Welcome to the International Society for Plastination

The International Society for Plastination is a multidisciplinary organization, including people within all fields of science interested in the technique of Plastination. Plastination refers to the use of polymers to infiltrate and preserve any material for teaching, research or diagnostic purposes.


4th Workshop on Plastination, Toledo, Ohio, USA
June 22 to 25, 2015

The 4thToledo Plastination Workshop will be held at the University of Toledo, on the Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio, USA, from Monday, June 22 to Thursday, June 25, 2015.  The workshop will provide hands-on instruction in the silicone and sheet plastination (P40 & E12) techniques.   Enrollment will be limited to 20 participants to allow for learning environment tailored to the needs of the individual participants and to allow for adequate space within the Laboratory of Plastination at the University of Toledo.

Please visit the following link to get access into the Preliminary program and Pre-registration on-line system at:


11th International Interim Conference on Plastination
Vitória, Brazil, July 13-16, 2015


The Life Science Museum and the Federal University of Espirito Santo are pleased to invite you to attend the 11th International Interim Conference on Plastination. The Conference will be held from July 13-16, 2015, in Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil - one of the most beautiful and welcoming cities in Brazil.

For more information please visit the website at:


 The Silicone & Sheet Plastination Technique Workshop
Dalian, China, August 2-7, 2015

Join us at the Silicone & Sheet Plastination Technique Workshop in 2015 in Dalian, China. The workshop will be hosted by Dalian Hoffen Base and co-organized by Dalian Medical University and the Dalian Jinshitan Mystery of Life Museum. The workshop provides the basis for the silicone and sheet plastination techniques such as dehydration, degreasing, forced impregnation and curing. For the workshop general program and more information click here