SATA announces updated agenda for Aerosol 101 and spring meeting

Written on: February 7, 2019 by SprayTM

The agenda for the Southern Aerosol Technical Association’s (SATA) Aerosol 101 Conference and Spring Meeting has been updated. The conference is set for March 13 & 14 at the Atlanta Marriott NW at Galleria in Atlanta, GA. To register, visit:
Aerosol 101 explores the aerosol package from components to an overview of regulations. It can also serve as a refresher course for those who have been in the industry. The aerosol is a unique and complicated packaging form with multiple factors coming into consideration for commercialization. Aerosol 101 is open to members and non-members.



Please see below the agenda for Aerosol 101 (Wednesday, March 13)
  • 7:30am Meeting Check-In; Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00-8:15am President’s Greeting & Announcements ♦ Doug Raymond, SATA President
  • 8:15-8:30am Why Use the Aerosol Packaging ♦ Sean Fitzgerald, CAPCO
  • 8:30-9:45am Aerosol Containers Panel with Kevin Richards, DS Containers; George Buckland, Crown Cork & Seal; Bret Shankleton, ITW Sexton; an executive from Plastipak; Kevin Richards, DS Containers and Dennis Smith, Montebello Packaging
  • Q&A
  • 9:45-10:05am Break
  • 10:05-11:00am Valves and Actuators Panel with Scott Martz, Precision Global and Kevin Verville, Summit Packaging
  • Q&A
  • 11:00-11:15am Caps ♦ Michelle Braun, Berry Global
  • 11:15-11:45am Regulatory Overview ♦ Jim McLarty, PLZ Aeroscience
  • 11:45-12:05pm Aerosol Standards ♦ Nicholas Georges, HCPA
  • 12:05-1:30pm Lunch provided by SATA
  • 1:30-2:00pm Source Information Raw Materials ♦ Duane Priddy, SpecialChem
  • 2:00-2:30pm Formulation Considerations ♦ Allen Price, RSC Chemical Solutions
  • 2:30-3:00pm Quality Control ♦ David Patterson, ABC Compounding
  • 3:00-3:20pm Break
  • 3:20-4:20pm Propellants Use & Safety Panel with Dan Bonner, Aeropres; Barbara Decaire, Honeywell and David Shaw, Diversified CPC
  • Q&A
  • 4:20-4:35pm Carton Manufacturing ♦ TBD, Dalton Box
  • 4:35-5:00pm Production & Filling Technology ♦ John Hull, Beardsworth Group
  • 5:00pm Reception


Please see below the agenda for SATA’s Spring Meeting (Thursday, March 14)

  • 7:30am Meeting Check-In; Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00-8:15am President’s Greeting | Announcements ♦ Doug Raymond, SATA President
  • 8:15-9:00am Analytical Equipment
  • 9:00-9:30am Regulatory Update
  • 9:30-10:00am Recycling
  • 10:00-10:20am Break
  • 10:20-10:50am Canadian Regulations
  • 10:50-11:30am Mexican Regulations
  • 11:30-1:00pm Lunch provided by SATA
  • 1:00-1:30pm Unconscious Bias
  • 1:30-2:00pm International Year of the Periodic Tables
  • 2:00-2:20pm Break
  • 2:20-3:00pm Interface with Local Fire Marshall
  • 3:00-3:30pm HCPA Update
  • 3:30pm Regulatory Roundtable, Dan Padgett, Moderator