CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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Wednesday 28th September 2016

Optional Pre-Conferences Training Seminar    

14:00   Stabilizers in Plastics, Dr Roberto todesco, RVT Consulting SA, Switzerland

15:30   Coffee Break

16:15   Antistatics, antifog, dispersants, speaker to be announced

18:00   Bandol Conferences Welcome Cocktail Reception

 

Thursday 29th September 2016

8:00   Registration and Welcome coffee

8:45   Bandol Conferences Introduction

8:55    KEYNOTE
The Future and the Interactive Plastic Products
Willem De Vos, CEO SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS, Inc., USA.

 

SESSION 1: LIGHT STABILIZATION / ADDITIVES FORMULATION

9:25   KEYNOTE
Factors Influencing the Performance of HALS in Polyolefin Articles
Dr Roberto Todesco, Senior Technical Specialist Additives, RVT CONSULTING SA, Switzerland.

9:55      Progresses in light stabilization – focus on Automotive and Agricultural applications
Dr Enrico Costantini, Chief Technology Officer, SABO S.p.A., Italy.

10:25    Coffee Break

11:00    Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers: Making the Right Choice for Selected Applications
Dr Wiebke Wunderlich, Technical Director, ADEKA-PALMAROLE S.A.S. , France.

11:30    Innovative Hostavin NOW technology, step change in process and greenhouse film stabilization
Mr Javier Fernandez, BU Additives, Technical Marketing Manager Polymer Additives, CLARIANT International Ltd., Switzerland.

12:00    Modern PVC-membrane in ageing stress
Dr Bernhard Pelzl, Head of R&D, Dr Walter Fischer, Product Manager Flexibles, Dr Charles Videler, Product Manager Flexibles, CHEMSON Polymer-Additive AG, Austria.

12:30    Buffet Lunch

13:45     KEYNOTE
New functionalities for Thermoplastics: What is possible?
Mr Michel Loubry, Regional Director West region, Plastics Europe, Belgium.

 

SESSION 2 : LIGHT STABILIZATION / FOCUS ON APPLICATIONS

14:15    UV and/or heat resistant polypropylene for automotive applications
Dr Sarah Van Mierloo, Senior Scientist Stabilization Polyolefins, SABIC STC-Geleen, The Netherlands.

14:45    Artificial Weathering of PVC-U Profiles – correlations between different test methods
Dr Jörg Fröhlich, Technical Product Manager PVC Additives Window and Technical Profiles, BAERLOCHER GmbH, Germany.

15:15    Improved durability in PP/TPO automotive applications
Mr Thomas Schmutz, Director Global Technical Service,
Mr Klaus Keck, Manager Global Applications and Technical Service Community, SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd., Switzerland.

15:45    RENOLIT EXOFOL PX: the next generation of PVC films for demanding exterior applications
Dr Dirk Heukelbach, Head of R&D Exterior, RENOLIT SE, Germany.

16:15    Coffee Break

16:45    New Benvic generation of Thermoplastic Alloy for Building Industry
Mr Olivier Bediot, R&D Engineer, BENVIC Europe S.A.S, France.

17:15    Thermacore : The best solution to replace metal reinforcement in joinery market
Mrs Nathalie Tamisier, Laboratory and Formulation Manager, PROFIALIS SAS, France.

 

SESSION 3: ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITIES

17:45    Static Control in Plastics: Solutions with IDP and Measuring Techniques
Mr Tapio Hietaranta, Customer Applications Manager, IONPHASE OY, Finland.

18:15    End of Day 1

 Convivial Conference Dinner

 

Friday 30st September 2016

8:00    Registration and Welcome coffee

8:35    Opening Announcements

8:45 KEYNOTE
Impact of REACH and other Chemical Control Legislation on Polymer Additives
Dr Dieter Drohmann, Managing Director, CHEMSERVICES GmbH, Germany.

9:15    Advanced radical generators as high performance flame retardants for polyolefins
Dr Elke Metzsch-Zilligen, Senior Scientist,  Dr Rudolf Pfaendner, Division Director Plastics, FRAUNHOFER Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF, Germany.

9:45    Novel kind of long-term heat stabilization of PP compounds for automotive applications.
Mr Peter-Jan Peters, Technical Sales Manager, OKA-TEC GmbH, Germany.

10:15    Two case studies to discover the improvement of final properties by adding glass beads
Mr Frederic Juprelle, Business Unit Manager, SOVITEC Belgium SA, Belgium.

10:45   Coffee Break

11:15    Kaneka MS Polymer™,The solution for future sealants and adhesives
Dr Luc Peteers, R&D Manager LPD, KANEKA Belgium N.V., Belgium.

 

SESSION 4: ADVANCED TESTING EQUIPMENT

11:45    Measure the effect of weathering, UV exposure by using a non-destructive handhelds FTIR technique
Mrs Caroline Perier, Molecular spectroscopy Product Specialist , AGILENT Technologies, Inc., USA

12:15    Test results of highly durable polymers evaluated in the Bandol Wheel®’s Ultra Accelerated Weathering® conditions
Mr Lionel Beraud, CTO, Mrs Flore Bouillet Manager R&D, SEVNB France

12:45 Buffet lunch and end of the 2016 Bandol Conferences