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Speaker/Presenter Information for ABC 2017

 

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Welcome to the ABC 2017 Speaker/Presenter Information Page

To better assist you with your travel and planning for this year’s ABC, we’ve pulled together all the information you might need to know. If you still have questions or would like some additional assistance, please contact:

Deirdre Turner, Division Coordinator at (248) 505-5136 or email: deirdremturner@gmail.com

Registration

Guest speakers of ABC 2017 do not have to register for the conference separately or on-line. Speakers receive a complimentary, full registration to the conference, including all refreshment breaks, conference served meals and receptions.

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Speaker Deadlines

A copy of your PowerPoint presentation must be sent to Deirdre Turner, Conference Coordinator on or before August 31st.

This copy doesn’t have to be the final presentation that you bring to the conference but it must be one suitable to include in a conference proceedings distributed to all attendees.

Please also review the Speaker Guidelines especially the important reference to non-commercial presentations. Click here for a copy

Do plan to bring your final presentation with you on a USB. Session moderators will load presentations onto a laptop provided in the session room. If you prefer to use your own laptop, you may do so.

Please go to the room where you are to present at the end of the session immediately before you present. Your moderator will meet you there to go through logistics. If there are any computer problems, it would be best to find prior to the presentation.  If you are presenting in the first session of the morning, please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start to check out your equipment.

Hotel and Travel Information

The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chicago Oak Brook is offering all attendees and participants of the 2017 Annual Blow Molding Conference a discounted room rate of $159USD.

Make your reservation here:  ABC 2017 Hotel Reservations

 

If you have questions or require additional assistance, please call
the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel directly at (630) 472-6000.

If you receive a call from “Exhibitor Housing Service” requesting that you book your accommodations for the ABC through their service, PLEASE DO NOT USE THEM. This is a scam service that trolls the internet looking for conferences, takes that information and pretends to be contracted by the event’s hotel to book rooms on their behalf. If you receive a call from anyone at this company, DO NOT book with them under any circumstances.  If you did book a room through their service, you should check with the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel directly as you may not actually have a room at the hotel.

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5th Annual Blow Molded Parts Competition

We are looking for new, innovative blow molding parts, commercialized within the last two years, for the 5th Annual Blow Molded Parts Competition. All attendees, speakers and sponsors are eligible to enter a part in the Competition. The Competition encourages an exchange of technology and concepts in designs, manufacturing methods, material applications, molding and sustainability. There are categories for both Packaging and Industrial Applications, as listed in the Entry Form.

The entry form, competition guidelines, and a full list of the ABC 2016 entries and winners can be found by clicking on the button below.

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