Foams 2018

The FOAMS® 2018 conference, which will be held September 13–14, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Montreal, QC, Canada is the premier forum for presentations of new developments in foaming technologies.

Theconference, co-sponsored bySPE Thermoplastic Materials & Foams Division and by the SPE Québec Section, will feature world-renowned speakers presenting technical papers on innovations the forefront of foam technology.Presentations by leading researchers from industry and academia and student posters will cover foam processing, state-of-the-art foaming materials, micro or nano-cellular foams, environmentally-friendly foams, as well as foams properties and applications.

Attendees will have the option to take part of a city tour / river cruise on September 12 and to attend a networking cocktail/award banquet on September 13.

FOAMS Tutorial

The tutorial on September 11-12, 2018 offers basic technical background on foaming technologies, underlying mechanisms, development of new blowing agents and the design of foam products. The tutorial is a must for new entrants to polymeric foaming, and for individuals seeking a strong technical understanding of the foaming process. See details on the Tutorials page.