The SPE South Texas Section, the SPE Polymer Modifiers and Additives Division, the Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division, and the Flexible Packaging Division are organizing technical sessions for the 2019 SPE International Conference (Feb 24-27) in the following areas:

  • Current Trends in Markets, Technology, and InvestmentsM
  • Innovation in Polyolefin Catalysts and ProcessM
  • Advances in Polyolefin StabilizationM
  • Modifiers for PolyolefinsM
  • Polymer Testing and CharacterizationM
  • Films and PackagingM
  • Polyolefins in AutomotiveM
  • Advances in Polyolefin ProcessingM
  • Pipe and Long Term UseM
  • Sustainability and Recycling in PackagingM
  • Foams and Light WeightingM
  • Geotechnical ApplicationsM
  • Non Destructive TestingM

Due Dates for Submission:

Abstracts October 19, 2018
Papers January 18, 2019
Presentations January 18, 2019
Student Poster January 18, 2019




To become a sponsor, contact Richard Keeler ( or Ryan Reese (

To procure a exhibition booth, contact Kevin Alexander (

The 2018 SPE International Polyolefins Conference was very successful with over 720 people attending, 60 exhibitor booths, a student poster competition, two networking receptions, and tremendous commercial activity.