TRFA Issues Call for Papers for 2014 Annual Meeting.December 12, 2013 -
Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) invites submission of Technical Papers for presentation at 2014 Annual Meeting, which will take place September 14–16 in Henderson, NV. While all timely subject matter and topics relevant to thermoset industry will be considered from several market perspectives, academic papers and papers on non-epoxy applications or green technology are of particular interest. Abstract submissions are due no later than February 28.
TRFA Call for Papers for 2014 Annual Meeting
Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA)
800 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
Press release date: December 9, 2013
Glen Ellyn, IL -- The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) invites the submission of Technical Papers for presentation at the association's 2014 Annual Meeting, September 14 to 16 at the Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, Nevada.
Technical Paper presentations are essential to meeting one of TRFA's key objectives, which is to be "the premier forum to interact and exchange knowledge among formulators and suppliers." All timely subject matter and topics relevant to the thermoset industry will be considered from the following market perspectives: Adhesives and Sealants; Coatings, Civil Engineering, Flooring; Composites and Tooling; and Potting, Encapsulation, Electrical. Academic papers and papers on non-epoxy applications or green technology are of particular interest. Technical papers must be non-commercial in nature. Persons interested in submitting a Technical Paper for consideration should submit an abstract submission form to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible but not later than February 28th. Selected presenters will be notified by the end of May, 2014. Technical Papers are chosen based on their technical content, the timeliness of the subject, and relevance to TRFA members and the industry. Contact email@example.com for an Abstract Submission Form.
The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) began its second decade with a 14% jump in meeting attendance when it called its 2013 Annual Meeting to order on September 30th in Newport, Rhode Island. This breaks the previous attendance record for 2012’s 10th Anniversary event. On the day before the Annual Meeting opened, TRFA presented the one-day Additives 101 Short Course to 52 participants, reflecting a more than 10% increase over enrollment in the 2012 Short Course.
In addition to technical presentations, TRFA's 2014 Annual Meeting schedule will include the meetings of its Market Focused Committees, a Regulatory Affairs Update, a Tabletop Showcase, a General Business Session, and the presentation of the association’s “Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award,” as well as unmatched opportunities for informal networking with industry peers.
TRFA is comprised of thermoset formulators, raw material suppliers, distributors, equipment manufacturers, manufacturer sales representatives of materials or equipment, importers of raw materials or processing or other equipment, consulting firms and academic institutions serving industries which include adhesives, coatings, civil engineering applications, electrical laminates, composites, tooling, castings and moldings. To learn more about TRFA, please visit the website at www.trfa.org or contact the association at (630) 942-6596.