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Monday, May 7, 2018


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


1:15 - 3:15 PM - 3D Printing I

New Materials for 3D Printing
William Wolf, Sartomer

Formulating for 3D Printing (SLA)
RJ Viereckl, RAHN USA Corp.

New Developments in Acrylate Oligomers for 3D Printing
James Aerykssen, Dymax Corp.

Innovations in 3D Printing Materials
Amelia M Davenport, Colorado Photopolymer Solutions


10:15-12:15 PM - Overcoming Challenges

A Novel Liquid Photoinitiator for Black Systems
Ching Fan, CHIU (Chris), Chitec Technology Co., Ltd.

Using UV-A to your Advantage: Black & White Edition
Mike Higgins, Phoseon Technology

Resin-based solutions for improved surface cure in LED applications
Paul Share, BASF Corporation

“Green” UV-LED Gel Nail Polishes from Bio-Based Materials
Forough Zareanshahraki and Vijay Mannari, Eastern Michigan University

1:15 - 3:15 PM - Flooring

Resins for Improved Coatings for LVT
Jonathan Shaw, Allnex

Industrial Floor Coating Based On Biorenewable Materials
Ben Curatolo, Light Curable Coatings

3:30 - 5:30 PM - Photopolymer Chemistry + Patterning

Photopolymerizable Materials for Improved Cochlear Implants
Allan Guymon, University of Iowa

Direct Contactless Microfabrication of UV Coatings
Michael Dvorchak, Dvorchak Enterprises, LLC

Fast, Local, and In-situ Cure Rheology of Photo-processable Polymers using Atomic Force Microscopy
Callie Higgins, NIST

Exhibit Theater

10:15 - 11:30 AM - Trends in UV Inkjet / Digital Printing

Confirmed Panelists: 

  • Tom Molamphy, Siegwerk
  • Alan Hudd, Alchemie Technology Ltd
  • Josh Hope, Mimaki USA
  • Josh Samuel, EFI

1:15 - 2:00 PM - Panel: Future of UV LED Chemistry

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Jake Staples, Ashland
  • Derrick Hemmings, Sun Chemical
  • John Kilbo, Siegwerk
  • Jo Ann Arceneaux, Allnex
  • Evan Benbow, Wikoff
  • Jonathan Graunke, INX International Ink Co.

2:15 - 3:00 PM - Panel Future of UVC LED

Moderator: Robert F. Karlicek, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Dr. Sven Schalk, Heraeus
  • Jay Pasquantonio, Phoseon
  • Dr. Peter Barber, Sensor Electronic Technology,Inc.
  • Jim Cosman, Aquisense
  • Peter Gordon, LiTeProducts LLC

3:30 - 5:30 PM - UV+EB for Food Safety


  • Tatiana Koutchma, Ph.D., Research Scientist in Novel Food Processing, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
  • Peter E. Gordon, MSEE, Manager, LiTeProducts


Global regulatory landscape of applying UV to vegetables from farm to belly
Tatiana Koutchma, AFFC, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

UV LEDs for indoor vegetable growth stimulation
Dr. Peter Barber, Seoul Viosys Corporation, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

UV Validation of shelf life extension for cut produce
Keith Warriner, University of Guelph, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Users perspective on UV equipment for vegetable Juice treatment
Anthony Popielarz, Vegetable Juices Incorporated, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Wrap up and Juice Tasting
Peter Gordon, LiTeProducts LLC, 5:30 PM


10:15-12:15 PM - New Product Debut I

UV Curing for anti-corrosion applications
Chris Davis, IST America

Addressing Industry Needs through New Product Innovations
James Goodrich, Miwon North America

EIT PowerMAP II/PowerView III Software
Jim Raymont, EIT Instrument Markets

New Oligomers for UV/LED
Michael Gould, RAHN USA

High Performance UV Curable Materials for Coatings and 3D Printing
Neil Cramer, CPS

Nichia latest high power UV LEDs
Daita Yahiro, Nichia

LED- Powered by Phoseon
Mike Higgins, Phoseon

Liquid POSS Acrylic and Methacrylic Additives
Joe Lichtenhan, Hybrid Plastics Inc.


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