HOUSTON—Takayuki Nagai, general manager, Organic Material Department at Toyota Motor Corp., will deliver the keynote address during the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers annual meeting, set for May 19-22 in Kyoto, Japan.
Nagai and 12 other speakers are expected to base their talks reflected on the conference theme, “A Solid Past … A Successful Future.” The full program will be available Jan. 2 on the IISRP website.
Early registration will be available at that time.
Topics to be discussed include the global economy, innovation and trends influencing the synthetic rubber industry.
“The Institute's annual general meeting has established itself as the go-to event for the synthetic rubber industry,” James L. McGraw, managing director and CEO of IISRP, said in a news release.
IISRP, an international not-for-profit trade association, has corporate members in 21 countries. Members produce 80 percent of the world's supply of synthetic rubber. The IISRP was incorporated in 1960, is headquartered in Houston and has section offices in Milan, Tokyo and Beijing.