Events

    • Wednesday, September 25, 2024
    • (EDT)
    • Friday, September 27, 2024
    • (EDT)
    • Le Saint-Sulpice, 414 Saint-Sulpice, Montreal (Quebec) Canda
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    "Anodizing: The Optimal Finishing of the Future"

    19th Technical Symposium

    September 25 - 27, 2024

    Le Saint-Sulpice

    414 St. Sulpice Street

    Montréal, Quebec, Canada, H2Y 2V5


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    All activities, speakers, and breakout session topics are subject to change.


    ITINERARY

    Wednesday, September 25, 2024

    6 p.m. Cocktail Reception & Welcome Dinner

    Thursday, September 26, 2024

    9:00 a.m.

    Optional guided walking tour of Montreal for spouse/partner guests. $20 USD per person.

    8:30-9:30 a.m.

    Breakfast and opening remarks

    9:45-12:45 p.m.

    4 presentations (see list of confirmed speakers below)

    12:45-1:30 p.m.

    Lunch

    2:00-5:00 p.m.

    Factory tour, details TBA

    7:00 p.m.

    Optional dinner cruise on the St. Lawrence River.  5-course meal, $125 USD per person (taxes and service included). Cash bar.


    Friday, September 27, 2024

    8:30-9:00 a.m.

    Breakfast and announcements

    9:15-12:15 p.m.

    4 presentations (see list of confirmed speakers below)

    12:15-1:00 p.m.

    Lunch

    1:00-3:00

    3 breakout sessions (see list of topics below)

    3:15-3:30

    Closing remarks

    3:30-4:30

    Open members meeting

    4:30-5:30

    Board of Directors meeting


    SPEAKERS

    • Costantino Cicerchia and Alessandro Savelli, GHA Europe
    • Jerome Fourmann, Rio Tinto
    • Petter Isaksson, Ahlins i Habo AB, “The Possibilities for Automation in Racking and Processing”
    • Frank Munk, MUNK GmbH, “Efficient Methods of Anodizing Hard Coat Using a Rectifier – Recent Improvements”
    • Steven Nataupsky, Knobbe Martens, “Patents, Copyright, and Trademark Law”
    • Tej Patel and Pinakin Patel, Techevon LLC, “PFAS Replacements and Environmentally Friendly Finishes”
    • Jed Smith, Ellsworth Adhesives, “LED-Curable Maskant for Anodizing”
    • Peter Totaro, Hillock Anodizing

      BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS

      • What will anodizing look like in 20 years?
      • Calculating truthful costs
      • Succession planning in a family business
      • Improving production planning


      Past events

      Wednesday, April 10, 2024 2024 Spring Members Meeting
      Wednesday, September 27, 2023 2023 Fall Board Meeting
      Friday, April 14, 2023 2023 Spring Board Meeting
      Wednesday, September 21, 2022 18th Technical Symposium
      Friday, May 20, 2022 2022 Spring Board Meeting
      Friday, September 24, 2021 2021 Fall Board Meeting
      Friday, June 18, 2021 Virtual Board Meeting
      Friday, May 21, 2021 2021 Spring Board Meeting
      Friday, April 16, 2021 Virtual Board Meeting
      Friday, February 19, 2021 Virtual Board Meeting
      Friday, January 01, 2021 2021 Quality Seal Fees
      Friday, December 04, 2020 Virtual Board Meeting
      Friday, October 02, 2020 2020 Fall Board Meeting - Virtual Meeting
      Friday, June 05, 2020 IHAA Board Meeting - Virtual Meeting
      Friday, May 22, 2020 2020 Spring Board Meeting - Virtual Meeting
      Thursday, October 17, 2019 2019 Fall Board Meeting
      Thursday, May 02, 2019 2019 Spring Board Meeting
      Wednesday, September 19, 2018 17th Technical Symposium