Akron, OH – The Rubber Division ACS has coordinated valuable panel discussions featuring some impressive panelists in the Expo Theater during IEC that are FREE for all attendees.
Tue., Oct. 17; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
This panel of industry sustainability experts will review what they see in sustainability over the next ten years. Panelists will discuss what sustainable raw material solutions are seeing the most success, what companies value in sustainability, regulatory impacts on sustainability, sustainability via operational effectiveness, and how polymers play a role in the development of new energy efficient technologies.
Nihat Isitman – Apple Inc.
Ron Shaffer – Bridgestone Americas
Lance Miller – Continental ContiTech
Steve Foster – Birch Chemicals
Supply Chain Panel
Wed., Oct. 18; 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
This panel of industry and academic experts will explore the current supply chain climate and what to expect over the next year. Panelists will take on questions regarding logistics cost, port operations, material availability, tariffs, trade restrictions, Russia’s impact on supply, and trade relations with China.
Mariah Carna – Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network
Andy Schunk – Rubber News
Chris Wagner – ChemSpec
PFAS Regulatory Environment Panel
Wed., Oct. 18; 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
What can your company do NOW to prepare for upcoming regulations on PFAS materials? Industry and legal experts will discuss the state of the regulatory environment and the impact of proposed PFAS regulations on fluoroelastomer and fluoropolymer markets.
Phil Mahoney – Chesterton & Fluid Sealing Association
Tim Bremner – Advanced Sealing Technologies
Cy Genna – Chemours
Alexandra Rinehart – Shin Etsu
Michael Blumenthal – McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
For more information visit www.rubber.org