Course Dates, Schedule & Location

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

2017 Dates for the Comprehensive Industrial Course

Course 1 March 20-24
Course 2 June 19-23
Course 3 August 14-18
Course 4 October 23-27


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 Doubletree by Hilton Memphis Downtown.  All participants are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.  Room reservations should be made NO LATER THAN 21 days in advance.


SpringHill Suites Memphis Downtown
85 West Court Avenue
Memphis TN, 38103
Phone 901-522-2100

Springhill Suites registration website

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Memphis Downtown
185 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-528-1800

Doubletree registration website

Contact Us

Harry Kochat, PhD
Phone: (901) 448-1440
Cell: (210) 378-3068
Fax: (901) 448-6092