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2023 Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Short Course

2023 Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Short Course

Monday, April 17, 2023 to Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, LA 70113 Phone: 800-233-1234

* Registration open until 4/14/23 at 4:00 PM ()

Event Details

Co-located with the 2023 Convention & EXPO is a two day Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Short Course. that takes place April 17-18, 2023.

In-depth Knowledge of the Fundamentals and Latest Developments for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

The Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA) Short Course is designed to offer an in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals and latest developments for pressure sensitive adhesives. Presented by industry experts, this course covers formulation strategies, based on application and performance requirements.

Learn how polymers, plasticizers, tackifiers and other additives are used for optimized processing and enhanced properties. Learn about the current methods of characterization including rheology, tack/shear test methods and details of PSA production. Gain an insight into the innovation and sustainability efforts in the PSA technology.

NOTE: Short course participants are invited to join the industry at the Welcome Reception Monday evening April 17th and the EXPO on Tuesday night to network with the industry.

Registration Fees:
Short Course ONLY: ASC Member/End-User: $775 • Non-member: $1,150 • Student: $200
Short Course COMBO (Convention + Short Course): ASC Member/End-User: $1,125 (early bird rate) • Nonmember: $1,850 (early bird rate)

NOTE: if you are registering for the convention and the short course you MUST select the 'Convention Combo Fee' to register for the convention at the discounted rate.
*Early bird combo rates expire on February 17, 2023.

Please click on the REGISTER button above to register.

This short course is a Green Course - all course materials will be  available for electronic download by attendees.

Lucas Abrahamson
Lucas Abrahamson Materials Engineer Air Force
kathryn allen
kathryn allen Development Chemist Gelest
Keith Andes
Keith Andes Senior Research Chemist Arkema
Nicholas Baudoin
Nicholas Baudoin Product Development Engineer Wilsonart LLC
Madelyn Bekker
Madelyn Bekker Global Technology Advisor Wax Rheology Application ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Michael Berlin
Michael Berlin Technical Sales Manager Elementis
Paul Beymore
Paul Beymore Director R&D Sashco, Inc.
Robert Bielas, Ms
Robert Bielas, Ms Principal Materials Engineer Northrop Grumman
Mitchell Blumenthal
Mitchell Blumenthal Nekoosa
David Boerm II
David Boerm II Account Mgr ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Joshua Bosak
Joshua Bosak Director of Purchasing The Reynolds Company
Caio Bossato
Caio Bossato Sales Representative Ingevity
Kristina Bradey
Kristina Bradey Technical Service Rep Synthomer
Juan Cabrera
Juan Cabrera R&D Chemist Bostik Mexicana
Rene Cardona
Rene Cardona Chemist II DAP Global, Inc.
Silvia Carvalho
Silvia Carvalho Market Technical Support Rep- Process Oils Ergon, Inc.
Yanwei Cen
Yanwei Cen Manager, Research & Development RectorSeal
Chienhsun Chen
Chienhsun Chen CEO Tsing Hua Environmental Protection Co., Ltd.
Mike Chen
Mike Chen Senior Scientist Shurtape Technologies, LLC
Connor Cornils
Connor Cornils Market Developer ChemPoint
Marcos Gabriel Cortes Medina
Marcos Gabriel Cortes Medina S&T Engineer Owens Corning
Aaron Cox
Aaron Cox Sr. Research Chemist Concrete Sealants, Inc.
Cristina Dejesus
Cristina Dejesus Sr. Research scientist Henkel
Ibrahim El-Hedok
Ibrahim El-Hedok Sr. Adhesives Applications Chemist Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc.
Scott Ellis
Scott Ellis Technical Service Chemist Gelest
Karll Francois
Karll Francois Research Scientist Polyglass USA
Brian Gilbert
Nathan Hale
Nathan Hale Quality Technician Magnum Tapes and Films
David Haluska
David Haluska VP Sales & Distribution The Reynolds Company
Justine Hanlon
Justine Hanlon Market Manager H.B. Fuller
Raj Hariharan
Raj Hariharan Sr. Group Leader Mapei Corporation USA
Stacey Henderson
Stacey Henderson R&D Chemist Tiarco-RST
Patrick Hickey
Patrick Hickey Manager - Sales and Marketing Mitsui Plastics, Inc.
Boyer Hoermann
Boyer Hoermann Laboratory Manager Custom Adhesive Technology, Inc.
Tyler John
Tyler John Technical Sales Manager Gehring Montgomery Inc. (TER Group)
Lars Kilian
Lars Kilian Group Leader - Emulsion PSA R&D Bostik
Mike Lauer
Mike Lauer Senior Sales Manager Petro-Canada Lubricants
Christopher MacNeill
Christopher MacNeill Senior Research Scientist Sartomer Americas
Austin McCann
Austin McCann Research Chemist Ergon, Inc.
Kevin McKinney
Kevin McKinney R&D Chemist Project Leader Gelest
Frederick Mensah
Frederick Mensah Scientist III BASF Corporation
John Messina
John Messina Product Development Specialist Advanced Polymer, Inc.
Thomas Muller
Thomas Muller R&D Chemist IFS Industries, Inc.
Benjamin Niu
Benjamin Niu Associate Product Development Scientist Dow Chemical Company
Jessica Nolasco Santiago
Jessica Nolasco Santiago Adhesives & Sealants Technician Dynasol
Emilio Ortiz
Emilio Ortiz Sr. Polymer Chemist / Product Development Leader IFS Industries, Inc.
Sergio Andres Perez
Sergio Andres Perez Product Development Director Adfast Canada Inc.
Julio Pianeta
Julio Pianeta Senior Chemist Diversitak, inc
Nuttanit Pramounmat
Nuttanit Pramounmat Senior Scientist Owens Corning
Stephanie Pruzinsky
Stephanie Pruzinsky Program Leader Owens Corning
Mir Quddus
Mir Quddus Senior Scientist Shurtape Technologies, LLC
Darwin Regis
Darwin Regis Chemist Custom Building Products
Becky Renkert
Becky Renkert Representative Renkert Oil
Jesus Eduardo Ibarra Rodriguez
Jesus Eduardo Ibarra Rodriguez Adhesives & Sealants Global Chief Dynasol LLC
Patrick Rodriguez
Patrick Rodriguez R&D hotmelt Adfast Canada Inc.
Quinton Sams-Coffield
Quinton Sams-Coffield Technical Sales Support Magnum Tapes and Films
Ulrich Schneider
Ulrich Schneider Senior Manager global Market Development Sasol Performance Chemicals
Alison Schultz
Alison Schultz Senior Scientist Owens Corning
Brian Shaeffer
Brian Shaeffer Scientist Owens Corning
Ryan Shuleski
Ryan Shuleski Product Development Engineer MACtac, Inc.
Natalee Smith
Natalee Smith Senior Associate Scientist Covestro
Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith Chemist Tarkett
Eirini Spilioti
Eirini Spilioti Account Manager Gehring Montgomery Inc. (TER Group)
Andrew Spoelstra
Andrew Spoelstra Chemist Sashco, Inc.
Ian Telford
Ian Telford Scientist II H.B. Fuller
George Teng
George Teng Senior Chemist DAP
Chris Tichnell
Chris Tichnell Technical Manager Dyna-Tech Adhesives Inc.
Susan Tinch
Susan Tinch Research & Development Chemist QEP ROBERTS
Kiu-Yuen Tse
Kiu-Yuen Tse Senior Specialist 3M
Peter Uthe
Peter Uthe Team Lead - Adhesives and Road Markings Kraton Chemical, LLC
Brenda Valdez López
Brenda Valdez López Analytical Services Technician America Dynasol LLC
Luke Villermin
Luke Villermin Adhesions Account Manager ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Kenneth Wayman
Kenneth Wayman R&D Quanex
Jing Xiao
Jing Xiao Scientist III E Ink Corporation
David James Yarusso
David James Yarusso CEO Yarusso Consulting
Bing Yu
Bing Yu Senior Scientist ADC
Song Zhang
Song Zhang Polymer Scientist E Ink Corporation
Anna Zieba
Anna Zieba Portfolio & Processes Leader H.B. Fuller
3 Other Registered Attendees

Monday, April 17

  • PSA Technology & Chemistry - Mitch Blumenthal, Nekoosa Corporation
  • PSA Market Overview - Justine Hanlon, H.B. Fuller
  • Rheology - Ibrahim El-Hedok, MC Polymers
  • Testing - Dave Yarusso, Yarusso Consulting
  • Styrene Block Copolymer PSAs - Paul Dalley, TSRC
  • Tackifiers - Ryan Calton, Kraton
  • PSA Hot Melt Formulations - Cristina Dejesus, Henkel
  • Waterborne PSAs-Formulating for Optimal Converting - Keith Andes, Arkema

NOTE: Short course participants are invited to join the industry at the Welcome Reception Monday evening April 17th and the EXPO on Tuesday night to network with the industry.

Tuesday, April 18

  • Emulsion PSAs - Raj Hariharan, Mapei
  • Acrylic PSAs - Lars Kilian, Bostik
  • Sustainability Efforts in PSAs - Justine Hanlon, H.B. Fuller
  • Medical Adhesives - Kiu-Yuen Tse, 3M
  • Silicone Release Coating Technologies for PSAs - Benjamin Niu, Dow