Papers Invited for 9th International PVC Conference ­ PVC 2005

Papers Invited for Brighton PVC Conference

PVC continues to develop, meeting business and sustainability challenges and inspiring innovation across its vast range of applications. PVC 2005, the 9th in a series of international events run by the PVC industry for the PVC industry, aims to capture the issues behind the success of this versatile polymer, stimulate debate and look to its future. The conference will run over three days on 26-28 April 2005, with international experts setting the global scene on the first day, and parallel sessions on a series of current topics on the second and third days. An exhibition is also planned as part of the event.

PVC 2005 builds on the success of past conferences in 1996, 1999 and 2002, and is jointly sponsored by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and the British Plastics Federation. It is also supported by the European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers and PIFA, and one of its main aims is to support the future of PVC across the world through information, education, debate and discussion.

Papers are currently being invited for presentation at PVC 2005, on the following topics:

Strategy/direction and markets; Profiles; Pipes and fittings; Plastisols and flexible areas; Processing technology; Heat stabilization and lubrication; Additives; Sustainability; Recovery and recycling; PVC­ production and polymerization. Alternative relevant themes to stimulate debate and discussion are also being invited. The deadline for abstracts is Friday 30 April 2004.

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Notes for Editors
  1. PVC 2005 will take place on 26-28 April 2005 at the Brighton Metropole Hotel, Brighton, UK.
  2. The event is organised by IOM Communications Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
  3. More details are available from Melanie Boyce at IOM Communications Ltd, Tel: +44 (0)20 7451 7303, Fax: +44(0)20 7839 1702, Email:
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Date Posted: 3 March 2004

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