05/08/2014

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CPI announces keynote speaker for 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

"We are honoured to have Mr. Wadhwa deliver this year's keynote address,” said Lee Salamone, Senior Director of CPI. "His insights on developing industry leaders and the future of science and technology are particularly important as the polyurethanes industry works to develop products that that people use daily around the world.” Vivek Wadhwa is considered one of the 40 most influential minds in tech, according to Time magazine. His expertise is in engineering education, the globalisation of innovation, diversity in business, American competitive advantages in entrepreneurship and university-research commercialisation. Wadhwa is currently a fellow at the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, director of research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, and Vice President of Academics and Innovation at Singularity University. Wadhwa will deliver the keynote address during the Opening Session on Monday, 22 September 2014. During the Opening Session, attendees will also hear from CPI Senior Director Lee Salamone and 2014 Conference Committee Chair Paul Duffy, who will officially open the conference and introduce this year's Innovation Award finalists. Tom Feige, CPI Steering Committee Vice Chair, will provide an update on CPI's latest activities and discuss the future of the polyurethanes industry. The conference features more than 60 technical presentations by industry experts and government officials. 

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