HOUSTON - The annual Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium for 2020 has been canceled, Turbo Lab director Eric Petersen said in an email to exhibitors.
The event was scheduled for Sept. 15-17 in Houston, with short courses on Sept. 14, but like many other events, has been called off due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Petersen said a virtual version of the event, likely in early December, would be held in its place with details to follow.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced the formation of a Health and Safety Task Force to guide its efforts in ensuring the well-being of exhibitors, attendees, industry peers, and AEM members and staff at association-run exhibitions and events.
Washington, D.C. – In recognition of National Public Works Week, the American Public Works Association (APWA) hosted a virtual interactive briefing for Congress, Public Works: Essential Before, During and Beyond the Pandemic. The brief was held in cooperation with U.S. House of Representatives Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).
CHICAGO - The Water Environment Federation has released a document for those interested in its annual conference and technical exhibition, WEFTEC, set for Oct. 3-7 in New Orleans. Obviously, the coronavirus has canceled other trade shows. As of now, WEFTEC is still on and there will also be virtual options. Go here for registration information.
MINExpo 2020 has been pushed back to 2021 due to the coronavirus. The event is normally held every four years. Here is a report from the National Mining Association:
When officials in Huntington Beach, Calif., became concerned whether enough ventilators would be available to treat the anticipated surge in COVID-19 patients, the city turned to Blue-White Industries, a local manufacturer of chemical metering pumps, flowmeters and water treatment accessories.