Calendar of Events

Spring AGC Day

March 28 2017 | All Day

The IWRC's Iowa Air Emissions Assistance Program (IAEAP) is looking forward to speaking at the Spring Associated General Contractors of Iowa Day on March 28 in West Des Moines. IAEAP staff will be sharing information about air quality 101 including what members can do to improve air quality, what is needed to comply with regulations, and how the IWRC and IAEAP can help.

Biocycle East Coast

April 4 2017 | All Day

Dan Nickey and Jennifer Trent are heading out east this Spring to join over 400 industry professionals at Biocycle East Coast in Baltimore, MD.

BiocycleIn addition to attending the show, we're excited to share that Jennifer has been selected to present about the work she has been doing with Iowa schools to reduce food waste. She'll be speaking on Wednesday, April 5 from 1:45 - 3:30.

 

Food Citizen Symposium 2017

April 14 2017 | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Lamoni campus will host the Food Citizen Symposium in Carol Hall on April 14th. Speakers scheduled to present include our very own Dr. Daniel Platt and co-founder of the Seed Savers Exchange, Diane Ott Whealy. See the full list of speakers at http://www.graceland.edu/sustainability/symposium.

Register before March 24th and be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of 3 prize packages each valued at $75. You can register online at the following link https://forms.graceland.edu/sustainability/SymposiumReg.cfm

Contact Jen at abraham@gracelande.edu for more information.

Hannover Messe 2017

April 24 2017 | All Day

Our VirtualPaint distributor, Canescens BV, will be attending the Hannover Messe conference in Hanover, Germany in April. Check them out in Hall 6, Stand B57.

VirtualPaint combines our proprietary software with state-of-the-art tracking hardware and a real (customized) spray gun to create an on-screen virtual environment for spray painter training. The realism and functionality of the system are uncanny and can best be compared to simulator airline pilot training.

Automechanika Birmingham

June 6 2017 | All Day

VirtualPaint is heading to the U.K. for Automechanika!

Canescens BV, our Europe, Middle East and Africa distributor, will be at stand 18E4 showcasing the VirtualPaint, a painter training system that combines our proprietary software with state-of-the-art tracking hardware and a real (customized) spray gun to create an on-screen virtual environment. The realism and functionality of the system are uncanny and can best be compared to simulator airline pilot training.


Automechanika Johannesburg Innovation AwardThrow back to May 2015 at Automechanika Johannesburg when VirtualPaint received the Innovation Award!

The judges panel for the Automechanika Johannesburg trade show awarded VirtualPaint with an Innovation Award for its lifelike simulation technology that will help to quicken the training and evaluation of spray painters, promoting fast learning through its ability to provide instant feedback and by eliminating traditional requirements such as spray booth time.

Midwest Food Recovery Summit

September 6 2017 | All Day

The Midwest Food Recovery Summit's purpose is to provide you with the education, insight and connections needed to help ensure food is used as it's meant to be - as a resource. Focusing on all sources and all uses from source reduction and donation to feeding animals, industrial uses and compost.

Speakers from all over the country will showcase what's working and what still needs work. 

Join us for (inspiring keynotes, educational breakout sessions, networking opportunities, workshops) throughout the entire summit.

Who you can expect to hear from, meet and see:

  • Biodigestors
  • Composting facilities
  • Haulers
  • Food rescue organizations
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Regulatory entities
  • Retail food stores
  • Food establishments