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5th Annual George Arbocus Education Course – Sustainability

October 19 @ 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Registration: https://buytickets.at/philadelphiastle/1013441

In-person Meeting Details: Networking @ 11:30AM, Lunch @ 12:00PM
Hybrid Meeting starting @ 12:45PM EDT. A link to the meeting will be provided to registered virtual attendees at 8:00 AM EDT on Thursday, October 19th.

The STLE Philadelphia Section is proud to announce that the 5th Annual George Arbocus Education Course will be held on Thursday, October 19th starting at our usual time of 1:00 PM. The meeting will be held at Sandy Run Country Club in Oreland PA. Our October Education course will honor friend George Arbocus and will feature 3 expert speakers on the topic of Sustainability.


12:45 PM Introduction and Announcements – Neil Canter, Program Chair, STLE Philadelphia Section

1:00 PM – Dr. Michael Stapels, R&D Technical Manager, Kao Chemicals GmbH; “Sustainability, a balancing act between marketing and science – Where does the lubricant industry stand today?”

1:40 PM – Dr. Brajendra Sharma (BK), Research Chemist, USDA; “A Step Towards Sustainability: Biofuels and Biolubricants

2:20 PM – Break

2:35 PM – Swapana Jerpoth, Graduate Student, Rowan University;Strategic Optimization of Pipeline Flushing Operations for Sustainable Packaging Operations in Lube Oil Blending Plants”

2:50 PM – Neil Canter, Principal, Chemical Solutions; “2023 STLE Trends Report – Opportunities for Tribologists”

Registration: https://buytickets.at/philadelphiastle/1013441

  • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT BY END OF DAY ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 16TH: Lecture & Buffet Style Lunch: $40 ($20 retirees and unemployeed colleagues)
  • REGISTRATION AFTER 10/16/2023:
    • Lecture & Buffet Style Lunch: $45 ($20 retirees and unemployed colleagues), including walk-in registration
    • Lecture Only: $20 (includes those attending virtually)
  • Day-of Registration will be available on 10/19/2023 until 12:00PM

We request contributions be made to the STLE Philadelphia Scholarship Fund


October 19
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Philadelphia STLE


Sandy Run Country Club
200 E. Valley Green Road
Oreland, PA 19075 United States