SPE Announces ANTEC® 2020 Call for Papers

Contact: Chris Barry, cbarry@4spe.org, 203-740.5414

BETHEL, CT—July 22, 2019: SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals recently announced its Call for Papers for ANTEC® 2020. ANTEC® 2020, taking place March 30-April 2 at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas, is the largest, most respected and well-known technical conference in the plastics industry. ANTEC® attracts over 1,200 plastics professionals from around the world with job functions encompassing managers, engineers, research and development, academia, operations, consulting and more.

Papers submitted for consideration for publication and presentation at ANTEC® 2020 will focus on the latest in industrial, national laboratory and academic work. Papers will share findings in polymer research or new and improved products and technologies. Topics for paper submissions include:

  • Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing 
  • Automotive 
  • Bioplastics 
  • Blow Molding 
  • Building and Infrastructure 
  • Color & Appearance 
  • Composites 
  • Decorating and Assembly / Joining 
  • Electrical & Electronic 
  • Engineering Properties & Structures 
  • Extrusion
  • Failure Analysis 
  • Flexible Packaging 
  • Foams 
  • Injection Molding
  • Joining of Plastics and Composites
  • Medical Plastics
  • Mold Technology 
  • Plastic Analysis 
  • Sustainability 
  • Plastic Pipe and Fittings 
  • Plastics Recycling 
  • Polymer Analysis 
  • Polymer Modifiers & Additives 
  • Product Design & Development 
  • Rheology 
  • Rotational Molding 
  • Thermoforming 
  • Thermoplastics Materials 
  • Thermosets 
  • Vinyl Plastics

In addition to technical papers and presentations, ANTEC® 2020 will also host a range of keynote speakers focused on current issues that impact the plastics industry and the world at large as well as opportunities for peer-to-peer interaction through networking events and receptions.

“The ANTEC® audience is very deep,” said Mark Spalding, ANTEC® 2020 Technical Chair. “Papers and presentations that emphasize new processes and new approaches in plastics will be seen by a large and diverse grouping of people. It’s an ideal venue for plastics professionals to gather and share their most innovative ideas.”

Call for Paper Deadlines:

Paper Submission Deadline: October 25, 2019
Final Paper Deadline: December 6, 2019
Final Presentation Deadline: February 21, 2020

For information about ANTEC® 2020, please visit www.4spe.org/antec.    

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