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The programme has been announced for the 9th edition of  AMI"s Fire Resistance in Plastics 2014 conference, which will take place from 9-11  December 2014 at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany.
This yearly event attracts an ever-growing number of participants, who come to learn about the latest developments in flame retardancy and flame retardant plastics, as well as network and share expertise with their colleagues from various regions of the world.

Increasingly stringent fire safety, health and environmental protection drive the need for more sophisticated flame retardant systems in electrical and electronic goods, construction and transportation.  A panel of expert speakers will deliver papers discussing the state of the art in flame retardant plastics, as well as the latest developments in technology and markets. 

For the first time, the audience will be able to hear a utility company"s view of Plastics in the power industry with a keynote presentation from UK energy provider RWE Npower.

Other key speakers to take part in this edition include Dr. Christian Cornelissen, Head of Cable Department at the German VDE Testing And Certification Institute who will discuss CPR and its impact on cables and Prof. Dinghua Li, Associate Professor at the National Engineering Research Center Of Flame Retardant Materials, Beijing Institute Of Technology who will present the latest on preparation and application of novel environment — friendly phosphazene flame retardants.

The rest of the programme will provide a complete overview of current flame retardancy technology including, novel materials, innovations in flame retardant systems, changes in regulation, overviews of markets and applications developments.

In addition to delivering quality papers, Fire Resistance in Plastics 2014 also offers superb and cost-effective networking opportunities with its extensive table top exhibition area.

The event is sponsored by ICL-IP B.V. and Great Lakes Solutions/Chemtura.

The full programme can now be found on AMI's website: www.amiconferences.com. For further information on attending, exhibiting or sponsoring this event, please contact Ms. Adele Brown at AMI Conferences: ab@amiplastics.com, Tel +44 117 314 8111