PORTLAND, Maine -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Smithers Rapra, in collaboration with industry leadership at Momentive Performance Materials GmbH, CES – Silicones Europe, ELMET Elastomere Produktions-und Dienstelistungs-GmbH, and Dow Corning GmbH are pleased to announce the full agenda release of the Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2013. This will be the 8th installment of the conference, and first to combine the benefits from our separate European and US events into one all-encompassing silicone elastomers experience. The conference will take place 10-12 June 2013 at the Hilton Munich City, in Munich, Germany.
“This conference is heavily attended by professionals concentrating in research & development, material engineering, machine tooling, sales and procurement, senior management and everything in between. The Silicone Elastomers World Summit connects the world of material performance, sales and future technology like no other event in the sector,” says Andrew Smaha, Conference Director, Smithers Rapra. “The 2013 advisory board has been vital in forming a program specifically designed to give voice to the customer, and the reinvigorated program addresses how silicone elastomers will continue to reach new heights in performance, prime for new applications and growing markets.”
Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2013 will feature presentations covering the latest developments and opportunities - New Processing Enhancements of Seemingly “Standard” Materials, Regulatory Advocacy & Product Stewardship, Silicone-Chemistry Carbon Balance, and The Use of Silver-based Antimicrobials in LSR and HCR for Medical Applications. Delegates will also hear Unique Ways to Measure Pigment Separation of a Paste Colour for LSR, Innovations in Silicone for LED Application, Silicone Compounds for High Performance Turbocharger Hoses, and A Realistic Approach to Tolerance Engineering & Testing.
Silicone Elastomers World Summit attendees will hear from industry leading organizations including Dow Corning; Momentive Performance Materials; CES – Silicones Europe; Denkstatt; Microban International; Smithers Rapra; GSDI; Cabot Corporation; Koc University Surface Science and Technology Center; MESGO S.p.A; Politecnico di Torino; Bluestar Silicones; ContiTech MGW; ELMET; 2KM; Rico Elastomere; Doss Visual Solution; Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University; DataDot Technology; and Starlim Spritzguss.
For complete information about Silicone Elastomers World Summit 2013 please visit the conference website at www.siliconeelastomersevent.com.
About Smithers Rapra
Smithers Rapra is the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. For more information, visit www.smithersrapra.com.