Advanced Filtration Technologies Conference – Expo

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The AFS will host the Spring Conference at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY., April 10 – 13, 2017.  The technical part of the conference will feature 6 plenary presentations, 18 technical tracks to include 72 presentations and a student poster competition.  The expo will feature 8 x 10 booths conveniently located adjacent to the conference rooms.

Plenary Speakers

  • Phil Whitaker, CEO AAF Flanders
  • Paul Marold, President of Lydall Performance Materials, Inc.
  • Christian Hassmann, Global Director of Filtration, Johns Manville
  • Andreas Wiegmann, CEO Math2Market GmbH
  • Pius Trautmann, Director Engineering Truck Business, MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
  • Bob Burkhead, President Blue Heaven Technologies

New for this conference, Blue Heaven Technologies will co-sponsor an optional networking event on Monday, April 10 at the Churchill Downs.  It will be a true Kentucky experience you won’t want to miss.  Bob Burkhead will give a plenary talk at the dinner.

Optional tours will also be available at the conference.  A tour of the Evan Williams Distillery will be offered on Monday afternoon from 3:00 – 4:00 pm.  The Distillery is a few short blocks from the Galt House.  Thursday morning, tours to Blue Heaven Technologies and JCEM will be offered.  Learn more about the tours and the schedule on the Tours tab in the Conference portal of the website.

The AFS is turning 30 in 2017!  Come celebrate with us during the networking reception Tuesday evening in the exhibit hall from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  We will have celebratory offerings during the reception to celebrate AFS!

Make plans to exhibit at the AFS Spring Conference in Louisville.  Showcase your company’s products or services in front of your existing and potential new customers.  View the exhibitor and sponsor prospectus on the exhibits tab of the conference portal to sign up as an exhibitor.  Bring additional exposure to your company by sponsoring an event or conference giveaway.  There are opportunities to fit every budget.

The conference will be filled with outstanding educational and networking opportunities.  We look forward to welcoming you to Louisville next April!

Conference Chairs,

Rahul Bharadwaj – AAF Flanders

Martin Lehmann – MANN+HUMMEL GmbH

Jeni Wong – Johns Manville