Call for Abstracts & Papers 
21-22 January, 2014
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel
Dubai, UAE

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) invites you to share your latest research and present a paper at its first technical and business conference in the Middle East – ANTEC® Dubai. This two-day event will be attended by several hundred industry professionals who are keen on learning about the latest developments and exciting innovations in plastics happening both globally as well as in the Gulf region.

SPE is inviting speakers to present at this conference in the following areas:

Advances in Materials: 
Polymers in Medical Devices, Bioplastics, Composites, Aerospace, Automotive

Advances in Processing:
 Extrusion, Injection Moulding, Blow Moulding, Thermoforming, Film, Rotational Moulding

Advances in Materials Performance: 
Design Innovation, Engineering Properties and Structure, Polymer Modifiers and Additives, Polymer Composites, Failure Analysis, Polymer Blends, Recycling, Standards and Specifications

Advances in Machinery:
 Design of Screws, Barrels, Mixing Equipment, Down-Stream Equipment, Hydraulic, All-Electric, Control System, Robotics, Other Plastics Processing Machines

Advances in Rheology, Modeling and Simulation:
 Flow behavior of polymers, Rheological Models, Analysis of Modeling of Processes, Theoretical Models and Co-Relations

We request a 100-word abstract outlining the topic of your paper. If you wish to be published in the proceedings collection and the Society’s online technical library, we require a 5-6 page technical paper after your abstract topic is accepted. Your presentation time will be 30 minutes; all presentations will be in English.

Please submit your technical abstract and paper online, beginning August 1, 2013:

Submit Abstract
(NOTE: You must log in to the SPE website to submit an abstract. If you do not have a login to the SPE site, please use the New Visitor Registration to register for the site.)

Abstract submission deadline is September 3, 2013. Paper submission deadline is September 17, 2013. For additional questions, contact:

In Dubai:
Dr. Raed Al-Zu’bi
Conference Chair
+97 150 750 1765

In Europe:
Carine Roos
SPE European Office
+32 498 85 07 32

In the U.S.:
Barbara Spain
Events Program Manager
+1 203-740-5418