Convention


Plastics Expo Exhibitors and Sponsors
Social Events
General Information

 

 

Schedule At-A-Glance


Monday, October 27, 2014

8:00 a.m.
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7:00 p.m.
Supplier Meetings
9:00 a.m.
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11:30 a.m.
Executive Committee Meeting
12:00 noon
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5:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Lunch/Meeting
2:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m.
Registration Open
7:00 p.m.
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9:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Dinner
 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

7:30 a.m.
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7:30 p.m.
Registration Open
8:00 a.m.
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7:00 p.m.
Supplier Meetings
8:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
Convention and Expo Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m.
Education Committee Meeting
10:15 a.m.
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12:15 p.m.
Industry Research Committee Meeting
10:15 a.m.
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12:15 p.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting
10:15 a.m..
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12:15 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m.
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3:00 p.m.
Environmental Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m.
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3:00 p.m.
Government Relations Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m.
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3:00 p.m.
International Strategy Task Force Meeting
3:15 p.m.
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4:15 p.m.
Editorial Committee Meeting
4:15 p.m.
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6:15 p.m.
Small Distributors Council Meeting and Reception
4:30 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. Building a Better Workforce: Understanding Gender Roles
      Presented by Dr. Helen Eckmann, sponsored by Women in Plastics
4:45 p.m.
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6:00 p.m
IT is About the Money...Keeping It!
Presented by Rob Novak
6:30 p.m.
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7:15 p.m.
New Member/First-Timer Reception
7:30 p.m.
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10:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception sponsored by Braskem America, Inc.
 
 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

7:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m.
- 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast Buffet
8:15 a.m.
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11:00 a.m.
General Session
 
Coffee Break sponsored by Röchling Engineering Plastics
11:00 a.m.
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1:15 p.m. Supplier Meetings
11:15 a.m.
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12:15 p.m.
From Blight to Bright: Giving Plastics Waste a New Future
 
Presented by Mike Biddle and hosted by the Environmental Committee
11:15 a.m.
- 12:15 p.m. Taking the Mystery Out of Plastic Piping
    Presented by Dick Birch
11:30 a.m.
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7:30 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up
12:15 p.m.
- 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:15 p.m.
- 1:15 p.m. Past Presidents’ Lunch, by Invitation Only
1:30 p.m.
- 2:45 p.m. IAPD Plastics Application Design Competition
4:00 p.m.
- 4:30 p.m. Manufacturer Council Meeting
4:00 p.m.
- 4:30 p.m. Distributor Council Meeting
4:30 p.m.
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10:00 p.m.
Supplier Meetings
4:30 p.m.
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5:45 p.m.
Future Leaders Meeting
4:30 p.m.
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5:45 p.m.
Pipe, Valves and Fittings (PVF) CIG Meeting
4:30 p.m.
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5:45 p.m.
Canadian CIG Meeting sponsored by Garland Manufacturing Company
4:30 p.m.
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5:45 p.m.
Manufacturers’ Representatives CIG Meeting sponsored by Garland Manufacturing Company
6:30 p.m.
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7:30 p.m.
Social Hour sponsored by the
Manufacturers’ Representatives CIG
7:30 p.m.
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10:00 p.m.
Open Night
       

Thursday, October 30, 2014

7:00 a.m.
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9:00 a.m.
Exhibitor Set Up
7:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
Supplier Meetings
7:00 a.m.
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4:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m.
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8:30 a.m.
Fun Run/Walk
8:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
The Power of Negotiating: Get the Deal You Want
Presented by Chuck Holmes
8:45 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
IT is About the Money...Keeping It!
Presented by Rob Novak
9:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
Specifying Plastic Glazing in Construction — Coping with
   
Building Codes Presented by Hector Cabrera, Tom Niziolek and D’Lane Wisner
9:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m.
Free Marketing: How to Get an Editor’s Attention
Presented by Norbert Sparrow
10:00 a.m.
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4:00 p.m.
IAPD Plastics Expo
IAPD Plastics Expo Technical Sessions
10:30 a.m.
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11:00 a.m.
Plastics Recycling Best Practices
(Technical Session Presented by Cope Plastics, Inc.)
11:00 a.m.
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11:30 p.m.
Spectar Tips, Tricks and Tools
(Technical Session Presented by Eastman Chemical Company)
11:30 a.m.
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12:00 p.m.
Double Containment Piping Systems: A Fail-Safe, Leak-Proof
and Environmentally Friendly Solution
(Technical Session Presented by IPEX USA LLC)
12:00 p.m.
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12:30 p.m. The Science Behind Solvent Welding of
  Thermoplastic Fluid Handling Systems
    (Technical Session Presented by Weld-On Adhesives, Inc.)
12:30 p.m.
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1:00 p.m.
Material Handling Automation and Technology
(Technical Session Presented by Stiles Machinery, Inc.)
1:30 p.m.
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2:00 p.m.
Plastics in Prosthetics: An Award-Winning Application
(Technical Session Presented by Nonspec)
2:00 p.m.
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2:30 p.m.
Extraordinary Low Friction Solutions for the Conveyor Industry
(Technical Session Presented by Röchling Engineering Plastics)
11:30 a.m.
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1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
4:00 p.m.
- 7:00 p.m. Supplier Meetings
4:00 p.m.
- 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Tear Down
7:00 p.m.
- 10:00 p.m. IAPD Annual Convention & Plastics Expo Closing Party sponsored by Astari Americas Inc., Artek, Inc., Boltaron Inc., A SIMONA Group Company, CartierWilson LLC and Sentry Insurance
       
Supplier Meetings are also available Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.