13th Thermoplastic Elastomers Conference 2018

Innovation is bouncing back in Akron, Ohio!

The Akron Section and TPE Special Interest Group of SPE are hosting the 13th Thermoplastic Elastomers Conference at the Hilton Hotel, September 18-20.

What is making innovation bounce back this year? Presentations at the leading the edge of thermoplastic elastomers will highlight advances in bio-renewable materials, wearable technology, materials, modifications and development and so much more.

Join us for a half-day primer on TPE basics on September 18 as a prequel to the main conference and stay for the exhibitor booths and two evening networking socials. More information

Our Keynotes

Market Back Innovation Using Smart Textiles
Quaizar Hassonjee (President, Hass Tech Associates)

Innovation Inspired by Nature
Christene Hockman (Co-Director, Great Lakes Biomimicry)
Dr. Abraham Joy (Associate Professor of Polymer Science)

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