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February 2019 International Activated Carbon Conference (IACC-43)

Orlando, FL Conference and Courses

43rd CONFERENCE: February 21-22 in Orlando, Florida


CARBON COURSES: February 17-24


• Hotel:
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

September 2019 International Activated Carbon Conference (IACC-44)

Pittsburgh, PA Conference and Courses

44th CONFERENCE: September 26-27 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

CARBON COURSES: September 23-29


• Hotel:
Airport Hilton Garden Inn
9600 University Blvd
Moon Township, PA 15108
Group Rate

Past International Activated Carbon Conference Proceedings available for $235

• Pittsburgh, PA - IACC-42: September 20-21, 2018

• Orlando, FL - IACC-41: February 22-23, 2018

Each of these Conference Proceedings includes: the attendees list, abstracts of speakers, poster presentations, vendor products and services.

Seeking Nominations for Activated Carbon Hall of Fame Awards

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. Lignin-Activated Carbon Improved Adsorption of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyls

2. Activated Carbon Pores Filled and Unfilled Using GAED and GC/MS Identification of Adsorbates

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

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

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

6. GAED Comparison Of Two AC Carbon Cloth Materials

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

8. Lot to Lot variations in activated carbon

9. GAED Performance Comparison of Loose AC and Air Filter AC

10. Activated Carbon Advanced Test Methods

11. Standard Test Methods To Solve Problems

NOTE: Some 6,000 samples have been fully characterized for physical adsorption of organic compounds in aqueous-phase and gas-phase activated carbon applications. Contact Henry Nowicki Ph.D/MBA

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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 provides testing, courses and consulting at the client's time and place, and twice a year carbon conferences.

PACS Positions Available

Laboratory chemist for activated carbon group. Will train!

PACS has positions available for professional scientific service providers, and has provided these services for over 38 years. PACS will accept proposals for short courses, consultants, activated carbon conference directors for focused conference subjects, and other needed services. New ideas are welcomed.

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Coraopolis, PA 15108


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