SPE Foams 2016


14th International Conference on
Advances in Foam Materials & Technology

Topical Conference: September 14-15, 2016
Tutorial: September 12-13, 2016
Crowne Plaza Seattle
Seattle, Washington USA

Co-sponsored by SPE:
Thermoplastic Materials & Foams Division
Pacific Northwest Section

Conference Program

The FOAMS® 2016 conference will address the forefront of foam technology in a collection of presentations by leading researchers from industry and academia. It will feature world-renowned speakers presenting technical papers on innovations in foam processing, state-of-the-art foaming materials, nano-cellular foam technology, and environmentally friendly foams. The FOAMS® 2016 conference, which will be held September 14-15, 2016 in Seattle, Washington, USA is the premier forum for presentations of new developments in foaming technologies.

The tutorial on September 12-13, 2016 offers practical information on the development of new blowing agents, design of foam products, and basic technical background on foaming polymers. The tutorial is a must for new entrants to polymeric foaming, and for individuals seeking a strong technical understanding of the foaming process.

General Conference: Dr. Xiaoxi Wang, Boeing

Technical Program: Professor Vipin Kumar, University of Washington

Tutorial Program: Professor Chul Park, University of Toronto

Sponsorship Chair: Theresa Healy, Reedy Chemical Foam; Eric Teoh, DSM Plastics

Student Poster: Professor Chad (Changchun) Zeng, Florida State University

Student Scholarship: Dr. Stephane Costeux, Dow Chemical

Hotel Information: Eric Teoh, DSM Plastics

Boeing Tour: Allen Smith, Calsak Corporation