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Events Innovation Takes

Events Innovation Takes Root This is the title of first-of-its-kind technical conference on polylactide polymer innovation for real market solutions, sponsored by NatureWorks LLC. The conference is designed to offer attendees a combination of educational, networking and collaborative opportunities. It takes place on September 16 – 18, 2008 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Delegates can discover the technological innovations of today’s fastest growing biopolymer. Presentations will cover the latest research developments on biopolymers, including Ingeo TM natural plastic, from NatureWorks and other renowned polylactide scientists and engineers. At the conference, the attendees have the chance to meet today’s industry solution-providers and share ideas with other professionals in the field. The Innovation Takes Root curriculum encompasses a highly technical learning experience. Technical sessions will include topics such as: Improvements in mechanical properties, Surface modifications, Innovations with additives, Improvements in thermal properties by nucleation packages, blends, and stereocomplex. The event will be beneficial to attendees from a diversity of fields and disciplines: Brand owner, Retailers, Product designers, Sustainability Managers, R&D, Process Engineers, Consultants, Academia and Technical Media. www.innovationtakesroot.com 3rd European Bioplastics Conference to be Hosted in Berlin European Bioplastics, the representation of the European bioplastics industry, announced the 3rd European Bioplastics Conference. Taking place November 5-6, 2008, in Berlin, it is the leading event for recent technical, economic and political developments of the bioplastics industry. A table top exhibition featuring materials, products and innovations takes place simultaneously. With 315 delegates, 45 speakers and latest innovations of 26 exhibitors the last year’s conference in Paris showed the huge relevance of the promising industry. The association is expecting further growth this year. The 3rd European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin will present the latest issues, innovations, market achievements and policy developments in the industrial and environmental applications of bioplastics. It will also provide exceptional networking, product exhibition and partnership opportunities. This international conference will bring together academic, government and business leaders from around the globe for a dynamic two day event. The conference programme will include invited keynote speeches from politicians to market leaders as well as selected lectures. Topics varying from economical, environmental to technical perspectives will overview the current situation of the bioplastics industry. www.european-bioplastics.org 12 bioplastics MAGAZINE [04/08] Vol. 3

Monday, October 6 – Wednesday, October 8, 2008 Embassy Suites Hotel Chicago, Chicago, IL This year’s expanded program, featuring market specific tracks and over 40 presentations, will give you an in-depth knowledge into the wider range of biopolymer materials and blends now available. In 2009, the industry is expected to see fully versatile biopolymers, fit for a variety of applications, including: food and beverage, packaging, textiles, medical devices, outdoor equipment, footwear and automotive. At Biopolymers Symposium 2008 you’ll hear from the key players in these industries and discover how the latest advancements will profit you. You’ll leave this conference armed with a strategy to succeed! To view full program go to: www.biopolymersummit.com 7 compelling reasons to attend g Discover the retailer perspective on biopolymer products from Nike g Understand what role biopolymers play in Levi’s ® Jeans g Get the results from Ford Motor Company on their use of bioresins in greener vehicles g Gain insight from NatureWorks on the current and future trends for bioplastics g Get up to date on the new world of biopolymers from Seventh Generation g Hear about collaboration and co-creation for sustainable value from Unilever g Hear a brand owner’s view on the current and future applications of biopolymers from Kraft Foods Media partners: Exclusive recycling partner: In association with: Book before Friday, August 29 and get 10% off the conference fee! To secure your seat register at: www.bioploymersummit.com

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