The 23rd Annual International Polymer Colloquium, March 31st, 2023 – 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
THE GOTTFRIED EHRENSTEIN POLYMER COLLOQUIUM Sponsored by: Moldex3D, Netzsch, Sensxpert and 3M and The Madison Group
Prof. Gottfried W. Ehrenstein was a highly respected scientist and engineer with 138 works in 315 publications in 4 languages, and 3,944 library holdings.
He was not only an accomplished researcher, but also an exceptional teacher and mentor. Throughout his career, Prof. Ehrenstein guided numerous doctoral students on their path to earning their degrees. Prof. Ehrenstein left a lasting impact in the field of polymer technology, helping drive its growth and advancement now and into
The Polymer Engineering Center (PEC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has held the International Polymer Colloquium since 2001. On this occasion, internationally renowned scholars and experts who attend the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC) are invited to visit our campus and present their work. A broad range of topics in the areas of polymer processing and engineering will be presented in a relaxed academic atmosphere. The presentations and poster sessions provide the opportunity for technical discussions and exchanges, which sometimes result in fruitful collaborations.
This is a full day event. For the complete agenda, Click here.
For more details and Registration, click here: https://pec.engr.wisc.edu/ipc_general_information/
Milwaukee SPE Education Night is April 18th 3:30-9:00 pm at Waukesha County Technical College
Richard T. Anderson Education Center 800 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072
Schedule & Times – Tuesday April 18th
3:30 – 5:30 PM Tour the WCTC Manufacturing labs – Dennis Pollari – WCTC Instructor
(Meet in Richard T Anderson Education Center Lobby for Tours)
4:30 – 6:00 PM Registration Networking/ View Table Tops
6:00 PM Dinner – Buffet with Dessert/beverages
6:30 PM Educator of the Year Recognition – Mark Wolverton – Plastivan Man
6:45 PM Keynote Speaker- Kevin Rottinghaus – Sr. Regional Sales Mgr./Beaumont Inc., Presentation – Threats to US Injection Molding Industries and Ability to Compete in a Global Economy.
7:20 PM “Wonders of Plastics” Essay Winners, Scholarships and Student Awards/Prize Drawings.
7:45 -9:00 PM Additional time to view tables/Network
Drawings at Education Night
College students in attendance will be eligible for 3 – $250 Jack Hill scholarships/grants. College Students will be eligible for additional Gift cards drawings.
Students, Parents and Educators are FREE!
Students and Educators can register by emailing Ray Ciezki at firstname.lastname@example.org or
calling Ray Ciezki @ 262-370-0485
SPE Members – $35.00
Guest w/member – $25.00
Non Member -$40.00
SPE Members and Non-members – Register at www.milwaukeespe.org
Lets spread the word and have a good turnout. There will be table tops available at no charge to display your company and promote the plastics business in Wisconsin. This is also a good time to talk with potential college students about job opportunities at your company. Please feel free to bring gift cards or prizes for the student drawing at the end of the night.
Keep your calendars free Monday, July 12th for The Milwaukee SPE Golf Event. Registration and table reservations opens on May 12th and this year promises to entertain.
We look forward in getting together for the SPE annual golf outing once again!
SPE Golf Event Monday, July 10th
Schedule of events to include:
- Shotgun start
- Food Drive (Save those donations!)
- Sunset and Ballroom Bars
- *Dinner, Prizes, Awards and more!
*Subject to current CDC guidelines
Donations, Sponsorships and Door Prizes Accepted and Encouraged!