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Vinyltec® 2023 — October 11

SPE Vinytec® 2023

Program — Wednesday, October 11

AM — Moderator Jennifer Rapp, ExxonMobil

8:00 AM
Welcome Comments and Event Introduction
8:10 AM
Keynote: Role of Agriculture in Creating More Sustainable Solutions
Dawn Emerson, Cargill
8:50 AM
Improved Novel Exudation Methodology: A Method to Determine Quantitative Exudation Over Time, With Reduced Bias and Improved Reproducibility (When Compared to a Method Developed Previously in 2017)
Jacyr Quadros Jr., Innoleics
9:20 AM
Sustainability of Vinyl Sheet Piling
Steve Hargrave, CMI
9:50 AM
10:20 AM
De-Chlorination of PVC in Mixed Plastics on the Planetary Roller Extruder (PRE) prior to the Pyrolysis Recycling Process
Michael Batton, ENTEX Rust & Mitschke GmbH, Bochum
10:50 AM
The Secrets to Using Recycled PVC in Exterior Building Products 
Jeffrey S. Ross, The AZEK Company, Inc.
11:20 AM
Controlling Gloss Levels in Filled PVC Systems with Ester Technology
Ehsan Moghbelli, Emery Oleochemicals
12:00 PM
Lunch & Keynote: Changing the Perception of Plastics - From the Classroom to the Community
Matthew A. Harthcock, SPE Foundation
John Fellenstein, SPE PlastiVan®

PM — Moderator Melanie Sharp, ExxonMobil

1:30 PM
Regulatory Update for Plasticizers and Other Additives
Pat Harmon, BASF Corporation
2:00 PM
The Vinyl Institute of Canada, Advancing Sustainability
Aiñe Curran, Vinyl Institute of Canada
2:35 PM
3:00 PM
2023 Plasticizer Update
Mark Holt, Valtris Specialty Chemicals
3:30 PM
Market Trends and Opportunities for Vinyl Products in Construction
Ed Hudson, Home Innovation Research Labs
4:00 PM
Increasing Sustainability in the Low Slope Roof Market Through PVC (Vinyl) Membrane Recycling
Rich Krock, Vychlor Advisors CFFA
4:30 PM
A Roadmap to Sustainable Acrylic Modifiers for PVC
Kristen Ondesko, Arkema
5:30 PM
Cocktail Party - Brabender 100 Year Anniversary: Thank You Vinyl Industry!
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