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  • 1. inerals in Compounding 2010 Global conference on minerals as additives, pigments and fillers in polymers December 1-2, 2010 Images courtesy of The Hilton Atlanta, Omya and Imerys Atlanta, GA, United States Performance Minerals SPECIAL OFFER Register before October 22nd and save $190! Sponsor: Media Sponsors: Organized by: Applied Market Information LLC.
  • 2. C O N F E R E N C inerals in Wednesday December 1, 2010 Compounding 2010 08.00 09.00 Registration and welcome coffee Opening announcements SESSION 1: OVERVIEW & FUNCTIONAL FILLERS December 1-2, 2010 9.10 Filled plastics: facts and fallacies Dr. Chris DeArmitt, President The Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, United States PHANTOM PLASTICS, United States AMI is pleased to announce the program for the AMI international 9.40 Calcium carbonate – filling the needs of the plastics industry conference on Minerals in Compounding 2010, to be held December 1-2, Mr. Charles-Etienne Houssa, Regional Sales Manager 2010 at The Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA. OMYA, United States Minerals and other particulate materials used in plastics represent 10:10 The milestones of a milled stone – the fundamentals and a multi-billion dollar industry that continues to grow year after year. performances of talc in plastics The wide adoption and steady growth of these materials is due to the Mr. Frans Venema, Technical Support Manager Plastics tremendous spectrum of properties that they bring. By judicious use MONDO MINERALS BV, Netherlands of such additives, one can achieve mechanical, electrical, thermal, color and optical performance far beyond that achievable using polymer 10:40-11:10 Coffee break alone. Not only that, but they offer a cost-effective way to reach those properties. 11:10 Enhancing polymer properties using shape engineered minerals This conference is the ideal opportunity to review the latest developments Mr. Chris Paynter, Director: Technology and Regulatory Affairs in minerals as traditional fillers, additives and pigments, and to learn IMERYS: PERFORMANCE MINERALS NORTH AMERICA, about new specialty filler types. The effects of processing conditions will United States be presented as will the vital role of compound formulation including dispersants, coupling agents and stabilizers. In short, the very strong 11:40 High performance fillers – functional fillers for the purpose program provides everything you need to make better products and of setting the mechanical and thermal properties of obtain an edge over your competitors. polyamide compounds Dr. Jörg Ulrich Zilles, Head of Product Development There is no one ideal material that works well in every situation. Designing QUARZWERKE GmbH, Germany good materials means knowing the pros and cons that each type of particulate additive brings. Rather than emphasizing the theoretical and 12.10-1.40 Lunch academic aspects of composite materials, this conference concentrates on the real-world optimization and use of compounds to meet the SESSION 2: FLAME RETARDANT AND SPECIALTY FILLERS demands of applications in sectors ranging from packaging, automotive, appliance, building and electronics to aerospace. 1.40 High performance thermoplastics: nano inorganic fillers and modifiers for specific performance optimization Just as important as the technical side, is the opportunity to meet Larry DiSano, Product manager Advanced Materials customers, suppliers and consultants so you can create the relationships ENSINGER, United States and partnerships needed to be competitive both now and in the future. Minerals in Compounding 2010 includes networking opportunities 2.10 Optimized aluminum hydroxide grades with and an atmosphere conducive to meeting new people and developing enhanced properties relationships. The Atlanta venue is easy to reach and surrounded by Mr. Vijay Kotian, Senior Research & Development Advisor plastics and minerals industry, so you can combine your trip with ALBEMARLE CORPORATION, United States customer visits. So the only thing left is to book your place now. 2.40 How huntite is used to modify the polymer flow properties EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OFFER for faster extrusion of HFFR cables Register before October 22nd and save $190. There are additional Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Viering, Business Development Manager discounts for group bookings. The registration fee includes attendance Functional Fillers at all conference sessions, the cocktail reception, lunch and refreshment MINELCO GmbH, Germany breaks on both days, and a set of conference proceedings. 3.10-3.40 Coffee break CONFERENCE HOTLINE 3.40 Micronized micaceous iron oxide innovative mineral filler Call Jessie Martin, Conference Coordinator for unique performance profiles of polymer compounds on +1 610 478 0800 DI Christian Rupp, Manager Marketing & Sales Polymer Filler or fax to +1 610 478 0900 KÄRNTNER MONTANINDUSTRIE, Austria email: jm@amiplastics-na.com for further information about this event. 4.10 High performance reinforcement: a pathway to density reduction while maintaining physical properties of polyolefin composites SEE THE LATEST INFORMATION AND CONFIRMED SPEAKERS AT Mr. Normand Miron, Business Development Manager WWW.AMICONFERENCES.COM MILLIKEN & COMPANY, United States
  • 3. E P R O G R A M SPONSOR THIS EVENT A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available at this 4.40 Use of recycled glass in plastics compounding conference to help to promote your company’s products and Mr. Joe Keating, President services to this highly targeted audience. Contact the conference VITRO MINERALS, United States hotline for further information. CONFERENCE VENUE 5.15 Cocktail reception SPONSORED BY Atlanta is a vibrant city with a big international airport for easy access. The sights include museums, shopping malls and beautiful parks, including the botanical garden. It is a multicultural experience with many types of dining & entertainment on offer. EXHIBITION SPACE Make it easy for the delegates to find you at this busy event with Thursday December 2, 2010 your own table top exhibition space. Bring your own display stand or simply use the space to have literature and samples available to 08.00 Welcome coffee ensure that you make an impact. The table top exhibition will run 09.00 Opening announcements throughout the conference in the spacious lobby area next to the main meeting room. Please note that this service is only available SESSION 3: PROCESSING, PIGMENTS AND ADDITIVES to companies registering at least one delegate to attend the conference. 9:10 New developments in carbon black masterbatch and other mineral filled compounds Space is limited so to avoid disappointment please register for this Mr. Eberhard Dieterich, Business Unit Manager service as soon as possible. COPERION CORPORATION, United States HOTEL ACCOMMODATION 9.40 Film opacity: TiO2 and inorganic filler performance Delegates are responsible for booking their own accommodation. Dr. Philipp Niedenzu, Offering Development AMI has negotiated a room rate of $129 at the Hilton Atlanta. To E.I. DUPONT, United States reserve a room please contact the hotel directly and state that you are attending AMI’s Minerals in Compounding 2010 conference. 10.10 A study on the effect of a unique ultra high purity colloidal Address: The Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta silica particle on cooling time reduction Georgia 30303, United States. Mr. Richard Oder, President Tel: 1-404-659-2000 Fax: 1-404-221-6368 ENERGY STRATEGY ASSOCIATES, INC., United States 10.40-11.10 Coffee Break 11:10 Interfacial modification of inorganic minerals using functional polybutadienes Mr. Jeremy Austin, Business Development Manager CRAY VALLEY USA, LLC, United States 11:40 The use of 100% recycled, low carbon footprint inorganic minerals derived from beneficiated pulverized fuel ash (PFA) as fillers in plastics & rubber Mr. Godfrey Short, Director – Advanced Products Division ROCKTRON LIMITED, United Kingdom 12:10-1:40 Lunch 1:40 Transport & feeding phenomena of minerals in plastics compounding operations Image courtesy of: The Hilton Atlanta Dr. Jaime A. Gómez, Global Business Development Manager K-TRON, United States 5 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND: 2:10 Single screw compounding: the 2010 paradigm shift of mixing and venting 1. Review industry trends Mr. Keith Luker, President RANDCASTLE EXTRUSION SYSTEMS, INC., United States 2. Meet other professionals from the 2:40 Cyclic azasilanes: "Meeting the environmental demands of compounding world surface modified minerals" Mr. Joel Zazyczny, Vice President 3. Assess the latest technology for your business GELEST INC., United States 4. Keep up to date 3:10 Conference ends 5. Look for new development opportunities
  • 4. CONFERENCE DETAILS Registration form DATE AND LOCATION: December 1-2, 2010, The Hilton Atlanta Minerals in Compounding 2010 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 December 1-2, 2010 The Hilton Atlanta, United States Tel: +1 404 659 2000 Atlanta, GA, USA HOTEL ACCOMMODATION The conference fee does not include lodging. We have negotiated a special Company: ______________________________________________ rate of $129 per night for a single or double occupancy at The Hilton Atlanta. Please contact the hotel’s reservation department directly and be Address: _______________________________________________ sure to mention the AMI’S MINERALS IN COMPOUNDING 2010 conference to qualify for the special room rate. Rooms are limited and will be held Country: _______________________________________________ on a first-come, first-reserved basis. The hotel rate is guaranteed a limited number of rooms so do not delay in making your reservation for a room at Tel:_______________________ Fax: _________________________ the conference location. Reservation cut-off date is October 29, 2010. +1-800- 445-8667 (reservations number-toll free in the US & Canada) e-mail address: __________________________________________ or log on to: www.hilton.com Company activity: _______________________________________ REGISTRATION FEE Register before October 22nd, 2010 for only $900. Thereafter the fee will be $1090. Registration includes all sessions, conference proceedings, reception, luncheons, and break refreshments. Delegate details / Table Top Delegate: GROUP RATES (if more than one delegate please photocopy form) For companies wishing to register two or more delegates, group discounts are available. Please contact the conference coordinator for more details. Title: _______________First name:__________________________ SPONSOR THIS EVENT AND PROMOTE YOUR COMPANY Surname: ______________________________________________ AMI events are more than just arenas for listening and networking. They also represent highly targeted opportunities to enhance your image and promote Position: _______________________________________________ your products and services to an international audience. Each event offers the following unique awareness building opportunities: Special dietary requirements: ______________________________ sponsorship of the welcome cocktail reception, lunches, coffee breaks, and much more. For further information please contact the conference coordinator at 610-478-0800. EXHIBITION PACKAGE Payment Details: This package includes an exhibition space in the conference room where we Please make payments in US Dollars ($) will be hosting the cocktail reception, coffee breaks and lunch, giving exhibits maximum exposure. It also includes 1 free delegate place. Exhibitors may either q Delegate fee @$900 ___________ use tables provided by the hotel or bring their own stand or display. Please note that only a limited number of tables are available. The cost of this package is Before October 22nd, 2010 $1900. For further information please contact the conference coordinator. q Exhibition Package @$1900 ___________ LITERATURE DISPLAY If your company is unable to send personnel to the conference, you can still (Includes exhibition space make your presence felt by using our literature display service. Send your And one delegate space) brochures or company information to the conference and we will display them for delegates to collect at their leisure. The cost for this service is $400. SOCIAL EVENTS Total: ___________ The social events organized for Minerals in Compounding 2010 will provide Method of payment: an ideal setting for delegates and speakers to mix business with pleasure. On the first evening, everyone is warmly invited to attend the welcome cocktail reception which will follow the first conference session. q By Check: In US Dollars ($), made payable to “Applied Market Information LLC” SUBSTITUTIONS / CANCELLATIONS Delegates may be substituted at any time at no charge. We ask that you provide q Bank Transfer: Please call or email for banking ample notification of substitution in order that materials can be prepared. Full information +1 610 478 0800 refunds, less an administrative charge of $200 will only be made on cancellations received prior to November 1, 2010. We regret that we cannot make refunds on q Visa/Mastercard/Amex 3-Digit Code ______ cancellations received after this date or for no-shows at the conference. FAX FORM TO: +1 610 478 0900 My card number is: CONFERENCE HOTLINE Ms. Jessie Martin, Conference Coordinator Ms. Margit Korsak, Conference Director Name of cardholder: _____________________________________ Applied Market Information LLC Tel: +1 610 478 0800 833 North Park Road, Suite #204, Fax: +1 610 478 0900 Expiration date: _________________________________________ Wyomissing, PA 19610, USA e-mail: jm@amiplastics-na.com Cardholder’s signature: ___________________________________ Please make copies of this registration form for others to use or download a PDF file copy of the brochure from our web site at Date: __________________________________________________ www.amiplastics-na.com