2000

Plastics for the New Millennium
April 10-12, 2000
Clearwater Beach, Florida

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: End-Users & Suppliers Forum: Additives for the New Millennium
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, Ford Motor Company

Session 2: Fire Retardants & Plastics Flammability
Moderator: Charles Wilkie, Marquette University

Session 3: Advances and Applications of Nanocomposites
Moderator: Gary Beall, Missouri Baptist College

Session 4: Advances in Stabilization Technology
Moderator: Sahar Al-Malaika, Aston University

Session 5: Specialty Additives and Modifiers, Compatibilizers & Functional Fillers
Moderator: Richard Clark, Luzenac America

Session 6: Advances in Colorants and Pigments
Moderator: Robert Zeller, M.A. Hanna Color

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: End-Users & Suppliers Forum: Additives for the New Millennium
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, Ford Motor Co.
Keynote Address Ms. Cheryl Crawford, Vice President, Great Lakes Chemical Corp.
"Polyolefin ABC's: Trends and Expectations for the New Millennium" D. Chundury (speaker) and R. Harris, Ferro Corp.
"New Additives Approaches for BOPP Film" J. Ghosh and D. Horst (speaker), Ciba Specialty Chemicals
"Trends in Plastics and Plastic Additives in the Auto Industry" L.T. Dixon, Ford Motor Company
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Session 2: Fire Retardants & Plastics Flammability
Moderators: Charles Wilkie, Marquette University
"The Effects of Silica Addition on Flammability of PP" T. Kashiwagi, NIST
"Char Formation in Polyvinyl Polymers" L. Costa, University of Turin
"Flame Retardance of Some Phosphorus-Containing Polymers: Reactive vs. Additive Approach" J. Ebdon, University of Lancaster
"New Network Complexes of Copper and Their Potential as Smoke Suppression Agents in PVC" R.D. Pike (speaker), W.H. Starnes, Jr., and P.M. Graham, College of William and Mary
"Novel Non-Blooming Flame Retardant for Polyolefins" N.A. Favstritsky (speaker), D.A. Lee, F. Liu, and J.S. Stults, Great Lakes Chemical
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Session 3: Advances and Applications of Nanocomposites
Moderator: Gary Beall, Missouri Baptist College
"Nanoclays for Polypropylene Nanocomposites" T. Lan (speaker) and J. Qian, Nanocor, Inc.
"Comparing Polymer-Clay Nanocomposites With Normal Composites" M. van Es, DSM Research
"Characterization and Application of Functionalized Clays in Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites" T.-Y. Tsai (speaker), S.-J. Jong, S.-Y. Lee, W.-F. Kuo, and C.-L. Hwang, Union Chemical Labs, ITRI
"Coatings of Clay-Polymer Nanocomposite Materials" D. Majumdar (speaker), Eastman Kodak, and T. Lan, Nanocor
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Session 4: Advances in Stabilization Technology
Moderator: Sahar Al-Malaika, Aston University
"TA New Family of Benzotriazoles: How to Modulate Properties Within the Same Technology" R. Lee, Great Lakes Chemical
"Small Structural Changes with Large Effects on Antioxidant Activity in 2-Alkyl Thio Alkyl Phenols" H.R. Meier (speaker), G. Knobloch, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, G. Rist, University of Basel, and M. Szelagiewicz, Solvias AG
"Hindered Amine Stabilizers as Long-Term Heat Stabilizers for Polypropylene" P. Gijsman, DSM Research
"The Many-Sided Effects of Stabilizer Mass on UV Stability of Polyolefins" F. Gugumus
"Pesticide-fast UV-Formulations for Agrifilms" R. Shachar, Kafrit Industries
"Performance Benefits of Stabilizers Blends" D.R. Stevenson, Dover Chemical
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Session 5: Specialty Additives and Modifiers, Compatibilizers & Functional Fillers
Moderator: Richard Clark, Luzenac America
"Multispot Effects on PP Compounds for Automotive Interior Trim" J. Rohrmann, Targor GmbH
"A Novel Nucleating/Clarifying Agent for Polypropylene" M. Fukushima (speaker), T. Takeuchi, T. Yukino, and T. Haruna, Asahi Denka Kogyo
"New Additives for Enhanced Paintability and Dyeability of Polyolefins" J. Reyes, AmeriBrom
"Mica Reinforced TPO: Use of Additives to Improve Performance" L. Canova, Franklin Industrial Minerals
"Physical Behavior of High Molecular Weight Additives in Polymer" A. Mar'in, University of Ancona
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Session 6: Advances in Colorants and Pigments
Moderator: Robert Zeller, M.A. Hanna Color
"Creating and Measuring Frosted-Glass Effects in Plastics" T. Phillips, M.A. Hanna Color
"Using New High Performance Color Shift Pigments to Create Dynamic Effects" B. Parker, Flex Products, Inc.
"Further Developments in Pigments" R. Valin, Engelhard Corp.
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