MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) will hold its 21st Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition on May 19-22, 2008, at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel in Valley Forge, PA.

The conference will include 27 sessions divided into three tracks: Emerging Technologies; Fundamentals and Applications; and Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. It will kick off with eight short courses, including Fundamentals of Liquid Filtration, Fundamentals of Air/Gas Filtration, Basics & Applications of Particle Characterization, Microfiltration Membranes, Ultrafiltration Membranes, Gas Solid Separation with Fabric Filters, Gas Solid Separation with Cyclones, and Wastewater Treatment/Sludge Dewatering.

For information on the conference visit www.afssociety.org/spring2008/.