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The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference, the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America, offers the unique convergence of industry expertise, professional networking, and regulatory insight. Fostering both technical and professional development, the Polyurethanes Technical Conference is the premier destination to preview the polyurethanes technology of tomorrow and key information for today.
The 59th annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference returns to Baltimore, Maryland, from Monday, September 26, to Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
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The exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of technical education sessions will showcase the most important and powerful topics our industry has to offer.
Our session speakers include some of the brightest minds in emerging polyurethanes technology, and our regulatory speakers hail from governing bodies from North America and beyond. From professional development and technical discussions about chemistry, to big-picture analysis and key learning’s about recent industry trends, the Polyurethanes Technical Conference proves that the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America is also the most innovative. » Register Now!
Call for Posters
You can now submit your abstracts for Technical Papers and Posters online for the 2016 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. Visit the website
here to view deadlines, criteria and to submit yours today! Technical Papers and Posters may address breakthrough technology in any of the following:
Applications: Automotive, Appliances/Cold Chain, Construction, Furnishings, Recreation, Clothing, Medical, Packaging
Areas: CASE, Adhesives & Sealants, Coatings & Elastomers, Binders, Flexible Foam, Rigid Foam, Thermoplastic Polyurethanes
Chemistry: Chemistry & Fundamentals, Diisocyanates, Renewable Content Polyols, Blowing Agents, Flame Retardants Release Agents, Catalysts
Process: Processing Innovations, Equipment
Areas: Combustibility, EHS, Energy Efficiency, Sustainability/Recyclability, Transportation
The deadline is February 1, 2016, with final papers and presentations due June 13, 2016. Poster Abstracts will be due on August 1. Please remember to read the criteria outlined on the website, and look for CPI to update our
Conference website in the coming weeks with more information.
Polyurethane Innovation Award
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) is proud of our industry’s continued leadership in innovative solutions and advances in technology. Each year, CPI sponsors the Polyurethane Innovation Award program, which highlights the role that innovation plays in the polyurethane industry and recognizes companies and individuals whose vision and perseverance bring new products, technologies and initiatives to the marketplace. CPI presented the most recent Innovation Award at the 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center, Orlando, FL.
» View the 2015 winner |
» View the 2015 finalists
Polyurethane Professional Development Program
In addition to the technical sessions, the conference will feature CPI's 13th annual Polyurethane Professional Development Program (PDP). Course topics may include introductory polyurethane chemistry; technology; markets and applications; adhesives, sealants and binders; coatings and elastomers; equipment; raw materials, testing, specifications and performance; and physical testing of foams.
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