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Steels for Gear Applications

December 5-7, 2018 | Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, FL

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Course Description

Learn to make use of steel properties in a system solution and understand the potential that different steel options can offer for their various applications. Explore how performance of the material and thus the component and system depends on how the steel is produced.


Classes are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Learning Objectives

·         Describe how material properties affect the performance of their applications

·         Apply their understanding of steel properties in an application

·         Have a broader knowledge base to support choosing materials suited to application requirements

·         Discuss how to verify and specify required steel properties

·         Describe and apply the concepts presented


Continuing Education Units: 2.0

Who Should Attend

Gear engineers, gear designers, material specialists or metallurgists at OEMs, Tier 1s, Tier 2s etc, production engineers, technicians and managers 

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Cancellation and Payment Policy

Payment must accompany this form. All cancellations must be in writing and received by AGMA 14 days prior to the class start.  A $200 U.S. processing fee will be assessed for each cancelled registration that results in a refund after the 14-day period. A substitution or schedule change fee of $50 when substituting one student for another or moving the current student to another AGMA course after the 14-day period. A 50% refund will be issued if cancellation occurs on or after the class start date.

Hotel Info

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
1150 Gulf Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

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The hotel cut-off date is November 12, 2018

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Non-Member Rate

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Lily Kamjou

Lily Kamjou is a Senior Specialist in Ovako’s Industry Solutions Development department. In her current role, she focuses on application development specializing in the powertrain area. Kamjou joined Ovako in 2008 and is based at the company’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. She has held a variety of positions in the automotive sector including working with the highly demanding market for diesel injection systems. Kamjou has a master’s degree in materials engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Stockholm) and a bachelor’s degree in social science from Stockholm University.

Patrik Ă–lund

Patrik Ölund is head of group research and development at Ovako. Educated at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Stockholm,Sweden (1985-1990). He worked at the Swedish Institute for Metals Research (1990-1995) doing research relating to inclusions,fatigue and heat treatment. In 1995 he joined Ovako in the research department, which he now heads. Ölund is the winner of the Kami Prize 2013, presented to a distinguished scientist whose research has become the basis of a technical development within the Swedish steel and metal industry.