Advanced Registration for 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference to End Soon
More than 775 polyurethanes professionals have already registered for the conference.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–September 17, 2012–The 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference is just around the corner, and attendees have a chance to save $100 with advanced registration. Hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference will take place Sept. 24 to 26 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta.
"More than 775 people have taken advantage of the savings and already registered for the conference, with more signing up every day," said Lee Salamone, senior director of CPI. "We are looking forward to strong turnout and excellent technical presentations this year. The Polyurethane Professional Development Program remains popular as always, and there is a lot of excitement surrounding about our keynote speaker, ACC's Cal Dooley. It's going to be a great event."
Technical Papers and Posters
The 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference will feature more than 60 technical papers as well as 26 poster presentations. Papers and posters address a variety of issues, including breakthrough technologies in polyurethane markets or chemistry, new solutions for renewable content, or advancements in product areas such as rigid foam insulation or elastomers. They may also highlight environmental and stewardship issues, such as product emissions and end-of-life management. This wealth of technical content provides leaders and professionals with an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, technical developments and issues affecting the global polyurethanes industry. To learn more about the technical content at the conference, see the advanced program via the link provided below.
Polyurethane Professional Development Program (PDP)
Attendees have an opportunity to learn from the industry's top experts during this unmatched education and training opportunity. Course topics include introductory polyurethane chemistry; introductory polyurethane technology and products; markets and applications; sealants, adhesives and binders; elastomers and coatings; processing equipment; raw material testing, specifications and performance; and physical testing of polyurethane foams. To participate in the PDP, participants must register for the conference. PDP tuition is a single payment of $150, which includes course materials, whether attending one or more courses. PDP registration and detailed outlines of each course are available via the links provided below.
Keynote Speaker Cal Dooley
ACC President and CEO Calvin M. Dooley will deliver the keynote address at this year's opening session. Mr. Dooley represented the 20th District of California as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 to 2004 and served on the House Agriculture Committee, as well as the House Resources Committee. In Atlanta, he will discuss the latest news and trends in today's chemical industry, including ACC's advocacy work on chemical regulation reform and energy policy.
Conference Discount and Hotel Information
Attendees can save $100 by registering online in advance of the conference. Onsite registration is available at the regular registration prices only. To register for the conference, or to reserve a hotel room, please use the links provided below.
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About The American Chemistry Council: ACC represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care®, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $760 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation's largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation's critical infrastructure.
About The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council: CPI promotes the sustainable development of polyurethanes. Our members are U.S. producers or distributors of chemicals and equipment used to make polyurethane or manufacturers of polyurethane products.