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, 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, Dec 8, 2022, 2:00 PM (ET)
EPDM: back to basics
Martin Van Duin
  • Martin van Duin
    ARLANXEO Performance Elastomers

Past events

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

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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