2013 SPE International Polyolefins Conference Addresses Impact of New Feedstocks on Polyolefin Growth

Abundant and cheap natural gas from Shale Gas Fracking is transforming the Polyolefins Industry in the USA and creating new opportunities and new investments. The 2013 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) International Polyolefins Conference will address "The Polyolefin Renaissance" at Hilton Houston North Hotel (12400 Greenspoint Drive) in Houston, Texas on February 24-27, 2013.

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Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 05, 2013

Shale Gas Fracking is transforming the Polyolefins Industry in the USA. The 2013 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) International Polyolefins Conference will discuss "The Polyolefin Renaissance" at Hilton Houston North Hotel (12400 Greenspoint Drive) in Houston, Texas on February 24-27, 2013.

Over 600 technical experts and business professionals are anticipated, attracted to the conference by 64 exhibitor booths, 86 technical papers, a Sunday afternoon Tutorial on Polyolefin Stabilization and Additives, and two evening networking receptions. Fourteen sessions will cover topics ranging from current trends , technology , and Industry Investments, to Catalyst and Process Advances, New Polyolefin Resins & Applications, Rotational Molding Technology and Applications, Advancements in Polyolefin Nanotechnology, Strategies in Managing Innovation, and more.    Keynote speakers will include Nick Vafiadis from IHS, Fuji Fujita from Mitsubishi Chemical, Sri Iyer from Braskem, Tim Roberts from LyondellBasell, and Michel Daumerie from Borealis. Speaking in the "Strategies for Managing Innovation" session will be Brian Christian from The Inovo Group, Mark Faust from Echelon Management International, Patrick Hager from 3M, Wendy Buskop from Buskop Law Group, and Don Witenhafer, Plastic Hall of Fame Recipient.

To learn more and register for the 2013 SPE International Polyolefins Conference, go to:
http://www.spe-stx.org/conference.php

The SPE International Polyolefins Conference has been in existence for 35 years and has been organized by the South Texas SPE Section in Houston, Texas for all those years. The South Texas Section (http://www.spe-stx.org) is part of the International Society of Plastics Engineers (http://www.4spe.org) whose charter it to promote knowledge, technology, and the use of plastics.    The Society of Plastics Engineers is home to nearly 20,000 plastics professionals in more than 70 countries around the world. SPE is the “go to” resource for plastics technical information.


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