Technical Talks Boost Exposure, Reputation in Industry

Want to share your knowledge with a global audience? The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Mold Technologies Division has issued a call for papers for ANTEC 2018.
#regulations #marketing


Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon


If you’re passionate about what you do, and you want to share your expertise in a thoughtful, respectable way, you should consider becoming a technical speaker at an industry event. In fact, the Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc. has issued its call for technical papers for ANTEC 2018. This time-honored, annual technical conference (hence the name ANTEC) is a great way to share your knowledge with a global audience.

SPE has many technical divisions, including two that are directly related to MMT’s readership: The Injection Molding Division and the Mold Technologies Division. Both are looking to find industry experts willing to submit technical papers and present them when ANTEC is held next year.

A notable factor this year is that ANTEC will be held concurrently with NPE2018—on May 7-10, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. If your company will be attending or exhibiting at NPE, then you or someone you work with can take advantage of yet another promotional opportunity with a technical twist, all at one location. (By the way, you might want to consider snagging an opportunity to speak at Amerimold 2018 in June, too.)

Submission guidelines and details from A to Z will be posted on the ANTEC website soon. For now, I urge everyone to consider submitting an unpublished paper that highlights new technologies, techniques, moldmaking supplies, materials and innovations that help advance our industry. If you participate, you’ll also be able to listen in on other presentations and perhaps learn something new. Either way, it’s a winning proposition!


  • In the Trenches: Mold Repair

    In this multi-part series of articles, contributer James Bourne, a tool repair supervisor and freelance writer, shares his own personal struggles in the business, as well as lessons learned and tricks of the trade garnered along the way.

  • Texture Secrets

    Of all the tasks polishers face in this trade, texture and its related problems are probably among the most challenging. But with a few tips and tricks, almost any polisher will be able to stand up to this daunting task to produce professional results.

  • Supply Chain Management:Strategic and Tactical Supply Chain Issues for the Toolmaker

    To survive and succeed in today’s global market, the appropriate supply chain management strategy is necessary.