Registration is now open for the 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC). This year’s conference will take place Sept. 22 – 24 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas. You can save $200 with early registration, which is available through Friday, August 29.
Check out the video above for an exciting preview of what the 2014 conference has in store — then register today!
Polyurethane Innovation Award
This is your opportunity to showcase your work before hundreds of industry professionals. During the conference’s closing session on Sept. 24, CPI will present its annual Polyurethane Innovation Award. The prestigious award is determined by votes cast by attendees during the Opening Session on Sept. 22. Nominations for this year’s award will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 18.
Download the Polyurethane Innovation Award rules and entry form.
Expand your network
Don’t miss our annual industry reception and Table Top Exhibition on September 23, which will give attendees an opportunity to showcase their products and connect with prospective customers. Nearly 1,000 polyurethanes professionals attended last year’s conference and events, making this the premier networking opportunity of the year!
Make your company presence known
Companies interested in increasing their profiles or highlighting their technologies can take advantage of sponsorship opportunities at the conference. Exciting, new sponsorship opportunities available this year include video screens throughout the conference hotel, a large screen on the clock tower in the center of the hotel atrium, and the PDP. A variety of other sponsorship opportunities and Table Top Exhibits are still available, but are going fast.
Don’t wait – click here for more information about sponsorships and Table Top Exhibits. Make sure everyone knows that you are there.
Become a polyurethane expert
Get your notebooks and pens ready – it’s time for study hall! For many years, the Polyurethanes Technical Conference has delivered educational courses, which make up the Professional Development Program (PDP). For just an additional $200, attendees gain unlimited access to courses that increase and expand your knowledge of polyurethane. Course topics 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. Courses will begin on September 21 and end on September 23.
In addition to the PDP courses, and at no extra cost for conference attendees, there will be a special interest pre-conference workshop titled, “Introduction to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Issues Relative to Diisocyanates” on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We’ll see you there!
Check out the conference website for more details. Early registration is open through August 29 – don’t miss this opportunity to make connections at the polyurethane event of the year.