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Program

Science and Technology Conference Programme
„Polyurethanes 2013 – current development trends
”Ustroń, 13-16 October 2013

Hotel „Muflon”

13.10.2013 Sunday
Arrival to the hotel, accommodation.

17.00-21.00 Coffee, tea, hot refreshments


14.10.2013 Monday


8.00   Breakfast

9.00 - 9.10
Conference opening
9.10 - 9.40
F. Bare
iro: Water-based polyurethane dispersions: chemistry, technology and applications
9.40 -11.00
Presentation of Enterprises (2-3 min for each presentation of participants and their enterprises)

11.00 -11.20  Coffee break

11.20 - 13.20
Current trends and novel solutions in polyurethane synthesis
(4 oral presentations, each lasting 30 minutes including 5 minutes for discussion)
- P. Król: Waterborne polyurethane products.
- J. Ryszkowska: Polyurethane composites.
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L. Verdolotti, M. Lavorgna, E. Di Maio, S. Iannace: New trends in the field of sustainable hybrid-polyurethane foams.
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L. Szczepkowski, A. Prociak, J. Ryszkowska: Development of polyurethanes for automotive industry.

13.30   Lunch

15.00-17.15 Various aspects of polyurethanes’ syntheses and applications

(5
oral presentations, each lasting 25 minutes)
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T. Vlcek: Versatile utilization of nanostructures in polyurethane chemistry.
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A. Eceiza: High renewable carbon content polyurethanes and their nanocomposites.
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B. Pilch-Pitera: New trends of development of polyurethane powder lacquers.
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M. Alessandrini: CANNON AFROS – Excellence in dosing and mixing.
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G. Mitchener: ,,20 to 2” – Agile NPD for chemical industry.

17.15-17.30
Coffee break

17.30-19.00
Poster session

Information about posters (3 minutes per each poster)

19.30  Barbeque: Business in highland-style


15.10.2013 Tuesday


8.00 Breakfast

9.00-11.00 Novel components and polyurethane materials (4 oral presentations, each lasting approximately 30 minutes)
- U. Cabulis: Balance between renewable and recyclable polyols in rigid polyurethane foams.
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L. Żabski, J. Papiński: Rigid polyisocyanurate foams – properties and application.
- M. Kirpluks, U. Cabulis, L. Stiebra, A.A. Avots: Nanoparticle influence on high density rigid polyurethane foams obtained from recycled resources.
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J. Paciorek-Sadowska, B. Czupryński, J. Liszkowska: The application of selected ash fraction for modification of the properties of rigid PUR-PIR foams.


11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-13.00
(4 oral presentations, each lasting 25 minutes)
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J. Datta, J. Haponiuk, E. Głowińska, M. Włoch: Chemical recycling of polyurethanes using novel bio-based glycols.
- K. Gaca, A. Prociak: Two step polyol synthesis from rapeseed oil - economical and ecological advances.
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H. Pawlik, T. Vlček: Lipase catalyzed synthesis of green polyol for polyurethanes.
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W. Zatorski, O. Gałkowska: The nanoparticles application in the limiting of  polyurethanes combustion.

13.15-15.00 Lunch


15.00-16.40 Testing and application of polyurethane materials
(4 oral presentations, each lasting 25 minutes)

- B. Waśniewski,  M. Auguścik, M. Krzyżowska, P. Orłowski, J. Ryszkowska: Polycarbonateurethanes as a materials for an intervertebral disc implants – influence of the diisocyanates on properties of the obtained materials.
- M. Rasek, R. Penczek, S. Makarski, J. Franek: Evaluation of performance characteristics of isocyanate based injection materials.
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B. Zając: Potentials of using PUR in structural joints in civil engineering in
- aspect of thermal work.
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G. Mitchener: "Od 20 do 2" – Holistic NPD for chemical industry.

16.40-17.00 Coffee break


17.00-19.00
Polyurethanes 2013” – Round Table Discussion
Moderators: Leonard Szczepkowski, Aleksander Prociak
Issues:
What threatens polyurethanes in the 21st century?
Discussion subjects:
Expansion of PUR over the last 76 years and directions of further development.
- prices of polyurethanes,
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toxicity and ecology of polyurethanes’ resources,
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application difficulties,
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utility hazards (VOC, smell, traces of aromatic amines, hydrolysis to carcinogenic compounds, TDI migration, fire hazards, toxicity of fumes),
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pressure to lower the prices and change application properties,
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competitiveness of cheaper and safer materials,
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development of PUR in the light of UE regulations,
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other subjects raised by the participants.


19.00 Official adjournment

20.00 Dinner gala


16.10.2013 Wednesday


8.00
Breakfast. Send-off of the conference participants. Departures

Session I-III and Poster Session (“Kotlownia” conference hall)