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Rescheduled / Postponed event: World Elastomer Summit

7th edition

Lyon, France

Our 7th World Elastomer Summit taking place in Lyon, France, originally scheduled to take place on 25-26 March, has been postponed. The conference will be rescheduled for this autumn and we will confirm the exact dates shortly.

With the ever pressing sustainability & circular economy targets and expected evolution in the automotive industry, the elastomers industry is facing changes in the near future.

The industry will need to adapt to  these new objectives & developments, and work together as a whole to ensure a smooth and thriving transition.

Our 7th World Elastomer Summit will be taking place in Lyon, France on 25-26 March 2020. The two day event will bring together the senior executives from petrochemical companies, elastomers & rubbers producers, end-products manufacturers, technology providers, chemical intermediate suppliers, researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders from the value chain.

Join us at the 7th World Elastomer Summit to discover the key topics and updates from the latest developments in essential areas of the elastomers.

Key Topics

  • Current Trends and Predictions of the Elastomer Market
  • Legislation and Regulation Framework
  • Elastomer Materials and Production Methods
  • Approaching to Digitalisation in Chemical Industry
  • Understanding the Evolution of the Automotive Industry
  • Elastomer Production Technologies
  • The Role of Bio-based feedstocks in Elastomer Production
  • Improving the Sustainability in the Elastomer Industry
  • Elastomer Recycling and Circular Economy

Who Will Attend

  • Oil & Gas / petrochemicals / chemicals companies
  • Feedstocks / rubber suppliers / chemical & commodity trading / elastomer producers
  • End product manufacturers / Tyre producers / Plastic compounders and converters
  • EPC / technology providers
  • Research centres and institutes
  • Universities / petrochemical & chemical consultants
  • Policy / regulation / environmental institutions

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Susanna Lieber, Technical Director, Arlanxeo
  • Mariane Gil, Responsible R&D, Michelin
  • Thomas Hanel, R&D - Director Material Development, Pirelli
  • Mark Archey, Global Sales Manager for the Synthetic Rubber Market, Polymer Solutions Group
  • Xuesong Peng, Senior Consultant, Energy & Chemicals Advisory, Nexant
  • Dominique Scheider, Automotive & Tire Industry Manager, Rockwell Automation
  • Chris Hardiman, Global Director of Technology, Dynasol Elastomers
  • Chris Twigg, R&D Manager, Kargro Recycling
  • Stephen Bowers, Feedstock and Petrochemical Technologies, Evonik Performance Materials GmbH
  • Aranzazu Guisuraga, EMEAF Market Development Manager, Butyl Polymers, ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical
  • Jean-Francois Belorgey, Partner, EY Services France
  • Prof. Ulrich Giese, Director German Institute of Rubber Technology, Leibniz University of Hannover
  • Prof. Anke Blume, Elastomer Technology and Engineering, University of Twente
  • Patrick Ellis, Consultant, Smithers
  • Nathalie Lepre, Global Market Segment Manager Automotive Sales, Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers
  • Juan Lopez, Member of Elastomer Group, Institute of Polymer Science and Technology (ICTP-CSIC)
  • Tomasz Bochenski, Consultant, Frost & Sullivan
  • Gozde Tuzcu, Jaap Havinga, Polymers Experts, Kiwa
  • Roberto Olcese, Process Simulation Engineer, Corys
  • Alexa Neige, Project Leader, LRCCP - Rubber and Plastics Research and Testing Laboratory

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Radisson Blu Lyon
129 Rue Servient, 69003
Lyon, France
Phone: +33 4 78635500
Event details
Organizer : ACI
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21783