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TRFA Calls for Technical Papers for annual meeting.

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Jan 07, 2010 - Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) invites submission of technical papers for presentation at its 2010 Annual Meeting. Technical Paper presentations, which reinforce objectives of interacting and exchanging knowledge among formulators and suppliers, are chosen on technical content, subject timeliness, and relevance to TRFA members and industry. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, green chemistry, curing technologies, nanotechnology, and academic research.

Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (Trfa) - Glen Ellyn, IL

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TRFA Calls for Technical Papers for 2010 Annual Meeting

Press release date: Jan 06, 2010

Glen Ellyn, IL -- The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) invites the submission of Technical Papers for presentation at the association's 2010 Annual Meeting to be held September 12 - 14 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas.

Technical Paper presentations are essential to meeting one of the association's key objectives, which is to be "the premier forum to interact and exchange knowledge among formulators and suppliers." The 2010 Annual Meeting schedule will include at least three technical paper presentations from each of TRFA's Market Focused Product Groups: Coatings, Civil Engineering and Floorings; Adhesives and Sealants; Composites and Tooling; and Potting, Encapsulation and Electrical. Technical Papers are chosen based on their technical content, the timeliness of the subject, and relevance to TRFA members and the industry. Possible topics include but are not limited to: green chemistry; novel curing technologies; developments in nanotechnology; coatings techniques for composites, green concrete and application in water; and academic research updates.

Persons interested in submitting a Technical Paper for consideration should submit a title and abstract to as soon as possible. Abstracts must be in English, be less than one typed sheet and include the following information: Name of Author, Job Title, Company, Personal Biography and Contact Information.

TRFA's 2010 Annual Meeting schedule, like those before it, will include the meetings of its Market Focused Committees, a Regulatory Affairs update, a Tabletop Exhibition, and a General Business Session, 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 or contact the association at (630) 942-6596.