The conference program will include plenary and bi-parallel sessions as well as a poster exhibition.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers
David Hatrick (Vice President Innovation at Huntsman Advanced Materials, University of Strathclyde, Spring, USA): Trends in high performance thermosetting resins
Torsten Gottschalk-Gaudig (Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen, Germany): Silicone Resins – an emerging class of binders for fiber reinforced composites?
Filip Du Prez (Group Leader Polymer Chemistry Research Group, Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium): Vitrimers: Recyclable thermosets of the future?
Tim Welter & Sascha Pöller (Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Duesseldorf, Germany): Developing and Modeling Thermosetting Adhesives for Composite and Multi-material Joints
H. Henning Winter (Director Laboratory for Experimental Rheology University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, USA): The solidification rheology of amorphous polymers – Vitrification as compared to gelation
Confirmed Invited Lectures
Dennis Smith (Professor & Head, Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University, USA): Selected thermosetting technologies primarily for electronics and photonics applications
Ambrose Taylor (Reader in Materials Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom): Toughening Epoxies using Nanoparticles