The ASME 2010 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference to Open on July 18

Apr 20, 2010

by Nancy S. Giges ASME.org

NEW YORK, April 20, 2010 – The ASME 2010 Pressure Vessels and Piping (PVP) Conference, featuring a multidisciplinary technical program and special forums on nondestructive evaluation and software applications, will be held July 18-22, in Bellevue, Wash.

The Hyatt Regency Bellevue is the venue for the 2010 PVP Conference, which will explore the theme “Pressure Vessel Technologies for the Energy Challenge” and include presentations ranging from pipeline design and operations to computer applications and nanotechnology. Twelve general topics in all comprise the program for the conference, which will attract engineering experts from the worldwide power and process industries.

The plenary session on July 19 will include two presentations focusing on the management of materials degradation in pipeline structures and nuclear power plant safety in Korea. The plenary speakers will be Leonard J. Bond, Ph.D., of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Young-Jin Kim, Ph.D., of Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul.

The ASME 2010 PVP Conference also will feature a student paper symposium and competition and technical demonstrations of the latest products for nondestructive evaluation and computer-based design and analysis.

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