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PFA Call for Papers

Polyurethane Foam Association Accepting Abstracts For Technical Presentations For May 2021 Meeting

Abstract Deadline March 22, 2021

LOUDON, TN (January 19, 2021)—The Polyurethane Foam Association is accepting proposals for technical presentations for its spring Technical Program, May 27, at the Renaissance Vinoy resort in St. Petersburg, FL.

Authors must submit an abstract with request for presentation. Presentations must not exceed 25 minutes in length. A written paper and slide file are also required to become part of PFA’s online information library.

The Paper Selection Process

To be eligible for presentation, papers must have a non-commercial focus and specifically address topics related to slabstock or molded flexible polyurethane production, raw material developments, environmental performance, occupational safety, product evaluation, novel commercial applications, or production control, and be based on actual production applications.

Deadline for submitting an abstract for proposed presentation is March 22, 2021.

To submit a proposal or for more information, please contact Russ Batson by email ( or telephone (865.657.9840).

Based on a program that includes at least 6 technical papers, the presentations will be scored to compete for a $500 Technical Excellence Award provided by the Herman Stone Family Endowment.