CONFERENCES: Plastic Pipes XV Expands Sessions

Attendees to the Plastic Pipes XV Conference, Sept. 20-22, 2010 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada will now have more sessions available than at previous conferences. The Plastic Pipe Conference Association announced that its upcoming event has been expanded to three full days from two and a half in order to allow for an increase in sessions. It is expected that there will be some 110 papers presented as well as more than 20 poster presentations.

?The focus for this conference is to showcase plastic pipe as a 21st century solution. It is an ideal product for green projects due to its favorable carbon footprint and long life,? said Stephen Boros, organizing committee chairman. ?Use of plastic pipe in various applications continues to grow and we were flooded with abstracts for presentation papers.?

Topics to be covered include energy, water, plumbing, drainage, mining, industrial and irrigation. Use of plastic piping materials such as polyethylene (PE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) and others will be discussed during the conference.?? ?

In addition to the tutorial sessions, Plastic Pipes XV will also feature exhibits displaying details about the latest developments in plastic pipe testing, design and manufacturing.? PPXV will be held in conjunction with the American Gas Association?s Plastics Materials Committee meeting.

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