Less than one month until one of the biggest global rubber conferences comes to London

6 Aug 2019

IRC2019, the global conference for the rubber industry, comes to London in early September. This year’s event will focus on technical advances in the global rubber market programme and spans across 3 days, with more than 160 talks scheduled over 4 sessions each day. IRC2019 will also commemorate the 200th anniversary of Thomas Hancock’s pioneering work with natural rubber in London. 

Plenary and invited speakers represent world-class organisations and institutions, including Professor Judit E Puskas from Ohio State University (USA), Professor Dr Manfred Klüppel, Leibniz-University Hannover (Germany), Dr Katsuhiko Tsunoda, Bridgestone Corporation (UK), Barbara Di Credico, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) and more, including China, Tokyo and Japan.

The programme will cover products from a range of applications, materials developments and processing, sustainability, smart materials and modelling. 

IRC2019 will provide a great opportunity for the global rubber industry to join together to exchange knowledge, learn more from a range of fantastic speakers, and share ideas in the field as well as network in the heart of the UK. 

Registration includes full access to the conference, exhibition hall, coffee breaks and lunch, conference dinner aboard a boat on the River Thames, where the IOM3 Colwyn Medal will be presented, and a drinks reception.

This year’s conference will take place in the heart of London at the world renowned Oval Cricket Ground. It is a great opportunity for global figures to exchange knowledge and ideas in the field as well as network in the heart of the UK. 

You can get a copy of the full programme at http://bit.ly/2QvAMJC

Full details on who’s exhibiting can be found at http://bit.ly/2TOiBE3

Event Organiser:

Lucy Harvie-Austin


Notes to editors

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution and is the professional body for the advancement of materials, minerals and mining to governments, industry, academia, the public and the professions. For more information, visit www.iom3.org 

IRC 2019 is organised by IOM Communications Ltd on behalf of the Polymer Society of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.