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2024 Formulation Strategies Short Course

2024 Formulation Strategies Short Course

Monday, April 15, 2024 to Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Omni Louisville Hotel  400 South 2nd Street Louisville, KY 40202

* Registration open until 3/29/24 at 12:00 AM (EST)

Event Details

Co-located with the 2024 Convention & EXPO is a 1.5 day Formulation Strategies Short Course being held on April 15-16, 2024.

Successful adhesive development; from design to production, requires a clearly developed business case with a performance goal, rigorous formulating protocol using a complex list of ingredients and an understanding of scale up, production and end use conditions.  This short course will deliver a comprehensive fundamental platform, highlighted through industry case studies to increase your understanding of the best practices and programs one needs to design, formulate, evaluate and launch new or enhanced adhesives via intensive instruction and case studies.

The Formulators Tool box and additional, valuable strategies shared in the course will enhance the ability to assess supply chain options, deliver quality products from production at a cost defined from the well-crafted business case.  This course is designed with regards to robust formula development  through product launch; regardless of technology type, chemistry or market application.

Who should attend:
The course is suitable for a wide range of technical participants including entry level personnel to experienced senior technicians and PhD scientists who wish to formulate and troubleshoot effectively.  Staff from R&D, process development, manufacturing, quality control, tech service and applications who are developing products for a wide range of industries:  Transportation, packaging, building and construction, will find great value in fundamental and practical content within the 1.5 day course.

NOTE: Short course participants are invited to join the industry at the Welcome Reception Monday evening April 15th and the EXPO on Tuesday night to network with the industry.

Registration Fees:
Short Course ONLY: ASC Member/End-User: $775 • Non-member: $1,185 • Student: $200
Short Course COMBO (Convention + Short Course): ASC Member/End-User: $1,125 (early bird rate) • Nonmember: $1,905 (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 29, 2024.  No refunds after March 29, 2024.

Please click on the REGISTER button above to register.

Omni Louisville Hotel  
400 South 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 1-888-44-OMNI (6664) reference the "ASC 2024 Annual Convention" 
Rate: $244 Single/Double 

Click here to make your hotel reservation!

Hotel Reservation Deadline:  March 12, 2024

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

Derek Barber
Derek Barber Sr.Lab Technician DAP Global Inc.
David Boerm II
David Boerm II Account Mgr ExxonMobil Product Solutions
Austin Boise
Austin Boise Research and Development Chemist Concrete Sealants, Inc.
Lester G. Burch
Lester G. Burch President Sashco, Inc.
Ting Chen
Ting Chen Sr. Research Scientist Kemira
James N. Coffey
James N. Coffey Chemical Engineer ExxonMobil Product Solutions
Gary DeFrance
Gary DeFrance Scientist I H.B. Fuller
Lauren Forsberg
Lauren Forsberg Associate Chemist Sashco, Inc.
Alyssa Garreau
Alyssa Garreau Scientist Oliver Healthcare Packaging
Mackenzie Gilkey
Mackenzie Gilkey Associate Scientist The Gorilla Glue Company
Logan Gleichauf
Logan Gleichauf Research and Development Chemist Concrete Sealants, Inc.
Greg Kamykowski
Greg Kamykowski Principal Scientist TA Instruments - Waters LLC
Rosa Maria Macchi
Rosa Maria Macchi Vice President AKAPOL S.A.
Madisen MacFarlane
Madisen MacFarlane Materials Scientist Xlynx Materials
Nélson Oliveira
Nélson Oliveira CTO BestHealth4U, Lda
Tad Radzinski
Tad Radzinski President Sustainable Solutions
Antti Senf
Antti Senf Global R&D Manager Adhesives Bona GmbH Deutschland
Katie Trimble
Katie Trimble Associate Chemist Sashco, Inc.
Erika Wetzel Fiehrer
Erika Wetzel Fiehrer Sr Director Product Development The Gorilla Glue Company
Susie Wu
Susie Wu Technical Service and Development Trecora
Yanan Zhao
Yanan Zhao Product Development Chemist Franklin International

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