Sponsored by the Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API), Polyurethanes Conference will be held October 18-20 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino and will feature 15 technical (and two issue-oriented) sessions. More than 80 technical papers will be presented on a range of topics, including appliance applications; automotive interior trim and structural RIM applications; blowing agents; catalysis; coatings; sealants and adhesives; combustibility issues; construction; elastomers and TPU; environmental, health and safety issues; footwear; furnishings; fundamentals; processing innovations; and recycling. Scott Love, an internationally recognized expert on leadership and selling, will deliver the keynote address at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 18. Love will demonstrate how to implement progressive management and leadership methods, as well as engage the audience in conversations about loyalty, leadership, and career-related issues. API anticipates that the Conference will attract more than 1,200 people from 40 countries.