11/12/2014

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CPI requests papers and posters for 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

[image_0]The CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference is the leading technical industry event for suppliers, manufacturers and processors, as well as for companies that use and innovate with polyurethane products. Each year, the conference addresses the latest in breakthrough technology through its paper and poster programme. Deadline for the submission of paper abstracts is 2 February 2015. Poster abstracts are due 3 August 2015. Submission instructions and guidelines for development of papers and posters can be found at www.showmanagement.us/pu2015/. Papers can address innovations and developments involving polyurethane chemistry or uses, including new polyurethane products or applications; raw material or additive innovations; or breakthroughs in equipment design or operation. Papers and posters also may focus on issues associated with the manufacture, use, handling, transportation, disposal, and end-of-life of polyurethanes, as well as health, environmental, and product stewardship issues. Regulatory and legislative topics, code and standard developments are also welcome as paper and poster topics. Papers and posters may address breakthrough technology in any of the example topics below: Applications: AutomotiveAppliances/Cold ChainConstructionFurnishingsRecreationClothingMedicalPackaging Product Areas: CASEAdhesives & SealantsCoatings & ElastomersBindersFlexible FoamRigid FoamThermoplastic Polyurethanes Chemistry: Chemistry & FundamentalsDiisocyanatesRenewable Content PolyolsBlowing AgentsFlame RetardantsRelease AgentsCatalysts Process: Processing InnovationsEquipment Issue Areas: CombustibilityEHSEnergy EfficiencySustainability/RecyclabilityTransportation Criteria for paper and poster abstracts include originality and relevance of the topic. Paper and poster abstracts will be judged by a panel of technical and industry experts. Paper presentations are judged on both technical merit and the quality and effectiveness of the speaker, and clarity of the presentation. Awards will be presented at the conference to recognise outstanding papers and posters in the various categories.

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