Call for Posters

The 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference will take place September 22-24, 2014, at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas.

Each year, the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) issues a call for papers and a call for posters to be presented at the Polyurethanes Technical Conference. Our Technical Conference is one of the premier industry events for manufacturers and processors of polyurethane-based products as well as producers and suppliers of downstream and end use polyurethane products in North America. The 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference hosts paper presentations and a poster session describing the latest research and technical developments for all of the important polyurethane industry sectors.

Papers and posters may address breakthrough technology in any of the topics below:

  • Automotive
  • Appliances/Cold Chain
  • Construction
  • Furnishings
  • Recreation
  • Clothing
  • Medical
  • Packaging

    Product Areas:
  • CASE
  • Adhesives & Sealants
  • Coatings & Elastomers
  • Binders
  • Flexible Foam
  • Rigid Foam
  • Thermoplastic Polyurethanes
  • Chemistry:
  • Chemistry & Fundamentals
  • Diisocyanates
  • Renewable Content Polyols
  • Blowing Agents
  • Flame Retardants
  • Release agents
  • Catalysts

  • Processing Innovations
  • Equipment

    Issue Areas:
  • Combustibility
  • EHS
  • Energy efficiency
  • Sustainability/Recyclability
  • Transportation

  • DEADLINES            

    Paper Abstracts:            
    February 18, 2014 (extended)            

    Final Paper and             
    Power Point             
    if accepted:
    June 18, 2014            

    Poster Abstracts:            
    August 22, 2014            

    Criteria for papers and posters include originality and relevance of the topic, effectiveness of the speaker, and clarity of the presentation. Papers are judged on both technical merit and the quality and effectiveness of the audio and visual display. Papers and posters will be judged by a panel of technical and industry experts.

    CPI prides itself on a quality conference. In order to stay on schedule for the conference, authors whose abstracts have been accepted for paper submission must submit the paper, Power Point presentation and a signed copyright form by no later than June 18, 2014.