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8th World Elastomer Summit

Date: 1st March 2023 - 2nd March 2023 Location: Lyon - France

ACI’s 8th World Elastomer Summit will be taking place in Lyon, France on the 1st-2nd March 2023. The two day event will bring together the senior executives from petrochemical companies, elastomers & rubbers producers, end-products manufacturers, technology providers, chemical intermediate suppliers, researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders from the value chain.

The summit will discuss market developments in the automotive, medical and raw materials, as well as highlighting progress towards sustainability; including bio-based materials, recycling and Net Zero objectives. New innovations, technologies and smart elastomers will also be discussed.


1st March 2023
2nd March 2023
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Joachim Knight – Delegate Sales
+48 616 467 054/037
Dan Graycon – Content
+44 20 3141 0618
Marcin Janecki – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+48 61 646 7047
Hubert Sosnowski – Sponsorship, Exhibition
+48 61 646 7059
Martyna Rak – Logistics
+48 616 46 7020


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Lyon, France

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  • Effects of Geopolitical Instability on Elastomer Supply Chains.
  • Elastomer Design for Medical Applications.
  • Achieving and Securing Sustainability in the Elastomers Industry.
  • Understanding New Requirements for the Automotive Industry – Focus on Electric Vehicles.
  • Recycling Elastomers and End-of-Life Tyres.
  • Bio-Based Elastomers Material Developments.
  • Innovations in Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) Formulations and Applications.
  • Microplastics.
  • Multifunctional Elastomers and Smart Materials.
  • Oil & Gas / petrochemicals / chemicals companies.
  • Feedstocks / rubber suppliers / chemical & commodity trading / elastomer producers.
  • End product manufacturers / Tyre producers / Plastic compounders and converters.
  • EPC / technology providers.
  • Research centres and institutes.
  • Universities / petrochemical & chemical consultants.
  • Policy / regulation / environmental institutions.
  • Chris Hardiman, Director of Technology, Dynasol. 
  • Philippe Lodefier, R&D Business Development Director, TotalEnergies. 
  • Jiří Brejcha, Principle Consultant and Industrial Expert, Brejcha Rubber Consulting. 
  • Ad van Oorschot, Director Sales and R&D, Black Bear Carbon. 
  • Subhra Mohanty, Assistant Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Fabio Bacchelli, Head of Technical Management, Tyre, Styrenics Modification & Latex, Versalis.
  • Andraz Resetic, Researcher, Jozef Stefan Institute. 
  • Massimo Cialone, Chief Compounder Specialist, Hankook Tire. 
  • Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez, Research Professor, Scientific Director, BC Materials. 
  • Anke Blume, Professor – Elastomer Technology and Engineering, University of Twente. 
  • Ulrich Giese, Managing Director, German Institute for Rubber Technology. 
  • Antonia Albers, Technical Service EMEA, Lanxess. 
  • Nicole Holzmayr, Area Sales Manager, Hoffman Mineral GmbH. 
  • Richard Spontak, Professor, North Carolina State University. 
  • Ger Vroomen, Strategic Automotive Marketing Director, Teknor Apek. 
  • Ryohei Akatsuka, TPE Sales & Marketing, Asahi Kasei. 


If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Dan Graycon

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0618

Email: [email protected]

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At the event we strive not only to bring you to the same location at the same time as your customers/suppliers/peers, we strive to ensure you meet face-to-face with each and every one of your target contacts and to provide you with the time you need to have multiple unhurried conversations with them and build a lasting business relationship:

• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.



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ACI's 8th World Elastomer Summit - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)
Inclusive of £235 early bird discount valid until 24th December. Standard rate - £1,895
£ 1,660.00
ACI's 8th World Elastomer Summit - Documentation Package Only
£ 495.00
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