The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) will host its 60th Polyurethanes Technical Conference to highlight the latest, innovative polyurethanes technology and discuss the most pressing issues facing the industry today. As the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America, CPI’s annual conference convenes technical experts, industry leaders, and downstream users for a unique convergence of scientific presentations, professional networking, and regulatory insight.
Call for Papers and Posters
Each year, the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) issues a call for papers and a call for posters to be presented at the annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference.
The 2017 Polyurethanes Technical Conference will host paper presentations and a poster session describing the latest research and technical developments for all of the important polyurethane industry sectors. Criteria for the acceptance of technical paper and poster abstracts include originality and relevance of the topic.
Adhesives & Sealants
Coatings & Elastomers
Chemistry & Fundamentals
Renewable Content Polyols
March 17, 2017
Final Paper (if accepted):
June 30, 2017
August 4, 2017
At the Closing Session of the Conference, awards are presented recognizing the best presentation of a technical paper in a technical session and the best presentation of a technical poster in its technical category. Awards for best presentation of a technical paper in a technical session are based on both technical merit and the quality and effectiveness of the presentation of the information. Best Poster awards are based on technical merit and the effectiveness of the display. Paper presentations and posters will be judged by a panel of technical and industry experts. Presentations not accompanied by a technical paper are not eligible for a Best Paper Presentation Award. 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 no later than June 30, 2017.
Before you submit a paper or poster abstract, please read the following. . .
Your submission will not be reviewed and will be rejected if it:
For posters only: CPI will provide an 8' wide x 4' high board for your poster, with a table beneath it to distribute literature. Poster presenters are responsible for the shipping and installation of their posters. All posters must be installed by 10:00 AM on Monday, October 2, 2017. Posters must remain on display until the close of the conference. Poster presenters are responsible for removing their posters at the close of the conference. Upon acceptance of an abstract, you will receive complete instructions on your paper or poster.
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