Abstracts invited for global PVC technical conference 

by Vinyl Council Australia 
on 20-Apr-2020 
at Edinburgh 

The globally reknowned, triennial UK PVC technical conference is preparing its 14th edition to take place on 20-23 April 2020 in Edinburgh and has called for abstracts.

The organising committee - volunteers from the global PVC community - are ready to receive offers of papers until the 1 June 2019.

PVC 2020 continues to build on its reputation as a world-leading conference series, delivering a comprehensive and varied programme of international speakers, high-quality papers and exceptional networking opportunities.

The exciting move of this conference from its historic Brighton base to Edinburgh heralds a new chapter for this respected series, which in 2017 attracted over 530 delegates spanning 42 countries across 6 continents. PVC2020 in Edinburgh is expected to be bigger and better than before.

The committee is looking for abstracts on the following topics:

  • - Strategy/direction and global markets
  • - The circular economy, sustainability, recovery and recycling
  • - Machinery and processing technology
  • - Lean manufacturing and Industry 4.0
  • - Additives - incorporating advances in modifiers, flame retardants, stabilisation, pigmentation and weathering.
  • - Advances in recycling technology
  • - Polymerisation, resin development and production
  • - Plastisols and flexible PVC
  • - Intellectual property strategy (patents and licensing)
  • - Regulatory and environmental matters
  • - Products and Applications – innovation with PVC including:
    • - Plastisols and flexible PVC
    • - Profiles/cellular and pipes/fittings

Abstracts (of up to 300 words) for consideration for the programme should be submitted online by 1 June 2019. Full details and online submission is available on the event website.

Companies with a more commercial story to tell can take advantage of the exhibition opportunities at the event. The exhibition floor plan has just been released.

For information on exhibition stands, email [email protected] or visit www.pvc2020.org

For more information, contact the Event Organiser: Lucy Harvie-Austin [email protected]


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