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May 2024 Back to Top

SPE WORKSHOP: Fundamentals of Plastic Material Selection  
Monday, May 20, 2024 - Friday, May 24, 2024

May 20, 2024
May 21, 2024
May 22, 2024
May 24, 2024
Online
11:00 AM–1:00 PM EDT (All Dates)


Akron Awards Night—SPE Akron Section  
Monday, May 20, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 8:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Raintree Golf & Event Center, 4350 Mayfield Road, Uniontown, OH 44685

Hosted by the SPE Akron Section


Additiv Design  
Thursday, May 23, 2024
Online

SPE WEBINAR: Thermal Analysis in Failure and Compositional Analysis  
Thursday, May 23, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

SPE WORKSHOP: Thermoplastic Elastomers - From Fundamental Insights to Contemporary Technologies: Stimuli-Responsive and Functional TPEs  
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - Thursday, May 30, 2024 - All Day
Online

May 28, 2024
May 29, 2024
May 30, 2024
Online
All Workshop days are from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT


Additiv Médical - France 4.0  
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Online

June 2024 Back to Top

Injection Mold Design - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Monday, June 3, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Wednesday, June 5, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

SPE WORKSHOP: Controlling Energy Use in Plastics Processing  
Monday, June 3, 2024 - Wednesday, June 5, 2024

June 3, 2024
June 4, 2024
June 5, 2024
Online
11:00 AM–12:00 PM EDT (All Dates)


IME South 2024  
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Thursday, June 6, 2024 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC

Panel Discussion - Between the Layers: Additive Manufacturing Materials and Innovations for Aerospace and Defense  
Friday, June 7, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

Hosted by SPE Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing & ImplementAM


Injection Molding — UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Monday, June 10, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Friday, June 14, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

SPE WEBINAR: Introduction to Stabilization of PVC Formulations  
Monday, June 10, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

SPE WORKSHOP: Injection Molding Process: From 42 to 4 Variables for Robustness and Repeatability  
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - Friday, June 14, 2024

June 11, 2024
June 12, 2024
June 13, 2024
June 14, 2024
Online
All workshop days are from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT.


Polymeric Materials: Commodity Plastics, Engineering Resins and Specialty Polymers - UMass Lowell Plastics Seminars  
Monday, June 17, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Thursday, June 20, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

Robust Process Development and Scientific Molding — UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Monday, June 17, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Wednesday, June 19, 2024 5:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMASS Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

SPE Tri-State Section Golf Outing @ Evansville  
Monday, June 17, 2024 12:30 PM Central Daylight Time (CDT) - 6:00 PM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Oak Meadow Golf Course 11505 Browning Rd, Evansville, IN 47725

Hosted by the SPE Tri-State Section


The Screw Design Conference - Topcon  
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Thursday, June 20, 2024 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
UMASSLowell, Lowell, MA, USA

Hosted by the SPE Extrusion Division & SPE Eastern New England Section

For more information contact:

Charlie Martin, Leistritz Extrusion
cmartin@leistritz-extrusion.com, Office: +1 908.685.2333x616, Cell: +1 973.650.3137


SPE Chicago Golf Outing  
Monday, June 24, 2024 9:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) - 4:00 PM Central Standard Time (CST)
Seven Bridges Golf Club, Woodridge, IL

Hostesd by the SPE Chicago Section


SPE Detroit Section Annual Golf Outing  
Thursday, June 27, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Pine Trace Golf Club 3600, Pine Trace Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI (South BLVD & Coolidge)

Hosted by the SPE Detroit Section

July 2024 Back to Top

Plastics in Medical Devices — UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Thursday, July 11, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

Extrusion — UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Monday, July 15, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Wednesday, July 17, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

Understanding Injection Molding with Simulation - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Thursday, July 18, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA


Liquid Silicone Rubber Injection Molding - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Thursday, July 25, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

Advanced Plastic Recycling Methods - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Thursday, July 25, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

ImplementAM Workshop—Penn State Erie, The Behrend College  
Wednesday, July 31, 2024 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Pittsburgh, PA

August 2024 Back to Top

Injection Molding - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Monday, August 12, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Friday, August 16, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

Polymeric Materials: Commodity Plastics, Engineering Resins and Specialty Polymers - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminars  
Monday, August 12, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Thursday, August 15, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

Precision and Micro Injection Molding - UMass Lowell Plastics Engineering Seminar  
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Thursday, August 22, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
UMass Lowell, 185 Riverside St., Lowell, MA

September 2024 Back to Top

SPE WORKSHOP: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Polymer Informatics  
Monday, September 2, 2024 - Thursday, September 5, 2024 - All Day

September 2, 2024
September 3, 2024
September 4, 2024
September 5, 2024
Online
All workshop days are from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT.


SPE Automotive Division Golf Outing  
Tuesday, September 3, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Fieldstone Golf Club, Auburn Hills, Michigan

Hosted by the SPE Automotive Division


Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition  
Wednesday, September 4, 2024 7:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Friday, September 6, 2024 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Novi, Michigan

Hosted by SPE Automotive Division and SPE Composites Division


SPE WORKSHOP: Innovative Cost Management Approaches to Achieve Improved Profitability of Your Plastics Business  
Tuesday, September 10, 2024 - Thursday, September 12, 2024

September 10, 2024
September 11, 2024
September 12, 2024
Online
11:00 AM–1:00 PM EDT (All Dates)


SPE FOAMS® 2024  
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 - Friday, September 20, 2024
King of Prussia, PA

Hosted by the SPE Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division and the SPE Palisades-MidAtlantic Section


SPE WEBINAR: Polyketone: Understanding the Material and Properties  
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

SPE Color and Appearance Conference (CAD RETEC®)  
Monday, September 23, 2024 - Wednesday, September 25, 2024
Tampa, FL

Hosted by SPE Color and Appearance Division
Event Co-Chairs
Alex Prosapio, Chair
Mark Tyler, Vice Chair


National Week of Injection Molding  
Tuesday, September 24, 2024 - Wednesday, September 25, 2024 - All Day
Online

SPE TPO 2024 Global Automotive Conference  
Sunday, September 29, 2024 - Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Troy, MI

Hosted by the SPE Detroit Section

October 2024 Back to Top

SPE Connecticut Section Golf Outing  
Tuesday, October 1, 2024 - All Day
Quarry Ridge Golf Course, Portland, CT

Hosted the SPE Connecticut Section


SPE Thermoplastics Elastomers TOPCON 2024  
Tuesday, October 1, 2024 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Thursday, October 3, 2024 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Akron, OH

Hosted by the SPE Thermoplastics Elastomers TIG and SPE Akron Section


2024 SPE Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, October 7, 2024 8:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Wednesday, October 9, 2024 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Crowne Plaza Atlanta SW, Peachtree City, GA

Hosted by the SPE Blow Molding Division


Additiv Polymers 2.0  
Thursday, October 10, 2024
Online

SPE WEBINAR: Environmental Stree Cracking: The Plastics Killer  
Thursday, October 10, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

ImplementAM Workshop—Cleveland, OH  
Wednesday, October 16, 2024 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Cleveland, OH

SPE Middle East Additives and Color Conference and PFAS Symposium  
Wednesday, October 16, 2024 8:30 AM Arabia Standard Time (AST) - Thursday, October 17, 2024 2:00 PM Arabia Standard Time (AST)
Riyadh Marriott Hotel, 8333 King Saud Road, Al Wazarat District, Riyadh, SA 11464

Hosted by the SPE Middle East Section


Additive Manufacturing: Printing the Plan for the Future—SPE Cleveland Section  
Thursday, October 17, 2024 - All Day
Corporate College, Warrensville Heights, OH

Hosted by the SPE Cleveland Section


SPE Vinyltec® 2024  
Tuesday, October 22, 2024 8:00 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT) - Thursday, October 24, 2024 5:00 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Marriott Chicago O'Hare, 8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631

Co-hosted by SPE Vinyl Plastics Division and SPE Chicago Section


SPE Conference: Per- and Polyflouralkyl Substances (PFAS) in the Plastics Industry 2024  
Tuesday, October 29, 2024 - Wednesday, October 30, 2024 - All Day
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD

SPE WEBINAR: Introduction to Ultraviolet (UV) Stabilization of Thermoplastics  
Thursday, October 31, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online

November 2024 Back to Top

Plastics in Sustainability: Biopolymers and Biocomposites  
Monday, November 4, 2024 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Wednesday, November 6, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Online

SPE WORKSHOP: Flexible Packaging Fundamentals: Converting and Performance Considerations  
Thursday, November 7, 2024 - Friday, November 15, 2024

November 7, 2024
November 8, 2024
November 13, 2024
November 15, 2024
Online
11:00 AM–12:00 PM EDT (All Dates)


SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala  
Wednesday, November 13, 2024 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Burton Manor, Livonia, Michigan

Hosted by the SPE Automotive Division


SPE WEBINAR: Plastics Failures Associated with Injection Molding Issues  
Thursday, November 14, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Online

December 2024 Back to Top

4-Part Workshop: Considering Recycling More in the Equation in Addressing Future Polymer Design Requirements and Optimization  
Tuesday, December 3, 2024 - Monday, December 9, 2024
Online

December 3, 2024
December 4, 2024
December 6, 2024
December 9, 2024
Online
All Workshop days are from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST


SPE WEBINAR: Dynamic Mechanical Analysis  
Thursday, December 5, 2024 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) - 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Online

March 2025 Back to Top

ANTEC® 2025  
Monday, March 3, 2025 - Thursday, March 6, 2025 - All Day
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

May 2025 Back to Top

SPE Thermoset TopCon  
Tuesday, May 13, 2025 7:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) - Wednesday, May 14, 2025 5:00 PM Central Standard Time (CST)
Monona Terrace And Convention Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Hosted by the SPE Thermoset Division

September 2025 Back to Top

Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition  
Wednesday, September 3, 2025 7:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Friday, September 5, 2025 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Novi, Michigan

Hosted. by SPE Automotive Division and SPE Composites Division


2025 SPE Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, September 8, 2025 8:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Wednesday, October 8, 2025 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Sheraton Station Square Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA

Hosted by the SPE Blow Molding Division


SPE Color and Appearance Conference (CAD RETEC®)  
Monday, September 15, 2025 - Wednesday, September 17, 2025
Charlotte, NC

Hosted by SPE Color and Appearance Division

Chair - Jeff Drusda; jeffrey.drusda@chemours.com 
Vice Chair - Josh Jacobs; Joshua.Jacobs@Audia.com

October 2025 Back to Top

SPE TPO 2025 Global Automotive Conference  
Sunday, October 5, 2025 7:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Wednesday, October 8, 2025 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by the SPE Detroit Section



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