Recent Advances in Flame Retardancy of Polymeric Materials


Designed for technical specialists and marketers new to this industry, this comprehensive one-day course takes place before the main conference. Consisting of three interactive lectures by prominent industrial scientists, the short course provides a unique opportunity for newcomers to become acquainted with the FR field in all its aspects.

This course is not included in your Main Conference registration. It can be added to your Main Conference registration or can be selected on its own.

Course Instructors and Topics:

Review of Flame Retardants in Commercial Use and Development
- Kelvin Shen, Ph.D. Consultant Rio Tinto Materials

Modes of Fire Retardant Action
- Sergei Levchik, Ph.D. Product Development Manager, ICL-IP America

Fire Testing of Fire Retardant Polymers
- Matthew Blais, Ph.D. Fire Technology Department, Southwest Texas Research Institute (SwRI)

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