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Attendees during a technical session at the 2019 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. (Source: CPI)

10. September 2021

CPI: Full programme for 2021 Polyurethanes Technical Conference now available

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced that the full programme for the upcoming 63rd Polyurethanes Technical Conference, the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America, is now available. The event schedule – including descriptions, session organisers, moderators, and presentations for each session – can be found here. The conference will take place 5 – 7 October 2021 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, USA.

According to CPI, with 16 technical sessions and 70+ presentations covering topics from automotive to sustainability and regulatory issues to CASE, the event has something for everyone. The Polyurethanes Technical Conference offers exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, along with an outstanding line-up of technical sessions featuring technical and regulatory updates. These technical sessions are designed to showcase the most important and relevant topics and trends facing the polyurethanes industry, including the latest innovations, advancements and applications for polyurethanes, and end-use markets ranging from automotive, construction, coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers.

Schedule:

October 5, 2021
    • Opening Session, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM, Plenary Session
    • Table Top Exhibition & Poster Session Open, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM, Expo
    • Emission Reductions in Flexible and Rigid Foam, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Chemistry & Digitalization, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Sustainability and End-of-Life Management for Polyurethanes, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Rigid Construction, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Industry Reception, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM, Evening Activities

October 6, 2021
    • Table Top Exhibition & Poster Session Open, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Expo
    • Global Automotive VOC Panel (Part 1), 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • CASE: Coatings, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Sustainability in Raw Materials in the Polyurethanes Industry, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Chemistry & Fundamentals, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • CASE: Elastomers and Binders, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Global Automotive VOC Panel (Part 2), 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Environment, Health and Safety Issues, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions
    • Blowing Agents, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Technical Sessions

October 7, 2021
    • Table Top Exhibition & Poster Session Open, 8:00 AM-10:30 AM, Expo
    • Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF), 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, Technical Sessions
    • Global Regulatory Roundtable, 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, Technical Sessions
    • Innovations in Automotive PU, 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, Technical Sessions
    • Flexible Foam, 8:00 AM-11:00 AM, Technical Sessions
    • Closing Session & Awards Luncheon, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, Plenary Session

CPI said it is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for the Polyurethanes Technical Conference. CPI has adopted, and encourages all attendees to adhere to, preventative measures in accordance with guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that can reduce potential risks regarding Covid-19 at the event. In addition, CPI said it will observe all applicable requirements imposed by federal, state, or local health and other governmental authorities for the locality of Aurora, CO, in which the event is taking place. The responsibility for a safe and healthy environment is shared among the organisers, the venue, and those attending. The 2021 Polyurethanes Technical Conference is currently being planned as an in-person event. Should current plans change, information will be posted on the CPI website.

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