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The programme has been announced for the 10th edition of  AMI"s Fire Resistance in Plastics conference. 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.  

The event will open with a market overview given by AMI"s Senior Vice president Noru Tsalic. Other key speakers to take part in this edition include Mr. Franck Gyppaz, R&D Group Leader/Fire Safety and Services at Nexans, who will discuss Construction product regulation and fire resistance for electrical installations, Mr. Jean-Marie Maldjian, Material Corporate Expert at Schneider Electric, who will present Fire hazard requirements for E&E market and Dr. André Le Gal, Business Development Manager at Solvay, who will present Opportunities and challenges of high performance halogen-free polyamide solutions for the E&E market.

The rest of the programme will include presentations on regulations and testing, new developments in FR systems and process and novelties in applications.  

“We are delighted to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the conference.” says Mr. Tsalic, “The event is going from strength to strength every year and is a key meeting place for everybody interested in flame retardancy in plastics.  This is a dynamic, exciting field; and with the fast pace change occurring both in technology and regulation, it"s where everybody comes to hear what"s going on.” 

In addition to delivering quality papers, Fire Resistance in Plastics 2015 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 MCA Technologies. 

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

About Applied Market Information
Applied Market Information (AMI) is a leading global market research consultancy and a leading organiser of conferences for the plastics industry around the world.

AMI has offices in the UK and the US. The company provides research, consulting and analytical services and is a major publisher of commercial and technical information for the plastics industry. It organises more than 30 international conferences and seminars each year and also publishes a series of digital magazines, which are distributed free-of-charge globally on the internet and via apps for tablet computers and smartphones. 

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