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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Conference sessions are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Exhibition is 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Opening Reception is 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

8 AM - 9:30 AM

The Eye Opener: RadTech EHS Breakfast

Join members of our EHS committee for a round table discussion of current EHS topics.  This session will lead in with a short presentation on the regulatory benefits of using UV/EB technology.  Afterwards, this interactive session will give you the opportunity to get your questions regarding regulatory issues discussed and answered.


9 AM - 9:30 AM

Introduction to the Basics of UV/EB Curing
Dr. Mike J. Idacavage, PL Industries, a division of Esstech Inc.



Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing - 8 AM - 10 AM

The Benefits of UV Curable Materials in Additive Manufacturing
Jonathan Shaw, Allnex USA Inc.

Advanced Applications of Thiol-Ene Formulations
Samuel Clark Ligon, Vienna University of Technology

Three Decades of UV Technology Innovation ― Stereolithography
Kangtai Ren, DSM Functional Materials

Made Strong: Product Development and Additive Manufacturing
Shanon Marks, Made Boars & Christopher Houlshouser, Stratasys

Bio-engineering - 8 AM - 10 AM

Photopolymerized Micropatterned Platforms with Varied Mechanical Properties for Contact Guidance
Brad Tuft, University of Iowa

Physical Properties of Photopolymers in Ocular Regenerative Scaffolds
Kristan S. Worthington, The University of Iowa

High Performance Hybrid UV Curing Soy-Bean Systems
Hongbo Liang, University of Colorado at Boulder and Nanchang Hangkong University

Equipment - 10  AM - NOON

Photocuring in Areas Where You Typically Cannot Get Light
Paul J. Shustack, Corning Inc.

High Efficiency LED Lighting Circuit by Series Regulator System
Kota Okajima, Kanazawa Institute of Technology

UV Measurements of MP Lamps and LEDs for Process Design and Control
R.W. Stowe, Heraeus Fusion UV, Inc

Development in Low Voltage EB Curing for High Product Throughput Applications
Im Rangwalla, Energy Sciences Inc.

Bio-based Materials - 10  AM - NOON

Next Generation of UV-curable Cellulose Esters
Ahmet Nebioglu, Dymax Corporation

Bio-based building blocks for advanced photo-cure coating systems
Vijay Mannari, Eastern Michigan University

High Performance UV-Curable PUDs with High Renewable Carbon Content
Jeffrey Klang, Sartomer USA

Cardanol-based branched UV-cured acrylic oligomers
Jiangnan University, Ren Liu

Waterborne - 1 PM - 3 PM

Waterborne UV Curable Coatings for Industrial Market Segments
Raymond Stewart, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Novel Robust Energy-Curable Polyurethane Dispersion With High Formulation Versatility
Jason Ghaderi, Allnex

Advanced Materials - 1 PM - 3 PM

Nanostructured Polymer Networks obtained by Photopolymerization in a LLC Template
Celine Baguenard, The University of Iowa

Fluoro-Silicones in UV Cured Coatings Films
Tom Seung-Tong Cheung, Siltech Corporation

1K UV- A Automotive Refinish; Clear Coats and Primers
Michael Dvorchak, Allnex USA Inc.

Medical & Dental - 3 PM - 5 PM

Recent Advances In Monomers And Photoinitiators For Dental Restoratives
Christian Gorsche, Vienna University of Technology

An Overview on Low Cytotoxic Alternatives to (Meth)Acrylates: Vinyl Esters and Vinyl Carbonates
Branislav Husar, Vienna University of Technology

The Technical Challenges of Transitioning your UV Curing Process from Lamp to LED
Mike Kay, Excelitas Technology

Advanced Applications - 3 PM - 5 PM

Self-Wrinkling to Bioinspired Patterned Surface of Photo-Curing Coating
Xuesong Jiang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Surface Modifying Additive for UV Curable Hardcoat
Akpojotor Shemi, Daikin American Inc.

New Developments in Initiators for Two-photon Polymerization
S. Clark Ligon, Vienna University of Technology

1K UV- A Hard Coats for Polycarbonate Head Light Refinishing
Michael Dvorchak, Allnex USA Inc.


Plastics Decorating – 10 AM – NOON

UV Curing Solutions for Coatings on Plastics
Kevin Joesel, Heraeus Noblelight Fusion UV Inc.

Decorating Plastic Substrates 101 and How Utilizing UV Curing Can Benefit the Process
Steven Hatkevich, American Trim

Finishing Technology for Consumer Electronics: A Manufacturer's Perspective
James Wrezel, Bing Diao, and Sarah Severson, Motorola

A New Process for UV Powder Coating Plastics
Kevin Biller, PCR Group and Jeff Leighty, Plasmatreat USA

Field Applied Coatings – 2 PM – 4 PM

Advances in Raw Materials for UV Field Applied Applications
JoAnn Arceneaux, Allnex USA

Field Applied Coatings in the Facility Management Industry
Pete Rowan, Pro-Guard Coatings

Equipment advances
Daniel Dayon, HID Systems

Curing UVA Field Applied Coatings
Bob Bonham, H&S Autoshot

Site Applied UV Coating in a Hospital Environment: A Case Study
George Aslan, Aslan & Company, Inc.


Printing + Packaging: Sustainability & Sensitive Applications – 10 AM – NOON

Food Packaging Safety and Risk Management
Robert Bowling, Nestle USA

Sustainability in the Printing Supply Chain
Doreen M. Monteleone, RadTech

Printing Food Packaging:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Don Duncan, Wikoff Color Corp.

Food Contact Burden - Challenge, Chance or Collapse for Radiation Curing?
Paul Share, BASF Corporation


Printing + Packaging: Overview of New Technologies in UV/EB For Printing & Packaging – 2 PM – 4 PM

Trends in Radiation Curing for Graphics Arts and Packaging: a view to 2019
Adam Page, Smithers Pira

Differentiating Your Brand with Cool UV/EB Coatings, Inks, and Substrates
Mark Bohan, Vice President, Printing Industries of America

Digital Inkjet for Consumer Product Packaging
Dene Taylor, SPF Inc.

The CURE For A Changing Industry
Jeffrey Hernandez, Classic Color


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