September 15 is the deadline for submitting proposals for technical presentation requests and abstracts for the November 7, 2013 Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA) Technical Program in New Orleans.

Technical papers summarizing recent research and product development, field studies, innovations in formulation or production technology and new equipment related to the processing of flexible polyurethane foam, as well as papers on product sustainability and environmental issues, are encouraged. Papers must have a non-commercial focus and specifically address topics related to slabstock or molded flexible polyurethane production.

A maximum of eight presentations, each 30 minutes in length, will be scheduled for the November meeting. A short summary (abstract) of the intended content must be submitted with your request to make a presentation.

The November 6-7 Fall PFA General Business Meeting and Technical Program will be held at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott Hotel.

For additional information, contact PFA Executive Director, Bob Luedeka by email,, or telephone 865-657-9840.