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Technical Meeting

195th Technical Meeting
April 30 - May 2, 2019; Holiday Inn Cleveland South, Independence, OH

Note: Rubber Division, ACS reserves the right to make changes to this program pending Steering Committee review, presentation time changes, speaker cancellations, etc.

Leaders and innovators in the rubber/elastomer industry will be sharing their expertise with our 195th Technical Meeting attendees. 

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Scheduled Symposia:  
Self-Healing Polymers
Nano-Scale Tools for Rubber Analysis
Industrial Rubber Products
Dynamic Properties of Elastomers
Science, Technology and Applications of Rubber
Interfaces & Adhesion
Flammability and Thermal Stability of Elastomers
Science & Technology Awards & Winner Presentations

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Keynote Address

Tuesday, April 30; 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kim K. de Groh - Sr. Materials Research Engineer, Environmental Effects and Coatings Branch (LME); NASA Glenn Research Center

- Keynote address will be about the durability of polymers in the space environment and space flight experiments on the International Space Station.  

Kim de Groh is a senior materials research engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center, where she has conducted research and mentored students for the past 29 years.  Kim is internationally known as a technical leader in areas relating to the environmental durability of spacecraft materials.  She is the principal investigator for 16 spaceflight experiments flown as part of the Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) missions on the exterior of the International Space Station, including three experiments on ISS’s new MISSE-Flight Facility.