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GPEC 2013 Call for Papers

The Society of Plastics Engineers' (SPE) Plastics Environmental Division (PED) produces the premiere environmental conference each year at the Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC®). The theme of GPEC® 2013 is "The Latest NEed to Know: From Recycling to Sustainability of Plastics" with focus on the unique blend of recycling, reclamation and bioplastics. We are soliciting papers for the GPEC® 2013 which will be held on 20-22 March, 2013 at The Sheraton New Orleans in downtown New Orleans, LA.

Does your company have a new, exciting, innovative technology or research that you would like to showcase? The PED is looking for high quality, technical, business and marketing papers for presentations at GPEC® 2013. 

Topics include:

  • Recycling Industry
  • Recycling Markets
  • Packaging
  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Carpet
  • Reclamation and Supply
  • Bioplastic Industry
  • Bio-based Plastics
  • Biodegradable Plastics
  • LCA and Carbon Footprint
  • Latest Processing Technologies
  • Regulatory Ribbon

Abstracts are due by January 15, 2013.  Notification of acceptance will be sent out by February 4, 2013.  Final papers are due by February 18, 2013. Final presentations are due no later than March 4, 2013.  Please submit abstracts by email.

For more information and questions, contact Adrian Merrington, Ph.D., GPEC® 2013 Technical Chair, at 989-832-5555 ext. 638 or Contact By Email. Conference agenda and speakers to be announced soon.