ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Expo

(November 5-11, 2005)Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, FL. Technical program includes engineering research presentations broken down into 600 sessions covering nearly 50 fields. Keynote speaker is Col. Mike Mullane, NASA shuttle astronaut and novelist who was recently inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame. Registration is accepted through Nov. 4 and ranges from $25?$700, depending on how much of the program a person registers for. One-day attendance ranges from $425?$625.