Kochi to host two major International Rubber Conferences


Kochi: Kochi is hosting two major international rubber conferences – Asian Latex Conference (ALC 2013) September 5-6, 2013 and India Rubber Summit & Dinner (IRSD 2013) on September 7.

The events will bring together leading Indian and international rubber experts, industry leaders, technologists, consultants, rubber goods and tyre manufacturers, industry bodies, R&D establishments, policy makers and planners, for three consecutive days for high profile industry interactions, business networking and deliberations on the latest trends in the global rubber and latex industry

The events are organized by Rubber Asia, Asia’s premier global rubber industry magazine, in association with Indian Rubber Board, All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) and a host of Indian and international industry majors including Kossan, HLL Healthcare, BKT, Namazie International, Aspinwall, Mardec RK Latex and RPG. There will be a mini rubber and latex expo running through all the three days. The events will be formally inaugurated by Sheela Thomas, Chairman, Rubber Board (India).

“Both the conferences assume great significance in the backdrop of rubber and rubber goods industry facing new challenges in respect of volatile raw material prices, labour shortage, lingering economic slowdown and emerging innovative technologies,” said Kurian Abraham, Editor & MD of Dhanam Publications which brings out Rubber Asia.

Asian Latex Conference (ALC 2013) is the inaugural edition of the biennial event which is the first ever international latex conference to be organized in India.

“An array of leading Indian and international experts and industry leaders will make presentations on latest opportunities, trends and challenges in the global latex and dipped goods industries like gloves, catheters, condoms, balloons etc. There will also be an interactive session on rubber price trends and future scenario,” added, John S Powath, Executive Director of Rubber Asia & Dhanam Publications.

This is the 5th edition of the annual India Rubber Summit & Dinner (IRSD). It is the largest of its kind assemblage of leading Indian and international rubber experts, industry leaders, technologists, consultants, manufacturers, policy makers and planners. The day long summit is packed with paper presentations by experts on topical issues, interactive sessions and panel discussions.

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