Fundamentals of Titanium Continuing Education Workshop
The ITA is offering the Fundamentals of Titanium / Titanium the Ultimate Choice workshops in both an online and in person format.
This comprehensive workshop will provide attendees with detailed
information on the types, uses, and properties of common titanium
alloys. Attendees will leave with an understanding of applied titanium
Objectives & Content:
Fundamentals of Titanium will prepare you to present and work effectively with job related functions that involve titanium. You will receive a complete overview of titanium and a thorough grounding in its metallurgy, characteristics, properties and uses. As part of the course, ITA will provide attendees with a comprehensive study guide to serve as reference tools to utilize the information as needed in the workplace.
To take the Online Fundamentals of Titanium Course, Click here
Upcoming, In person workshops:
Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
At the TITANIUM USA 2020 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, IL, USA
Titanium the Ultimate Choice
Titanium the Ultimate Choice: (3-hour lecture with discussion)
This is a condensed version of the comprehensive Fundamentals of
Titanium workshop which will provide attendees with working knowledge
and common terminology of the types, uses, and properties of common
titanium alloys. Attendees will leave with an understanding of basic
titanium metallurgy fundamentals.
Titanium the Ultimate Choice will prepare you to present and work
effectively with job related functions that involve titanium. Especially
recommended for those new to the industry or for sales representatives
interested in gaining familiarity with titanium with a quick grounding
in its metallurgy, characteristics, properties and uses.
click here to register!
About the Instructor
Donald E. Larsen
President, International Titanium Association
Chairman, International Titanium Foundation
President, KineTic Engineering
Donald E. Larsen is currently President of KineTic Engineering a consulting firm that provides expertise across the Titanium industry. Prior to this he spent over 30 years at Howmet Aerospace/Arconic retiring in 2018 as Vice President, R&D, General Manager Advanced Manufacturing for Arconic. In this role, he was responsible for leading R&D and production teams working on priority titanium technology projects, including 3D printing and advanced manufacturing activities. He also served as a liaison to the Arconic Technical Center (ATC) and Arconic’s Whitehall Technology Center. Don retired in Q3 of 2018 and temporarily took on the role of Interim Plant Manager Ti-Ingot Operation and Director of Special Projects.
Don joined the Howmet Aerospace in 1988 and served in a number of roles focused on the research, development and production of titanium products. He has also held operational and sales and marketing roles with the company.
Don has a master’s degree in metallurgical engineering from The Ohio State University, and is the holder of 11 U.S. patents. He has published more than 30 technical articles in the field of titanium.