3 September 2020

Irish Polymers and Materials Conference 2020: Polymers and the Environment

Organised by:

SCI’s All-Ireland and Materials Chemistry Groups

University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

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Call for papers

This is the 6th Polymer event organised jointly by the SCI All-Ireland and Materials Chemistry Groups. The 2020 event will focus on the environmental issues faced by the polymer industries:

• Microplastics
• Toxicity and Biodegradation
• Polymers from Renewable Resources
• Recycling of Polymers
• Green Chemistry applied to Polymer Synthesis

There are two options:
• Oral paper (30 - 45 minutes) Deadline Friday 12 June 2020
• Poster – Deadline Friday 17 July 2020

An abstract of maximum one A4 page or 300 words indicating title, authors and preference for presentation option (Oral with 30 or 45 minute time preference or Poster) should be sent to conferences@soci.org with the subject line “IPMC - abstract submission” Oral presentation slots are inevitably limited and will be allocated to achieve a balanced programme. An abstract template can be downloaded here.

The full programme will be announced in due course.
Venue and Contact

University of Limerick


V94 T9PX


Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org

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Organising Committee
  • Gordon Armstrong, University of Limerick
  • David Birkett, Henkel Adhesive Technologies
  • Jim Wickson, Croda
Exhibition & Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference during refreshment breaks for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. For further information and prices, please email conferences@soci.org. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


This event will be of interest to anyone working in in polymer chemistry or environmental chemistry.