The 2021 Tyre Industry Conference is underway in Birmingham today after the pandemic caused a temporary break from the in-person event in 2020. Proceedings began with NTDA chief executive, Stefan Hay introducing the event and speakers via a wide-ranging introductory speech covering: key worker lobbying, the importance of training and technicians and more.
The 40th annual Tire Society Conference on Tire Science and Technology will again be held virtually this year, from 30 August to 3 September 2021. This year’s theme is “The Virtual Tire” and many conference papers each year are chosen for publication in the critically reviewed Journal of Tire Science and Technology, published quarterly by The Tire Society.
Double Coin Tires engineers praised the benefits of Eastman’s Eastman Crystex Cure Pro insoluble sulphur alongside scientists from the chemicals manufacturer Eastman during a joint speech at the China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) conference on 15 September. Around 200 professionals from tyre-related enterprises gathered at the conference to discuss the latest industry technologies and market status.
The 39th Tire Society Conference on tyre science and technology, which runs from 28 September to 2 October, will be held entirely
virtually for the first time this year, due to the Covid pandemic. However, it will still feature 27 original works of tyre technology presented by the authors and a special topic paper on the 40+ year history of the Tire Society as well as a keynote address, plenary address, invited lecture and panel discussion.
Tyrexpo Asia organisers Tarsus have announced that the 2021 show will host a number of business summits as part of its renewed offer. Specifically, Event Project Director, Alwin Seow has revealed his intention of working with key partners to stage a series of five or possibly six individual Conferences that will cover many aspects of the tyre and automotive industry:
The European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) board and committee chair have unanimously agreed that “it would be in the best interests of speakers, delegates and guests” to postpone the forthcoming ETRA Conference. Therefore, the 27th ETRA Conference on Tyre Recycling has been delayed until 2 to 4 September 2020. The event had been scheduled to run from 25 to 27 March 2020.
For three days in London (3 – 5 September), IRC2019 will focus on technical advances in the global rubber market through over 160 talks scheduled across 4 sessions each day. With more than 500 attendees already registered for the event next week, this world-leading event hosted by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) at the Kia Oval Cricket Ground is a fantastic opportunity for global experts to exchange knowledge and ideas in the field as well as network in the heart of the UK.
The Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers (FER) has announced that its 2019 FER Conference, AGM & Dinner will take place at the Chateau Impney Hotel in Droitwich, Worcestershire on Saturday 12 October and will be free for all members to attend.
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is delighted to announce that record breaker and entrepreneur Richard Noble OBE will be the keynote speaker at its 2019 Annual Conference on 5 December, due to take place for the third year running at DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes.
Around 300 managers from across The Parts Alliance converged in Manchester last week for the trading group’s first national conference. The event was held in the Concorde Conference Centre underneath the iconic supersonic plane on Friday 22 March. The day was packed with engaging and interactive content, all designed to build a sense of community among the sprawling nationwide network and communicate a future strategy with staff at its heart.
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) has announced that Professor Dr Manfred Klüppel, Head of Department Material Concepts and Modelling at Deutsches Institut für Kautschuktechnologie e. V, Germany, is the first plenary speaker announced for the 3-day global rubber conference that looks at the latest advancements in the rubber industry.