CLEVELAND—Walter Waddell, ACS Rubber Division chairman from ExxonMobil Chemical Co., makes some remarks before cutting the ribbon to open the Rubber Expo & Advanced Materials in Healthcare show at the International Exposition Center in Cleveland Oct. 11.
Waddell said pre-registration for the event exceeded the entire 2009 Rubber Expo attendance total, 4,000 were currently registered, and the total was expected to reach 5,000 before the end of the technical meeting and exhibition.
The division had predicted 6,000 might attend the event, which includes 230 exhibitors and 116 technical presentations. The program also will a student colloquium and poster session, a keynote address by Robert Handlos of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, and a plenary lecture by Buddy Ratner of the University of Washington.
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