Friday, October 6, 2017
9:30 am (Meet at Corporate Research Center)
12:00 pm (Luncheon at Preston’s)


Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC)

2270 Kraft Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060


  1. We can take a maximum of 25 attendees on the VT tour; the first 25 eligible responses will make the list
  2. Parking is free at the VT CRC; transportation will be provided during the tour and lunch
  3. Please arrive promptly to the VT CRC so that we may leave from there on time for the VT Tour.
  4. We will plan to tour:
    1. Advanced Manufacturing Team labs
    2. Macromolecular Materials Discovery Center (MMDC)
    3. DREAMS lab
    4. Baird Polymer Processing Group tentative


$10 per attendee (to SPE Virginia Section)


Ed Lewis (highly preferred) or +1 757.508.6010 (please leave a message if no answer).
R.S.V.P by NO LATER THAN 5pm on September 22, 2017.


VT Attendees: Michael Bortner, Jake Fallon, Cam Chatham, Eric Gilmer, Sam Talley, Adair Maynard

Friday, October 6, 2017

9:30am—10:00am Meet at the VT corporate research center CRC (2270 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060)
10:00am—10:45am Tour the Advanced Manufacturing Team Labs at the Corporate Research Center (CRC) led by Eric Gilmer, Jake Fallon and Alex Haring
11:00am—11:25am Tour the Macromolecular Materials Discovery Center (MMDC) led by Charles Carfagna
11:30am—12:00pm Tour Goodwin hall DREAMS lab and Baird Polymer Processing Group led by Cam Chatham and Greg Lambert
12:00pm—1:30pm Luncheon at Preston's Restaurant