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2014
April
24
Formulation
Formulation
DSC Interpretation Made Easy for Polymer Developments
Wisely integrate DSC as a thermal analysis tool in your daily developments and extract valuable information (phase transitions, crosslinking, additive...
Jeffrey A. JansenPresented by
Jeffrey A. Jansen
April
29
Formulation
Formulation
FR Behavior Characterization in Practice
Assess efficiently effect of flame retardants on plastics’ fire behavior & thermal stability by running appropriate characterization methods (Cone Calorimeter,...
T Richard HullPresented by
T Richard Hull
May
6
Regulation
Regulation
Food Contact : Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made Easy
Demonstrate efficiently food contact compliance of your coatings & adhesives in a non-harmonized food contact area with an update on latest national...
Presented by
Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart
May
28
Formulation
Formulation
Natural Fibers - Compounding Best Practices
Find new ideas to pursue your green efforts with a fast & neutral review of natural fibers & biocomposites. Performance you can expect when using natural fibers...
Luis RocaPresented by
Luis Roca
June
5
Innovation
Innovation
Latest E&E Plastics for LED, Energy Storage, Miniaturized Devices
Structure your strategy and explore new routes to address growing demand in electronic devices (heat resistant materials, recycling & reuse…) by benefiting from...
Dr. Donald RosatoPresented by
Dr. Donald Rosato
June
19
Technology Focus
Technology Focus
Twin Screw Extrusion: Process Optimization
Gain the most out of twin screw extrusion process by optimizing the interactions between screw design, raw materials and process parameters (melt temperature,...
Luis RocaPresented by
Luis Roca
June
26
Formulation
Formulation
Impact Modification Strategies for Engineering Polymers
Get faster to the right balance between impact resistance and compatibility with other additives (color pigments, flame retardants…) by reviewing successful...
Chris DeArmittPresented by
Chris DeArmitt
July
2
Formulation
Formulation
DMA Interpretation Made Easy for Plastics & Rubber Developments
Gain confidence in interpreting DMA fingerprints and wisely use the results to evaluate performance (rigidity, ductility, compatibility..) of your polymer...
Mark DeMeusePresented by
Mark DeMeuse
July
3
Regulation
Regulation
EU Food Contact Regulation:
Migration Testing, Declaration of Compliance & Liability Issues

Get expert insight on best strategies to ensure compliance with EU Food Contact regulation:
  • Select and perform migration tests for optimal data generation...
  • Presented by
    Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart
    July
    10
    Innovation
    Innovation
    Latest High Heat Polymer Resins & Applications Advances
    Save time with a synthetic & neutral overview of the latest developments in high heat polymer resins and find-out new ideas for your future developments. You...
    Dr. Donald RosatoPresented by
    Dr. Donald Rosato
    August
    28
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Dispersing & coupling agents selection strategies for filled plastics
    Find the best dispersing/coupling agent to develop a competitive filled plastics formulation by going through the screening method that allows you to find the...
    Chris DeArmittPresented by
    Chris DeArmitt
    September
    10
    Formulation
    Formulation
    FTIR made Easy for Better Identification of Plastics
    Help attendees optimize their formulations by interpreting results of FTIR & extracting valuable information for identification, contamination & degradation of...
    Jeffrey A. JansenPresented by
    Jeffrey A. Jansen
    September
    23
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Searching & Mapping US Patents for Patentability (Part 1)
    Expand your skills at searching and mapping patents and reduce risk of missing an important one that could ruin your own patentability or freedom to operate by...
    Laurence PearsonPresented by
    Laurence Pearson
    September
    25
    Innovation
    Innovation
    Polymers in Photovoltaics: Innovations & Opportunities
    Identify how you could adapt your know-how in electronic and plastic materials to seize opportunities in the fast-growing solar energy market with expert...
    Dr. Donald RosatoPresented by
    Dr. Donald Rosato
    September
    30
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Cone Calorimeter: Quantifying Easily Flammability & Heat Release Rate
    Optimize your formulations for lower flammability by increasing your ability to interpret results properly:
  • Assess flammability improvements so you can ...
  • T Richard HullPresented by
    T Richard Hull
    October
    7
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Searching & Mapping US Patents for Freedom To Practice (Part 2)
    Failure to find and understand the claims in a competitor’s patent can result in expense in terms of law suits or lost business and lost opportunity in not...
    Laurence PearsonPresented by
    Laurence Pearson
    October
    29
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Design of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (Part-1)
    Add speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experiments with higher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...)....
    Rogier van DuinPresented by
    Rogier van Duin
    October
    30
    Innovation
    Innovation
    Bioplastic Tour: Latest Developments & Trends (9th Edition)
    Get fresh ideas to go even greener with your plastic developments thanks to an update on the latest material, manufacturing and application developments. Don’t...
    Dr. Donald RosatoPresented by
    Dr. Donald Rosato
    November
    12
    Methodology
    Methodology
    Design of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (Part-2)
    Add speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experiments with higher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...)....
    Rogier van DuinPresented by
    Rogier van Duin
    November
    19
    Regulation
    Regulation
    Impact of 'America Invents Act' on Patent Strategy
    Understand what 'America Invents Act' is all about, what is its effect on current patenting procedures and norms and how will it impact your patent strategy....
    Laurence PearsonPresented by
    Laurence Pearson
    December
    2
    Formulation
    Formulation
    Environmental Stress Cracking Prediction & Prevention
    Improve your plastic parts ESC resistance by predicting failure occurrence, analyzing its origin and implementing adequate prevention measures.
    Jeffrey A. JansenPresented by
    Jeffrey A. Jansen
    December
    11
    Innovation
    Innovation
    Electrically Conductive Polymers: Latest Development Opportunities
    Save time with a synthetic & neutral overview of the latest developments in conductive plastics & ICPs (ESD / EMI protection, RFID tags...) and find-out new...
    Dr. Donald RosatoPresented by
    Dr. Donald Rosato

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