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Spring Technical Meeting - Special Events


Top Golf Social Event

Monday, April 26; 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
This event provides you an opportunity to have some fun and get to know one another before we kick-off the technical meeting. Cost is $50 and includes your participation at the event, unlimited golf, soft drinks, coffee, water and light appetizers. 

Table Top Exhibits

Tuesday, April 27 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, April 28 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Speak to some of the best companies in our industry, learn what they have to offer and how they can benefit you and your company. Current exhibiting companies (more to be added): ACE Products & Consulting, Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc., Alpha Technologies, MonTech USA, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc., Renkert Oil, Strategic Realm Consulting, TA Instruments, UniSource - Energy, LLC, VMI Group and ZEON

Interested in securing a table top exhibit?
- Cost for a table top exhibit is $500 and includes a 6-ft table, two chairs, complimentary entrance for two representatives to exhibit (does NOT include registration for the Technical Meeting). Also includes Welcome Reception and two tickets to the 25-Year Club Luncheon.
Click here for the order form and guidelines. Complete the form and email to Melanie Avdeyev at to secure your table top.

Keynote Address

Tuesday, April 27; 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Seiichi Kawahara - Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology, Nagaoka University of Technology; Keynote Address: Development of Sustainable Natural Rubber Ecosystem Toward Creation of New Industry

25-Year Club Luncheon

Tuesday, April 27; 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Come celebrate individuals who have been active in the rubber industry for 25 consecutive years or more. All are invited no matter how long you have been in the industry. Seating is limited - price $30 per person if not included in registration type - click here for pricing details.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, April 27; 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
All registered attendees are invited to attend. Reservations are not required. Enjoy some networking time with fellow attendees.

Science & Technology Awards Banquet

Wednesday, April 28; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Show your support of our 2020 Science & Technology Award winners as they are honored at this banquet. Price is $60 per ticket if not included in registration type - click here for pricing details.