International Rubber Conference – registration open

18 Dec 2018

The International Rubber Conference (IRC 2019) is a three-day must attend event where delegates can learn about the technical advances in the global rubber market.

The year 2019 will commemorate the 200th anniversary of Thomas Hancock’s pioneering work with natural rubber. Registration is now open for delegates online at

The conference is also calling for papers on the theme of engineering application of elastomers, polymer innovations, process and manufacturing advancements, filler and additives developments, with additional themes on sustainability, material characterisation and modelling. Abstracts should contain enough information for the technical committee to judge the paper and be submitted online by the deadline.

Abstract deadline: 1 March 2019

Abstract length: up to 300 words

Authors will be notified of acceptance or otherwise by 1 May 2019

Final papers (up to 10 pages) will be required by 30 June 2019