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2016 International Activated Carbon Conference and Activated Carbon School

Orlando, FL Conference and Courses

37th CONFERENCE: February 25-26, 2016 in Orlando, Florida

CARBON COURSES: February 22-24; 27-28, 2016



• Sonesta Suites
8480 International Drive
Orlando FL 32819
Nearby restaurants and entertainment. Lovely pool and newly remodeled.
Reservations: 800-SONESTA 800-766-3782
Group Rate "IACC16"
$135 One bedroom suite
$169 Two bedroom and two bath suite

Pittsburgh, PA Conference and Courses

38th CONFERENCE: September 15-16, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

CARBON COURSES: September 12-14; 17-18, 2016


• Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel
1160 Thorn Run Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Group rate. Hotel reservations: The Sheraton 1-888-627-8526

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PACS Course Cities:

PACS can provide courses and consulting at the client's time and place in addition to the monthly public schedule in major cities.

State-of-the-Art Activated Carbon Test

Gravimetric Adsorption Energy Distribution (GAED)

Application Notes:

1. Full GAED Characterization with Vapor-phase Comparison of Extruded Wood Carbon

2. Full GAED Characterization with Aqueous-phase Comparisons of Fresh 1 (DD-314), Spent 1 (DD-315), Fresh 2 (DD-316), Spent 2 (DD-317)

3. GAED Determination of AC in Fly Ash from Coal Fired Electric Power Plants

4. GAED Comparison Of Two AC Carbon Cloth Materials

5. Selecting the best activated carbon for a drinking water plant

6. Lot to Lot variations in activated carbon (work-in-progress)

Other GAED Topics

General GAED Summary

Have You Tried a GAED?

GAED Instrument Commercialization

Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Services

Activated Carbon Research Tools

Mercury Sorbent Opportunity

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For laboratory testing and consulting and software, contact Dr. Henry Nowicki at:

For Carbon Conferences, Short Courses in public sessions or at your time and place contact Barbara Sherman at:

PACS also provides testing, courses and consulting at the client's time and place.

PACS Positions Available

Laboratory chemist for activated carbon group.

PACS has positions available for professional scientific service providers, and has provided these services for over 34 years. PACS will accept proposals for short courses, consultants, conference directors for focused conference subjects, and other needed services. New ideas are welcomed.

One-day courses cost $995, two-days $1995, three-days $2395.

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409 Meade Drive
Coraopolis, PA 15108


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