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Monday, May 16, 2016

Conference sessions are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Exhibition is 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Opening Reception is 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Introduction to the Basics of UV/EB Curing
Dr. Mike J. Idacavage, Colorado Photopolymer Solutions



3D Printing
8 AM - 10 AM

New Oligomers for 3D Printing Inks
Ahmet Nebioglu, Dymax Oligomers & Coatings

UV Additive Manufacturing of Polymer Derived Ceramics
Zak Eckel, HRL Labs, LLC

Toughening Resins for 3D Printing
William Wolf, Sartomer

Acrylated Silicones Suitable for SLA 3D Printing
Bob Ruckle, Siltech Corp

8 AM - 10 AM

Evaluation of Adhesion Using Different Formulations, Substrates, and Curing Protocols
Neil Cramer, CPS

Adhesion Promoting Oligomers
Matt Terwillegar, Myriant Corporation

Combining Oxiranes and Oxetanes to Enhance Kinetics and Improve Physical Properties
Sara Kaalberg, University of Iowa

Specialty Applications
10  AM - NOON

UV Curable Sioxane Based Resins for 100 nm Pitch by R2R Nanoimprinting
Changjin Lee, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology

Predicting Biofilm Resistance of UV-Curable Coatings via the Lifshitz-van der Waals/Lewis Acid-Base Approach
Emily B. Henry, Lipscomb University

Fabric Modification by Radiation Methods
Dr. Vincent Luo, China General Nuclear

Developing Biocompatible & Bioabsorbable UV Materials Enabling Mass Production of Custom Medical Device Implants Using Micro-CLIP
Evan Baker and Henry Ware, Northwestern University

10  AM - NOON

Highly Reactive Thin Film Hardcoats for Plastics
Marcus Hutchins, Allnex

Investigation of Cure and Nanomechanical Properties of Weatherable UV-Cured Hardcoats
Jennifer David, Momentive Performance Materials

UV Curable Hard Coats Mediated with Thiols
Qiang Hu

Printing & Packaging
1 PM - 3 PM

Recent Advances in Low Viscosity, Low Migration, Fast Curing UV/EB Resin Technology
Paul Share, BASF Corporation

A Prescription for Healthy UV Printing
Laura Maybaum, NAZDAR and Jim Raymont, EIT, NAZDAR inks and EIT Insttrument Markets

UV LED Curing in Production Printing Environments
Jennifer Heathcote, Phoseon Technology

Functional Coatings to Enhance Decorative Packaging
Kristy Wagner, Red Spot

1 PM - 3 PM

Determination of the Surface Energy for UV-Curable Easy Release Coatings
Emily B. Henry, Lipscomb University

Surface Energy: An Applied Experimental Design for Novel UV-Curable Coatings
Aseel A. Mahmood, Lipscomb University

Digital Printing
3 PM - 5 PM

How the Selection of Raw Materials Can Impact Print Speeds in Digital Printing
Dev Nagvekar, BASF

Challenges of Replacing Automated Screen Printing of Plastic Parts with UV Curable Singlepass Inkjet
Paul Beliveau, Fujifilm Dimatix

Advances in Inkjet Printing Demanding Changes in Chemistry
Dene Taylor, SPF-Inc

3 PM - 5 PM

Radiation Curable Pressure Sensitive Adhesives
Jin Lu, Arkema Inc., Sartomer Business

Goldilocks and the UV Curable PSAs
Lisa Castillo, KIWO and Jim Raymont, EIT, KIWO adhesives and EIT Instrument Markets

Formulating a UV-Cure Pressure Sensitive Adhesive for PVC Foam Tapes and Converting an Oven-dry Water-Borne Material Using an LED Lamp Cure System
Brooke Shell, Novagard Solutions

Fine Art Applications Using Pigmented UV Adhesives
Sidney Hutter, Sidney Hutter Glass & Light Inc.

Special Sessions Track C

Advanced Technology for UV Wood Applications, 10 AM - NOON

  • UV LED for Wood Applications
    Mike Higgins, Phoseon

  • The Rise of Digital Printing & Inert Coatings for Wood Applications
    Roy Pagan, Cefla North America – Finishing Division

Panel Discussion the Latest Advancements in 3D Printing using UV Technologies, 2 PM - 3 PM

This panel discussion will feature some of the thought leaders in materials, equipment, and end uses for UV technologies in 3D Printing.


Victor Latour, Supervisor of Digital Design
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Sumeet Jain, Director - Market Development
Arkema Inc., Sartomer Business Unit

Lance Pickens, CEO & Founder

Mike Idacavage, VP Business Development
Colorado Photopolymer Solutions

Brian Adzima, Materials Scientist, 3D Printing

Alex Mejiritski, President
Spectra Group Limited

Material Innovation: A Discussion with Consumer Product Companies, 3 PM - 4 PM

A discussion on how companies prioritize, explore, vet and select new materials and technologies, and how UV+EB offers potential solutions.


Sharon Tracy, PhD
Steelcase Inc.

Alrick Warner

Christopher Seubert
Ford Motor Company

Todd Fayne
Pepsi Co.

Robin Wright

Special Sessions Track D

UV/EB Curing for Automotive Applications, 10 AM - 12 PM

  • Future Trends in Automotive Lightweighting
    Chris Seubert, Ford Motor Company

  • Cationic Curing of Automotive Coatings
    Cynthia Templeman, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing NA

  • More Speakers Added Soon!

UV Hydrogel Medical, Industrial, and Developing Applications,
3 PM - 5 PM


6935 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 207 · Chevy Chase, MD 20815
uveb@radtech.org · 240-497-1242 · 240-643-0517

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