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Dolce Hayes Mansion 
200 Edenvale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95136

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Pinfa NA 
Pinfa North America 

Workshop:  "Design for Fire Safety in Greener Electronics"

-- APRIL 30 - MAY 1, 2019 --


Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants North America, Inc. (Pinfa NA) is planning their 6th conference April 30-May 1, 2019 in San Jose CA.  We will return to the site of our first conference on Electronics – The Dolce Hayes Mansion, a historic hotel in San Jose.  We have invited SAMPE and SPE to co-sponsor our 2019 conference.


  • Designers & developers of electrical / electronic components & systems
  • Materials suppliers
  • Additives suppliers
  • Processors
  • OEMs & product development personnel

Program Speakers and Presentations Include:

Invited speakers include: Alex Morgan of UDRI (Overview of Fire Safety and Testing); Kelvin Shen of Rio Tinto Minerals (FR options for Electrical/Electronic Apps); Tom Chapin (invited) of Underwriters Lab/IEEE; Randy Johnson of Solvay; Doug Sober, Essex Technologies and Roger Tietze of PART Consulting.

Presentations include: Emerging FR requirements in electrical electronic applications; Regulatory, Legislative Overview, Adrian Beard of Clariant; OEM perspectives on Trends that will affect material selection, Ralph Buoniconti of SABIC; Components producers and their challenges to meet the emerging requirements.

CALL FOR PAPERS: If you are interested in submitting an abstract, please email your abstract to: Tim Reilly: Timothy.Reilly@clariant.com and/or Bob Weiler: rweiler@amfine.com  


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Register Now! ABOUT PINFA

Pinfa-NA (Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association - North America) is a non-profit trade organization that brings together manufacturers of flame-retardants plastics, major end users and regulatory organizations for the advancement of green FR technologies. The organization supports fire safety through innovative, reliable and sustainable fire performance solutions, using products based on halogen free phosphorus (P), nitrogen (N) and inorganic compound (metal ions, hydroxides). Pinfa-NA is the North American sister group of Pinfa (www.pinfa.org), a Sector Group of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council). 


The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), an international professional member society, provides information on new materials and processing technology either via technical forums, journal publications, or books in which professionals in this field can exchange ideas and air their views. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academicians.


SPE is the leading technical society for the global plastics industry. It is a community of individuals involved in the technical and commercial aspects of the plastics and polymer industry. It is a place where individuals can interact, learn and develop skills to meet their personal and professional goals. This community fosters technical innovation and industry competitiveness through scientific development and commercialization.

With over 22,500+ members from 84 different countries, SPE is the largest, most well-known plastics professional society in the world. Celebrating our 75th anniversary in 2017, we are the “go to” place for technical information, training, networking and knowledge sharing for plastics professionals who want to advance their knowledge and their careers