LONDON—The next International Rubber Conference, IRC2020, will be held in Chennai, India, and organized by the Indian Rubber Institute. The annual conference and expo will take place Oct. 15-17, 2020, at the Chennai Trade Centre under the theme of "sustainable technology, innovation and mobility."
The IRI said proceeds from the IRC event will be used to help establish a center for rubber technology education, training and research in the Asia Pacific region. Dubbed the "Dr. D Banerjee Centre of Excellence," it will be located at the JSS Science & Technology University in Mysuru, India.
IRC2020 is an official designated conference of International Rubber Conference Organization, an association of rubber societies around the world. The event, which was organized this year by the IoM3 in London, is focused on developments relating to rubber materials, processing, testing, simulation, modeling and design.