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September 11 - 13, 2011
Crowne Plaza Niagara-Fallsview
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

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Important Information for Attendees Traveling to Canada

TRFA members, industry leaders, suppliers, formulators, fabricators, students and academicians are encouraged to attend this important thermoset resin industry event, September 11 - 13 at the Crowne Plaza Niagara-Fallsview in Niagara Falls, Canada.  This is your opportunity to learn about the latest technical developments, regulatory news and more!

TRFA leaders have developed another rewarding, two-day schedule of Technical Papers, a Regulatory Affairs Update, the annual Table Top Showcase, meetings of TRFA's Market Focused Committees, the association's Annual Business Meeting and the presentation of the second annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award to a student. Attendees can also look forward to ample networking opportunities throughout the schedule, including two receptions and an optional networking adventure on Sunday, September 11th. 

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 2011 Meeting schedule will include presentations from each of TRFA's Market Focused Committees:

  • Adhesives and Sealants ; Melanie Chaney, Air Products & Chemicals, Chairman
  • Coatings, Civil Engineering and Floorings; Dr. Rajesh Turakhia, The Dow Chemical Company, Chairman
  • Composites and Tooling; Pete Toohey, Evonik Degussa, Chairman
  • Potting, Encapsulation and Electrical; Hubert Monteiro, Royce International, 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.

Keynote Address:

Global Energy Trends
Dr. Michael Webber
Monday, September 12, 2011
8:45 am - 9:30 am

Registrations and Hotel Reservations are Due August 10, 2011. Click here to register.






Here's how attendees rated the 2010 Annual Meeting:

100% said the overall meeting and overall time and financial investment in attending met or exceeded their expectations.

Other Comments:

  • The conference was very well organized
  • Presentation topics had a good breadth in technical areas; attendees were well blended from technical to business folks. I truly enjoyed the experience.
  • Excellent focused conference; definitely want to participate in the future.
  • The student paper was excellent.
  • In general, everything was very well organized and enjoyable. I am looking forward to next year's convention.

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

Click here to access the 2010 Meeting Website


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