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Terry Peters
Vice President Technical and Industry Affairs
tpeters@plasticsindustry.org
202.974.5280

  • Date: May 14 - 16, 2019
  • Held At: Grand Bohemian Hotel, Asheville, North Carolina

Join us for the 2019 Spring Fluoropolymers Division Conference in iconic Asheville, NC. Hosted at the award-winning Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection, a resort-style luxury hotel, with boutique accommodation and European-style accents. These two days are packed with relevant content and programming specifically for companies that manufacture fluoropolymer resins or process, convert, compound or formulate fluoropolymers. 

 What to Expect

  • Kickoff with a Golf Outing at the Grove Park Inn Golf Course (ticketed event beyond registration). 
  • Differentiating Fluoropolymers from the other classes of PFAS with Barbara J. Henry, Ph.D., Toxicologist, W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
  • ACC FluoroCouncil Update on Activities Related to Fluoropolymers with Jessica S. Bowman, JD, Executive Director, FluoroCouncil American Chemistry Council. 
  • Receive an Economic Environment for Fluoropolymers Update from Perc Pineda, PhD, Chief Economist, PLASTICS.
  • Manufacturers Presentation, New Materials Review by executives from AGC, Chemours, and Daikin. 
  • Patty Long, Interim President & CEO, PLASTICS will share an association update
  • Get an exclusive presentation of the Guide for Safe Handling of Fluoropolymer Resins (Version 5). Each registered attendee will receive a copy. 
  • Take a dive into how equipment has evolved over the years presented by John Porta, Vice President, Machined Metals Manufacturing at Jennings International. 
  • Real World Regulatory Support for Proposition 65 – a resource orientation with guide presented by Michael D. Easter, JD, CHMM, Principal Ensight. 
  • PFOA Groundwater Panel Activity presentation by Steven P. Risotto, Senior Director, Chemical Products and Technology Division, American Chemistry Council. 
  • Suzanne Morgan, Senior Director, Government Affairs & Grassroots Advocacy, PLASTICS will share a material tariffs update
  • The Future Directions of the Fluoropolymers Industry by Sina Ebnesajjad, President, FluoroConsultants Group, LLC.
  • tour with wine tasting will be held at the Biltmore Estate (ticketed event beyond registration at only $100).