CompositesWorld reports that early bird registration and hotel discount deadlines are very near for its Carbon Fiber 2013 conference, Dec. 9-12 at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville in Knoxville, Tenn., USA.
Sponsored by C.A. Litzler, Harper International, Knoxville Oak Ridge Innovation Valley, A&P Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Toho Tenax America Inc., Oak Ridge Carbon Fiber Composites Consortium and Izumi International Inc., the conference includes a preconference seminar and a free tour of the Oak Ridge Carbon Fiber Technology Facility.
Hotel rooms at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville are available at the discounted rate of $99/night. The deadline to take advantage of the discounted rate is Friday, Nov. 15.
The early bird conference fee of $1,395 ($895 for government/academic professionals) is available through Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Visit Carbon Fiber 2013 for more information about the conference, registration, hotel and conference agenda.
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