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February 2020  Back to Top

2020 SPE International Polyolefins Conference  
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - All Day
Hilton Houston North Hotel, TX

Hosted by SPE South Texas Section.
Event Partners: SPE Polymer Modifiers and Additives Division, SPE Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division, SPE Flexible Packaging Division and SPE Engineering Properties and Structure Division.
Conference Chair: Fernando Cevallos-Candau


Stay Calm and Recycle, Functional Additives For All Your Plastic Recycling Needs  
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Marlborough, MA

Hosted by SPE Eastern New England Section.


SPE Northwestern Pennsylvania Section Student Poster Showcase  
Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Penn State Behrend, Burke Center, Clarke Café

Hosted by SPE Northwestern Pennsylvania Section


SPE Virginia Section Meeting  
Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Blue Mountain Brewery, Afton, VA

Hosted by SPE Virginia Section.

March 2020  Back to Top

WEBINAR: Biocompatibility of Raw Materials for Medical Devices  
Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Webinar via Zoom

SPE Medical Plastics Division


SPE Akron Section Technical Meeting  
Monday, March 9, 2020 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Hilton Inn, Akron, Ohio

Hosted by SPE Akron Section.


WEBINAR: UV Effects on Plastics  
Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Webinar via Zoom

12th SPE European Thermoforming Conference  
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Friday, March 20, 2020 - All Day
Starling Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland

Hosted by SPE European Thermoforming Division
Conference Chair: Yetty Pauwels


Tariff Pub Talk  
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) - 8:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Lucky Labrador Public House, Portland, OR

Hosted by SPE Columbia River Section


WEBINAR: A MultiDrive Rheo-DMA Platform for Extended Polymer Analysis  
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Webinar via Zoom

Using Plastic’s Property Sheets for Material Selection: OK? Not OK? It depends…?  
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:30 PM Central Daylight Time (CDT) - 7:30 PM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Brookfield Sheraton, Milwaukee, WI

Hosted by SPE Milwaukee Section


SPE ANTEC® 2020  
Sunday, March 29, 2020 - Thursday, April 2, 2020 - All Day
Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, TX

April 2020  Back to Top

First Annual Scrambling for Scholarships SPE Foundation Golf Outing  
Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Willow Springs Golf Course, San Antonio, TX

Hosted by SPE Foundation
Proceeds benefit SPE Foundation Scholarship Fund.


Six Sigma Green Belt + Lean Operation Training  
Monday, April 6, 2020 9:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) - 4:30 PM Central Standard Time (CST)

Hosted by SPE Ontario Section


SPE Milwaukee Section Education Night — Come Network, Enjoy Dinner and Our Keynote Speaker  
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:30 PM Central Daylight Time (CDT) - 7:30 PM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
WCTC Waukesha, WI

Hosted by SPE Milwaukee Section


WEBINAR: Plastic Failures Associated with Metal Fasteners  
Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Webinar via Zoom

SPE Plastics Processing TopCon 2020  
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - All Day
Greater Philadelphia Area

Hosted by SPE Lehigh Valley Section


SPE 2020 AUTO EPCON  
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section
Event Partners: SPE Automotive Division and SPE Injection Molding Division
Conference Chairs: Gary Kogowski and Sandra McClelland  

May 2020  Back to Top

SPE Thermoset Topical Conference 2020  
Monday, May 11, 2020 - Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - All Day
Monona Terrace Convention Center/Hilton Hotel, Madison, WI

Hosted by SPE Thermoset Division
Conference Chair: Greg West


Six Sigma Green Belt + Lean Operation Training  
Monday, May 11, 2020 9:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) - 4:30 PM Central Standard Time (CST)

Hosted by SPE Ontario Section


SPE Shape Extrusion TopCon  
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - Thursday, May 14, 2020 - All Day
Hilton Nashville Green Hills, Nashville, TN

Hosted by SPE Extrusion Division
Conference Chairs:  Karen Xiao  and Olivier Catherine
Corporate Sponsorships: Charlie Martin

June 2020  Back to Top

SPE Ontario Section’s 54th Annual Golf Tournament  
Friday, June 5, 2020 7:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Piper's Heath Golf Course, Milton, ON

Hosted by SPE Ontario Section


SPE Rotational Molding Topcon  
Monday, June 8, 2020 - Thursday, June 11, 2020 - All Day
Cleveland Marriott East, Cleveland, OH

Hosted by SPE Rotational Molding Division
Conference Chair: Larry Whittemore


Spring/Summer Golf Outing  
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Stow Acres Country Club, Stow, MA

Hosted by SPE Eastern New England Section.


WEBINAR: Impact Failure of Plastics  
Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Webinar via Zoom

SPE Decorating and Assembly Division TopCon and IMDA Symposium  
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - Thursday, June 18, 2020 - All Day
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, MI

Hosted by SPE Decorating and Assembly Division
Conference Chair: Jeff Peterson 


SPE Tri-State Section Golf outing  
Monday, June 22, 2020
Cambridge Golf Course, Evansville, IN

Hosted by SPE Tri-State Section

September 2020  Back to Top

SPE Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (ACCE)  
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Friday, September 11, 2020 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Novi, MI

Hosted by SPE Automotive Division and SPE Composites Division.


WEBINAR: Fractography in Plastics Failures  
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Website via Zoom

Six Sigma Green Belt + Lean Operation Training  
Monday, September 14, 2020 9:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) - 4:30 PM Central Standard Time (CST)

Hosted by SPE Ontario Section


2020 SPE Thermoplastic Elastomers Conference  
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - All Day
Hilton Fairlawn Hotel, Akron, OH

Co-hosted by SPE Thermoplastic Elastomers Special Interest Group and SPE Akron Section
Conference Chair: David Schultz
Conference Co-Chair: William Blasius


SPE Color and Appearance Conference (CAD RETEC®) 2020  
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - All Day
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Presented by SPE Color and Appearance Division
Conference Chair: Jeffrey Drusda
Conference Vice-Chair: Cheryl Treat


SPE FOAMS® 2020  
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Friday, October 2, 2020 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Indianapolis

Co-sponsored by the SPE Central Indiana Section and SPE Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division

October 2020  Back to Top

SPE Automotive TPO  
Sunday, October 4, 2020 - Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section
Conference Chair: Neil Fuenmayor 
Contact: Karen Rhodes-Parker


2020 SPE Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, October 5, 2020 - Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - All Day
Westin Chicago North Side, Wheeling, IL

Hosted by SPE Blow Molding Division
Conference Chair: Geoff Ward


Six Sigma Green Belt + Lean Operation Training  
Monday, October 19, 2020 9:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) - 4:30 PM Central Standard Time (CST)

Hosted by SPE Ontario Section


SPE Vinyltec® 2020  
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Thursday, October 22, 2020
Crowne Plaza Hotel Philadelphia, King of Prussia, PA

Co-hosted by SPE Palisades-New Jersey Section and SPE Vinyl Plastics Division
Contact: Mark Lavach

November 2020  Back to Top

IMTECH 2020: SPE Injection Molding Conference  
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Friday, November 6, 2020 - All Day
Corporate College, Beachwood, OH

Co-hosted by SPE Injection Molding Division and SPE Cleveland Section
Conference Chair: Susan Montgomery


50th Annual SPE Automotive Division Innovation Awards Gala  
Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Burton Manor, Livonia, MI

Hosted by SPE Automotive Division
Contact: Teri Chouinard

January 2021  Back to Top

ArabPlast 2021  
Saturday, January 9, 2021 - Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - All Day
DWTC, Dubai, UAE

March 2021  Back to Top

ANTEC® 2021 Denver  
Sunday, March 21, 2021 - Thursday, March 25, 2021 - All Day
Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado

September 2021  Back to Top

SPE Color and Appearance Conference (CAD RETEC®)  
Sunday, September 19, 2021 - Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia

Hosted by SPE Color and Appearance Division


SPE Thermoforming Conference®  
Monday, September 20, 2021 8:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Hosted by SPE Thermoforming Division

October 2021  Back to Top

Automotive TPO  
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section
Contact: Karen Rhodes-Parker


2021 SPE Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, October 11, 2021 - Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - All Day
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, Atlanta, GA

Hosted by SPE Blow Molding Division
Conference Chair: Geoff Ward


SPE Vinyltec® 2021  
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Thursday, October 21, 2021
Indianapolis, IN

Co-hosted by SPE Central Indiana Section and SPE Vinyl Plastics Division
Contact: Curt Badeau

September 2022  Back to Top

2022 SPE Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, September 12, 2022 - Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - All Day
Lowes Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Hosted by SPE Blow Molding Division.
Contact: Deirdre Turner, Conference Coordinator

October 2022  Back to Top

Automotive TPO  
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - Monday, October 3, 2022 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section.




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