ALD’s 9th Vacuum Metallurgy Conference & Workshop
“Taking Flight with Premium Melting Techniques”
November 10th – 13th 2020 in Seattle, WA, USA

ALD is pleased to announce our 9th Vacuum Metallurgy Conference & Workshop to be held November 10 – 13, 2020 at The Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA, USA including the Boeing Everett Factory Tour.

Our conference & workshop is focused on operational aspects of premium melting, re-melting, casting and atomization techniques and systems most interesting to ALD’s customers and suppliers.

We encourage our attendees and sponsors to share their experiences by presenting a paper.

One day will be held in The Museum of Flight itself overlooking Boeing Field. Attendees will have general admission access to their spectacular galleries during the conference breaks. Furthermore, we will feature the Boeing Everett Factory Tour, a one-of-a kind opportunity to view 747, 767, 777 and 787 Dreamliners on the assembly line before they take off to the sky.

The preliminary program is as follow:

  • Tuesday 10th Nov. 2020: Arrival Seattle (SEA), registration, hotel TBD, welcome reception
  • Wednesday 11th Nov. 2020: Technical Conference at The Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA
  • Thursday 12th Nov. 2020: Technical Conference at Boeing Future of Flight, including Boeing Everett Factory Tour
  • Friday 13th Nov. 2020: Tour of Seattle area TBD

Further information regarding detailed program and accommodation will follow.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

The Museum of Flight, Boeing Field, Seattle
ALD’s Technical Conference on Wednesday will be held at The Museum of Flight, overlooking Boeing Field.
www.museumofflight.org
www.museumofflight.org/Explore-The-Museum/galleries
Address: 9404 E. Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108-4097, Phone 1-206-764-5700

ALD’s attendees will have general admission access to this spectacular collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft during extended breaks. Audio guides are available in English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Russian.

Well over 100 famous aircraft and spacecraft on display include a Lockheed M-21 Blackbird – the world’s fastest airplane, the first Air Force One, B-17, B-29, B-52, Concord, A-6E Intruder, F-18 Hornet, Fokker Dr. I Triplane (The Red Baron’s Plane), Harrier Jump Jet, Messerschmitt Bf-109, MiG-21, Shuttle fuselage trainer, Apollo Command Module trainer, P-51 Mustang, Piper Cub, a Soyuz flown to the ISS and other actual aircraft and reproductions back to the earliest days.

The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight’s collection is considered one of the best air and space museum collections in the world.

Photo & Text: Courtesy of The Museum of Flight

Apollo 007A

The Museum of Flight’s Apollo Command Module is the first production-line capsule delivered to NASA for testing and training.

Photo & Text: Courtesy of The Museum of Flight

Lockheed M-21 Blackbird

Conceived nearly 50 years ago, Blackbirds remain the fastest and highest flying air-breathing production aircraft ever built.

Photo & Text: Courtesy of The Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight’s collection is considered one of the best air and space museum collections in the world.
Photo & Text: Courtesy of The Museum of Flight

Boeing Future of Flight / Boeing Everett Widebody Factory Tour
ALD’s Technical Conference on Thursday will be held at Boeing Future of Flight, including a tour at the Boeing Everett Widebody Factory.
www.futureofflight.org
www.futureofflight.org/boeing-tour-seattle
Address: 8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo, WA 98275, Phone 1-800-464-1476

Boeing Future of Flight is one Seattle’s most-loved, premier attractions. Located just 25 miles north of Seattle, the Boeing Tour is a one-of-a kind opportunity to view 747, 767, 777, and 787 Dreamliners on the assembly line before they take to the sky.  ALD has arranged a small-group guided factory tour!

Boeing Everett Widebody Factory

Photo: Courtesy of Boeing Future of Flight

Boeing Assembly Plant
777 Line

Photo: Courtesy of Future of Flight

Boeing Assembly Plant
777 Line

Photo: Courtesy of Future of Flight

If you are interested in attending our Conference and Workshop, please fill in this Registration Form.

Nearby airport:
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
https://www.portseattle.org/sea-tac

We recommend taxi, Uber/Lyft or light rail to the Westlake Station downtown.
https://www.portseattle.org/page/public-transit-link-light-rail

Transportation:
A rental car is not required since all the transfers during the workshop will be provided by ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH.

Hotel:
To be announced.

Accommodationarrangement is ongoing and we will advise to our participants the selected hotel with reservation code for your self-registration as soon as available.