October 20-22, 2020 Knoxville, TN
Brought to you by: Rubber Division | American Chemical Society
October 20-22, 2020 Knoxville, TN


*Rubber Division, ACS is continuing to monitor developments related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and potential impact on the International Elastomer Conference. At present, we are planning for IEC to take place as scheduled. Any changes to this status will be communicated immediately to all exhibitors and registered meeting attendees. 

About Rubber Division, ACS (American Chemical Society)
Rubber Division, ACS (American Chemical Society) is an international association of chemists, engineers, technicians, scientists, plant managers, sales and marketing professionals and others in the rubber, polymer or related fields within industry, academia and government. Our mission is to enhance science, technology and business across the evolving elastomeric community. We work to expand the elastomeric profession and individual development through educational, technical and interactive activities. The organization is over 100 years old!

International Elastomer Conference - 2020 conference will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, TN.
Our International Elastomer Conference is the premier place where educators, customers, manufacturers and suppliers of materials, equipment, tools and services come together. This event is the one place, one time of year, where you find the best of the best of our industry all under one roof. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, observations, regulatory reforms and emerging scientific technologies, as well as learning, networking, seeing current customers and making new ones. This conference takes place every October. 

Click here to view our prospectus.

Rubber Expo floor view

Components of this year's conference include:

  • Expo
  • 198th Technical Meeting
  • Educational Symposium
  • Women's Preconference Workshop
  • Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Expo Theater Presentations
  • Student Colloquium - Presentations & Posters
  • Experience Elastomers High School Student Program
  • Career Fair
  • Rubber Division, ACS Committee Meetings
  • Special Events, including a 5K Walk/Run, 25-Year Club Luncheon and Business & Awards Meeting