Would you like to speak at Europe’s meeting place for the foam industry? The deadline for submissions is Friday 31 May 2024. 

We are now developing the conference agenda for our 2024 Foam Expo conference, taking place December 3-5 in Stuttgart, Germany. The Foam Expo is co-located with the Adhesives & Bonding and Thermal Management Expo Europe.

We invite you to help shape the conference agenda. What challenges and opportunities do you see for the industry in 2024? Share your session ideas and submit your speaking proposals via the online form before Friday 31 May 2024,to be considered.


Some of the topics on our radar for the 2024 conference are:

  • Product development with foams
  • Lastest material science innovations
  • Sustainability and Circular Economy
  • Automotive and aerospace seating
  • Mattresses and furniture
  • Technical foams for electronics
  • Rigid foams (EPS, XPS, PUR, PIR) for construction and insulation
  • Metal foams
  • Process improvements and best practices of foam moulding and fabrication
  • Automation, digitalization, Industry 4.0
  • Rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in development
  • Supply chain resilience and reshoring
  • Additive manufacturing with foams and thermoplastics
  • Latest technology and research ready for commercialization
  • Changing end user application requirements
  • Growth markets and industries
  • Substitutes for petrochemical polyols
  • Industry financial issues, economic outlook, cost reduction
  • Lightweighting
  • Foam applications in thermal management
  • Biodegradable and bio-based materials
  • Opportunities in additives to improve foam properties
  • Regulatory updates and implications
  • Workforce and talent development

What did we miss? Submit your proposal and tell us what topics we should absolutely cover at our 2024 Foam Expo conference.

Apply here: https://smartershows.my.salesforce-sites.com/callforpapers?confid=a3iUK0000002U21