Speakers and attendees will come from several sectors of academia and industry. The conference chair for PRE VI is Professor Robin A. Hutchinson (Queen's University); co-chairs are Dr. Michael Muhle (ExxonMobil Chemical Co.) and Professor Alex Penlidis (University of Waterloo).
A special session on Polymer Reaction Engineering and Industrial Process Innovation is chaired by K.D. Hungenberg (BASF, Germany) and A. Penlidis (University of Waterloo, Canada). The session will feature industry and academic leaders including Reudiger Carloff (Degussa, Germany), Ken Leffew (Dupont, USA), and Ken Malone (University of Southern Mississippi, USA). The conference plenary lecture by Thomas Bott (BASF, Germany) on the Innovation Chain at BASF is scheduled for Wednesday evening.
Technical sessions will be held on:
The format adopted for the invited oral presentations (30-minute talks followed by 15 minutes of discussions with no parallel sessions) is designed to stimulate the free exchange of ideas among the participants and has been very successful in the previous conferences.
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