2006 Annual Meeting

TRFA 2006 Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Annual Meeting - September 10 - 12, 2006
Adhesives & Sealants Short Course - September 10, 2006
Networking Event - September 9, 2006             

Daniel Bernier
2006 Conference Chairman
Director of Operations
Duochem, Inc.

TRFA members, industry leaders, suppliers, formulators, students, and academicians are encouraged to attend this important thermoset resin industry event, September 10 - 12, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  This is your opportunity to learn about the latest technical developments, international industry expectations, regulatory news, and more!

TRFA leaders have developed another rewarding, 2-day schedule of Technical Papers, Regulatory Affairs Updates, a Table Top Showcase, meetings of TRFA's Market Focused Committees, and the association's Annual Business Meeting. Attendees can also look forward to ample networking opportunities throughout the schedule, including two receptions and an optional networking event on September 9th.

New in 2006 is the Adhesives & Sealants Short Course on Sunday, September 10th that will present both an introduction and advanced concepts in the formulation, application, and end-uses of thermoset resin technologies.  The course is intended for technical and sales/marketing professionals who are new to the industry as well as those seeking a refresher.  Registration for the Annual Meeting is not required to attend the short course.

Technical Papers

Technical Paper presentations are essential to meeting one of the association's key objectives, which is to be "the premier forum to interact and exchange knowledge among formulators and suppliers." The 2006 Meeting schedule will include presentations from each of TRFA's Market Focused Committees and the newly formed Non-Epoxy Committee, Melanie Bisaccio, Cognis Corporation, Chairman.

The market-focused committees are:

  • Coatings, Civil Engineering, and Floorings; Charlie Zarnitz, CVC Specialty Chemicals, Chairman.
  • Adhesives and Sealants; Darrel Bryant, Material Apps, LLC, Chairman.
  • Composites and Tooling; Tito Llopiz, Degussa Inc., Chairman.
  • Potting, Encapsulation, and Electrical; Mangesh Rajadhyaksha, Huntsman, Chairman.
Technical Papers