October 20-22, 2020 Knoxville, TN
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October 20-22, 2020 Knoxville, TN

Technical Meeting

198th Technical Meeting 

October 20-22, 2020 – Knoxville Convention Center

Technical Meeting price includes entry to the expo.

Call for Abstracts
2020 International Elastomer Conference
- Technical Meeting & Student Colloquium

Rubber Division, ACS invites your submissions for inclusion in our 198th 
Technical Meeting & 17th Annual Student Colloquium October 20-22, 2020 during IEC.

All abstracts received by April 19, 2020 will be considered for the program.

We seek presentation proposals of basic and innovative research on the chemistry and technology of rubber and related materials. 
Featured symposium topics for the 198th Technical Meeting will include:

Rubber Compounding for Performance
Elastomers in Alternate Energy & New Mobility
Advances in Reinforcements for Elastomers
Elastomer Aging, Degradation & Flammability
Machine Learning for Material Development
Progress in Elastomer Synthesis
Hydrogel Elastomers
Elastomer Foams
Thermoplastic & Specialty Elastomers
Advances in Materials & Processes for Car & Truck Tires
Rubber Testing & Characterization
Sustainability
New Commercial Developments
Contributed Sessions – invited talks or topics not covered above

Student Colloquium
We also seek submissions to the 17th Annual Student Colloquium, which includes both a poster session and oral presentations. Our spotlight on Graduate & Undergraduate research and co-op or internship experiences will take place on the expo floor. Come show our attendees what you are doing! Financial prizes will be awarded to the top posters and oral presentations.

DEADLINES:
Abstracts must be received by April 19, 2020 in order to be considered for inclusion in the schedule. Technical Paper manuscripts for accepted talks will be due September 25, 2020.

Submit An Abstract


Keynote Address
October 20, 2020; 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Information forthcoming