2020 SPE ANTEC Color & Appearance Division

Tuesday, April 21

Virtual ANTEC

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ANTEC®, produced by the Society of Plastics Engineers, is the largest, most respected and well known technical conference in the plastics industry.

For over 70 years ANTEC® has successfully expanded from the U.S. into Europe, India and the Middle each with further expansion to global locations in the coming years.

Each event boasts technical and business presentations on new and updated technologies, panels and tutorials, networking events and student functions – all providing attendees with face-to-face interaction with expert representatives from the largest industry segments.

Who Attends and Why

Engineers, R&D Scientists, Technicians, Technical Sales & Support, Academics, Students, Managers, along with anyone involved in the plastics industry.

SPE Membership is encouraged but is not required to attend.


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The Society of Plastics Engineers is delighted to announce that it is accepting submissions of technical papers for 2020 ANTEC.

The Color and Appearance Division of SPE is seeking paper submissions.  Any paper related to the color and/or appearance of plastic will be considered.  Appropriate topics might apply to one of these categories:

  • Color Measurement
  • Testing and Quality Control
  • Color Matching Techniques
  • Processing and Equipment
  • Materials (Colorants, Additives, Polymers)
  • Property Retention/Durability
  • Instrumentation and Test Methods
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Color Trends
  • Decorative or Special Effects
  • Other Color/Appearance Related Topics

All submissions can be managed by email to the technical program committee.

Interested? Please send an email with your intentions to speak and proposed paper title to the Technical Program Committee for ANTEC 2020:

Submissions are no longer accepted for 2020 ANTEC


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2020 Virtual Sessions

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8:00 am – 10:00 am Color and Appearance (Moderator: Doreen Becker)

Dr. Jamal al Sadi 

8:45 am – 9:15 am How Materials, Design, Processing and Tooling Affect the Aesthetics of Plastic Parts – Part 1

Vikram Bhargava

9:3 0am – 10:00 am What Designers Need to Know About the Science of Color and Appearance of Plastic Parts – Part 2

Vikram Bhargava



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