The Rubber Chemistry and Technology (RCT) subject division is pleased to announce a series of virtual seminars for 2021. These seminars will cover a wide range of topics of particular interest to our current and affiliated members in industry, government or academia. The RCT subject division actively pursues the education, promotion and advancement of Rubber Chemistry and Technology.

This hour-long seminar will be hosted quarterly, Thursdays at 2:00 pm ET and participation is free of charge. 

How to join:

  • Once you have registered for the seminar series, you will receive a unique link to access the webinar. Please do not distribute this link.
  • Registration will be confirmed for all upcoming sessions within the series.

Upcoming Events & Speakers

Thursday, Mar 9, 2023, 2:00 PM (ET)
High temperature resistant EPDM – HeatBoss
  • Dr. Ali Vahidifar
    AirBoss

Past events

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022, 10:00 AM (ET)
EPDM: back to basics
Martin Van Duin
  • Martin van Duin
    ARLANXEO Performance Elastomers
Thursday, Sep 15, 2022, 2:00 PM (ET)
History and Methods of End-of Life Tire Recycling in Canada
  • Paul Downey, P.Eng., CEO
    Pliteq
Thursday, Jun 2, 2022, 2:00 PM (ET)
Rubber product development via material chacterization and numerical modeling
Ben Chouchaoui
  • Ben Chouchaoui
    Windsor Industrial Development Laboratory, Inc.
Thursday, Mar 10, 2022, 2:00 PM (ET)
Sustainable production of hypoallergenic latex in North America
Anvar Baranov
  • Anvar Buranov
    Nova-BioRubber Green Technologies Inc.

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About the hosts

Richard Pazur
Lead Scientist – elastomers, Quality Engineering Test Establishment (QETE)
Department of National Defence / Government of Canada
PhD, Université Laval (Robert Prud’homme)
richard.pazur@forces.gc.ca