Upcoming Conference

LSR 2018

September 11-13, 2018 in Anaheim, California

Industry leaders and silicone experts will convene at LSR 2018 to discuss technological and scientific developments in liquid silicon rubber and related materials and explore new commercial uses for LSR in various markets (medical, automotive, electronics, consumer products, and more.)

About the Conference

Industry leaders and silicone experts will convene at LSR 2018 to discuss technological and scientific developments in liquid silicon rubber and related materials and explore new commercial uses for LSR in various markets (medical, automotive, electronics, consumer products, and more.) It is a unique occasion to:

  • Learn about new silicone chemistry, novel processing and manufacturing techniques, emerging technologies, market dynamics, and new business directions of LSR.
  • Meet key decision-makers and industry experts representing LSR suppliers, processing equipment manufacturers, molders, fabricators, and end-users.
  • Discuss your company’s strengths, technologies, and products.
  • Network and establish new business contacts and explore future opportunities.
  • Display your products, technology, and services at the Exhibit.

 

Conference Topics

Material Innovations

  • Enhanced features
  • Additives
  • New chemistry

Equipment

  • Machinery
  • Metering equipment
  • Cold runner technology
  • LSR mold technology
  • Robotics

Processing

  • Micromolding
  • 2 component molding
  • Optical parts
  • Cleanroom
  • Inspection
  • 3D printing
  • Emerging technologies

Part and process design

  • Part simulation / FEA
  • Process simulation

Industries / Applications

  • Automotive
  • Medical
  • E&E
  • Consumer goods
  • Infant care

Organizing Committee

Geri Anderson, M.R. Mold & Engineering
Steven Broadbent, Engel
Rick Finnie, M.R. Mold & Engineering
Oliver Franssen, Momentive Performance Materials
Amos Golovoy, AG Research
Thomas Jenkins, R.D. Abbott Company
Kurt Manigatter, ELMET GmbH

Important Dates

Sep 1, 2017 — Call for Speakers.
Mar 1, 2018 — Abstracts for speaker presentations due.
May 1, 2018 — Speakers chosen.
Jun 1, 2018 — Agenda posted.
Aug 1, 2018 — Registration price increases.
Sep 11-13, 2018 — LSR 2018.

 

Attendee Comments


“Highly valuable conference. We made a lot of new contacts and refreshed existing ones. Good networking opportunities during the conference.” —Agnes Steckler, Nusil

“High value conference. Many relevant topics from industry leaders.” —Adam Cernohous, 3M

“I really enjoyed the conference and have already recommended it to several people.”—Sherry Anderson, Shin Etsu Silicones.

“High quality and great value event. It was a very targeted audience and I was able to meet most of the key global people.” —Paul Wheeler, Lord Corp.

“Good information on a broad range of topics.”—David Stuursma. Advanced Bionics

“The quality of speakers and total amount of people was excellent.” —David Gwaltney, Applied Medical.

“High value conference. It gave me more exposure to current developments in the industry, and offered opportunities to learn from leading experts.” —Candice Zhang, Nusil

“Excellent initiative and great opportunity to network. Excellent organization.” —Paul Massicotte, PlasAI inc.

“Very valuable as this is a new technology for me,” —Tom Neehan, Eastman Chemical.

“Thank you for a very informative conference,” —Lewis Fiecke, Turck Co.

“Extremely valuable conference from a networking perspective as well as learning about new technologies and market interests,” —Pradnya Parulekar, Nusil.

“Thanks for putting together a well-run conference. Highly valuable event. Congrats!” —Steve Wilsom, Cold Jet.

“A very well planned program and topics that were designed to teach, not sell.” —William Inman, Dow Corning.

“Extremely valuable conference, Regarding technical aspects and what is going on in the industry,” —Steve Erickson, Resmed

 

Companies that Attended LSR 2017


3M
ABBOTT
ACH- SOLUTION
ADVANCED BIONICS
AG RESEARCH
ALCON RESEARCH
ALL FORM SILICONE
APPLE
APPLIED MEDICAL TECH.
ARBURG
AUTODESK
BLUESTAR SILICONES
BONIFACIO CONSULTING
CLICK BOND
COLD JET
DELPHI DEUTSCHLAND
DIAMOND TOOL & ENGINEERING
DOPAG (US) LTD.
DOW CORNING
DWYER INSTRUMENTS
EASTMAN CHECMICAL
ECM
ELMET
ELMET GMBH
ELMET NORTH AMERICA
ENGEL
EVONIK INDUSTRIES
EVONIK RESOURCE EFFICIENCY
EXTREME MOLDING
FOREST CITY TECHNOLOGIES
FRESNEL TECHNOLOGIES
FREUDENBERG MEDICAL
G&G BIOTECHNOLOGY
GLAUKOS
GSDI
HM ROYAL, INC.
HORN
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING
INNOVA ENGINEERING
IRP MEDICAL
KDL PRECISION MOLDING
KOHLER COMPANY
KRAFT MOULDINGS
KRAUSS MAFFEI GROUP
LAUKAMO GROUP
LORD COPORATION
M.R. MOLD & ENGINEERING
MASIMO
MILACRON
MOMENTIVE
MUSCO LIGHTING
NEWAGE INDUSTRIES
NOLATO CONTOUR
NUSIL TECHNOLOGY
OCULUS RESEARCH
PARKER HANNIFIN
PHILIPS HEALTHCARE
PHILLIPS MEDSIZE
PLASAI
PLASTICS MACHINERY MAGAZINE
PLASTICS NEWS
PROMED MOLDED PRODUCTS
PTG SILICONES
R.D. ABBOTT CO.
RAS SILICONE CONSULTING
RAUMEDIC AC
RESMED TECHNOLOGIES
RICO GROUP
ROBIN INDUSTRIES
ROBIN INDUSTRIES HEALTHCARE
ROEMBKE MFG.
ROGAN
ROGERS CORPORATION
RUBBER PRODUCTS
SHIN-ETSU POLYMER AMERICA
SHIN-ETSU SILICONES
SIGMA INTERNATIONAL
SIGMA PLASTIC SERVICES
SILCOTECH NORTH AMERICA
SIMTEC SILICONE PARTS
SUMITOMO DEMAG
SUR-SEAL
TECHNIMARK
TELEFLEX MEDICAL
TRADEMARK PLASTICS, INC.
TRELLEBORG SEALING SOLUTIONS
TURCK
ULTRADENT PRODUCTS
UNIVERSITY OF KASSEL
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
VERNAY LABORATORIES
VYAIRE MEDICAL
WACKER CHEMIE
WATLOW ELECTRIC
YUDO VALUERPRO LAB CANADA
VULCANIZADOS INDUST. ALVAREZ

Venue

The conference will be held at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort, in Anaheim, California.

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
1855 South Harbor Boulevard.
Anaheim, CA 92802


Accommodations

A block of rooms at the Sheraton Park Hotel has been reserved for conference attendees at a special rate of $139 per night. The LSR 2018 group rate is available until August 9, 2018

Reserve a room online

Attendees can click here to book, modify, or cancel a reservation online. 

Reserve a room by phone

Call (866) 837-4197 or (714) 750-1811 and request the LSR 2018 group rate.

 

Call for Speakers

Speakers attend the event gratis. Additionally, they may bring two co-workers for the price of one. Interested in presenting? We are currently accepting abstracts. Send your abstract to agolovoy@gmail.com by March 1, 2018.

Sponsors

Sponsors receive 2 free admissions to the conference, 1 free tabletop at the Exhibit, may place two full-page advertisements in the Conference Booklet, and their logo will be will be posted on the webpage of LSR 2018.

Interested in sponsoring? Register here.


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