SPE South Texas Section


SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2023

This conference is among one of the world’s largest polyolefins conferences. The Society of Plastics Engineers South Texas Section has been organizing and running this premier conference since 1975. At SPE our mission is to provide and promote scientific and engineering knowledge related to plastics around the world.  This conference funds our Education Philanthropy Programs.  With these programs, we support local higher education for future plastic industry professionals.  Our initiatives include individual student scholarships, direct support to SPE University chapters and endowments among others.

Registration is now open for the SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2023
March 5-8, 2023 Galveston, Texas
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Call for Papers for SPE IPOC 2023

The SPE International Polyolefins Conference is soliciting abstracts from speakers interested in presenting at the 2023 event. For more information.


Highlights from the SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2022:

  • 101 Technical Speakers
  • 55 Industry Leading Companies Exhibiting
  • 879 Attendees Participating in Person and Virtually
  • 14 Sponsoring Companies

Application period for Member Earned Scholarships for the academic year of 2022-2023 is now closed.

SPE South Texas section members who have children or grand-children that are attending college in the coming academic year can apply for a scholarship. We will give up to 2 scholarships per family per school year.


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