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November 2019  Back to Top

49th Automotive Innovation Awards Competition and Gala  
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - All Day
Burton Manor, Lavonia, MI

Hosted by SPE Automotive Division
Conference Chair: Jeff Helms  

Plastic Pipes 2019  
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - Friday, November 22, 2019 - All Day
The Leela Hotel, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Hosted by SPE India Section
Conference Chair: Haresh R. Pillay

February 2020  Back to Top

Medical Plastics Minitec 2020  
Monday, February 10, 2020 - All Day
Sheraton Hotel, Anaheim, CA

Co-hosted by SPE Southern California Section and SPE Medical Plastics Division
Conference Chair: Ned LeMaster

2020 SPE International Polyolefins Conference  
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - All Day
Hilton Houston North Hotel, TX

Hosted by SPE South Texas
Event Partners: SPE Polymer Modifiers and Additives Division, SPE Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division, SPE Flexible Packaging Division and SPE Engineering Properties and Structure Division
Conference Chair: Fernando Cevallos-Candau

March 2020  Back to Top

12th European Thermoforming Conference  
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Friday, March 20, 2020 - All Day
Starling Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland

Hosted by SPE European Thermoforming Division
Conference Chair: Yetty Pauwels

ANTEC® 2020 San Antonio  
Monday, March 30, 2020 - Thursday, April 2, 2020 - All Day
Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, TX

April 2020  Back to Top

SPE Plastics Processing TopCon 2020  
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - All Day
Greater Philadelphia Area

Hosted by SPE Lehigh Valley Section

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section
Event Partners: SPE Automotive Division and SPE Injection Molding Division
Conference Chairs: Gary Kogowski and Sandra McClelland  

May 2020  Back to Top

Thermoset Topical Conference 2020  
Monday, May 11, 2020 - Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - All Day
Monona Terrace Convention Center/Hilton Hotel, Madison, WI

Hosted by SPE Thermoset Division
Conference Chair: Greg West

Shape Extrusion TopCon  
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - Thursday, May 14, 2020 - All Day
Hilton Nashville Green Hills, Nashville, TN

Hosted by SPE Extrusion Division
Conference Chairs:  Karen Xiao  and Olivier Catherine
Corporate Sponsorships: Charlie Martin

June 2020  Back to Top

2020 SPE Rotomolding Conference  
Monday, June 8, 2020 - Thursday, June 11, 2020 - All Day
Cleveland Marriott East, Cleveland, OH

Hosted by SPE Rotational Molding Division
Conference Chair: Larry Whittemore

SPE Decorating and Assembly Division TopCon and IMDA Symposium  
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - Friday, June 19, 2020 - All Day
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, MI

Hosted by SPE Decorating and Assembly Division
Conference Chair: Jeff Peterson 

September 2020  Back to Top

2020 Thermoplastic Elastomers Conference  
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Thursday, September 17, 2020 - All Day
Hilton Fairlawn Hotel, Akron, OH

Co-hosted by SPE Thermoplastic Elastomers Special Interest Group and SPE Akron Section
Conference Chair: Robert Weiler

SPE Color and Appearance Conference (CAD RETEC®) 2020  
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - All Day
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Presented by SPE Color and Appearance Division
Conference Chair: Jeffrey Drusda
Conference Vice-Chair: Cheryl Treat

2020 SPE Thermoforming Conference®  
Monday, September 21, 2020 - Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - All Day
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI

Hosted by SPE Thermoforming Division

SPE FOAMS® 2020  
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) - Friday, October 2, 2020 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Co-sponsored by the SPE Central Indiana Section and SPE Thermoplastic Materials and Foams Division

October 2020  Back to Top

Automotive TPO  
Sunday, October 4, 2020 - Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section
Conference Chair: Neil Fuenmayor 
Contact: Karen Rhodes-Parker

2020 Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, October 5, 2020 - Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - All Day
Westin Chicago North Side, Wheeling, IL

Hosted by SPE Blow Molding Division
Conference Chair: Geoff Ward

SPE Vinyltec® 2020  
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Thursday, October 22, 2020
Woodbridge, New Jersey

Co-hosted by SPE Palisades-New Jersey Section and SPE Vinyl Plastics Division
Contact: Mark Lavach

November 2020  Back to Top

IMTECH 2020: SPE Injection Molding Conference  
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Thursday, November 12, 2020 - All Day
Cleveland, OH

Co-hosted by SPE Injection Molding Division and SPE Cleveland Section
Conference Chair: Susan Montgomery

September 2021  Back to Top

SPE Color and Appearance Conference (CAD RETEC®)  
Sunday, September 19, 2021 - Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia

Hosted by SPE Color and Appearance Division

October 2021  Back to Top

Automotive TPO  
Sunday, October 3, 2021 - Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - All Day
Marriott Hotel, Troy, MI

Hosted by SPE Detroit Section
Contact: Karen Rhodes-Parker

2021 Annual Blow Molding Conference  
Monday, October 11, 2021 - Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - All Day
St. Louis Union Station, Hilton, St. Louis, MO

Hosted by SPE Blow Molding Division
Conference Chair: Geoff Ward


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