HCPA December Annual Meeting registration is now open; August Aerosol Exchange speakers announced

Written on: July 18, 2018 by SprayTM

XPAND2018 – Annual Meeting

HCPA logoDecember 2-6 | Fort Lauderdale, FL

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HCPA & MAA Aerosol Interchange

August 14-16, 2018 

Tuesday, August 14th – Golf Tournament at the Seven Bridges Golf Course.
To obtain a golf registration form, please contact Brad Brunsman.Wednesday, August 15th – The Aerosol Symposium will feature speakers on market trends, discussion for all segments of aerosols, including household, personal care and food products, corporate sustainability, and an overview of patent law so that you can properly protect your innovation.

  • Symmetry! Consumer Trends in Homes, Personal Care and Nutrition and What they Mean for your Next Formulation – Mark Miller, Vice President, Care, Fitz Chem LLC (NAGASE Group)
  • Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Analytics – Adam Nichols, Senior Manager, Chainalytics
  • Corporate Sustainability – Mark Kozak, President at BEAM Strategic Solutions
  • Strategic Planning Session – Judy Busby, Executive Specialist, Busby Team Consulting
  • Open Forum Discussion “Aerosol Assumption Busting” – Facilitated by Judy Busby
  • Formulating Plastic Aerosol Products with Acids & Oxidizers – Speaker TBA
  • Patent Law Discussion – Joseph Herndon, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP and Alex Georges, Associate, MBHB

Thursday, August 16th – The Aerosol Propellant Safety Seminar will feature the most up-to-date safety systems used in the storage and handling of aerosol propellants, which will be covered in depth by industry experts.

  • Propellant Shipping, Receiving, Storage and Handling
    Bill Frauenheim, Diversified CPC International
  • Compressed and Soluble Gas Propellants
    Jim Bloome, R.A. Jones and Co.
  • Propellant Charging & Pump Rooms/Location & Construction
    Jim Bloome, R.A. Jones and Co.
  • Ventilation
    Randy M. Slama, Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Gas Detection
    Alan Petersen, Sensor Electronics Corporation
  • Electrical Equipment
    Speaker TBA
  • Propellant Charging & Pump Rooms/Fire Protection & Control
    Rafal Razowski, Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Explosion Suppression
    Rob Markle, IEP Technologies, LLC
  • Disposal of Reject Aerosol Products
    Gary Okey, Recycle Aerosols, LLC
  • Laboratory Safety
    Mark Robin, The Chemours Company
  • Safety Seminars
    Speaker TBA
  • Mechanical Integrity Inspection Recommendations
    Bill Frauenheim, Diversified CPC International

Receive, as part of your registration fee, a binder of course materials that includes the latest Aerosol Propellant Safety Manual edition.



Hotel Accommodations & Travel OptionsThe 2018 HCPA Aerosol Interchange will be held at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook. A block of rooms has been set aside for meeting registrants at a special rate of $144.00 per night plus tax. All reservations must be received on or before 5:00 pm on Monday, July 23rd.

Registrants should make their own room reservations with the hotel using this link.

You may also call the hotel’s reservations department at 630-573-8555. Be sure to mention HCPA over-the-phone to receive the group rate.

If you have any questions, please call or e-mail Cassy LaRussa at (202) 833-7316 or clarussa@hcpa.org.



Registration OptionsHCPA and MAA members can register for a single-day pass at
$395.00 or the full package at $695.00

Non-members can register for a single-day pass at
$595.00 or the full package at $995.00