SPE FOAMS® 2024 • September 17–20, 2024 • King of Prussia, PA

Foams® 2024

September 17–20, 2024 • King of Prussia, PA

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

SPE Foams® 2024 - For Students

SPE Foams® 2024

Student Poster Session

If you are a graduate or undergraduate student conducting research related to polymer foam, consider participating in the SPE FOAMS® 2024 Student Poster Session.


  • Free admission to FOAMS® 2024.
  • An opportunity to win a Best Poster Award up to $500 for 1st place.
  • An opportunity to win up to $750 in travel reimbursement via the SPE Thermoplastic Materials & Foams Division Ananda Chatterjee Travel Awards. (See below for details)
  • Opportunities to network with fellow students, peers, and experts in the field of foams.

How to Participate

  • Submit a 100 to 200-word abstract including title, authors, and affiliation to Dr. Shu-Kai Yeh by June 15, 2024.
  • Create a poster that will fit in a 48” wide 36” tall space (you will receive an email concerning details on poster mounting).
  • Print your poster and bring it to the first day of the conference.

SPE Thermoplastic Materials & Foams Ananda Chatterjee Travel Awards

Two $750 scholarships are offered for selected undergraduate /graduate students in plastics/foams area attending the SPE FOAMS®2024 Conference (September 19-20, 2024) in King of Prussia, PA.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Must major in or take courses relevant to a career in the plastics/polymer industry.
  • Good academic standing with their schools (GPA > 3.0).
  • Must attend the SPE FOAMS®2024 conference.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply by June 15, 2024 to Dr. Shu-Kai Yeh, including:

  • One-page statement of your qualifications, educational and career goals in the plastics/foams industry.
  • 100 to 200 word explanation for why you want to attend SPE FOAMS® 2024.
  • High school and/or college transcript for the past 2 yrs.

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