Knoxville, Tennessee - The Polyurethane Foam Association has issued a call for papers for its spring 2008 technical meeting, to be held 22 May at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, in Baltimore, Maryland.
The PFA's deadline for submitting requests for technical presentations is 17 March.
"Technical papers summarising recent research and product developments related to the processing of flexible polyurethane foam, field studies, innovations in formulation, and new and innovative raw materials and processing equipment are welcome," said the association, in a 19 Feb announcement.
Papers on sustainability and environmental issues that may affect flexible PU foam production or specification also are encouraged, the PFA added.
Presentations will be assessed to compete for a $500 'Technical Excellence Award' provided by the Herman Stone Family Endowment.
Abstracts should be sent to the Polyurethane Foam Association, attention: Bob Luedeka ([email protected] ).