• AFRC Spring Meeting Agenda published

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The American Flame Research Committee (AFRC) in co-operation with the Institute for Combustion and Energy Studies, University of Utah, and Reaction Engineering International have published their agenda for the AFRC 2006 Spring meeting.
This meeting will be held at the University of Utah on 15th and 16th March 2006.  The agenda and meeting details can be downloaded from the University of Utah website – http://www.ices.utah.edu/afrc/, and from the IFRF Technical Event Calendar at: http://www.calendar.ifrf.net/event.html?id=160.
The IFRF take this opportunity to congratulate Chairman Adel Sarofim and the organisers on putting together this excellent and diverse programme with 23 presentations in sessions on:
  • IFRF overview
  • Emissions,
  • Low emissions combustion,
  • Boiler and furnace simulations,
  • Combustion in accidents involving transportation of explosives,
  • Oxyfuel and heterogeneous combustion.

IFRF Members should note that the first session gives them a good opportunity for to meet and put questions to the current director and the incoming director of IFRF as well as the new IFRF host.

The organizers encourage members and guests from industry, research organizations, universities and others engaged in research, development, and application of combustion technology for improvements related to combustion, pollution abatement and energy utilization to participate at this meeting.

Before the AFRC 2006 Spring Meeting, the TOTeM28 meeting, Mercury, Trace Metals, and Fine Particulates – Issues and Solutions, March 13-14, 2006, will be hosted in the same location.  You can find further information at this address: http://www.calendar.ifrf.net/event.html?id=155.  This provides potential participants to make an excellent technical combination.

BUT – remember that March 1st is last date for discounted registration and low accommodation rates – so go to the websites and register for both Now!

The meetings will be held at the University of Utah’s Heritage Center. Accommodations will be in the University Guest House, which is a short walk to the Heritage Center. The Guest House is also located near the UTA Trax line, which provides convenient access to downtown Salt Lake City.