Momentive Performance Materials, BlueStar Silicones North America to present at Silicone Elsatomers US 2011, Presented by iSmithers and IntertechPira
Several key companies have confirmed their participation as speakers at the inaugural Silicone Elastomers US 2011, taking place Dec. 6-7, 2011, in Rosemont, IL, including Momentive Performance Materials, BlueStar Silicones North America, Shi-Etsu Silicones of America Inc., Gelest and ELMET Elastomere Produktions GmbH.
- Portland-South Portland, ME (1888PressRelease) September 19, 2011 - iSmithers is pleased to confirm the participation of several key companies for Silicone Elastomers US 2011, taking place December 6-7, 2011, at the Hyatt Rosemont Hotel in Rosemont, Ill. This will mark the first time iSmithers has brought its successful Silicone Elastomers conference to North America.
"We are very pleased with the response we have had thus far in launching this event in the US," said Christine Groff, Conference Director, IntertechPira. "iSmithers has held this event four times previously in Europe, and there is obviously a demand for us to bring Silicone Elastomers to a North American audience. We already have several speakers confirmed from some of the top companies in the industry, and expect to finalize the agenda soon."
Some of the high-level speakers who will be presenting at Silicone Elastomers US 2011 include Craig Lustek, Product Manager, 2KM US Inc.; Anthony Bennett, Technical Development Manager, AkzoNobel; Ryan Cutler, Technical Sales North/South America, ELMET Elastomere Produktions GmbH; Edward Kimble, Product Manager, Silicones, Gelest; Jonathan Goff, Manager, Silicones Research & Development, Gelest; Chris Tan, Marketing Manager, Momentive Performance Materials; Chris Claussen, Marketing Manager, Momentive Performance Materials; and Eric Bishop, North American Marketing Manager, Shi-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. BlueStar Silicones North America, who will be exhibiting at the conference, will also be featured on the agenda.
Speaker recruitment is still ongoing to fill the last few remaining program slots. Several leading companies have been invited to participate, including Dow Corning, Wacker, Evonik, NuSil Technology and Nanocyl. Should your company wish to be considered to present at Silicone Elastomers US 2011, please contact conference director Christine Groff at +1 207 781 9617 or christine.groff ( @ ) pira-international dot com for further details dot
Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available, including during the hosted luncheons, breaks and receptions. Please contact Brian Santos at +1 207 781 9618 or brian.santos ( @ ) pira-international dot com if you are interested in learning more about becoming a sponsor or exhibitor dot
Please visit www.siliconeelastomersevent.com for more information.
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