Course Dates, Schedule & Location


2015 Dates for the Comprehensive Industrial Course

Course 3 August 3 – 7
Course 4 October 5-9
Course 5 November 2 – 6

2016 Dates for the Comprehensive Industrial Course

Course 1 April 11-15
Course 2 June 13-17
Course 3 August 15-19
Course 4 October 31- November 4


Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday : 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Hotel shuttle from designated hotel will start dropping participants to the Plough Center from 7:30 AM till 8:00 AM and take participants back when the days schedule is over. If you would like to drive please make sure you arrive by 8:00 AM. Parking details will be provided in the welcome packet sent 2 weeks prior to the course start date.

(All times are US Central Time)


All courses will be held on the campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. The laboratory program will be held in the Plough Center Laboratories at 3 North Dunlap St., Memphis, TN  38163.

A block of rooms has been reserved for course participants at the Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown.  All participants are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.  Room reservations should be made NO LATER THAN 21 days in advance.


Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
300 North Second Street
Memphis, TN  38105
Hotel Main Line:  901-525-1800
Fax:  901-523-7842

Visit the Crowne Plaza registration website to make a reservation and book a room. 

If you have any trouble making your reservations please call:
Kelsie Cain
Sales Manager at the Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown

Contact Us

Frank Horton,
Interim Director
Phone: 901-448-6096
Fax: 901-448-6092