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North America's Premier Polyurethanes Industry Event Coming to Atlanta

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 4, 2012) - Registration is now open for the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference . Hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), this year's conference will take place Sept. 24 to 26 at the  Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. Click here to register for the conference .

"We're excited to celebrate 75 years of polyurethane at this year's conference, as well as showcase the latest innovations that will advance our industry for the next 75 years," said Lee Salamone, Senior Director of CPI. "With fourteen technical sessions, attendees will learn about the latest developments and advancements from the best in the industry."

Featuring more than 55 technical presentations, this year's Polyurethanes Technical Conference provides leaders and professionals with an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, technical developments and issues affecting the global polyurethanes industry. The technical sessions feature topics including adhesives and elastomers; appliances; automotive; chemistry and fundamentals; construction, including spray polyurethane foam; elastomers and footwear; environmental, health and safety; flame retardants and combustibility; flexible foam; processing innovations; renewable content; sustainability; and worker health and safety.

At the opening session on Sept. 24, ACC President and CEO  Cal Dooley will deliver the conference's keynote address. The 2012 Polyurethane Innovation Award , which honors the role that innovation plays in the industry, will be presented during the conference's closing session on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Nominations for this year's award will be accepted until 5 p.m. EDT on June 29.  Click here for the award rules and entry form.

CPI's popular Polyurethane Professional Development Program also returns this year with course topics ranging including introductory polyurethane chemistry; markets and applications; coatings and elastomers; and equipment. In addition, CPI will host tabletop exhibitions where companies can showcase their products and meet prospective new customers.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the conference. Sponsorship offers companies high visibility to the leaders and decision makers at the premier polyurethanes industry event in North America. Several session sponsorships, including some technical sessions, as well as table top exhibition space are still available.  Click here to take advantage of one these excellent sponsorship opportunities.

Conference attendees can save $200 with early registration, which is available through Aug. 31. For more information on the conference or to register, visit the CPI Website .

Hotel reservations should be made directly through the Omni Hotel at CNN Center via phone at 1-888-444-OMNI or using this dedicated link . To receive the group rate, please reference the Polyurethanes Technical Conference when making your reservation.

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