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Premier Technical Conference for Global Polyurethanes Industry Coming to Nashville

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 1, 2011) - Registration is now open for the Polyurethanes 2011 Technical Conference. Held by the Center for the Polyurethane Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council, the conference runs September 26 - 28, 2011, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Register today at .

"We're anticipating strong attendance at this year's Polyurethanes Technical Conference," said Lee Salamone, senior director of CPI. "With a range of industry leaders and professionals from around the world together in Nashville, conference attendees will hear about the latest issues and research from the best in the industry."  Click here for a video of Salamone at the Gaylord Opryland.

Featuring more than 60 technical presentations, the Polyurethanes 2011 Technical Conference provides leaders and professionals with an opportunity to hear about the latest innovations, technical developments and issues affecting the global polyurethanes industry. This year's sessions will feature topics including appliances and cold chain; automotive; coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers; chemistry and fundamentals; construction; elastomers and footwear; environment, health and safety; flame retardants and combustibility; flexible foams; processing innovations; and renewable content polyols.

Throughout the conference, attendees will examine and discuss the current state of the industry from regulatory and environmental issues to advances in technology and chemistry. CPI will also offer its popular Polyurethane Professional Development Program with course topics ranging from introductory polyurethane chemistry and technology to physical testing and raw materials. In addition, CPI will present its annual Innovation Award and host tabletop exhibitions where companies can showcase their products.

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available for the conference. Sponsorship offers companies high visibility to the leaders and decision makers of the global polyurethanes industry at one of its premier events. Some technical session sponsorships as well as table top exhibition space are available.  Click here for more information about sponsorships.

Conference attendees can save $200 with early registration, which is available through Aug. 26. For more information on the conference, including the conference program, or to register, visit .

Hotel reservations should be made directly through the Gaylord Opryland. The hotel's phone number is (888) 777-6779 or use the following link to make reservations for the Polyurethanes 2011 Technical Conference: .

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