IAPD Women in Plastics Educational Workshop

Thursday, November 3, 2022  •  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh University-Oakland
329 Technology Drive  •  Pittsburgh, PA, 15219 USA

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Join Women in Plastics for a morning of learning and connecting on Thursday, November 3 in Pittsburgh, PA.

This educational workshop will feature:
  • Keynote speaker and performance plastics industry speaker
  • Interactive networking activities
  • Lively group discussion
  • An opportunity to meet industry peers and build business relationships
  • Networking breakfast and lunch
This educational offering is intended to help foster facilitated networking and the chance to connect with attendees on a deeper level. 

Registration Fee:
IAPD Members – $289
Non-members – $389




1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Volunteer Opportunity at local Pittsburgh Charity

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

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Industry Speaker



Industry Speaker Presentation

Presented by Bernie Willms, Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials 

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Bernie Willms is the President & General Manager of Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials. In the early days of his career, he worked in a variety of industries, including textile and automotive parts manufacturing, and eventually found his home at Polypenco Canada, a division of what is now Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation.

He has served on the IAPD Board of Directors, the Scholarship Committee as both member and Chair, the Industry Research Committee, the Manufacturers’ Council, the Nominating Committee and as an active participant in the Canadian Common Interest Group.
Today, Bernie is at the helm of Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, where he demonstrates his deep commitment to enriching the lives of his colleagues and their families through the founding principles of KAITEKI.


Hotel Info

Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh University-Oakland
329 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA

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IAPD attendees will receive a special discounted rate of $139. 
The cut-off date for the hotel block is Sunday, October 2, 2022.

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