Airport Transportation

Philadelphia Airport (PHL)

The Philadelphia International Airport is the closest and most convenient airport located approximately 45 minutes from TA’s office.

New Jersey Airport (EWR)

Another option is to fly into Newark,NJ-International Airport (EWR) and take the Amtrak Train to Wilmington Station(WIL) – which is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes by train.

From Wilmington Station, you can take a taxi to the hotel (approximately 15 minutes from hotel below).  Taxis are typically available outside of the train station.  See below for other taxi options.


Ground Transportation

Delaware Express

Airport transportation can be booked through Delaware Express.  Click HERE to make a reservation online and get TA’s corporate rate.

Taxi Service

A convenient way to book a taxi is to download one of these Smartphone Apps: UBER OR LYFTBoth offer reliable transportation for 1 to 6 passengers, booked directly from your phone.  Reservations should be made just before departure, no pre-booking available.

Meeting Transportation

TA Instruments will provide transportation each day to/from the Christiana Hilton and the meeting, as well as group dinners.




Hotel reservations will be made after submitting your Arrival and Departure Dates via the registration form. Reservation numbers will be emailed by Michelle Jackson.

Breakfast coupons will be provided at check-in. The full hot breakfast is included as well as the omelet station. Coupons will be collected at the restaurant each morning by the Host.



Attire is business casual/professional.

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Contact Information

For questions, please contact your TA Instruments Regional Director, or meeting coordinator:

Michelle Anne Jackson, via email at

MONDAY (05/013/2019)

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8:30 AM 8:45 AM Welcome
8:45 AM 9:15 AM Summary of the Day
9:15 AM 10:00 AM What’s NEW in Thermal Product Line?
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM 11:30 AM Recap on Discovery SDT, DSC, TGA
11:30 AM 12:30 PM Hyphenated Techniques and Advanced accessories
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM 2:15 PM Tour
2:15 PM 3:15 PM New Product Demo
3:15 PM 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM 5:15 PM Thermal Competition


TUESDAY (05/14/2019)

Start End Item
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Summary of the Day
8:45 AM 9:15 AM Recap on DHR Technology
9:15 AM 10:15 AM NEW DHR Accessories and Applications
10:15 AM 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM 11:45 AM DHR Competition
11:45 AM 12:15 PM Recap on ARESG2
12:15 PM 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM 2:30 PM Demo (DHR accessories, RPA, ARESG2)
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Rubber Industry, TA Rubber Technology
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM 5:00 PM Rubber Competition
6:00 PM 8:30 PM Group Dinner


WEDNESDAY (05/15/2019)

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8:30 AM 8:45 AM Summary of the Day
8:45 AM 10:00 AM Dilatometry Overview and It’s Market
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM 11:00 AM DIL Competition
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Rubotherm and HPTGA Product Overview and Applications
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM 2:30 PM Thermal Conductivity Product Overview
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM 3:45 PM Thermal Conductivity Competition
3:45 PM 4:15 PM TA Quality Assurance
4:15 PM 5:00 PM Lab open for TPP Products


THURSDAY (05/16/2019)

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8:30 AM 8:45 AM Summary of the Day
8:45 AM 9:45 AM Updates of AITC and NDSC
9:45 AM 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM 10:45 AM TAM Air Updates
10:45 AM 11:15 AM Microcalorimetry Competition
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Lab open for MC Products
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM 2:00 PM DMA850 and Various DMA Applications
2:00 PM 3:15 PM Demo (DMA850, RSAG2 & DMA3200)
3:15 PM 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM 4:30 PM Service Updates
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Marketing Updates


FRIDAY (05/17/2019)

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8:30 AM 8:45 AM Summary of the Day
8:45 AM 9:00 AM Dos and Don’t’s for Sample Submission
9:00 AM 10:00 AM ElectroForce for Materials
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM 12:00 PM ElectroForce for Biomaterials and Medical Devices
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM 1:45 PM Lab open for ElectroForce Products or Any questions
1:45 PM 2:45 PM Q&A
2:45 PM 3:00 PM Wrap Up


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