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ANTEC® 2024

ANTEC® 2024 - Call for Speakers

ANTEC® 2024

Call for Speakers

SPE is searching for dynamic speakers to present at ANTEC® 2024, taking place from March 4-7, 2024, at the Marriott St. Louis Grand in St. Louis, MO.

ANTEC® provides an excellent opportunity for you to present your groundbreaking research and cutting-edge developments. We are seeking presentations that address the latest findings in plastics technologies, polymer research, new materials, innovative processes, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to share your insights with an international audience comprised of leaders in plastics, innovators, scientists, academia, and influential decision-makers.

While papers and presentations will still focus on ANTEC's® traditional technical categories, they will also be organized into five program themes. We're looking for papers/presentations focused on:

- Click on the theme below to expand and see session categories -

  • Additives, Modifiiers and Colors
  • Composites and Lightweighting
  • Foams and Elastomers
  • Applied Rheology
  • Polymer Analysis
  • Thermosets and Rubber
  • Engineering Properties and Structure
  • Failure Analysis and Prevention
  • Non Halogen Flame Retardant Materials
  • Vynil Plastics

  • Automotive and Sustainable Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Medical Plastics
  • Building and Infrastructure
  • Decorating and Coatings
  • Plastic Pipes and Fittings
  • Product Design and Development

  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Thermoforming
  • Blow Molding
  • Rotational Molding
  • Joining of Plastics and Composites
  • Mold Technologies

  • 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
  • AI and Digitalization in Polymer Processing
  • AI and Digitalization in Plastic Products

  • Upstream Innovation: Eco-design and New Business Models
  • Recycling
  • Additives and Compatibilizers for Recycling
  • Sustainable Applications
  • Bioplastic and Biocomposites

IMPORTANT: Abstracts must be submitted to be considered. You cannot submit your final paper/presentation without approval of the abstract.

Submission Timeline:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: October 6, 2023 
  • Accepted Speakers Notified: October 31, 2023
  • Paper/Presentation Submission Deadline: December 4, 2023

Submitting Papers or Presentations:

Download ANTEC® 2024 Paper Template here.

Download ANTEC® 2024 Presentation Template here.

IMPORTANT! Click the blue "Submit Your Paper or Presentation Here" button below ONLY.

Do not click any other links in the navigation bar, SPE login (on right side of page), or any links along the bottom of the page.

After clicking the blue "Submit Your Paper or Presentation Here" button:

  • If you ARE a member of SPE, you will login using your SPE membership login information.
  • If you are NOT a member of SPE, you will login using the login information you set up when you submitted your abstract.

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NOTE: Once you login, you will see your submissions. Next to the ANTEC® 2024 program, there is an "Edit" button that you will click to update your submission form. On your submission form, you will see fields that ask you to Upload Your Paper or Presentation.  

Submit Your Paper or Presentation Here


For questions about submissions, contact:
Iván D. López, SPE Director, Technical Programs

For technical issues with the submission site, contact:
Chris Barry, Marketing/Technology Manager, SPE

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