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 21, 2024, 2:00 PM (ET)
Revolutionizing Elastomer Development: The Power of Automation and AI
  • Khaled Boqaileh

Past events

Thursday, Nov 30, 2023, 2:00 PM (ET)
Elastomers and Silicones: Enhancing Degradation at End of Life
  • Michael Brook
    McMaster University
Thursday, Sep 14, 2023, 2:00 PM (ET)
Strain hardening of HNBR
  • Christoph Gögelein
    ARLANXEO Deutschland GmbH
Thursday, Jun 1, 2023, 2:00 PM (ET)
Compression Stress Relaxation Testing
  • Paul Tuckner
    Grace Technology and Development
Thursday, Mar 9, 2023, 2:00 PM (ET)
High temperature resistant EPDM – HeatBoss
  • Dr. Ali Vahidifar

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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)