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TRFA Annual Meeting 2009

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September 13 - 15, 2009
Sheraton Station Square
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Keynote Address: "Prospects for Wind Energy"
Monday, September 14 (7:45 - 8:30 am)

John R. Dunlop, Senior Technical Outreach Engineer, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)

TRFA members, industry leaders, suppliers, formulators, fabricators, students and academicians are encouraged to attend this important thermoset resin industry event, September 13 - 15, 2009 at the Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   This is your opportunity to learn about the latest technical developments, international industry expectations, regulatory news and more!

TRFA leaders have developed another rewarding, two-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 adventure on Sunday, September 13th. 

Technical Paper presentations are essential to achieving one of the association's key objectives, which is to be "the premier forum to interact and exchange knowledge among formulators and suppliers." The 2009 Meeting schedule will include presentations from each of TRFA's Market Focused Committees:

  • Coatings, Civil Engineering and Floorings; Jamie Dinsmore, Univar Canada, Chairman
  • Adhesives and Sealants ; Dave Hill, CVC Thermoset Specialties, Chairman
  • Composites and Tooling; Tito Llopiz, Evonik Degussa, Chairman
  • Potting, Encapsulation and Electrical; Mangesh Rajadhyaksha, Huntsman, Chairman

Your participation in this meeting offers the opportunity to deepen established industry and professional relationships and develop new ones with industry leaders who can provide information on issues that are a common concern.

Registrations and Hotel Reservations are Due August 11, 2009.


Here's how attendees rated the 2008 Annual Meeting:

  • 100% said the Overall Meeting and Informal Networking Opportunities met or exceeded their expectations.
  • Great Meeting!
  • Well run conference.
  • Excellent technical program. Good networking environment.
  • It was, simply put, outstanding.

Click here for a listing of technical papers from past meetings and a CD order form