Foams® 2022 - Conference, Tutorial & Exhibition

Technical Program

Agenda — Tutorial

Tuesday, September 20

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tutorial

Prof. Chul B. Park

  • Foam structures
  • Foaming agents
  • Fundamentals of foaming (cell nucleation and growth)
  • Extrusion foaming
  • Foam injection molding
  • Bead foaming
12:00 – 1:00 PM Box Lunch for Tutorial
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tutorial

Prof. Ernesto Di Maio

  • Biofoams: processing and properties
  • Nanocomposite Foams: processing and properties
  • Foam morphology evolution and setting
  • Graded Foams

Wednesday, September 21

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tutorial

Dr. Stéphane Costeux

  • Nanocellular foams: Challenges to achlive very high cell density
  • Materials and processes
  • Properties of nanofoams
1:00 – 5:00 PM Tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Opening Reception
8:00 – 10:00 PM Thermoplastic Materials & Foams Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, September 22

8:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Welcome Address
  • Keynote
  • Lunch
  • Presentations
  • Exhibits
6:00 PM ‐ 7:30 PM Exhibitor and Poster Session Reception

Friday, September 23

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Keynote
  • Presentations
  • Closing Address



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