Conference Committee Members

Conference Co-Chairs
Neil Fuenmayor
LyondellBasell
nfuenmayor (at) auto-tpo.com

John Haubert
Stellantis
jhaubert (at) auto-tpo.com

William (Bill) Windschief
Advanced Innovation Solutions
bwindschief (at) auto-tpo.com

 

Technical Program Chairs

Dr. Norm Kakarala
SPE Fellow
nkakarala (at) auto-tpo.com

Michael Balow
Auxin Consulting
mbalow (at) auto-tpo.com

David Helmer
General Motors
dhelmer (at) auto-tpo.com

 

Sponsorship/Exhibit Co-Chairs

Dr. Sassan Tarahomi, Alterra Holdings
Phone: +1.201.887.7635
starahomi (at) auto-tpo.com

David Okonski
General Motors
dokonski(at)auto-tpo.com

Director Emeritus: Bill Windschief, Advanced Innovation Solutions
Phone: +1.248.535.2595
bwindscheif (at) auto-tpo.com

Conference Registration: Karen Rhodes-Parker, SPE
Phone: +1.248.244.8993 ext. 3
karen (at) auto-tpo.com

SPE TPO Automotive Conference Virtual Platform and A/V Team Lead: Rob Philp, Sirmax
Phone: +1.765.639.3008
rphilp (at) sirmax.com

 

2022 Technical Program Sessions & Co-Chairs

Materials Development
Co-Chairs: Mark Jablonka- Dow; Peter Glenister – LyondellBasell; Catherine Wilson – Ford Motor Co.

Interior Applications & Laminating Adhesives
Co-Chairs: Dr. Pravin Sitaram – Haartz; Hoa Pham – Sonoco Products Company; Austin Wagenhals – Ford Motor Co.

Process Developments, Additive Manufacturing and Simulation
Co-Chairs: Dr. Suresh Shah – SPE Fellow; Matt Sprouse – Washington Penn Plastic Company; David Tucker – Stanley

Sustainable Materials and Parts
Co-Chairs: Mike Balow – Auxin Consulting; Mark Allen – Dow

Polyolefin Elastomers and Vulcanizates
Co-Chairs: Dr. Bhavesh Shah – Lion Elastomers; Dr. David Patel – Mitsubishi Chemical; Dr. Nadeem Bokhari – Sumitomo Chemical

Performance Additives and Colorants
Co-Chairs: Nancy Cliff – BASF; Dr. John Mara – Amfine Chemical Corporation

Exterior Trim and Structural Applications
Co-Chairs: Charlie Yang – LyondellBasell; Mark Pilette – Magna Exteriors; Andrew Sanders – Borealis  

 

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