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  1. 1. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 02Welcome to SpecialChem e-Training Courses2013 BrochureSummer is almost there… time to look at the skills you need to reach this yearobjectives! As you’ll see, there’s something for everyone:If you have your hands on product development,You’ll surely love our Formulation courses and their very practical approach. You will structureyour knowledge in a quick & efficient way, discover logic path to solve your issues & go fasterby benefiting from industry experts’ know-how.If you are more interested in what’s going on in the industry,Innovation courses will greatly support your efforts to keep up with the latest technicaltrends. Experts discuss a selection of the most promising innovations in a specific area.Looking to train your whole team?e-Training Credits and Unlimited Access will make your life easy while making savings onyour training budget. We can also organize private training sessions to fit into your sche-dule and your need for in-depth interaction with an expertPlease remember that we’re here to help. To talk to us about your training requirements,call us on +33 1 72 76 39 13 or contact us by email: e-training@specialchem.comCatherine BouhierOnline Courses DirectorSpecialChemOf course, we can’t fit everything we have to sayinto this short guide, so do visit the websitefor full details, updates and to book.http://www.specialchem.com/training-education
  2. 2. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 03Why train with SpecialChem?1. We are training more than 2000 professionals every year and 97% of them were satisfied with oure-Training Courses in 2012.2. It is the only place to benefit from trainings with anindustry-applied touch: dispersion in coating and inks,compatibility of plastic blends, rheology for adhesives and sealants…3. It offers a unique opportunity to connect with technical experts who are all passionate about sharing their technical know-how and strong industry knowledge.4. You can go beyond traditional skills development and discuss your own cases with industry experts even after the training session is over.5. Attending an e-Training Course is simple:«It is very good tohear from a lecturer withextensive real-worldexperience rather than(or in addition to) justacademic knowledge.»Antonio P.Sr. Materials Engineerat Quantum Leap Packaging
  3. 3. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 04One payment,5 to 10 trainingsessions andgreat savings!Smart ideas to attend e-Training CoursesTrain with your colleaguesBecause it is more productive to share, you can attende-Training Courses with your colleagues!> 1… 2… 3 attendees in the same room = SAME FEE! (1 internet connection - Regular Access)> For group of 4 and over or requiring additional connections, the Group / Multi Access applies (up to 3 internet connections)e-Training CreditsPurchase credits in advance and use them (whoever in your team / company)whenever you want within 12 months.> 5 e-Training Credits 999€ (up to 30% savings!)> 10 e-Training Credits 1499€ (up to 55% savings!)Unlimited Access to e-TrainingsA hassle free solution to help you and your staff develop techni-cal skills and industry understanding by attending as manysessions as you need within a year.> Unlimited Access2999€/year if subscribed(for one company located in one country)Private SessionsIf you have several people to train on a topic developed by SpecialChem, why not considering our pri-vate session option?On top of the training presentation, this exclusive tailor-made online solution will offer youand your team the opportunity to interact longer and more freely with the expert on your current pro-jects and issues. It will seriously ease the application of your fresh learning into everyday practices.“I chose the unlimitedaccess because of the moneyreduction and I am very satisfied!It encourages me andmy colleagues to attenda large number of usefulevents I wouldn’thave attendedotherwise.”Eric P.Project Engineerat Nypro Inc.To orderplease fill the formon page 38
  4. 4. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 05Train with the bestTo offer you best quality trainings, we are working with independent expertsfrom all over the world who are all passionate about sharing their know-how inaddition to their strong technical knowledge. This is part of our commitment todeliver industry-focused, practical and unbiased e-Training Courses.Experts benefit from SpecialChem uniqueindustry expertiseWhen joining SpecialChem network, experts benefit from ourexpertise in creating and delivering outstanding online shortcourses: > They have access to our unique knowledge of the industry > We accompany them to ensure your needs and expectations are met > They get trained on our best practices for presenting online40 experts from US, UK,the Netherlands, Germany…will train you in 2013We select seasonedprofessionals with> 15 years or morehands-on experience> Proven track-record in the industry> Real ability to pass ontheir expertise ina simple way.Speakersrated good or higherby 97%of 2012 attendees“The opportunityto get your questionsanswered was very good.The instructor has a goodand broad technicalknowledge on the topic.”Sander N.Business DevelopmentManagerat UnderwritersLaboratories
  5. 5. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 06Plastics & Elastomers IndustryPlastics industry is constantly under change. With stringent regulations & envi-ronmental concerns, pressure is increasing to find a new array of solutions withthe performance matching that of traditional materials.We at SpecialChem understand the changing environment and the challengesit brings to professionals throughout the value chain. We are constantly makingefforts to revitalize our training program to help them with industry-specific supportto improve their skills, develop the right products faster & beat competition.Our plastics training program is designed to provide you with an opportunity to hear the latest trends & deve-lopments in the plastics industry, talk about formulation issues with experts, explore alternativesand share best practices.Sonia VijProgram Manager Plastics at SpecialChemsonia.vij@specialchem.comhttp://in.linkedin.com/in/soniavijCourse Page N° DateTrack latest advances & trends to identify new opportunitiesLatest E&E Plastics for LED, Energy Storage, Miniaturized Devices UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 23 MayPhotovoltaics: Mapping Applications for Plastics NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 12 JuneAdvances in High Heat Polymer Resins & Applications NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 27 JunePhotovoltaic Polymers: Innovations & Opportunities UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 19 SeptemberBioplastic Tour: Latest Developments & Trends for Greener Plastics (8th Edition) UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 21 NovemberElectrically Conductive Polymers: Latest Development Opportunities UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 12 DecemberLatest Weight Saving Solutions for Automotive Applications UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 2014Wind Energy: Latest Engineering Plastics & Advanced Composites Innovations UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 2014Food Packaging: Latest Barrier Solutions UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2014Latest Fuel Barrier Solutions & Opportunities for Higher Performance UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2014*** Topics and dates can evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***Develop & improve performance/cost ratio with stronger formulation skillsPVC Plasticizer Selection Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 10 octoberComposites: Interface Properties Optimization NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 23 OctoberOptimize Coextrusion to Improve Barrier properties in Thin Films . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2014PVC Stabilizer Alternatives: Optimal Selection & Formulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2014
  6. 6. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 07Plastics & Elastomers IndustryCourse Page N° DateLearn from best practices for higher day-to-day efficiencySearching & Mapping US Patents - Part 1: Patentability - Part 2: Freedom to Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 24 Sept & 8 OctDesign of Experiment: Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6 & 20 NovUS Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 2014*** Topics and dates may evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***Save Money with Multi-seats OffersBook seats in advance and usethem whenever you want within12 monthsAlert me on this IndustryCreate your own email alerts so thatyou don’t miss an important e-TrainingCourse!Get up-to-date on Regulation frontE.U. Food Contact Regulations: Migration Testing, Declaration of Compliance & Liability Issues . . . . . 15 13 juneUS Food Contact Regulations: Impact on Plastics Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 29 OctoberFood Contact : Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2014Optimize testing procedures and improve results interpretationFR Behavior Characterization in Practice NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 18 JuneDMA Interpretation made Easy for Plastics & Rubber Developments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 11 JulyFire Resitstance Testing: Cone Calorimeter Made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 10 SeptemberFTIR Made Easy for Better Identification of Plastics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3 OctoberEnvironmental Stress Cracking Prediction & Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 5 DecemberContact Angle: Decisive Surface Data from a Single Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2014Plastic Failure Analysis for Efficient Problem Solving (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2014DMA for Thermosets Curing Optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2014Halogen-free Flame Retardants: Optimal Selection for better Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 2014
  7. 7. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 08Plastics & Elastomers IndustryTrack latest advances & trends to identify new opportunitiesNEW!June 27, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETSave time with a synthetic & neutral overview of the latest developments in high heatpolymer resins and find-out new ideas for your future developments. You will comeaway with a fresh view on their performance & application potential. More info...CategoryInnovationAdvances in High Heat Polymer Resins & ApplicationsPresented by Don RosatoThis new course has not been evaluated yet(29 evaluations)May 23, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETStructure your strategy and explore new routes to address the emerging demand inelectronic devices (miniaturization, lower energy consumption…) by benefiting from anexpert review of the most impacting plastics material and technology innovations inthis field. More info...CategoryInnovationLatest E&E Plastics for LED, Energy Storage, Miniaturized DevicesPresented by Don RosatoUPDATE!(126 evaluations)September 19, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETIdentify how you could adapt your know-how in electronic and plastic materials toseize opportunities in the fast-growing solar energy market with expert insight onlatest conductive and plastic material innovations. More info...CategoryInnovationPhotovoltaic Polymers: Innovations & OpportunitiesPresented by Don RosatoUPDATE!NEW!June 12, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETThink out of your traditional range of applications to uncover potential use of plasticsin photovoltaic applications by understanding the key requirements of PV industry andthe fit with polymer materials. More info...CategoryInnovationPhotovoltaics: Mapping Applications for PlasticsPresented by Michael MendoliaThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  8. 8. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 09Plastics & Elastomers IndustryTrack latest advances & trends to identify new opportunities(106 evaluations)December 12, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETSave time with a synthetic & neutral overview of the latest developments in conduc-tive plastics & ICPs (ESD / EMI protection, RFID tags...) and find-out new ideas for yourfuture developments.Keep the pace with the latest electrically conductive materials and their impact onemerging applications. More Info...CategoryInnovationElectrically Conductive Polymers: Latest Development OpportunitiesPresented by Don RosatoUPDATE!“This course gaveus a very goodoverview of techno-logies aimed at lightweighting, muchbroader than wewould normally beexposed to”Normand M.Business DevelopmentManager at Milliken2014Get a clear overview of the weight-saving innovations of thelast 12 months presenting the highest interest for the auto-motive industry. Material and process technologies will bediscussed for their lightweighting potential but also for theopportunity to achieve higher performance, reduce costand simplify overall design. More info...CategoryInnovationLatest Lightweight Solutions for Automotive ApplicationsPresented by Don Rosato(48 evaluations)UPDATE!NEW!2014Get an up-to-date mapping of opportunities for engineering plastics (PA, POM, PPS...)and advanced composites (carbon fiber, E/S glass…) for wind energy application. Ma-terial requirements, technology adoption and unmet needs will be discussed to helpyou accelerate your decision-making process on future R&D projects. More info...CategoryInnovationWind Energy:Latest Engineering Plastics & Advanced Composites InnovationsPresented by Don RosatoThis new course has not been evaluated yetNovember 21, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGet fresh ideas to go even greener with your plastic developments thanks to an updateon the latest material, manufacturing and application developments. Don’t miss thisopportunity to hear about novel solutions selected by our independent expert DonRosato for their high potential to improve performance, lower environmental impactand expand into new applications. More Info...CategoryInnovationBioplastic Tour:Latest Developments & Trends for Greener Plastics (8th Edition)Presented by Don Rosato(179 evaluations)UPDATE!
  9. 9. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 10Plastics & Elastomers IndustryTrack latest advances & trends to identify new opportunities2014Clarify opportunities that are emerging for plastic materials in food packaging byreviewing the latest innovations in barrier technology (compostable films, scavengers,multi-layers...).Independent expert Dr. Donald Rosato will present his selection of new materials andtechnologies (green, cheap, more easily processed...) in barrier packaging to easeyour strategic decisions on future developments. More info...CategoryInnovationFood Packaging: Latest Barrier SolutionsPresented by Don Rosato(147 evaluations)UPDATE!2014Get fresh ideas for your own projects with a clear update on the complex regulatorydemands, and clarify how fuels & biofuels affect the traditional solutions, in order toidentify opportunities in new structures for the next generation of vehicles.More info...CategoryInnovationLatest Fuel Barrier Solutions & Opportunities for Higher PerformancePresented by Pierre Delbarre(63 evaluations)UPDATE!
  10. 10. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 11Plastics & Elastomers IndustryDevelop & improve performance/cost ratio with stronger formulation skillsNEW!2014Achieve thin multilayers with high barrier properties without compromising on otherimportant mechanical properties such as strength, stiffness... Adjustments in mate-rials, equipment & process design will be discussed with the help of real life casestudies for efficient problem solving. More info...CategoryTechnologyOptimize Coextrusion to Improve Barrier properties in Thin FilmsPresented by Dr. Eldridge M. Mount IIIThis new course has not been evaluated yet2014Adapt faster to market & regulatory demands (heavy metal free stabilizers, recycling,bio-sourced...) by selecting the appropriate stabilizer solutions. In the light of thecurrent regulation framework, key performances and best system match of traditionaland novel solutions will be reviewed. More info...CategoryFormulationPVC Stabilizer Alternatives: Optimal Selection & FormulationPresented by Richard GrossmanToo few ratings to evaluate this courseNEW!October 23, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETReview state-of-the-art approaches to determine the features of interfaces in compo-sites (interfacial bonding, strength…) and ways to optimize them for high-temperatureapplications. More Info...CategoryFormulationComposites: Interface Properties OptimizationPresented by Mark deMeuseThis new course has not been evaluated yetOctober 10, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETBoost your ability to select plasticizer (phthalate free, benzoates, EVA, TPU...) to fit withyour application constraints, cost requirements, demand for phthalate-free PVC, fai-lure prevention (embrittlement, staining, stress cracking) and much more to optimizeperformance of your PVC compounds. More Info...CategoryFormulationPVC Plasticizer Selection StrategiesPresented by Richard Kozlowsky(91 evaluations)UPDATE!
  11. 11. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 12Plastics & Elastomers IndustryOptimize testing procedures and improve results interpretationSeptember 10, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETOptimize your formulations for lower flammability by increasing your ability to interpretresults properly:- Assess flammability improvements so you can optimize formulations- Learn how to properly interpret heat release curves- Comprehensively understand data available from cone calorimetry (TTI, HRR, pHRR,ttpHRR, THR, EHC, FIGRA, SMOGRA etc) More info...CategoryFormulationFire Resistance Testing: Cone Calorimeter Made EasyPresented by T. Richard Hull(106 evaluations)October 3, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGuide efficiently your developments by effectively running Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectroscopy (FTIR) analysis & extracting valuable information for identification,contamination & degradation of plastics. More info...CategoryFormulationFTIR Made Easy for Better Identification of PlasticsPresented by Jeffrey Jansen(51 evaluations)December 5, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETImprove your plastic parts ESC resistance by predicting failure occurrence, analyzing itsorigin and implementing adequate prevention measures... More info...CategoryFormulationEnvironmental Stress Cracking Prediction & PreventionPresented by Jeffrey Jansen(28 evaluations)July 11, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGain confidence in interpreting DMA fingerprints and wisely use the results to evaluateperformance (rigidity, ductility, compatibility..) of your polymer formulations & easeyour daily developments. More info...CategoryFormulationDMA Interpretation made Easy for Plastics DevelopmentsPresented by Mark deMeuseToo few ratings to evaluate this courseJune 18, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETReview test methods and equipment to efficiently characterize flame retardantbehavior in practice. Popular testing techniques, their pros & cons as well as practicalconsiderations for implementation will be discussed. More info...CategoryFormulationFR Behavior Characterization in PracticePresented by T. Richard HullThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  12. 12. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 13Plastics & Elastomers IndustryOptimize testing procedures and improve results interpretationPart 1 & 2 - 2014Implement more effective plastic failure prevention / troubleshooting strategiesencompassing material selection, design & processed-in stress and service environ-ment.Part 1 will help you to strengthen your understanding of the different types of failuresin your plastic parts and Part 2 will show how to apply this knowledge to real cases sothat you are well equipped for your own projects! More info...CategoryFormulationPlastic Failure Analysis for Efficient Problem Solving (2-part course)Presented by Jeffrey Jansen(30 evaluations)2014Understand better the cure behavior of your thermosets over a wide range of tempera-ture by using Torsion Braid Analysis and use the results to define processing featuresof your systems of interest. More info...CategoryFormulationDMA For thermosets Curing optimizationPresented by Mark deMeuseThis new course has not been evaluated yet2014Review test methods and equipment to efficiently characterize flame retardantbehavior in practice. Popular testing techniques, their pros & cons as well as practicalconsiderations for implementation will be discussed. More info....CategoryFormulationHalogen-free Flame Retardants:Optimal Selection for better PerformancePresented by T. Richard HullThis new course has not been evaluated yet2014Learn how to properly run contact angle measurements & extract decisive informa-tion on roughness, uniformity of treatment, release agents residues, weak boundarylayers, wettability, printability, over treatment… This will save you from running additio-nal & more expensive tests! More info...CategoryFormulationContact Angle: Decisive Surface Data from a Single TestPresented by Ian SutherlandThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  13. 13. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 14Plastics & Elastomers IndustryLearn from Best Practices for higher day-to-day efficiency2014Increase your confidence when reading US patentsand interpreting claims (key attention points, whathas been invented, what are the patent boundaries...)and adequately use the information to ensure yourdevelopment does not infringe on another’s patent.More info...CategoryR&D MethodologyUS Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them?Presented by Laurence Pearson “Great training!New informationto many of us - eventhose with experiencewith reading patents”Thomas O.R&D Leaderat Dow Chemical(162 evaluations)Part 1 - November 6, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETPart 1 - November 20, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAdd speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experimentswith higher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...). In Part 1,you will clarify when you should go for full, fractional or Taguchi designs, how to studyinteractions. Part 2 will show how to implement in practice with this help of 2 realcases. More info...CategoryR&D MethodologyDesign of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (2-part course)Presented by Rogier van Duin(200 evaluations)(100 evaluations)Part 1 - September 24, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETPart 2 - October 8, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETExpand your skills at searching and mapping patents and reduce risk of missing animportant one that could ruin your own patentability or freedom to operate. LaurencePearson will share practical advice to structure your search and to identify connec-tions between patents for a given technology. More info...Searching & Mapping US PatentsPart 1: for Patentability / Part 2: for Freedom To PracticePresented by Laurence PearsonCategoryR&D Methodology
  14. 14. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 15Plastics & Elastomers IndustryGet Up-to-date on Regulation frontOctober 29, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETStructure your knowledge on FDA regulation regarding food contact materials & getguidance to upgrade your regular R&D practices for faster compliance: substancesselection, contact conditions, cost requirements… More info...CategoryRegulation FocusU.S. Food Contact Regulations: Impact on Plastics DevelopmentPresented by Andreas TschechCategoryRegulationE.U. Food Contact Regulations: Migration Testing,Declaration of Compliance & Liability IssuesPresented by Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart“Good explanationof EU legislation:linked the issues ofchanges to regula-tory compliance,declarations of com-pliance, responsibi-lities and liabilities.”Ian M.at W.R. Grace(166 evaluations)June 13, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETReduce time spent filing for EU Food Contact approval:> Select and perform as few migration tests as possible> Prepare and review efficiently Declaration of Compliance> Clarify responsibility & liability issues among the value chainMore info...(28 evaluations)2014Demonstrate efficiently food contact compliance of your coatings & adhesives in anon-harmonized food contact area with an update on latest national requirements(NL, Belgium, Spain…) & practical guidance for an optimal compliance strategy.…More info...CategoryRegulation FocusFood Contact :Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made EasyPresented by Rachida Semail & Rob VeraartThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  15. 15. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 16Adhesives & Sealants IndustryFor 2013, we have selected online short courses that will help you meet yourtargets faster & adapt smartly to market requirements by implementingselective formulation strategies, as well as getting more from your tests. Ourpopular courses on patents and experimental designs are also back to sup-port your day-to-day practice..Course Page N° DateMeet Faster Performance Targets & Customer NeedsGreen Packaging: Mapping Solutions Meeting new Requirements NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 12 JunePSA Tapes & Labels NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 11 SeptemberToughening Methods for Improved Structural Epoxy Adhesives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 18 SeptemberMedical Device: Mapping Requirements & Adhesives Technologies NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 16 OctoberHot Melts Optimization for Quality at Lower Costs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 2014Rheology & Viscosity Made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 2014Phthlate Plasticizer Replacement Made Easy! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 2014WB Adhesives: Predictive Methods for Faster Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 2014Structural Epoxy Adhesives Formulation Optimization (2 part-course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 2014Save Money with Multi-seats OffersBook seats in advance and usethem whenever you want within12 monthsAlert me on this IndustryCreate your own email alerts so thatyou don’t miss an important e-TrainingCourse!Get More out of your TestsStrength & Fracture: Complimentary Tests for Successful Adhesives (2-part course) NEW! . . . . . . . . . 20 5 Sept. & 9 Oct.Optimizing Adhesion to Metal (inks, lacquers, structural adhesives...) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 2 OctoberDMA in Practice: Predict & Optimize Faster Adhesive Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 30 OctoberDMA in Practice: PSA formulations Optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 27 NovemberContact Angle: Decisive Surface Data from a Single Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2014Testing Rheology & Viscosity in Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2014Adhesive Toughness: Efficient Testing throughout the Development Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2014DMA Graphs made Easy for Adhesive & Sealant Developments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2014Catherine BouhierProgram Manager Adhesives at SpecialChemcatherine.bouhier@specialchem.comhttp://fr.linkedin.com/in/catherinebouhier/*** Topics and dates may evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***
  16. 16. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 17Adhesives & Sealants Industry.Course Page N° DateKeep up with Latest TrendsCarbon Nanotubes (CNT) in Adhesives: Their True Potential Assessed NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 3 JulySealants: Today’s Performance Challenges & Solutions Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 10 JulyDebonding On Demand Structural Adhesives: Strategies & Future Opportunities UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . 22 5 NovemberNew Energy Market (Solar, Wind…): Opportunities for Adhesives & Sealants NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 12 NovemberSave Money with Multi-seats OffersBook seats in advance and usethem whenever you want within12 monthsAlert me on this IndustryCreate your own email alerts so thatyou don’t miss an important e-TrainingCourse!Boost your Day-to-Day EfficiencySearching & Mapping US Patents - Part 1: Patentability - Part 2: Freedom to Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 24 Sept & 8 OctDesign of Experiment: Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 6 & 20 NovUS Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 2014*** Topics and dates may evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***Deal More Easily with RegulationsEU Food Contact: Optimizing Migration Testing, Declaration of Compliance & Liability Issues . . . . . . . 24 13 JuneFood Contact : Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 2014
  17. 17. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 18Adhesives & Sealants IndustryMeet Faster Performance Targets & Customer NeedsJune 12, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETUnderstand changes that are occurring in the packaging industry relative to greeningand sustainability and how these are affecting adhesives and sealants. New subs-trate materials and packaging designs will be discussed as well as newly developedadhesives and sealants and their unique value propositions. More info...CategoryFormulationGreen Packaging: Mapping Solutions Meeting new RequirementsPresented by Edward PetrieThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!September 11, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETRecognize the various design and converting processes that are employed in pro-ducing tapes and labels and how these effect PSA requirements. Successful PSAformulations will be described for specific applications and new materials / processesintroduced to lower cost and improved performance. More info...CategoryFormulationPSA: Formulating for Tapes & Labels ApplicationsPresented by Edward PetrieThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!September 18, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETExplore the various toughening strategies that are successful today (including novelconcepts using synergistic blends and specific resins) driven by 40-year experienceworking with epoxy-based structural adhesives. More info...CategoryFormulationToughening Methods for Improved Structural Epoxy AdhesivesPresented by John Bishopp(90 evaluations)October 16, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAppreciate the unique specifications required for adhesives used to assemble medi-cal devices and understand how the formulator meets these. Reduce time and costin development by being aware of the various adhesive systems that are now com-monly utilized and being developed. More info...CategoryFormulationMedical Device: Mapping Requirements & Adhesives TechnologiesPresented by Edward PetrieThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!
  18. 18. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 19Adhesives & Sealants IndustryMeet Faster Performance Targets & Customer Needs2014Use rheology as a real formulation support in future developments by linking theory(complex modulus, yield stress, shear rate...) to real life flow behavior so that rheolo-gical data become tangible and helpful to fine-tune your products according to yourspecifications. More info...CategoryFormulationRheology & Viscosity made EasyPresented by Neil Cunningham(278 evaluations)2014Detect opportunities to reduce cost of your hot melt adhesives while preservingwetting, adhesion, shear, peel, tack… Successful strategies involving base polymersblends, tackifier alternatives, and latest processing techniques will be discussed.More info...CategoryFormulationHot Melts Optimization for Quality at Lower CostsPresented by Edward Petrie(46 evaluations)2014Adopt a structured approach to screen phthalate alternatives among the wide plastici-zer offering (benzoates, adipates, citrates…) and find faster the one that is compatiblewith your system, maintain performance and involve as little reformulation work aspossible. More info...CategoryFormulationPhthalate Plasticizers Replacement Made EasyPresented by Edward PetrieThis new course has not been evaluated yet2014Adjust adhesion, heat seal, wet tack, setting speed… by predicting how much youshould change in your water-based adhesive formulation BEFORE trying. You will gainin productivity by making educated decision out of particle distribution, Tg & molecu-lar weight information. More info...CategoryFormulationWB Adhesives:Predictive Methods for Efficient Formulation DevelopmentPresented by David HorwartThis new course has not been evaluated yetPart 1 & Part 2 - 2014Get advanced knowledge on how to combine raw materials used in the formulation ofepoxy-based structural adhesives and optimize durability, toughness and thermal-oxi-dative resistance. Our speaker John Bishopp has a long and proven track record expe-rience in formulation and he will now pass his hands-on knowledge on to you.More info...CategoryFormulationStructural Epoxy Adhesives Formulation OptimizationPresented by John Bishopp(170 evaluations)
  19. 19. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 20Adhesives & Sealants IndustryGet More out of your TestsNovember 27, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAccelerate your PSA developments and reach faster the performance required by yourcustomers with an improved use of DMA results. It will help you to better select yourtackifiers, plasticizers and other additives as well as to adjust their loadings.More info...CategoryFormulationDMA in Practice: PSA formulations OptimizationPresented by Derek Bamborough(31 evaluations)October 30, 11 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETTimely optimize your formulations and better predict your adhesive performances byattending this advanced course on Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), presented byour industry expert Derek Bamborough (more than 20-year experience in this field).Applications For Adhesives in New Energy. More info...CategoryFormulationDMA in practice: Predict & optimize faster adhesive performancesPresented by Derek Bamborough(111 evaluations)October 2, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGet decisive information for fast metal bonding optimization. Benefit from Gary’s 25years of experience and know what surface analysis to request (AES, SIMS, XPS....)and how to interpret results & avoid misinterpretation. More info...CategoryFormulationOptimizing Adhesion to Metal (inks, lacquers, structural adhesives...)Presented by Gary Critchlow(41 evaluations)Sept. 25 & Oct. 9, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETBetter address your customers’ needs by combining strength and fracture tests inyour developments. You will better assess how your adhesives react under variousconditions and therefore reduce the occurrence of unpleasant surprises associatedwith unexpected failures. More info...CategoryFormulationStrength & Fracture:Complimentary Tests for Successful Adhesives (2-part course)Presented by David DillardThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!
  20. 20. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 21Adhesives & Sealants IndustryGet More out of your Tests2014Learn how to properly run contact angle measurements & extract decisive informa-tion on roughness, uniformity of treatment, release agents residues, weak boundarylayers, wettability, printability, over treatment… This will save you from running additio-nal & more expensive tests! More info...CategoryFormulationContact Angle: Decisive Surface Data from a Single TestPresented by Ian SutherlandThis new course has not been evaluated yet2014Review test methods and equipment to efficiently characterize flow behavior in prac-tice. Popular testing techniques, their pros & cons as well as practical considerationsfor implementation will be discussed. More info...CategoryFormulationTesting Rheology & Viscosity in PracticePresented by Neil Cunningham(174 evaluations)2014Optimally evaluate toughness throughout your adhesive development process. JohnBishopp will review what test to do, in what conditions and when so that you haveuseful data to guide your development while avoiding running expensive tests until itis necessary. More info...CategoryFormulationAdhesive Toughness:Efficient Testing throughout the Development ProcessPresented by John Bishopp(12 evaluations)“Excellent!It related thetheoreticalaspects to thepractical appli-cations in a clearmanner.”Brian M.from Pinova, Inc.2014Gain autonomy to self-interpret Dynamic Mechanical Analysis(DMA) graphic results and benefit from an effective support foryour developments (ingredient selection, performance adjustmentinto the application window…). More info...CategoryFormulationDMA Interpretation made Easy for Adhesive & Sealant DevelopmentsPresented by Derek Bamborough(105 evaluations)
  21. 21. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 22Adhesives & Sealants IndustryKeep up with Latest TrendsJuly 3, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGet a clear view on the real benefits offered by Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) in com-mercial adhesives formulations. Save days of technology assessment… experiencedformulator Seamas Grant made it for you! More info...CategoryInnovationCarbon Nanotubes (CNT) in Adhesives: Their True Potential AssessedPresented by Seamas GrantThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!November 12, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETFocus your R&D efforts on the right green energy projects by clarifying where theopportunities lie for adhesives and sealants as well as the current and future techni-cal requirements that must be met. More info...CategoryInnovationNew Energy Market (Solar, Wind…):Opportunities for Adhesives & SealantsPresented by Edward PetrieThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!November 5, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGet a head start on debonding-on-demand technology, the next must-have adhesivefeature, with a comprehensive mapping of formulation strategies (chemistry & initia-tor), their pros & cons and suitability per applications. Maxime Olive will also highlightareas with low patent coverage to ease your future developments decisions.More info...CategoryInnovationDebonding-on-Demand: Formulation Strategies & ApplicationsPresented by Maxime Olive(19 evaluations)UPDATE!July 10, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETBe aware of the new requirements that are being placed on sealants and how theindustry will respond to them. Drivers such as indoor health, fire resistance, moldand moisture resistance, reduced maintenance, and adhesion to new substrates arechallenging sealant formulators like never before! More info...CategoryInnovationSealants: Today’s Performance Challenges & Solutions OverviewPresented by Edward PetrieThis new course has not been evaluated yetNEW!
  22. 22. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 23Adhesives & Sealants IndustryBoost your Day-to-Day Efficiency2014Increase your confidence when reading US patents and interpreting claims (what hasbeen invented, what are the patent boundaries...) and adequately use the informa-tion to guide your product development, take advantage of patentable inventions andavoid law suits... More info...U.S. Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them?Presented by Laurence PearsonCategoryR&D Methodology(162 evaluations)(100 evaluations)Part 1 - September 24, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETPart 2 - October 8, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETExpand your skills at searching and mapping patents and reduce risk of missing animportant one that could ruin your own patentability or freedom to operate. LaurencePearson will share practical advice to structure your search and to identify connec-tions between patents for a given technology. More info...Searching & Mapping US PatentsPart 1: for Patentability / Part 2: for Freedom To PracticePresented by Laurence PearsonCategoryR&D MethodologyPart 1 - November 6, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETPart 1 - November 20, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAdd speed to your experimental practices and learn how torun fewer experiments with higher outputs (optimal condition,performance levels, interaction...). In Part 1, you will clarifywhen you should go for full, fractional or Taguchi designs, howto study interactions. Part 2 will show how to implement inpractice with this help of 2 real cases. More info...Design of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy ImplementationPresented by Rogier van Duin“Excellentexplanation ofthe DoE approach…It is a really goodcourse”Eliana L.Researcherat SolvayCategoryR&D Methodology(200 evaluations)
  23. 23. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 24Adhesives & Sealants IndustryDeal More Easily with RegulationsJune 13, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETReduce time spent filing for EU Food Contact approval:> Select and perform as few migration tests as possible> Prepare and review efficiently Declaration of Compliance> Clarify responsibility & liability issues among the value chain. More info...CategoryRegulationE.U. Food Contact Regulations: Migration Testing,Declaration of Compliance & Liability IssuesPresented by Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart(269 evaluations)2014Demonstrate efficiently food contact compliance of your coatings & adhesives in anon-harmonized food contact area with an update on latest national requirements(NL, Belgium, Spain…) & practical guidance for an optimal compliance strategy.…More info...CategoryRegulation FocusFood Contact :Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made EasyPresented by Rachida Semail & Rob VeraartThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  24. 24. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 25Coatings & Inks IndustryIn this competitive world where one needs to formulate new coatings or inksfaster, minimize costs, lower VOCs while always offering better performance...it is key to develop stronger skills in order to gain in productivity.In 2013, you will find online short courses to develop & strengthen yourunderstanding of formulation science, to optimize your raw materials selectionand to solve recurring issues faster.Course Page N° Date*** Topics and dates can evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***Save Money with Multi-seats OffersBook seats in advance and usethem whenever you want within12 monthsAlert me on this IndustryCreate your own email alerts so thatyou don’t miss an important e-TrainingCourse!Formulate & Troubleshoot Faster with Stronger SkillsSolving Coating Adhesion Issues of Coatings & Inks(2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 16 & 30 MayIntroduction to Pigment Dispersion (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 25 June & 9 JulyWater-based film inks: Advanced Formulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 3 SeptemberPigment Dispersion & Stabilization In Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 15 OctoberUV/ EB Coatings: Optimizing Curing in Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 7 NovemberSolving Coating Film Defects (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 26 Nov & 10 DecRheology & Viscosity Made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 2014Contact Angle: Decisive Surface Data from a Single Test NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 2014Testing Rheology & Viscosity in Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 2014Physical Chemistry for a Good Start in Problem Solving (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 2014Bio-based Ink Formulation in Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 2014Reach new performance levels with improved ingredient selectionRheology Modifiers: Optimal Selection & Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 11 JuneTiO2Optimization: Practical Formulation Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 17 SeptemberDriers for Alkyd Coating: Optimizing selection & use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 1 OctoberPrinted Electronics: Coatings & Inks Conductive Fillers Selection NEW! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 22 OctoberSolving Surface / Interfacial Tension Issues (Wetting, Leveling…) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 19 NovemberSolving Foam Issues with Optimal Defoamers Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 2014Offset Varnishes Ingredients: Performance Tailoring via Ingredient Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 2014Pigments & Fillers Selection for Optimal Performance & Cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 2014Catherine BouhierProgram Manager Coatings at SpecialChemcatherine.bouhier@specialchem.comhttp://fr.linkedin.com/in/catherinebouhier/
  25. 25. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 26Coatings & Inks IndustryCourse Page N° DateSave Money with Multi-seats OffersBook seats in advance and usethem whenever you want within12 monthsAlert me on this IndustryCreate your own email alerts so thatyou don’t miss an important e-TrainingCourse!Deal More Easily with RegulationsE.U. Food Contact Regulations: Migration testing, Declaration of Compliance & Liability Issues . . . . . . 33 13 JuneFood Contact : Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 2014Keep up with Latest TrendsSmart Coatings: Update on Current & Future Opportunities UPDATE! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 20 JuneBoost your Day-to-Day EfficiencySearching & Mapping US Patents - Part 1: Patentability - Part 2: Freedom to Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 24 Sept & 8 OctDesign of Experiment: Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 6 & 20 Nov US PatentClaims: How to Efficiently Read Them? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 2014*** Topics and dates can evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***
  26. 26. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 27Coatings & Inks IndustryFormulate & Troubleshoot Faster with Stronger SkillsMay 16 & 30, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAchieve faster optimal adhesion performance with your coatings by reviewing origin ofadhesive failure and compatible solutions (pre-treatment, additives...) for waterborne,solvent-based, high-solids, and powder coatings. More info...CategoryFormulationSolving Coating Adhesion Issues (2-part course)Presented by Jochum Beetsma(70 evaluations)June 25 & July 9, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETFocus your troubleshooting efforts in the right direction and wisely adjust ingredients,dispersing equipment, etc. by better recognizing the causes of dispersion issues andunderstanding mechanisms involved. More info...CategoryFormulationIntroduction to Pigment Dispersion & Stabilization (2-part course)Presented by Jochum Beetsma(232 evaluations)September 3, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAcquire the specialized practical knowledge you need to formulate waterborne flexoand gravure inks for today’s demanding packaging films. In this course you’ll benefitfrom the presenter’s 28 year experience in the printing ink industry as he guides youstep by step through the intricate techniques of advanced ink formulation. More info...CategoryFormulationWater-based film inks: Advanced FormulationPresented by Terence Kenneth(22 evaluations)October 15, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETGet rid of your dispersion issues by translating theoryinto pragmatic procedures and key attention pointsfor optimum results (color development, hiding power,stability, lower cost). Discussion of practical cases willbe based on commercial products (TiO2, carbon black,phthalocyanine blue and BaSO4). More info...CategoryFormulationPigment Dispersion & Stabilization in PracticePresented by Jochum Beetsma“The analysisof the real life exampleswas extremely helpful,as well as the analysis ofthe information includedin the TDS.”Melissa M.Sr. Research Associateat Cabot Corporation(172 evaluations)
  27. 27. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 28Coatings & Inks IndustryFormulate & Troubleshoot Faster with Stronger SkillsNovember 26 & December 10, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAchieve faster optimal adhesion performance with your coatings by reviewing origin ofadhesive failure and compatible solutions (pre-treatment, additives...) for waterborne,solvent-based, high-solids, and powder coatings. More info...CategoryFormulationCoating Film Defects (2-part course)Presented by Jochum Beetsma(299 evaluations)November 7, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETOptimize the curing profile of your UV system for coatings or adhesives. The course willbriefly review the basics and then will discuss recent developments in materials andformulation strategies for curing under a variety of conditions. Strategies for pigmentedsystems and curing through shadowed areas will be discussed. Both free-radical &cationic UV binders will be discussed, using many industry examples. More info...CategoryFormulationUV/ EB Coatings: Optimizing Curing in PracticePresented by Mike Clingerman(this course is currently being rated))2014Use rheology as a real formulation support in future developments by linking theory(complex modulus, yield stress, shear rate...) to real life flow behavior so that rheolo-gical data become tangible and helpful to fine-tune your products according to yourspecifications. More info...CategoryFormulationRheology & Viscosity made EasyPresented by Neil Cunningham(278 evaluations)2014Learn how to properly run contact angle measurements & extract decisive informa-tion on roughness, uniformity of treatment, release agents residues, weak boundarylayers, wettability, printability, over treatment… This will save you from running additio-nal & more expensive tests! More info...CategoryFormulationContact Angle: Decisive Surface Data from a Single TestPresented by Ian SutherlandThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  28. 28. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 29Coatings & Inks IndustryFormulate & Troubleshoot Faster with Stronger Skills2014Review test methods and equipment to efficiently characterize flow behavior inpractice. Popular testing techniques, their pros & cons as well as practicalconsiderations for implementation will be discussed. More info...CategoryFormulationTesting Rheology & Viscosity in PracticePresented by Neil Cunningham(174 evaluations)2014Face most of the challenges commonly encountered when formulating, storing andapplying coatings and inks. Applied example on pigment dispersion, dispersion stabi-lity, increasing solid content, coalescence... will be developed. More info...CategoryFormulationPhysical Chemistry for a Good Start in Problem Solving (2-part course)Presented by Jochum Beetsma(153 evaluations)2014Get practical guidance to formulate bio-based inks and meet requirements for greencertifications such as the NAPIM BioRenewable Content (BRC) program. More info...CategoryFormulationBio-based Ink Formulation in PracticePresented by Terence KennethThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  29. 29. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 30Coatings & Inks IndustryReach new performance levels with improved ingredient selectionJune 11, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETBetter control rheology profile of your waterborne andsolvent-based formulations: achieve desired gloss,transparency, water & sag resistance… by optimizingchoice of thickener and use conditions (minimum side-effects, no overloading…) More info...CategoryFormulationRheology Modifiers: Optimal Selection & UsePresented by Johan Bieleman“Very Good Course!It covered a broad rangeof thixotrope options forboth solvent and water-borne coatings”Chris J.from International Paint(89 evaluations)September 17, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETSmartly optimize your TiO2 loadings and keep your coatings and inks cost undercontrol while maintaining quality by reviewing how to proceed in practice. JochumBeetsma will discuss practical formulation strategies and their impact on TiO2 usage,from the optimization concept to commercial solutions. More info...CategoryFormulationTiO2Optimization: Practical Formulation StrategiesPresented by Jochum Beetsma(38 evaluations)October 1, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETOptimize your coating drying profile and improve related performance (film hardness,durability...) by selecting and using catalysts (metal carboxylates, organometal com-plexes...) that are adapted to your specific waterborne and high-solids formulations.More info...CategoryFormulationDriers for Alkyd Coating: Optimizing selection & usePresented by Johan Bieleman(14 evaluations)This new course has not been evaluated yetOctober 22, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETMeet more easily the demand for cost-effective printed electronics by improving yourselection & use of conductive fillers in coatings & inks formulations. After clarifyingthe performance criteria (resistivity, sheet resistance, etc.), Michael will reviewconductor materials (metallic nanoparticles, graphene, CNTs…) and their strengthsand weaknesses. More info...CategoryFormulationPrinted Electronics: Coatings & Inks Conductive Fillers SelectionPresented by Michael MastropietroNEW!
  30. 30. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 31Coatings & Inks IndustryReach new performance levels with improved ingredient selection2014Get practical support & optimally use defoamers to pre-vent / solve foaming issues while limiting undesired side-effect in your coating and ink formulations.Defoamer selection, dosage and incorporation conditionswill be discussed. More info...CategoryFormulationSolving Foam Issues with Optimal Defoamers SelectionPresented by Johan Bieleman“Very good course!It got me thinkingmore about how I mayimprove the formulationI am currently working on.”Chris J.from International Paint(37 evaluations)2014Gain in speed and flexibility when developing offset printing inks formulations byacquiring a profound knowledge of varnish ingredients and their effects to the finalproperties of wet ink, press behavior and print. Jack Baarends will share his hands-onexpertise to help you find best compromises in all of your projects. More info...CategoryFormulationOffset Varnishes: How Ingredients Selection Impact PerformancePresented by Jack Baarends(10 evaluations)2014Reduce cost, improve quality, switch more easily to new pigments & fillers technolo-gies (cheaper alternatives, low VOC, …) without the fear to spend hours on trials &errors. Let Jochum Beetsma show you how to best use info on technical datasheetsto select candidates able to deliver scratch/abrasion resistance, rheology, corrosionresistance, hiding power you need. More info...CategoryFormulationPigments & Fillers Selection for Optimal Performance & CostPresented by Jochum Beetsma(28 evaluations)November 19, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAchieve better performance (wetting, flow- and leveling, substrate wetting, color deve-lopment...) and solve faster typical issues related to high surface tension by adjustingadditives and loadings in your coating formulation. More info...CategoryFormulationSolving Surface / Interfacial Tension Issues (Wetting, Leveling…)Presented by Johan Bieleman(82 evaluations)
  31. 31. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 32Coatings & Inks IndustryKeep up with Latest TrendsBoost your Day-to-Day EfficiencyJune 20, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETClarify existing and future opportunities offered by smart / functional coatings byreviewing current state-of-the art, promising research developments and their poten-tial for commercial applications. More info...CategoryInnovationSmart Coatings: Current & Future OpportunitiesPresented by Mike Clingerman(55 evaluations)UPDATE!(100 evaluations)September 24 & October 8, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETExpand your skills at searching and mapping patents and reduce risk of missing animportant one that could ruin your own patentability or freedom to operate. LaurencePearson will share practical advice to structure your search and to identify connec-tions between patents for a given technology. More info...CategoryR&D MethodologySearching & Mapping US PatentsPart 1: for Patentability / Part 2: for Freedom To PracticePresented by Laurence PearsonNovember 6 & 20, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAdd speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experimentswith higher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...). Principlesand models will be discussed in easy-to-understand terms, with moderate referenceto mathematical equations. More info...CategoryR&D MethodologyDesign of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy ImplementationPresented by Rogier van Duin(200 evaluations)2014Increase your confidence when reading US patents and interpreting claims (what hasbeen invented, what are the patent boundaries...) and adequately use the informa-tion to guide your product development, take advantage of patentable inventions andavoid law suits. More info...CategoryR&D MethodologyUS Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them?Presented by Laurence Pearson(162 evaluations)
  32. 32. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 33Coatings & Inks IndustryDeal More Easily with RegulationsCategoryRegulation FocusE.U. Food Contact Regulations: Migration Testing,Declaration of Compliance & Liability IssuesPresented by Rachida Semail & Rob Veraart“Good explanationof EU legislation:linked the issues ofchanges to regulatorycompliance, declara-tions of compliance,responsibilities andliabilities.”Ian M.at W.R. Grace(166 evaluations)June 13, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETReduce time spent filing for EU Food Contact approval:> Select and perform as few migration tests as possible> Prepare and review efficiently Declaration of Compliance> Clarify responsibility & liability issues among the value chainMore info...2014Demonstrate efficiently food contact compliance of your coatings & adhesives in anon-harmonized food contact area with an update on latest national requirements(NL, Belgium, Spain…) & practical guidance for an optimal compliance strategy.…More info...CategoryRegulation FocusFood Contact :Compliance With non-Harmonized EU Legislations Made EasyPresented by Rachida Semail & Rob VeraartThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  33. 33. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 34Cosmetics IndustryIn this extremely competitive marketplace, R&D professionals need morethan ever to pull the science in to back up what cosmetic consumers arelooking for: efficacy, skin feel, great texture, naturals, paraben-free…To help you deliver against these demanding requirements, we are offeringe-Training Courses to strengthen both your formulation skills and ingredientselection ability.Course Page N° DateFormulate & Troubleshoot Faster with Stronger SkillsHigh SPF Sun Care Formulation Strategy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 31 OctoberRheology & Viscosity made Easy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 2014Testing Rheology & Viscosity in Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 2014Improve Ingredient Selection for Higher PerformanceFunctional Siloxanes from A to Z for Easier Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 6 JuneNatural Preservatives: Selection & Formulation Improvements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 2 JulyPeptides in Cosmetics: Best Practices for Selection & Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 12 SeptemberHumectants, Emollients & Moisturizers Selection for Improved Skin Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 17 OctoberControlled Release Technology Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 2014Active Ingredients Selection for Successful Claims & Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 2014*** Topics and dates can evolve along the year – please visit our website for accurate information ***Save Money with Multi-seats OffersBook seats in advance and usethem whenever you want within12 monthsAlert me on this IndustryCreate your own email alerts so thatyou don’t miss an important e-TrainingCourse!Boost your Day-to-Day EfficiencySearching & Mapping US Patents - Part 1: Patentability - Part 2: Freedom to Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 24 Sept & 8 OctDesign of Experiment: Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (2-part course) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 6 & 20 NovUS Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 2014Catherine BouhierProgram Manager Cosmetics at SpecialChemcatherine.bouhier@specialchem.comhttp://fr.linkedin.com/in/catherinebouhier/Deal More Easily with RegulationsCosmetics Claim Substantiation: Why and How? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 11 December
  34. 34. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 35Cosmetics IndustryDevelop & troubleshoot faster with stronger formulation skills2014Review test methods and equipment to efficiently characterize flow behavior in prac-tice. Popular testing techniques, their pros & cons as well as practical considerationsfor implementation will be discussed. More info...CategoryFormulationTesting Rheology & Viscosity in PracticePresented by Neil Cunningham(174 evaluations)2014Use rheology as a real formulation support in future deve-lopments by linking theory (complex modulus, yield stress,shear rate...) to real life flow behavior so that rheologicaldata become tangible and helpful to fine-tune your productsaccording to your specifications. More info...CategoryFormulationRheology & Viscosity made EasyPresented by Neil Cunningham“I loved it!Simple explanations;examples were ones eachof us could relate to andapply to fluids we areconcerned about.”Mary H.Analytical and MaterialsDepartment Managerat Fujifilm(278 evaluations)October 31, 11 a.m. ET / 4 p.m.Develop faster cost-effective high SPF sun care formulations that conform to UVArequirements. Julian Hewitt will share his unique expertise to help you select the rightactive(s), maximize their efficacy and ensure the photostability of the formulation.More info...CategoryFormulationHigh SPF Sun Care Formulation StrategyPresented by Julian Hewitt(49 evaluations)
  35. 35. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 36Cosmetics IndustryImprove Ingredient Selection for Higher Performance(74 evaluations)July 2, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m.Get fresh ideas to adapt/adjust your formulations to therising demand for preservative-free / natural preservativesproducts by reviewing the true potential of solutions avai-lable today on the market. More info...CategoryFormulationNatural Preservatives:Selection & Formulation ImprovementsPresented by Barbara Olioso“Naturalformulationsare tricky and Barbaragave very goodrecommendations!”Anne M.from Herbal AttitudesJune 6, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m.Develop your understanding of functional siloxanes: what they are, their unique physi-cal, chemical properties, and functionality. It will ease your selection of the right ingre-dient for a personal care application. Commercial examples will be used to correlateto the theoretical aspects of the science of functional siloxanes. More info...CategoryFormulationFunctional Siloxanes from A to Z for Easier SelectionPresented by Eric Abrutyn(41 evaluations)September 12, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m.Open to new performance levels for wrinkles reduction, skin elasticity, hair lossprevention, cellulitis, eyelash growth… by improving how you select and use peptides.You will learn about their mode of action, vital selection criteria, practical formulationguidance (do’s and don’ts) and how to best assess efficacy & support claims.More info...CategoryFormulationPeptides in Cosmetics: Best Practices for Selection & UsePresented by Karl Lintner(52 evaluations)October 17, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m.Optimize skin conditioning delivered by your products by reviewing the difference inkey emollients, humectants, and moisturizers and their unique property before discus-sing how to apply their performance benefits into real life formulations. More info...CategoryFormulationHumectants, Emollients & Moisturizers Selection for ImprovedSkin ConditioningPresented by Eric Abrutyn(11 evaluations)
  36. 36. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 37Cosmetics IndustryImprove Ingredient Selection for Higher PerformanceDecember 11, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m.Meet confidently requirements set by regulating organizations such as NAD (US), ASA(UK), ARPP (France) by generating the right data to support your claims. What arethe criteria for « Evidence Based Cosmetics » ? How can/should claims be supported,by which methods? A review of the ins and outs, the advantages and drawbacks ofbench top (in vitro) and clinical (in vivo) testing will be given with relevant examples.More info...CategoryRegulationCosmetic Claim Substantiation: Why and How ?Presented by Karl Lintner(28 evaluations)Deal More Easily with Regulations2014Screen faster the thousands of new “active” ingredients launched each year and findthe one that will really contribute to the success of your cosmetics. More info...CategoryFormulationActive Ingredient Selection for Evidence-based CosmeticsPresented by Karl Lintner(13 evaluations)2014Explore the full potential of controlled release technology by reviewing the varioussolutions available, when to select one upon another and how to best exploit theirstrength in your cosmetic formulations. More info...CategoryFormulationControlled Release Technology OverviewPresented by Eric AbrutynThis new course has not been evaluated yet
  37. 37. http://www.specialchem.com/training-education 38(100 evaluations)September 24 & October 8, 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETExpand your skills at searching and mapping patents and reduce risk of missing animportant one that could ruin your own patentability or freedom to operate. LaurencePearson will share practical advice to structure your search and to identify connec-tions between patents for a given technology. More info...CategoryR&D MethodologySearching & Mapping US PatentsPart 1: for Patentability / Part 2: for Freedom To PracticePresented by Laurence PearsonCosmetics IndustryBoost your Day-to-Day Efficiency“Helped meunderstandthe differences betweencosmetic/drug wording.The extensive useof examples was veryhelpful!”Tanya D.Product Managerat Procter & Gamble2014Increase your confidence when reading US patents andinterpreting claims (what has been invented, what are thepatent boundaries...) and adequately use the informationto guide your product development, take advantage of pa-tentable inventions and avoid law suits. More info...CategoryR&D MethodologyUS Patent Claims: How to Efficiently Read Them?Presented by Laurence Pearson(162 evaluations)November 6 & 20 10 a.m. ET / 4 p.m. CETAdd speed to your experimental practices and learn how to run fewer experiments withhigher outputs (optimal condition, performance levels, interaction...). In Part 1, you willclarify when you should go for full, fractional or Taguchi designs, how to study interac-tions. Part 2 will show how to implement in practice with this help of 2 real cases.More info...CategoryR&D MethodologyDesign of Experiment:Step-by-Step Approach for Easy Implementation (2-part course)Presented by Rogier van Duin(200 evaluations)
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