February 2019

SATA announces updated agenda for Aerosol 101 and spring meeting

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: https://southernaerosol.com/registration/.
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