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George’s Activities & Events – 2016

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George’s Activities & Events – 2016

January 20, 2016 – George gave an ASM Chapter talk in Akron, Ohio. The subject was: “The Measurement of Decarburization.”

February, 16. 2016 – George will speak on “Failure Analysis – Materials and Manufacturing Problems” for the Southern Connecticut ASM Chapter in Hamden, Connecticut.

February, 18. 2016 – George will speak on “Determination of the Degree of Thermal Exposure to the Lower Head of the Three Mile Island Unit 2 Nuclear Reactor Using Metallography” to the Philadelphia Liberty Bell ASM Chapter in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.

March, 15. 2016 – George will doing a seminar in Mumbai on 15 March with the Struers dealer in India, Aimil Ltd.

March 17-19, 2016 – George is the “Guest of Honor” and a “Plenary speaker” for the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Steel, Power and Construction Technology, He will also be giving lectures at the at OP Jindal University in Raigarh.

April 4 and 5, 2016 – George will be in Bariloche, Argentina doing a course on Specimen Preparation for EBSD for the Centro Atomico Bariloche (Argentina’s Atomic Energy Lab).

April 26-29, 2016 – George will present his ASM course, “Interpretation of Microstructure,” at Struers in Westlake, Ohio.

May 1-4, 2016 – George will attend the Spring ASTM Committee E-4 on Metallography meeting is in San Antonio, Texas.

May 11, 2016 – George will be doing a seminar on heat treatment topics and 2 lectures at a conference, “Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering Conference and Expo 2016 and Automotive Materials and Manufacturing,” at the Chennai Trade Center in Chennai, India (12-14 May). The conference is sponsored by the Chennai Chapter of ASM International.

End of May (date to be announced) – George will be giving a seminar at the University of Ferrara in northern Italy and another in Lucca, Italy (northern Tuscany). These are still under development.

June 1-4, 2016 – George will attend and present papers in Bialka Tatrzanska, Poland (in the High Tatra Mountains south of Kraków, Poland) at the Stermat 2016 meeting, organized by the Polish Society for Stereology.

Middle of June (date to be announced) – George will do his annual week-long course on “Interpretation of Microstructure and Failure Analysis” in St. Petersburg, Russia, at the Peter the Great Polytechnic University with Dr. Alexander Kazakov.

July 24-28, 2016 – George will attend the annual IMS/Microscopy & Microanalysis Conference in Columbus, Ohio. He is a symposium co-chairman and will present two papers.

September 21-23. 2016 – George is invited to the annual metallography tagung of DGM in Berlin this year. It is their 50th tagung and they are celebrating Gűnter Petzow’s 90th birthday at the meeting. George was asked to submit a paper for the June issue of Praktische Metallographie/Practical Metallography, along with some personal recollections of his meetings with Gűnter, which goes back to 1976.

October 3-6, 2016 – George will again teach the “Interpretation of Microstructure” ASM course in Westlake, Ohio.

October 24-26, 2016 – George will attend the annual MS&T Conference and Exposition held on at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

November 2016 (date to be announced) – George will attend the Fall ASTM meeting of Committee E-4 on Metallography in Orlando, Florida.

December 6-8, 2016 – George will be at the CAMS ’16 Conference in Melbourne, Australia, where he will do a pre-conference seminar and a lecture at the conference.

The articles and presentations that can be down-loaded from this web site are based upon work done by GFV while employed at Bethlehem Steel (1967-1983), Carpenter Technology (1983-1996), Buehler Ltd. (1996-2009) and Struers (2009-Present) and from the authors consulting work for companies such as, Latrobe Steel, Scot Forge, etc., and from his litigation work. GFV's bylined articles appearing in various issues of the ASM Handbook series have been listed here courtesy of ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio.