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Rubber groups

Chicago Rubber Group: Chicago golf outing, July 22, Hilton's Indian Lakes Resort, Bloomingdale, Wis.; fall technical meeting, Sept. 23, Doubletree, Arlington Heights, Ill. (website;

Connecticut Rubber Group: Golf outing, June 17, The Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford; joint fall technical meeting and dinner with New England Rubber and Plastics Group, Nov. 4. (website

Detroit Rubber Group: Golf outing, June 23, Bay Pointe Golf Club, West Bloomfield, Mich. (website

Energy Rubber Group: Spring Educational symposium and fall technical meeting, Sept. 14-16, Menger Hotel, San Antonio. (website

Fort Wayne Rubber & Plastics Group: Technical meetings, Sept. 9, Dec. 2, Ceruti's, Fort Wayne, Ind. (website

Los Angeles Rubber Group: Summer conference, June 4, Solvang, Calif.; golf at summer conference, June 5; GLTPC scholarship golf tournament, Sept. 20; Oktoberfest, Oct. 5, Phoenix Club; dinner meeting, Nov. 2, Phoenix Club; golf outing, Nov. 15, Western Hills Country Club; Christmas party, Dec. 4, Disneyland Hotel. (website

MidAtlantic Rubber & Plastics Group: Annual fishing trip and technical presentation, June 24. (website

Ohio Rubber Group: Golf outing, June 15, Yankee Run, Warren, Ohio; golf outing, Aug. 30, Portage Country Club; TPE topical conference, Sept. 13; fall technical meeting, Sept. 14, Hilton Garden Inn, Twinsburg. (website; Mary Puskas, phone 330-848-8847, e-mail

Ontario Rubber Group: Golf tournament, Sept. 9, Caledon Golf & Country Club. (website

Southern Rubber Group: Summer meeting, June 14-16, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; winter meeting, March 6-10, 2011, Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center, Greenville, S.C. (website

West Michigan Rubber Group: Golf/salmon fishing, June 3, Holiday Inn, Grand Haven, Mich.; technical meeting/dinner, Sept. 8, location to be announced; “Focus on Ferris”/dinner, Nov. 3, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich. (Mike Morrow, phone 517-339-0812 or


CAR Management Briefing Seminars: June 8, Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, Mich.; Aug. 2-5, 2010, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Traverse City, Mich. (website

IRCO 2010 Conference and Exhibition: Nov. 17-19, Mumbai, India, Renaissance Mumbai Hotel & Convention Centre, sponsored by the Indian Rubber Institute; IRCO 2011, June 15-17, 2011, Sao Paulo Brazil. (website, e-mail

ITEC 2010: Tire industry conference and exhibition, Sept. 21-23, I-X Center, Cleveland, sponsored by Rubber & Plastics News, Tire Business and European Rubber Journal. (website

K 2010: 18th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber Oct. 27-Nov. 3 Dusseldorf, Germany. (website

Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo 2010: July 7-11, Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City, Panama. (Jimena Ramos, phone 540-548-8160, e-mail

Polyurethanes Technical Conference: Oct. 11-13, Hilton Americas Hotel and the Houston Convention Center, Houston, held in conjunction with UTECH North America; Sept. 26-28, 2011, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry. (website

Rubber Recycling 2010: “The Evolution of Tire Recycling,” Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto. (website

Trade/tech associations

ACS Rubber Division: Fall technical meeting and mini-expo, Oct. 12-14, Midwest Airlines Center, Milwaukee, Wis.; fall technical meeting and Rubber Expo and Advanced Materials in Health Care show, Oct. 11-13, 2011, I-X Center, Cleveland; fall technical meeting and mini-expo, Oct. 9-11, 2012, Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati. (phone 330-972-7814, website

Adhesive and Sealant Council: Fall convention, Oct. 3-5, Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter, Covington, Ky. (website

Fluid Sealing Association: Fall meeting, Oct. 19-21, Austin, Texas; fall meeting, Oct. 18-20, 2011, Napa, Calif. (website

NIBA-the Belting Association: Annual convention, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix; Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2011, J.W. Marriott, Las Vegas. (website

Tire Society: 29th annual meeting and conference, Sept. 20-21, Doubletree Hotel, Akron/Fairlawn. (e-mail, website

Society of Manufacturing Engineers: SME Annual Conference, June 6-8, Nashville, Tenn; Atlantic Manufacturing Technology Show, Sept. 21-23, Exhibition Park, Halifax Nova Scotia; Manufacturing Innovations – Aerospace/Defense, Nov. 3-4, International Centre, Hall No. 6, Toronto. (website

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