The following is a list of technical meetings, courses and seminars of interest to the plastics industry. Jan. 23-26-The Society of Plastics Engineers' seminar series at the Westin Hotel in Cincinnati. Topics include injection molding, tooling, die design, thermoforming, part design, flexible PVC, plastic materials and processes. Contact (203) 775-0471.
Jan. 30-Feb. 1-Strategies for Complying with Operating Permit Programs Under Title V of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments seminar and workshop in Cincinnati, sponsored by the Composites Institute. Contact (212) 351-5410.
Feb. 6-9-Product Package/Interaction and Compatibility at the Michigan State University School of Packaging. Topics include fundamental polymer properties applicable to food packaging; sorption, migration and permeation processes; flavor and aroma scalping; and package-induced degradation reaction of packaged food products. Contact Robert D. LaMoreaux at (517) 355-3603.
Feb. 15-17-Inherently Conductive Polymers at the Westin Hotel Copley Place in Boston. Contact Advanced Polymer Courses at (617) 479-5587.
Feb. 22-24-Innovations in Color Science and Pigment Technology, a symposium sponsored by the International Pigment Society, will be held at the Stouffer Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Fla. Topics include pearlescent and fluorescent colorants and the latest in new pigment research. Contact (813) 822-8458.
Feb. 22-24-Additives '95 will be at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Topics include compatibilizers and interfacial agents, pigments and colorants technology, and fire retardants and flammability. Co-sponsored by Executive Conference Management Inc. and Ciba Additives. Contact (313) 420-0507.
Feb. 22-24-The Society of Plastics Engineers Extrusion Workshop at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Austin, Texas, will cover extrusion technology and some advanced statistical techniques. Contact (203) 775-0471.
Feb. 22-24-Transpack 95, the international symposium on transport packaging, at the Hilton Hotel in Disney World Village in Orlando, Fla. Contact the Institute of Packaging Professionals at (703) 318-8970.
Feb. 26-March 1-Polyolefins IX, sponsored by the South Texas Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers, at the Wyndham Hotel in Houston. Presentations will cover polymerization and catalysts, post-reactor processes, analysis and control, additives, fillers and modifiers, molding and extrusion, films and fibers and safety regulations. Contact (713) 723-8606.
Feb. 27-March 1 - Production Injection Molding Manufacturing Techniques Workshop, sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers, will be held in at the Ontario Hilton Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Contact (203) 775-0471.
Feb. 27-March 1-Polymer Process Engineering for Mechanical Engineers, sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Houston. Contact (212) 705-7161.
Feb. 27-March 1-Fracture Mechanics for skills development and understanding of fatigue and fracture calculations, is sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The course will be held at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Houston. Contact (212) 705-7161.
Feb. 27-March 1-Principles of Packag in San Juan, Puerto Rico, sponsored by Michigan State University School of Packaging. Contact (517) 355-3603.