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Conferences

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Make plans to be in Louisville, KY May 1 - 3 for AFS FiltCon 2023!
It will be an exciting time to be in Louisville, the week before the legendary and historic Kentucky Derby! 

A variety of short courses will be offered on Monday, May 1 beginning at 8:00 am. The courses are 4 hours in duration and set in small-classroom style settings with direct interaction with the industry's leading experts in the topic of the course. You will not find this level of expertise anywhere else!  Six courses will be offered Monday morning from 8 - 12 pm and six courses will be offered Monday afternoon from 1 - 5pm. FiltCon will also feature an optional dual tour Monday afternoon of the JCEM and AAF Flanders facilities.  Join us Monday evening for an optional networking event at the Louisville Slugger Museum. The evening will feature a networking reception and interactive activities in the museum followed by dinner and a plenary presentation. The Louisville Slugger Museum is approximately a 15 minute walk from the Galt House Hotel.

The conference begins Tuesday morning and features the following:

  • 3 Plenary presentations
  • 2 Panel sessions
  • 92 Technical presentation
  • Full Exposition
  • Student poster competition
  • Networking opportunities

Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations is open

We look forward to seeing you in Louisville in May!

The Benefits of Membership

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Individual Membership
Corporate Sponsorship
Consultant Membership

Become a member of AFS, and become part of the recognized global leader in the filtration & separations industry. Network with industry professionals from around the globe.

All employees of Corporate Sponsor companies qualify to receive member discounts.  View the 2023 Corporate Sponsor Brochure to review all benefits of corporate sponsorship. 

AFS members receive discounts to AFS FiltCon 2023, AFS Virtual courses (live), all AFS Learning Center content, as well as regional chapter meetings. Virtual chapter meetings are free for AFS members.  Individual membership is affordable at only $195/year.  Join AFS today!

Why Join AFS

AFS Learning Center


The new Learning Center provides unique filtration and separations training courses offered exclusively by AFS.  
Access virtual courses that can be purchased and viewed on-demand at your convenience, AFS conference proceedings, issues of the Fluid/Particle Separations Journal and One Minute Filtration Articles (OMFs).  AFS members receive a discount on Learning Center content.  OMFs are free to everyone!

How to use the AFS Learning Center:
  • If you are a new user, create a new account with a username (email address) and password
  • If you are an existing user, login with your username (email address) and password
  • Select from the top menu the content you wish to view
  • Virtual course, Conference proceedings and Journal descriptions (table of contents) may be previewed.
  • Click "Purchase" to purchase the course recording and handout for virtual courses, PDF presentations of Conference Proceedings and PDF journal issues
  • One Minute Filtration Articles (OMFs) are free for everyone