Event Info
Join HCPA and MAA for a three-day Aerosol Interchange:

Tuesday, August 14th
Golf Tournament (registration can be found directly on the Midwest Aerosol Association Page) at the Seven Bridges Golf Course

Wednesday, August 15th
Aerosol Symposium will feature speakers on market trends, discussion for all segments of aerosols, including household, personal care and food products, corporate sustainability, and an overview of patent law so that you can properly protect your innovation.

  • Symmetry! Consumer Trends in Homes, Personal Care and Nutrition and What they Mean for your Next Formulation – Mark Miller, VP, Care, Fitz Chem LLC (NAGASE Group)
  • Supply Chain Strategy, Planning and Analytics – Adam Nichols, Senior Manager, Chainalytics
  • Corporation Sustainability – Mark Kozak, President at BEAM Strategic Solutions
  • Strategic Planning Session – Judy Busby, Executive Specialist, Busby Team Consulting
  • Open Forum Discussion “Aerosol Assumption Busting” – Facilitated by Judy Busby
  • Formulating Plastic Aerosol Products with Acids & Oxidizers – Gina Cosby, Laboratory and Technical Project Manager, Azelis
  • Patent Law Discussion – Joseph Herndon, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Thursday, August 16th
Aerosol Propellant Safety Seminar will feature the most up-to-date safety systems used in the storage and handling of aerosol propellants, which will be covered in depth by industry experts.

Chapter 1: Propellant Shipping & Receiving
Chapter 2: Propellant Storage & Handling

Bill Frauenheim, Diversified CPC International

Chapter 3: Compressed & Soluble Gas Propellants
Jim Bloome, R.A Jones and Co

Chapter 4: Propellant Charging & Pump Rooms – Location & Construction 
Jim Bloome, R.A Jones and Co

Chapter 5: Ventilation
Randy M. Slama, Sherwin-Williams Company

Chapter 6: Gas Detection
Alan Petersen, Sensor Electronics Corporation

Chapter 7: Electrical Equipment
Bob Dittmer, R.A Jones and Co

Chapter 8: Propellant Charging & Pump Rooms – Fire Protection & Control
Rafal Razowski, Sherwin-Williams Company

Chapter 9: Explosion Suppression
Rob Markle, IEP Technologies, LLC

Chapter 10: Disposal of Reject Aerosol Products
Gary Okey, Recycle Aerosols, LLC

Chapter 11: Laboratory Safety
Mark Robin, The Chemours Company

Chapter 12: Safety Seminars TBD

Chapter 13: Mechanical Integrity Inspection Recommendations
Bill Frauenheim, Diversified CPC International

Questions & Answers

Hotel Info
Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
1401 W 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The 2018 HCPA Aerosol Interchange will be held at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook. A block of rooms has been set aside for meeting registrants at a special rate of $144.00 per night plus tax.  All reservations must be received on or before 5:00 pm on Monday, July 23rd.

Registrants should make their own room reservations by clicking the button below. You may also call the hotel’s reservations department at 630-573-8555.  If you telephone, please be sure to mention HCPA to receive the group rate.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Cassy LaRussa clarussa@thehcpa.org

Thank you to our Bronze Level Sponsor

Who Should Attend?

Quality Assurance
Regulatory Affairs

Research & Development

Registration Fees
One Day Pass
$395.00 – Members
$595.00 – Non-members

Full Package
$695.00 – Members
$995.00 – Non-members

If you do not have an account with us, please use the link to create one prior to registering.