Next Scheduled Event

April 9, 2018

SPE Foundation
Educational Initiatives & Plastivan Program

Presented by Eve Vitale, Director of SPE Foundations

Ms. Vitale’s experience includes six years of corporate and foundation fundraising experience in the automotive and plastics industries and ten years of curriculum development and teaching.

She holds a B.S.M.E. from Oakland University and an M.S.E. with a concentration in manufacturing from Kettering University, where she is currently also the SPE Detroit Section liaison for Kettering students.

Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
3180 West Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44333

4:30 Board Meeting
5:30 Social / Networking
6:00 Dinner
7:00 Presentation following dinner

Reservations must be in by noon on Friday April 6 to Gary Taylor at 330-419-4380 or to   Please be sure to include company affiliation and any dietary restrictions of each attendee.

About the Program:
The PlastiVan™ Program is a great way to WOW and excite young people about the science and the vast opportunities the plastics industry has to offer.  The PlastiVan program travels to schools and companies throughout North America, educating people of all ages about plastics chemistry, history, processing, manufacturing, sustainability and applications.

For more information about the PlastiVan™ Program, please contact Eve Vitale at or (810) 814-6412.

2017 – 2018 Cleveland SPE Programs
(in conjunction with Akron section)

Meeting Topic Speaker Company Location
9-Apr-18 Plastivan in Education Eve Vitale SPE Akron Hilton
21-May-18 Awards Dinner
Cleveland Section
SPE Cleveland tba
Watch for a preview of our new 2018 – 2019 program schedule in the May newsletter!