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The following is a list of global conferences, trade shows and expositions of general interest to the plastics industry.

2010

Aug. 2-6 — CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Traverse City, Mich.

Center for Automotive Research

tel. 734-929-0464

fax 734-662-5736

e-mail dschilz@cargroup.org

Aug. 4-6 — ICE South America

Sγo Paulo

Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd.

tel. 44-1727-814-400

fax 44-1727-814-401

e-mail info@ice-south-america.com

Aug. 4-7 — IDSA International Conference & Gallery

Portland, Ore.

Industrial Designers Society of America

tel. 703-707-6000

fax 703-787-8501

Aug. 15-17 — Petroleum Packaging Council Fall Meeting

Chicago Petroleum Packaging Council

tel. 949-369-7102

fax 949-366-1057

e-mail ppc@atdmanagement.com

Aug. 19-20 — Polymerupdate Global Petrochemical Conference

Mumbai, India

Polymerupdate

tel. 91-22-3040-8821-25

fax 91-22-3040-8826

e-mail conferences@polymerupdate .com

Sept. 7 — PV Production Forum

Valencia, Spain

European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference/International Photovoltaic Equipment Association

tel. 407-856-9100

e-mail ekus@ipvea.com

Sept. 7-9 — SPE European Conference on Medical Polymers

Belfast, Ireland

Society of Plastics Engineers

tel. 44-1962-736-495

fax 44-7500-829-007

e-mail khately@4spe.org

Sept. 13-15 — SPE TPE TopCon

Akron, Ohio

Society of Plastics Engineers

tel. 203-740-5452

fax 203-775-8490

e-mail lskyle@4spe.org

Sept. 14-15 — Medical Grade Polymers

Philadelphia

Applied Market Information LLC

tel. 610-478-0800

e-mail mk@amiplastics-na.com

Sept. 14-15 — Mid-South Design-2-Part

Huntsville, Ala.

The Job Shop Co.

tel. 800-225-4535

e-mail webinfo@d2p.com

Sept. 14-16 — CAD Retec

Nashville, Tenn.

Society of Plastics Engineers, Color & Appearance Division

tel. 203-740-5452

fax 203-775-8490

e-mail lskyle@4spe.org

Sept. 14-16 — Sustainable Packaging Forum

Phoenix

Packaging Strategies

tel. 610-935-2183

fax 610-436-6277

e-mail meetings@packstrat.com

Sept. 15-16 — SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

Troy, Mich.

Society of Plastics Engineers, Automotive & Composites Divisions

tel. 248-244-8993

fax 248-244-8925

e-mail spe_automotive_detroit@spe automotive.com

Sept. 15-17 — SPI Fall 2010 National Board Meeting

Washington

Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

tel. 202-974-5224

e-mail sdouglas@plasticsindustry.org

Sept. 18 — SPI Workshop at SPE Thermoformers Annual Conference

Milwaukee

SPI

tel. 202-974-5200

e-mail spi@plasticsindustry.org

Sept. 18-21 — SPE Thermoforming Conference

Milwaukee

Society of Plastics Engineers

tel. 203-775-0471

fax 203-775-8490

e-mail info@4spe.org

Sept. 20-21 — CMAI Plastics Processors Conference & Workshops

Chicago

Chemical Market Associates Inc.

tel. 281-752-3215

e-mail dsilva@cmaiglobal.com

Sept. 20-24 — Moulds Event

Marinha Grande, Portugal

Centimfe

tel. 351-244-545-600

fax 351-244-545-601

e-mail events@mouldsevent.com

Sept. 21-24 — Automation

Mumbai, India

IED Communications Ltd.

tel. 91-22-2207-567

fax 91-22-2207-4516

e-mail beni_ied@yahoo.co.in

Sept. 22-24 — Automotive Plastic Part Design

Dearborn, Mich.

ETS Inc.

tel. 248-539-0473

e-mail info@ets-corp.com

Sept. 28-29 — Greater New York Design-2-Part Show

Secaucus, N.J.

The Job Shop Co.

tel. 800-225-4535

e-mail webinfo@d2p.com

Sept. 28-30 — Plastec Midwest

Rosemont, Ill.

Canon Communications LLC

tel. 310-445-4200

fax 310-996-9499

Sept. 28-Oct. 1 — Foams 2010

Seattle

Society of Plastics Engineers

tel. 203-775-0471

e-mail kto4spe@mac.com

Sept. 29-30 — OrthoTec Europe

Zurich

Canon Communications LLC

tel. 44-1638-508-4777

e-mail orthoteceu@cancom.com

Oct. 3-6 — Wood-Plastic & Natural Fiber Composites

Charlotte, N.C.

Principia Partners

tel. 505-466-3749

fax 484-214-0172

Oct. 4-5 — Applications Seminar on Web Handling

Stillwater, Okla.

Oklahoma State University's Web Handling Research Center

tel. 405-744-9217

fax 405-744-5369

e-mail linda.rogers@okstate.edu

Oct. 6-7 — Greater Ohio Design-2-Part Show

Akron, Ohio

The Job Shop Co.

tel. 800-225-4535

e-mail webinfo@d2p.com

Oct. 6-8 — PET Strategies

New Orleans

Packaging Strategies/BNP Media

tel. 847-405-4127

fax 248-283-6616

e-mail cherylp@packstrat.com

Oct. 11-13 — Biopolymers Symposium

Denver

IntertechPira

tel. 202-309-7296

e-mail john.buss@pira-international .com

Oct. 11-14 — SAMPE Fall Technical Conference

Salt Lake City

Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

tel. 626-331-0616, ext. 610

e-mail priscilla@sampe.org

Oct. 12-13 — Stretch & Shrink Film

Atlanta

Applied Market Information LLC

tel. 610-478-0800

e-mail mk@amiplastics-na.com

Oct. 14 — Plastics Industry Strategy Seminar

Houston

Applied Market Information LLC

tel. 610-478-0800

e-mail mk@amiplastics-na.com

Oct. 14-15 — Symposium 2010

Williamsport, Pa.

Plastics SourceNet

tel. 877-736-7527

fax 470.320.5248

e-mail psn@pct.edu

Oct. 18-19 — Adding “Bio” for Greater Product Value: Biocontent and Biodegradability Solutions

Madison, Wis.

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development

tel. 800-462-0876 or 608-262-2061

fax 608-263-3160

e-mail eagan@epd.engr.wisc.edu

Oct. 18-20 — Vinyltec

Iselin, N.J.

Society of Plastics Engineers, Vinyl Plastics Division, Palisades, N.J., Section

tel. 203-740-5452

fax 203-775-8490

e-mail lskyle@4spe.org

Oct. 19 — Mold Making & Mold Design MiniTec

Milwaukee

SPE Mold Making & Mold Design Division

tel. 817-271-3574

fax 817-431-5341

e-mail ppsltd@airmail.net

Oct. 20-21 — Southern California Design-2-Part Show

Long Beach, Calif.

The Job Shop Co.

tel. 800-225-4535

e-mail webinfo@d2p.com

Oct. 26-27 — Thermoplastic Elastomers Conference

Cologne, Germany

iSmithers & Smithers Rapra

tel. 44-1939-250383

fax 44-1939-252416

e-mail sgarrington@ismithers.net

Oct. 27-Nov. 3 — K 2010

Dusseldorf, Germany

Messe Dusseldorf North America

tel. 312-781-5180

fax 312-781-5188

e-mail info@mdna.com

Oct. 31-Nov. 3 — Pack Expo International

Chicago

Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute

tel. 703-243-8555

fax 703-243-8556

e-mail expo@pmmi.org

Nov. 3-4 — New England Design-2-Part Show

Marlborough, Mass.

The Job Shop Co.

tel. 800-225-4535

e-mail webinfo@d2p.com

Nov. 4 — New England Rubber & Plastics Group Fall Technical Meeting

Sturbridge, Mass.

NERPG and CT Rubber Group

tel. 508-867-7731

e-mail woodmanc@vibram.us

Nov. 5 — Petrochemical Seminar

Rio de Janeiro

Polyolefins Consulting LLC

tel. 732-951-8710

fax 732-951-8711

e-mail info@polyolefinsconsulting.com

Nov. 8-Oct. 9 — PETnology Europe

Nuremberg, Germany

PETnology/tecPET GmbH

tel. 49-941-870-2374

fax 49-941-870-2373

e-mail info@petnology.com

Nov. 9-10 — Latin America PET Packaging Markets & Technologies

Mexico City

Centre for Management Technology

tel. 65-6346-9145

fax 65-6345-5928

e-mail hanfen@cmtsp.com.sg

Nov. 10-12 — Feiplar Composites & Feipur

Sγo Paulo

Artsim Grupo

tel. 55-11-2899-6381

e-mail consultoria@artsim.com.br

Nov. 16-18 — SPI Processors Conference

Dallas

Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

tel. 202-974-5216

e-mail nfreiburg@plasticsindustry.org

Nov. 17-18 — Southeast Design-2-Part Show

Raleigh, N.C.

The Job Shop Co.

tel. 800-225-4535

e-mail webinfo@d2p.com

Nov. 17-19 — Compamed

Dusseldorf, Germany

Messe Dusseldorf GmbH

tel. 49-211-4560-444

fax 49-211-4560-8548

e-mail kochm@messe-duesseldorf.de

Nov. 22-23 — Plastics in Automotive Glazing

Frankfurt, Germany

European Plastics News

tel. 44-20-8253-9621

e-mail jnoakes@crain.com

Nov. 26-28 — Autoplas 2010

Pune, India

Plexium

tel. 91-98-2254-8426

fax 91-20-2665-0220

e-mail info@plexiumindia.com

Dec. 1-2 — Minerals in Compounding

Atlanta

Applied Market Information LLC

tel. 610-478-0800

e-mail mk@amiplastics-na.com

Dec. 1-2 — Plastics Caps & Closures

Brussels

European Plastics News

tel. 44-20-8253-9621

e-mail jnoakes@crain.com

2011

Jan. 8-11 — Arabplast 2011

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Messe Dusseldorf GmbH/Al Fajer Information & Services

tel. 971-4-340-6888

fax 971-4-340-3608

e-mail jeen@alfajer.net

Jan. 12-15 — International Builders' Show/Nextbuild

Orlando, Fla.

National Association of Home Builders

tel. 847-940-2393

e-mail nahb@experient-inc.com

Jan. 20-24 — Plastivision India 2011

Mumbai, India

All India Plastics Manufacturers Association

tel. 91-22-6777-8899

fax 91-22-2825-2295

e-mail office@aipma.net

Feb. 1-3 — BioPlastics - Reshaping an Industry

Las Vegas

Innoplast Solutions Inc.

tel. 973-446-9531

e-mail yash.khanna@innoplastsolutions .com

Feb. 1-3—Thermoplastic Concentrates

Phoenix

Applied Market Information LLC

tel. 610-478-0800

e-mail mk@amiplastics-na.com

Feb. 2-4 — Composites & Polycon

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

American Composites Manufacturers Association

tel. 703-525-0511

fax 703-525-0743

e-mail info@acmanet.org

Feb. 8-10 — Plastec West

Anaheim, Calif.

Canon Communications LLC

tel. 310-445-4200

fax 310-996-9499

Feb. 11-12 — Indian Medical Devices & Plastics Disposables

Ahmedabad, India

Medical Plastics Data Service

tel. 91-98-2545-7563

fax 91-79-2675-4867

e-mail mpds00@vsnl.com

Feb. 15-17 — SPE Asiatec

Tokyo

Society of Plastics Engineers

tel. 203-740-5452

e-mail lskyle@4spe.org

Feb. 22-24 — Sustainability in Packaging

Orlando, Fla.

Pira International/Packaging Digest

tel. 2072-309-7296

e-mail john.buss@pira-international.com

Feb. 23-24 — High Performance Plastics Conference

Cologne, Germany

iSmithers

tel. 44-1939-250-383

fax 44-1939-252-416

e-mail areeves@ismithers.net

March 1-2 — Plastics Recycling 2011

New Orleans

Resource Recycling Inc.

tel. 503-233-1305, ext. 117

fax 503-233-1356

e-mail cara@resource-recycling.com

March 1-3 — Package Design & Development Summit

St. Petersburg, Fla.

Packaging Strategies

tel. 610-935-2183

fax 610-436-6277

e-mail meetings@packstrat.com

March 6-8 — International Home & Housewares Show

Chicago

International Housewares Association

tel. 847-292-4200

fax 847-292-4211

March 6-9 — Plastics News Executive Forum 2011

Summerlin, Nev.

Plastics News

tel. 330-865-6103

fax 330-836-2365

e-mail lwhelan@crain.com

March 15-16 — MassPlastics

Fitchburg, Mass.

North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce

tel. (978) 353-7600 x 234

fax (978) 353-4896

e-mail dick@massplastics.com

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