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Concord Road, Marlboro,Massachusetts. Time:Check-in, 9:30 a.m.; shotgunstart at 10:00 a.m. Cost: Golf, lunch, and dinner,$140/player; golf only, $100; dinneronly, $60. Send reservations (checkpayable to ENE-SPE) by September30to Kara Goeken, Avery Dennison,224 Industrial Rd, Fitchburg, MA01420Phone:+1 508-461-7353Email:goeken.kara@yahoo.com.Oct. 17.Joint meeting of Akronand ClevelandSections. Subject: MiniTec: "NanotechnologyDevelopments and CommercializationActivities in Ohio." Site:Martin Center, Univ. of Akron,Akron, Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.Oct. 18.Lehigh ValleySection.Subject:Plastics Recycling-Entrepreneurial Opportunities (sixspeakers from start-up businesses inthe field of plastics recycling)Site:Alumni Hall, Rooms 130C&D, Northampton CommunityCollege, Greenpond Road,Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Time:1:30-6:00 p.m. Contact:Patrick Kelley,pkelley@northampton.edu.Nov. 3.Akron Section joint meet-ing with Akron Council ofEngineering and Scientific Societies(ACESS). Subject: Awards NightSite:Guy's Party Center, CuyahogaFalls, Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.Nov. 7. Detroit Section Boardmeeting. All SPE members are invited to attend. Subject: Committee reports andplanning of activities, includingscholarships, contests, communica-tions, conferences, meetings, newslet-ters, and networking eventsSite:American Chemistry Council(ACC), 1800 Crooks Road, Troy, MI48084. Time:5:30 p.m. Cost:No charge, but advance reser-vations are required. Contact:Section President BobPetrach, Safety TechnologyInternational, +1 248-618-6809; orDawn Stephens, +1 248-244-8993.Dec. 12.Joint meeting of Akronand ClevelandSections. Subject: Christmas gatheringSite:Martin Center, Univ. of Akron,Akron, Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.Jan. 16, 2012. Joint meeting ofAkron and ClevelandSections.Subject: Akron Polymer Systems.Speaker: Matt Graham, VP BusinessDevelopmentSite:Martin Center, Univ. of Akron,Akron, Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.Feb. 13, 2012.Joint meeting ofAkron and ClevelandSections.Subject:New Robotics Technology.Speaker:John Campbell, RangerAutomation SystemsSite:Harry's Steakhouse, Cleveland,Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.Mar. 12, 2012.Joint meeting ofAkron and ClevelandSections.Subject:Silicon DispensingTechnology. Speaker:From Fluid AutomationSystemsSite:Harry's Steakhouse, Cleveland,Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.Apr. 16, 2012.Joint meeting ofAkron and ClevelandSections.Subject: Flexible Electronics.Speaker: Xiong Gong, University ofAkron, Polymer EngineeringSite:Martin Center, Univ. of Akron,Akron, Ohio. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.May 7, 2012.Akron Section.Subject: Dinner and meetingSite:Aeros Park. Contact:Tony Dean, +1 330-929-9916.OTHER UPCOMINGEVENTSOct. 3-5.Polymer Problem Solvingvia Excellence in Analytical SciencesSite:Newark, New Jersey, USA.Contact:InnoPlast Solutions, Inc.,+1 973-446-9531Email: info@innoplastsolutions.comWebsite: www.innoplastsolutions.com.Oct. 4-5. One-day and/or two-dayseminar(s) on Fundamentals ofUltrasonic Plastic Welding & JointDesign and Hands-on EquipmentTraining & Weld ProcessOptimization. (SPE members: askFor reduced rates.) Site:Headquarters of HerrmannUltrasonics, Bartlett, Illinois, USA.Contact:Herrmann Ultrasonics,Inc., 1261 Hardt Circle, Bartlett, IL60103, USA Phone:+1 630-626-1626Fax:+1 630-736-7514Email: training@herrmannultrason-ics.comWebsite:www.herrmannultrasonics.com.Oct. 11-12. High PerformanceThermoplastics and CompositesFor Oil & Gas Applications 2011(iSmithers technical briefing)Site: Houston, Texas, USA.50| PLASTICS ENGINEERING | OCTOBER 2011 | www.4spe.orgindustryEVENTS north america