The following is a list of major North American conferences, trade shows and expositions of general interest to the plastics industry. International events generally are listed in the first issue of each month, while regional shows, technical conferences, seminars and training meetings generally appear in the second issue of each month. Oct. 24-26-Technology 2005 in Chicago, sponsored by NASA, NASA Tech Briefs and the Technology Utilization Foundation. Contact (212) 490-3999.
Oct. 24-26-Plastics Fair Providence in Providence, R.I., sponsored by Advanstar Expositions. Contact (216) 826-2882.
Oct. 24-27-Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas, sponsored by the Automotive Parts & Accessories Association. Contact (301) 654-6664.
Oct. 25-27-SPI Polymeric Materials Producers Division meeting in Houston. Contact (202) 371-5200.
Oct. 30-31-TPOs in Automotive '95 in Novi, Mich. Contact Executive Conference Management Inc. at (313) 420-0507.
Oct. 30-Nov. 1-The Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration's biennial conference will be held in Philadelphia. Contact the institute in Hudson, Wis., at (715) 549-6342.
Oct. 30-Nov. 2-ASM Materials Week in Cleveland, sponsored by ASM International. Contact (216) 338-5151, ext. 700.
Oct. 31-Nov. 2-IBEC '95, the automotive International Body Engineering Conference, in Detroit. Sponsors are American Iron & Steel Institute, Alcoa Automotive Products, Detroit Center Tool Inc., DuPont Automotive, SAE International, TWB Co., GE Plastics, Modern Engineering and Utilase Inc. Contact (810) 558-5710.
Oct. 31-Nov. 2-ASM/TMS Materials Exposition in Cleveland, sponsored by ASM International and the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. Contact ASM at (216) 338-1733.
Nov. 1-PET Update '95 in Princeton, N.J. Contact Stan Sacharow at Packaging Group Inc. at (908) 636-0885.
Nov. 1-2-Nepcon Southeast '95 in Orlando, Fla., produced by Reed Exhibition Cos. of Norwalk, Conn. Contact (203) 840-5856.
Nov. 2-Competing with PET, an international seminar on alternatives to the use of PET in packaging, in Princeton, N.J. Contact Stan Sacharow at Packaging Group Inc. at (908) 636-0885.
Nov. 2-3-Healthpack '95 in Northbrook, Ill., sponsored by Technomic Publishing Co. Inc.'s Program Division. Contact (717) 291-5609.
Nov. 2-3-Magnetic & Optical Media Seminar in San Francisco, sponsored by the International Recording Media Association. Contact (212) 643-0620.
Nov. 2-3-Plastic Recycling Retec in Akron, Ohio, sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers. Contact Mike Gallagher, Bayer Corp., at (216) 873-3218.
Nov. 4-8-Polyurethane Manufacturers Association fall meeting in Pittsburgh. Contact (708) 858-2670.
Nov. 5-6-SPI Machinery Division fall conference in Alexandria, Va. Contact Walt Bishop at (202) 371-5230.
Nov. 5-7-Color Marketing Group fall international conference in Phoenix. Contact (703) 329-8500.
Nov. 12-16-Annual International Juvenile Products Show, in Dallas, sponsored by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association. Contact (609) 222-0008.
Nov. 13-14-Designing Parts & Products for Injection Molding seminar, sponsored by Injection Molding magazine, in Cincinnati. Contact (919) 933-2547
Nov. 13-17-Comdex computer electronics show in Las Vegas, sponsored by Interface Group. Contact (617) 449-6600.
Nov. 14-16-Autofact '95, factory automation conference and exposition, in Chicago, sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Contact (313) 271-1500.
Nov. 15-16-SPI Styrene Information & Research Center annual meeting in Washington. Contact (202) 371-5314.
Nov. 15-16-Auto Recycle '95 in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by Schotland Business Research Inc. Contact Schotland at (609) 466-9191.
Nov. 15-16-Plastic Bag Association annual meeting in Chicago. Contact (212) 661-4261.
Nov. 28-Western Moldmakers Trade Fair, sponsored by SPI's Western Moldmakers Division, in Orange, Calif. Contact (714) 261-6979.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1-World Glycols Conference in Houston, sponsored by the Independent Chemical Information Services-London Oil Reports. Contact ICIS-LOR in London at 011 44 (171) 404-7722.
Dec. 4-6-Functional Fillers for Thermoplastic & Thermosets in Houston, sponsored by Intertech Conferences. Contact (207) 781-9800.
Dec. 5-6-Flexible Packaging - Today and Tomorrow - A Business Strategy Forum in Chicago, sponsored by Gorham International Inc. Contact (207) 892-2216.
Dec. 11-13-Society of Automotive Engineers Global Vehicle Development Conference in Dearborn, Mich. Contact (412) 776-7131.