The PMI 2007 Fall Meeting: Safeguarding Our Resources
The importance of safeguarding our precious resources formed the foundation for the Fall 2007 PMI Meeting which was held October 7-10 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Washington, DC. PMI President Ken Martin, Director, Commercial of Delta Faucet Company welcomed 68 attendees, four spouses, 21 speakers, 12 guests and four trade press representatives to this year’s meeting. Following the Board of Directors’ meeting on Sunday, October 7, a "First Time Attendee and New Members" reception gave special attention to these individuals. Mr. Martin acknowledged them at the General Membership meeting on Sunday evening. He recognized Tom White of Haws Corporation and Pete DeMarco of American Standard for their service as members of the PMI Board of Directors. The General Membership meeting concluded with a preview of the following days’ events.
The conference’s grand finale was a Wednesday, October 10 morning session devoted to the expanding role of Nanotechnology throughout Industry with presentations by Dr. Robert Shull of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Phil Reynolds of BYK-Chemi USA and Dr. Alan Rae of NanoDynamics.