017 Aerospace Defense Chain Conference
The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, McLean, VA

Oct. 24-26, 2017
TD Convention Center, Greenville, SC

Oct. 24-26, 2017
Heat Treat 2017
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH

Oct. 24-26, 2017
ISRI Safety and Environmental Council Fall Meeting
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Jacksonville, FL

Oct. 24-27, 2017
NTMA 2017 Fall Conference
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, TX

Oct. 24-27, 2017
The Assembly Show 2017
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

Oct. 25, 2017
ISRI Northern Ohio Chapter
Pittsburgh Chapter Joint Meeting & Vendor Expo
Avalon Golf and Country Club, Hermitage, PA

Oct. 25-26, 2017
Aluminum USA 2017 Trade Show
Music City Center, Nashville, TN

Oct. 25-26, 2017
American Metal Market
31st Stainless & its Alloys Conference

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites, Pittsburgh, PA

Oct. 25-26, 2017
Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo 2017
Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, ON

Oct. 25-28, 2017
China Coal and Mining Expo 2017
New China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

Oct. 26-27, 2017
5th MED Ports 2017
TRYP Barcelona Apolo Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

Oct. 26-27, 2017
International Lead & Zinc Study Group Session
Altis Grand Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal

Oct. 26-27, 2017
3rd Silver Industrial Conference
Embassy Suites Convention Center, Washington, DC

Oct. 26-30, 2017
PMPA Annual Meeting
The Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa Valley, CA

Oct. 29-30, 2017
AFS 2017 Stormwater Compliance Seminar
Hyatt Regency (The Wynfrey Hotel), Birmingham, AL

Oct. 29-30, 2017
2017 Foundry Environmental 101 Seminar 
The Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, AL

Oct. 29-31, 2017
NACE International Northern Area Eastern Conference
Hyatt Regency Montreal, Montreal, Canada

Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2017
IMARC 2017
International Mining and Resources Conference
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2017
Fluorine Forum 2017
Hilton Hotel, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017
LME Week
QEII Centre, London, UK

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2017
MMTA 44th Anniversary Dinner 
One Great George Street, London, UK

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017
AFS 29th Environmental, Health & Safety Conference
Hyatt Regency (The Wynfrey Hotel), Birmingham, AL

Nov. 1, 2017
ISRI West Coast Chapter
Meeting & Dinner
The Reef, Long Beach, CA

Nov. 1-4, 2017
ARA Annual Convention
TARA Trade Show and Conference
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dallas, TX

Nov. 2-3, 2017
NFDA/YFP Leadership Academy
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chicago, IL

Nov. 5-8, 2017
North American Building Material Distribution Association
2017 Annual Convention
The Loews, Chicago, IL

Nov. 5-8, 2017
AIST Maintenance Solutions
DoubleTree by Hilton, Charleston, SC

Nov. 5-8, 2017
Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference
The Westin Tysons Corner, Falls Church, VA

Nov. 5-8, 2017
Fall Board of Directors & Committee Meeting 
Lowes Madison Hotel, Washington, DC

Nov. 6, 2017
AWMI Pittsburgh Chapter
Joint Meeting with AIST
Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA

Nov. 6-8, 2017
6th Annual Congress on Recycling
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Hampton Inn Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV

Nov. 6-8, 2017
4th International Conference & Expo on Green Energy
Hampton Inn Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV

Nov. 6-8, 2017
Inland Distribution Conference
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, Atlanta, GA

Nov. 6-8, 2017
Latin American Steel Conference
Paradisus Resort, Cancun, Mexico

Nov. 6-9, 2017
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Nov. 6-9, 2017
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Nov. 7, 2017
Cabwire 2017
World Technical Conference
Messe Dusseldorf, Germany

Nov. 7, 2017
AIST Sensor Systems Subcommittee Meeting
Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, IL

Nov. 7-8, 2017
2017 Precious Metals Summit 
Park Hyatt Hotel, Zürich, Switzerland

Nov. 7-9, 2017
Prime Advantage Fall Conference 2017
Hyatt Regency Resort, Indian Wells, CA

Nov. 7-9, 2017
2017 Met Coke World Summit
Westin O' Hare, Chicago, IL

Nov. 8-9, 2017
Casting Industry Suppliers Association
2017 Fall Meeting
Westin O' Hare, Chicago, IL

Nov. 8-10, 2017
Independent Petroleum Association of America
2017 Annual Meeting
Ritz-Carlton, Naples, FL

Nov. 8-10, 2017
Design-Build Conference & Expo 2017
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

Nov. 8-10, 2017
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo 2017
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

Nov. 8-10, 2017
Mexico Minergy 2017
CINTERMEX, Monterrey, Mexico

Nov. 8-10, 2017
ABX 2017
Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA

Nov. 8-10, 2017
2017 International Galvanizing Technology
Symposium & Exhibition
Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China

Nov. 9-10, 2017
2017 Precious Metals Summit
Hyatt Regency - The Churchill, London, UK

Nov. 9-10, 2017
Precious Metals Investment Symposium 2017
Pullman Melbourne On The Park Hotel, Melbourne, Australia

Nov. 9-11, 2017
AWMI 2017 Annual Conference
Intercontinental Magnificent Mile Hotel, Chicago, IL

Nov. 10-11, 2017
2017 ASHRAE Developing Economies Conference
Le Méridien, New Delhi, Delhi

Nov. 11-12, 2017
MSCI Board of Directors 
Dinner & Meeting
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

Nov. 11-12, 2017
National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
2017 Fall Meeting
Hilton Suites, Chicago, IL

Nov. 12-14, 2017
MSCI Aluminum Products
2017 Division Conference
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

Nov. 12-14, 2017
Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association
2017 Annual Convention & Trade Show
Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX

Nov. 12-16, 2017
Dubai Airshow
DWC, Airshow Site, Dubai

Nov. 12-16, 2017
Galvatech 2017
International Conference on Zinc & Zinc Alloy
The University of Tokyo, Japan

Nov. 13, 2017
2017 OESA Annual Conference
Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI

Nov. 13-14, 2017
Symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Techniques
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, GA

Nov. 13-14, 2017
RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium
Omni Orlando Resort ChampionsGate, Orlando, FL

Nov. 13-14, 2017
American Metal Market
11th Steel Scrap Conference
5th DRI & Mini-mills Conference
Swissotel, Chicago, IL

Nov. 13-15, 2017
Metal Bulletin 
25th International Recycled Aluminium Conference

Novotel Warszawa Centrum Hotel, Warsaw, Poland

Nov. 13-15, 2017
AIST 35th Biennial Technical Conference
Don Cesar Hotel, Pete Beach, FL

Nov. 13-16, 2017
China Chongquing International Machine Tool Show
Chongqing International Expo Center, Yubei, China

Nov. 13-17, 2017
Aluminum Rolling Technology Course
Innoval Technology Limited, Oxford, UK

Nov. 14-16, 2017
Global Grain Geneva 2017
InterContinental Geneva, Switzerland

Nov. 14-16, 2017
North American Building Material Distribution Association
2017 Annual Convention
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

Nov. 14-17, 2017
Structural Engineers World Congress
Cancun Center Convention & Expo, Cancun, Mexico

Nov. 14-17, 2017
23rd International Industrial Exhibition
VDNkHa Metro Station, Moscow, Russia

Nov. 15, 2017
ISRI Empire Chapter Vendor Expo
Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls, NY

Nov. 15-17, 2017
Metallographic Standards Symposium
Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA

Nov. 15-17, 2017
American Copper Council
Fall Meeting 2017
Fairmont Hotel, Dallas, TX

Nov. 15-18, 2017
2017 NLC City Summit
Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC

Nov. 16-17, 2017
FEF College Industry Conference
Westin Hotel, Chicago, IL

Nov. 16-18, 2017
ISRI Southeast Fall 2017 Meeting
The Vinoy Renaissance Club, St. Pete, FL

Nov. 19-21, 2017
Metal Bulletin 
33rd International Ferroalloys Conference

Corinthia Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal

Nov. 21-22, 2017
Advanced Aluminium Engineering for the Automotive Industry
Millennium Point, Birmingham, U.K.

Nov. 27, 2017
2017 MINEX Eurasia Conference
Simmons & Simmons LLP, London, UK

Nov. 27-29, 2017
Mexico Minergy 2017
CINTERMEX, Monterrey, Mexico

Nov. 28-30, 2017
Metal Bulletin
13th Asia Copper Conference

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Shanghai, China

Nov. 28-30, 2017
Stainless Steel World Conference & Expo 2017
MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands

Nov. 28-30, 2017
NACE International
Western Area Conference
Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas, NV

Nov. 28-30, 2017
Fastener and Fixing Technology
2017 International Trade Fair 
International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Krakow, Poland

Nov. 28-30, 2017
Annual FIA Asia Derivatives Conference
The St. Regis, Singapore

Nov. 28-30, 2017
WinDoor 2017
International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario

Nov. 29-30, 2017
18th Intermodal Africa 2017
Radisson Blu Hotel, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Nov. 29-30, 2017
Jaarbeurs Utrecht, The Netherlands

Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2017
 ISM Indirect 2017 
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2017
Latin American Congress of Ports
Fiesta Americana, Merida,  Mexico

Nov. 30, 2017
AWMI Chicago Chapter
Member Appreciation Holiday Event 
Hubbard Inn, Chicago, IL

Nov. 30, 2017
AIIS 67th Annual Dinner
The Yale Club of New York City, New York, NY

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