Dr. Rabeh H. Elleithy, Professor and SABIC Polymer Research Chair (SPRC) at King Saud University, presented a talk entitled “SPRC@KSA; Your Partner in Polymers Innovation and Education” on Wednesday 11 March 2009 at Alfaisal University. The presentation outlined the historical background of the Research Chair, the available facilities including people and equipment, continuing education, academic activities, as well as industrial applications, collaborations and future research needs and opportunities. There were numerous questions & discussions during the talk. After the presentation several faculty members stayed behind to discuss possible areas of collaboration with Dr. Rabeh.