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Europe Beckons: The Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Workshop in Slovenia

24. August 2010

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Later this week I’ll be flying out to Europe, ahead of the 21st International Workshop on Rare Earth Permanent Magnets and their Applications – also known as REPM’10 or simply “The Workshop” within the magnet industry. This Workshop will be held on the shores of the picturesque Lake Bled in Slovenia, and is the latest in […]

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Upcoming Magnetics Training Events In The USA

9. January 2010

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There are a couple of training events coming up in the next month or so, which anyone interested in learning more about the technical aspects of permanent magnets, magnetizing and testing might be interested in attending. The first takes places on the day before the Magnetics Conference in Orlando, Florida, and is being run by […]

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DMTC Hosts 2nd Annual Strategic Materials Conference

8. November 2009

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The Defense Metals Technology Center [DMTC], based in North Canton, Ohio, is hosting its 2nd Annual Strategic Materials Conference [SMC] during Feb 1-2, 2010 in Cleveland, Ohio. According to the DMTC Web site: The Defense Metals Technology Center (DMTC) was formed in January, 2007 in order to establish an industrial base capable of affordably producing […]

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21st Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Workshop [REPM10]: Call For Abstracts

6. November 2009

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21st Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Workshop [REPM10]: Call For Abstracts

Earlier today, I was pleased to learn that the Organizing Committee of the 21st International Workshop on Rare Earth Permanent Magnets and the Applications [REPM10] announced their first Call for Abstracts.  This meeting takes places in Bled, Slovenia from August 29 to September 2, 2010. Held every two years, the Workshop was inaugurated in 1974 […]

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The Critical & Strategic Metals Shindig

28. October 2009

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The Critical & Strategic Metals Shindig

I know I’ve been rather lax in following up on my last post here, sent just before the Critical & Strategic Metals Conference in Washington DC last week.  It was a most interesting event.  It gave many folks a chance to interact with other parts of the supply chain that they might not have directly […]

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Critical & Strategic Metals: The Big Pow Wow in Washington D.C.

19. October 2009

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I’m currently in Washington D.C., ahead of a three-day meeting called “Managing Supply Chain Risks for Critical & Strategic Metals”.  This meeting, co-chaired by Jack Lifton of Jack Lifton, LLC, and Lisa Reisman of Aptium Global, will no doubt be an interesting mix of discussions and participants.  It looks to cover rare earth metals, minor metals, platinum […]

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Permanent Magnet Topics At SMMA Fall Technical Meeting

3. October 2009

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The SMMA (Motor and Motion Association) Fall Technical Conference takes place Nov 3-5, 2009 in Arlington Heights, Illinois this year.  Dr. Stan Trout of Spontaneous Materials will be giving a half-day pre-conference seminar titled “Permanent Magnets Fundamentals“ in the afternoon of Nov 3.  As I’ve said before, Stan is one of the best instructors I know […]

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Guest Lecture: Fundamentals of Permanent Magnets – Denmark, Oct 9, 2009

22. September 2009

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Guest Lecture: Fundamentals of Permanent Magnets – Denmark, Oct 9, 2009

During my trip to Europe next month, I will have the honor of giving a guest lecture at Aalborg University’s Institute of Energy Technology, in Aalborg, Denmark.  Taking place in the afternoon of October 9, 2009, the lecture is titled ‘Fundamentals of Permanent Magnets: Materials, Basic Design Considerations & Applications“. Co-hosted by the local IEEE […]

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Seminar: Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications – Germany, Oct 12-13, 2009

22. September 2009

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Seminar: Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications – Germany, Oct 12-13, 2009

The UK Magnetics Society will host a seminar titled “Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications“, in Hanau, Germany, during October 12-13, 2009.  Hanau is the home of Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co KG [a.k.a. Vac], hosts and co-sponsors of the event, and is a 30 minute drive from Frankfurt’s main airport.  This will the second event […]

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Dates Announced For China Magnetics 2009 Conference

29. July 2009

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Dates Announced For China Magnetics 2009 Conference

Earlier today IntertechPira, the organizers of the China Magnetics Conference series, announced details of the 8th Conference in the series, to take place October 26-28, 2009 in Shanghai, China. The organizers indicate that this important event will bring together “all parts of the permanent magnets supply chain for an in-depth discussion of recent developments, as […]

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