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, Dec 9, 2021, 2:00 PM (ET)
Artificial Intelligence versus Design of Experiments in Rubber Compounding
  • Hans-Joachim Graf
    H-JG Consulting

Past events

Thursday, Sep 16, 2021, 2:00 PM (ET)
RCT Seminar: History of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada
Michal Majernik
  • Michal Majernik
    Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC)
Thursday, Jun 17, 2021, 2:00 PM (ET)
Elastomers, Gels, and Their Composites with Textiles in Biomedical Devices and Sensors
Hyun-Joong Chung
  • Hyun-Joong Chung
    University of Alberta
Thursday, Mar 18, 2021, 2:00 PM (ET)
Sarnia – The Birthplace of Canada’s Synthetic Rubber Industry
Bill Hopkins
  • Bill Hopkins
    Retired from Polysar/Bayer Rubber

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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)