SEPT 28-30, 2016  |  CHICAGO, IL

Shifting Paradigms in Plastics: Innovate to Win

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Presented in partnership by IHS and SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association

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Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist, IHS Markit

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Last year, 315 delegates from 187 companies and 15 countries attended GPS

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Don’t miss IHS and other industry experts presenting key insight, critical analysis, and clarity for the future of the plastics industry. Registration is now open. Register today!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
IHS Training Workshops
9:00am – 6:00pm CT

Cocktail Reception at the Solutions Showcase
6:00pm – 7:30pm CT
Choose from two concurrent pre-conference training workshops:

The Commercial Impact of Olefins and Polyolefins Technologies on Cost Competitiveness, Market Dynamics and Trade
The Thermoplastics Industry
Thursday, September 29, 2016
8:00am – 5:05pm CT

Cocktail Reception at the Solutions Showcase
6:30pm – 8:00pm CT
Day 1: "New Capacity – Critical Issues and Opportunities"

Our widely acclaimed keynote panel presentations, IHS market outlooks, and lively Q&A from producers, processors, and brand owners
Friday, September 30, 2016
8:00am – 1:15pm CT
Day 2: "The Future of Plastics"

New and innovative thinking in key sectors: automotive, medical devices, building and construction, packaging, and much more
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