04/22/2014

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SPI issues call for presentations for the ‘Business of Plastics' conference

Proposals must be posted at www.npe.org/call-papers by 1 May 2014. Business of Plastics conference sessions will take place on all five days of SPI's NPE2015 show, which will be held from 23 - 27 March 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, USA. Presentations may take the form of papers, panel discussions, or other formats. Categories and topics for which SPI is soliciting presentations include: Material Sciences: Sustainable Materials; Polymers; Soft-Touch; Effects through Additives; and Advanced Materials.Legal and Regulatory Affairs: Advocacy; Regulatory Issues; Safety; Global Economics Update.Accelerated Product Development: CAD; CAE; Metrology; Rapid Prototyping; Tooling.Substrate Enhancement Effects (Coatings): Substrate Adhesion; Cosmetic Decorating; Functional Coatings; Printed Electronics.Advanced Manufacturing: Equipment / Machinery; Process Plant Upgrade; Multifields of the Future; Simulation; Product Life Cycle Evolution.3D Printing (at NPE3D): Legal and Regulatory; Source Options / Safety Materials; Software Development Update; Business Systems Impact. "Participating in the Business of Plastics conference offers companies and thought leaders an opportunity to share their expertise before an unparalleled audience during the plastics industry's premier show,” said Michael P. McGee, chairman of the NPE2015 Content Committee and general manager of Advanced Polymers. SPI is encouraging submissions from end-use markets such as appliances, automotive, building and construction, electrical and electronics, medical, and packaging, including both processors and brand owners in these sectors. Details on topics and submission guidelines are posted at www.npe.org/call-npe2015-papers. Information is also available from Carla Haus at SPI by emailing educate@npe.org.

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