Foams 2018

The¬†FOAMS® 2018¬†conference , which will be held September 13-14, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Montreal, QC, Canada is the premier forum for presentations of new developments in foaming technologies.

Presentations by leading researchers from industry and academia and student posters will cover foam processing, state-of-the-art foaming materials, micro or nano-cellular foams, environmentally-friendly foams, as well as foams properties and applications.

Conference co-chairs:Marie-France Sosa, Plastiques GPR
Xiaoxi Wang, The Boeing Company
Technical Program Chair:Stéphane Costeux, Dow-Dupont

Papers are invited on the following topics:

  • Advances in Foam Materials, Processing and Applications
  • Micro/Nanocellular Foams, nanocomposite foams
  • Mechanical Properties & Cell Structures
  • Observations, Analysis & Modelling
  • Sustainable & Biofoams, Crosslinked Foams

Please send a title and an abstract of your paper, 100-150 words in length, with full contact information to
Dr. Stéphane Costeux at

Key dates:

  • May 1, 2018 — Abstract due
  • May 15, 2018 — Notification of acceptance to all authors
  • June 15, 2018 — First version of the paper submitted
  • July 15, 2018 — Final revised version of the paper due

Submitted papers will be carefully reviewed. The criteria for selection of papers will be based on significant developments that will bring benefits to the foam industry with the highest quality and originality. The best papers will be selected and announced after the conference.