Polyurethane Foam Association - Meetings

2017-18 Meetings


October 31 - November 2, 2017

PFA General Business Meeting & Technical Program

Meeting Location:
Wyndham Bayside Hotel
1355 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA

The PFA room block has closed. You may call the hotel directly at (619) 232-3861. Group ID: Polyurethane Foam Association. If rooms are not available in the hotel, please contact Kay Wright (kwright@pfa.org) for alternate hotel recommendations.

Register for The PFA Sessions:

PFA Member Registration Form
PFA Non-Member Registration Form

PFA Member advance meeting registration made on or before October 27 is $350 for manufacturing members, federated members and associate/supplier members in good standing. Non-member guest registration individuals/companies that are eligible for PFA membership is $1,200. All registration fees include spouse at no extra charge. For PFA membership information, please call the PFA office 865-657-9840. There is a $75 fee for registrations made after October 27 or at the door.

After registration payment is received, a receipt will be provided via e-mail. Registration badge will be available for pick-up at the meeting registration desk.

November 2017 PFA Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
1:00-5:00 PM - "An Introduction To The Flexible Polyurethane Foam Industry"with networking breakout - Free for students; for industry professionals PFA Registration is required. (Read summary.)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM CertiPUR-US® Meeting - Open to all.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Industry Issues Forum - PFA Registration is required. (Agenda)

Thursday, November 2, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM General Business Meeting - PFA Registration is required. (Agenda)


Dale Chasse, CA BEARHFTI
Dale Chase served as acting chief of the California Bureau of Electronic And Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings, And Thermal Insulation. The Bureau is responsible for development and implentation of many regulations that affect the flexible polyurethane foam industry, such as California Technical Bulletin 117-2013. Dale Chasse will provide an overview of the Bureau's current activities, future projects, and how they relate to our industry.

1:45 PM - 5:00 PM - Technical Program - PFA Registration is required. (Agenda)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Industry Cocktail Reception - PFA Registration is required.

November 2017 Technical Program Proceedings on CDROM
You may pre-order proceedings for the November 2017 Technical Program. ($75 in the US - $80 outside US)

Good Restaurants Near the Wyndham Bayside Hotel

1917 Inida St.
Walking 0.3 Miles
(619) 238-1917


The Fish Market
Top of the Market
750 E Harbor Dr.
Walking 0.5 miles
(619) 232-3474

Indigo Grill
1536 India St.
Walking 0.4 Miles
(619) 234-6802


Kettner Exchange
2001 Kettner Blvd.
Walking 0.5 Miles
(619) 255-2001

(Classic Italian)
750 W, Fir St. #103
Walking 0.4 miles
(619) 450-4786


Juniper & Ivy
2228 Kettner Blvd.
Walking 0.6 miles

750 W. Fir St. #101
Walking 0.4 Miles
(619) 269-4626
  Eddie V’s
(Steakhouse & Seafood)
789 W. Harbor Dr.
Walking 0.6 Miles
(619) 615-0281

Planning Transportation for San Diego:
A free shuttle van is available from San Diego Intl. Airport to the Wyndham Bayside Hotel. Please call the hotel for pick-up schedule and additional information. If you wish to reserve a rental car, PFA provides discounted rates at www.pfa.org/rentalcar City-managed below-street parking is available across from hotel on W. Ash Street ($10 for 24 hours)

Future Meetings


May 23-24, 2018

Vinoy Renaissance Hotel
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL




November 7-8, 2018

Four Seasons St. Louis
999 N. Second Street
St Louis, MO