The Society of Plastics Engineers will hold its first European Additives & Colors ConferenceFebruary 19–20, 2003, in Antwerp, Belgium. The conference will be organized by and for professionals concerned with all aspects of plastics taking benefit from modifiers, additives, colors, dyes, and pigments. Leading topics are already scheduled in areas such as the irradiation effects on plastics and mutual interactions between additives and polymer matrices.
The conference will encourage technical and scientific activities for the advancement of plastics through the use of dyes, colors, pigments, other modifiers, and ionizing radiation. Theo Timmerman of GE Plastics will be the chairperson, and Luc Van Aken of SCR Sibelco will be the chairperson-elect.