Shannon Given, Program Manager, MAGNETICS 2018
MAGNETICS 2018 is only two months away, with the early registration deadline next week, on December 14th. Whether you have attended the conference in the past or are attending for the first time, here are some features of the conference.
First, the basics. Magnetics 2018, February 8-9 in Orlando is focused on the latest economic developments and technical advancements in magnetics markets and technologies bringing together worldwide magnetics experts. This is a once-a-year opportunity for professionals involved in magnetics technologies to learn the latest advancements in magnetic applications, technology and materials as well as global issues of supply, demand and pricing of magnetic materials.
There are several pre-conference workshops being held on February 7th that will help develop new skills and deeper understanding of magnetic systems. The workshops are hosted by industry leaders and provide a great educational experience for the new and seasoned engineer.
Poster sessions will provide attendees with a chance to see and discuss the latest research projects that may impact the future of magnetic development.
For the first time, we are offering attendees an unparalleled opportunity to network. We are making available our proprietary 1×1 Meeting platform, which is used in hundreds of events each year. You can search by profile category, and find exactly the people or companies you want to meet. Invite them to a meeting while at the event. We even provide the meeting space.
As a bonus, a full conference pass to MAGNETICS 2018 grants full access to the co-located conference Motor and Drive Systems 2018, including proceedings, sessions and networking opportunities.
The program will feature technical sessions from industry leaders. Below are the Keynote and Featured sessions. The full program can be viewed here.
The Future of the Magnetics Industry – Pricing, Trends, Technology
How high will the price of Rare Earth materials climb? Is there sufficient magnet supply to fuel the demand from electric vehicles? Attend the Keynote panel at MAGNETICS 2018 as industry leaders will discuss the future of the magnetics industry.
Moderated by Scott Tubbs, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Quadrant Magnetics
James Bell, Principal Consultant, MagnetoDynamics
Stan Trout, President, Spontaneous Materials
Walter Benecki, President, Walter T. Benecki LLC
Scott Struven, Sr. Mgr. Sales and Engineering, Hitachi Metals America, Ltd.
International Rare Earth Standards
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently established a Technical Committee tasked with writing standards within the field of rare earth elements. The scope of the Technical Committee covers basic definitions, industry terminology, testing, analysis, rare earth products, element recycling, environmental stewardship, and material traceability. Standards spanning the global rare earth supply chain will be of critical importance to large consumers like the US. To ensure that US market needs and perspectives are adequately represented, an advisory group of US-based rare earth stakeholders, from a variety of sectors, have engaged in the process of helping write these new standards. The presentation will expand on this effort, as well as the opportunities that exist for additional stakeholder engagement.
Brian Zupancic, Senior Project Manager, CSA Group
We hope to see you in Orlando at MAGNETICS 2018. If you have any questions about the event, I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.