NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter Technical Conference Announces Speakers

The NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter will hold its 10th annual Fall Technical Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, October 3-5.

The NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter will hold its 10th annual Fall Technical Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, October 3-5.

Chapter President Paul Skelton says the event brings together a community of metal finishing professionals to promote and advance the industry’s past, present and future.

The event schedule includes:

Wednesday, October 3

  • 1 – 1:30 p.m.: Registration
  • 1:30 p.m.: Opening Comments, Paul Skelton, president, NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter
  • 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: “Understanding NSS Testing for Improved Corrosion Performance,” Adam Blakeley, MacDermid-Enthone
  • 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.: “Process Optimization for NSS Testing of Electroless Nickel,” Douglas Hughes, MacDermid Enthone
  • 3:15 p.m.: Break
  • 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.: “EPA Region 5 Update for NC/SC,” Benjamin Stratton, Corrotec
  • 4:30 p.m.: Q & A, Open Discussion
  • 4:45 p.m.: Guests Dismissed/Check-In

Thursday, October 4

  • 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.: Registration
  • 8:30 a.m.: Opening Comments, Paul Skelton, president, NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter
  • 8:45 – 9:30: “Improving Your Finishing Operation Through Benchmarking,” Tim Pennington, Products Finishing
  • 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.: “Metal Finishing Environmental SC/NC Update,” Ethan Ware, Williams Mullen
  • 10:15 a.m.: Break
  • 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.: “NASF HQ Update,” Jeff Hannapel, NASF HQ/Policy Group
  • 11:15 – 11:30 a.m.: Q & A, Open Discussion
  • 11:30 a.m.: Attendees Dismissed

Friday, October 5, 2018

  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Registration
  • 9:00 a.m.: Opening Comments, Paul Skelton, president, NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter
  • 9:15 – 10:00 a.m.: “New Technologies in Barrel Processing of Chrome,” Brittany McKinney, Pavco
  • 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.: “Resolving Differences with a State Agency,” Marshal Taylor, DHEC
  • 10:45 a.m. Break
  • 11:00 a.m. – Noon: Conference Luncheon and “10 years Down Memory Lane,” Paul Skelton, president, NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter, and other chapter officers and community members

 

Social, Extracurricular Events and Group Outings

Wednesday, October 3

  • 8:00 a.m.: biganodes 4th Annual Go Big or Go Home Fishing Trip
  • 5:30 p.m.: Palmetto Southeast Chapter Hospitality Happy Hour
  • 7:30 p.m.: Dinner at Broadway at the Beach

Thursday, October 4

  • 12:30 p.m.: Palmetto Southeast Chapter Golf Outing at Whispering Pines Golf Course
  • 6:00 – 7:30 pm: Social and Happy Hour
  • 7:30 p.m. - Dinner at Murrells Inlet on the water/beach

Friday, October 5

  • 11:00 a.m. - Keynote Luncheon, sponsored by NASF Palmetto Southeast Chapter

For information, contact Paul Skelton at paul.skelton@biganodes.com or Kevin Helton  at khelton@crossairllc.com.