AKRON—On-site registration is available for the International Latex Conference, a two-day industry event, organized jointly by Akron Dispersions and Rubber & Plastics News.
The conference, hosted at the Hilton Akron-Fairlawn,features a 19-session schedule that covers innovations in both natural and synthetic latex, trends in feedstock and the Chinese rubber chemical market. Presentations focus on topics such as curing, extractables, pH. The applications for latex in asphalt and in drilling fluids also will be discussed.
The agenda has been organized by Conference Chairman Jim Finn.
Throughout the event, networking opportunities will be available. RCMA Group is sponsoring regular refreshment breaks on both days of the event. Lunch will be provided by CentroTrade on Aug. 8.
Also on Aug. 8, Tiarco Chemical is sponsoring a networking reception. The evening includes a number of networking opportunities such as a "Jeopardy"-style latex quiz and a Casino Night, which is sponsored by Akron Dispersions.
The conference is ideal for high level management and technical people in both the manufacturing and supply sides of the latex industry. Additional information is available online at rubbernews.com/latex.
The Hilton Akron-Fairlawn is located at 3180 W. Market St. in Akron.