Day 1
IRC 2022 Bangalore: 24th Nov 2022
9.30 - 11.40 INAGURATION
11.45 - 13.00 EXPO INAGURATION
13.00 - 14.00 LUNCH
Session Chair Dr R.K. Matthan
14.00 - 14.45 Plenary talk 1: Dr. Andreas Renken (Head Innovation - Bekaert's Rubber Reinforcement Division)
14.45 - 15.30 Plenary talk 2: Dr. Susanna Lieber Sustainable Mobility (VP Global TSAD Arlanxeo Deutschland GmbH)
15.30 - 16.15 DIGITAL POSTER PRESENTATION INAGURATION & COFFEE BREAK
Hall D Bose Hall Dr. D Banerjee Hall Manu Patel Hall Zachariah George Hall
Session Focus
Rubber Materials
Reinforcement and compounding ingredients
Advances in Testing and testing equipment
Advances in Testing and testing equipment (Product)
Session Chair Mr Shiva Ramakrishnan Dr Arup Chandra Mr Renji Issac Mr S.K.P Amarnath
16.15 - 16.45 INVITED LECTURE SERIES Polysaccharide rubber Nanocomposites

Dr Ulrich Giese
Deutsches Institut für Kautschuk technogie (Germany)

Developments in Synthetic rubbers to address new mobility challenges of tire industry

Dr Thomas Gross
Arlanxeo (Germany)

Reinforcement of Elastomers by Nanoparticles

Dr Anil Bhowmick
University of Houston (USA)

Development of an Intelligent Tire Based Friction Estimation and Global Chassis Control System

Prof Dr Saied Taheri
Center for Tire Research, Virginia Tech (USA)

16.45 - 17.10 KKPC Functionalized Nd - BR

Dr Hanbaek Lee
Korea Kumho PC

High Performance Silica for Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Tires

Natalia Gajos
Solvay Silica

Tire wet/ ice/ dry grip performance prediction

Dr Ir Marzieh Salehi
VMI Group (Netherlands)

Resilience of Indian Tyre Industry in Uncertain Times

Mr Rajiv Budhraja
Director General at Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association

17.10 - 17.35 Optimised processing, physical and dynamic properties for natural rubber by means of new filler activator products

Mr Colin Clarke
Schill & Seilacher Struktol GmbH Hamburg, (Germany)

Resin Crosslinking of Rubber Compounds

Dr Cristian Oprisoni
LANXESS (Germany)

De Mattia Fatigue test with automatic storage and AI analysis of sample images

Dr Mauro Belloni
Gibitre Instruments srl (Italy)

UNECE R117 Wet Grip Testing For C3 Tires

Mr Arnaud Dufournier
Dufournier Group (France)

17.35 - 18.00 Influence of Cure System of Reinforcement of Natural Rubber with silanised Silica

Dr Benny George
Rubber Research Insitute of India

Liquid Mixed Rubber Nano-composites: A Sustainable Solution for High Performance Rubber Products

Dr Ranjan Ghosal
Birla carbon (India)

Innovations in Rubber compounds Crack Growth Testing with DMA

Mr Arnaud Favier
METRAVIB (France)

Non-Destructive Testing Of Tires By Shearography

Mr Stefan Joachim Dengler
SDS Systemtechnik GmbH (Germany)

18.00 - 18.25 Effective Liquid Phosphite Antioxidant for Synthetic Rubber Production & End-Use Rubber Applications

Dr Varun Thakur
SI Group (Sweden)

Non-Cobalt base Adhesion Promoters for Steel Tire Cords

Mr Bharat B Sharma
Techno Waxchem Kolkata, (India)

Future of Tyre technology: Meeting the next level of performance.

Mr Pradeepkumar N
SRM University / Apollo Tyres Ltd Global R&D Centre Chennai

Tire Industry Trends: New Technologies and Manufacturing

Mr Hitesh Joshi
Apollo Tyres Ltd Global R&D Centre Chennai

18.25 - 18.50 The effect of SBR microstructure on performance parameters of motorcycle tire tread

Mr Shambhu Lal Agrawal
Reliance Industries Vadodara (India)

State of the art shoeshine fatigue testing methods for tire and rubber reinforcement materials

Mr Philippe van Bogaert
Bogimac MFTE (Belgium)

A study on High Speed Tyre Durability

Mr Raghav Garg
Hasetri (India)

Cultural programme & Gala Dinner from 19.30 PM onwards
Day 1
Tentative Schedule for IRC 2022
15.00 - 15.45 PLENARY (45 Mins)
TEA BREAK
H1 H2 H3 H4
Session Focus
Rubber Materials
Reinforcement and compounding ingredients
Advances in Testing and testing equipment
Advances in Testing and testing equipment (Product)
16.15 - 16.45 INVITED LECTURE

Dr Ulrich Giese
Deutsches Institut für Kautschuk technogie (Germany)

Developments in Synthetic rubbers to address new mobility challenges of tire industry

Dr Thomas Gross
Arlanxeo (Germany)

Dr Anil Bhowmick
University of Houston (USA)

Prof Dr Saied Taheri
Center for Tire Research, Virginia Tech (USA)

16.45 - 17.10 KKPC Functionalized Nd - BR

Dr Hanbaek Lee
KKPC

High Performance Silica for Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Tires

Natalia Gajos
Solvay Silica

Tire wet/ ice/ dry grip performance prediction

Dr Ir Marzieh Salehi
VMI Group (Netherlands)

UNECE R117 WET GRIP TESTING FOR C3 TIRES

Mr Arnaud Dufournier
Dufournier Group

17.10 - 17.35

Mr Colin Clarke
Schill & Seilacher Struktol GmbH Hamburg, (Germany)

Resin Crosslinking of Rubber Compounds

Dr Cristian Oprisoni
LANXESS (Germany)

De Mattia Fatigue test with automatic storage and AI analysis of sample images

Dr Mauro Belloni
Gibitre Instruments srl (Italy)

NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF TIRES BY SHEAROGRAPHY

Stefan Joachim Dengler
SDS Systemtechnik GmbH (Germany)

17.35 - 18.00 Influence of Cure System of Reinforcement of Natural Rubber with silanised Silica

Dr Benny George
Rubber Research Insitute of India

Liquid Mixed Rubber Compounds: A Sustainable Solution for High Performance Rubber Products

Ranjan Ghosal
Birla carbon (India)

Innovations in Rubber compounds Crack Growth Testing with DMA

Mr Arnaud Favier
METRAVIB (France)

Tire Industry Trends: New Technologies and Manufacturing

Mr Hitesh Joshi
Apollo Tyres Ltd Global R&D Centre Chennai

18.00 - 18.25 Effective Liquid Phosphite Antioxidant for Synthetic Rubber Production & End-Use Rubber Applications

Dr Varun Thakur
SI Group (Sweden)

Non-Cobalt base Adhesion Promoters for Steel Tire Cords

Bharat B Sharma
Techno Waxchem Kolkata, (India)

Future of Tyre technology: Meeting the next level of performance.

Mr Pradeepkumar N
SRM University / Apollo Tyres Ltd Global R&D Centre Chennai

A study on High Speed Tyre Durability

Mr Raghav Garg
HASETRI

18.25 - 18.50 The effect of SBR microstructure on performance parameters of motorcycle tire tread

Mr Shambhu Lal Agrawal
Reliance Industries Vadodara (India)

State of the art shoeshine fatigue testing methods for tire and rubber reinforcement materials

Mr Philippe van Bogaert
Bogimac MFTE (Belgium)

DAY 1
Tentative Schedule for IRC 2022
15.00- 15.45 PLENARY (45 Mins)
TEA BREAK
H1 H2 H3 H4
Session Focus Rubber Materials Reinforcement and compounding ingredients Advances in Testing and testing equipment Advances in Testing and testing equipment (Product)
16.15-16.45 INVITED LECTURE Dr Ulrich Giese
Deutsches Institut für Kautschuk technogie
( Germany )
Dr Thomas Gross Arlanxeo
Developments in Synthetic rubbers to address new mobility challenges of tire industry ( Germany )
Dr Anil Bhowmick
University of Houston
(USA)
Prof Dr Saied Taheri
Center for Tire Research,
Virginia Tech
(USA)
16.45 - 17.10 KKPC Functionalized Nd-BR Dr Hanbaek Lee KKPC High Performance Silica for Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Tires Natalia Gajos Solvay Silica Tire wet/ ice/ dry grip performance prediction Dr Ir Marzieh Salehi VMI Group (Netherlands) UNECE R117 WET GRIP TESTING FOR C3 TIRES Arnaud Dufournier DUFOURNIER GROUP
17.10 - 17.35 Colin Clarke Schill & Seilacher Struktol GmbH Hamburg, (Germany) Resin Crosslinking of Rubber Compounds Cristian Oprisoni LANXESS (Germany ) De Mattia Fatigue test with automatic storage and AI analysis of sample images Mauro Belloni Gibitre Instruments srl (Italy ) NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF TIRES BY SHEAROGRAPHY Stefan Joachim Dengler SDS Systemtechnik GmbH ( Germany )
17.35 - 18.00 Influence of Cure System of Reinforcement of Natural Rubber with silanised Silica Dr Benny George Rubber Research Insitute of India Liquid Mixed Rubber Compounds: A Sustainable Solution for High Performance Rubber Products Ranjan Ghosal Birla carbon (India ) Innovations in Rubber compounds Crack Growth Testing with DMA Arnaud Favier METRAVIB (France ) Tire Industry Trends: New Technologies and Manufacturing Hitesh Joshi Apollo Tyres Ltd Global R&D Centre Chennai
18.00-18.25 Effective Liquid Phosphite Antioxidant for Synthetic Rubber Production & End-Use Rubber Applications Dr Varun Thakur SI Group (Sweden ) Non-Cobalt base Adhesion Promoters for Steel Tire Cords
Bharat B Sharma
Techno Waxchem Kolkata, (India)
Future of Tyre technology: Meeting the next level of performance. Pradeepkumar N SRM University / Apollo Tyres Ltd Global R&D Centre Chennai A study on High Speed Tyre Durability Raghav Garg HASETRI
18.25-18.50 The effect of SBR microstructure on performance parameters of motorcycle tire tread Shambhu Lal Agrawal Reliance Industries Vadodara ( India ) State of the art shoeshine fatigue testing methods for tire and rubber reinforcement materials Philippe van Bogaert Bogimac MFTE (Belgium )
DAY 2
9.00 - 9.45 PLENARY 2
9.45-10.30 PLENARY 3
10.30-11.15 TEA BREAK
Session Focus Smart Nano and Functional materials Reinforcement and compounding Rubber materials Advances in Testing and testing equipment
H1 H2 H3 H4
11.15- 11.45 INVITED LECTURE Dr Sabu Thomas
VIce chancellor
MG University Kottayam ( India )
Dr JÃn Kruzelak Slovak University of Technology Rubber magnets with the effects of electromagnetic radiation shielding ( Slovak ) Dr Fabio Baccheli
Versalis spa
(Italy
Prof Dr Michael kaliske
Institute for Structural Analysis (Germany)
11.45-12.10 Elucidating the role of organoclay used as hybrid filler in silica-reinforced NR compounds Prof Dr Wisut Kaewsakul ( The Netherlands ) New Engineered Elastomer Composite Products Expand the Potential for Performance & Sustainability Joko Widjaya Cabot (Indonesia ) Liquid rubber, a cross-linkable plasticizer Yoshikazu Ueno KURARAY (Japan ) Prediction of Product Performance of Cured Rubber by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) Dr Raj Ganesh Jegadeesan TA Instruments - Waters (India)
12.10-12.35 Rubber CNT Masterbatch and Its application Donghoon Oh Kumho petrochemical ( Korea) Imerys technical mineral fillers for reduced environment impact in rubber applications Gilles MELI Imerys ( France) New developments in Asahi Kasei's functionalized SSBR for a sustainable future Eshwaran Subramani Bhagavatheswaran Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH Study on stress relaxation characteristics of General purpose rubbers Aratrika Banerjee HASETRI ( India )
12.35-1.00 Preparation and Characterization of CNT Reinforced Tire Thread Compounds Using MC15HT MEHMET KODAL Kocaeli University ( Turkey) The effect of carbon black morphology on the abrasion resistance of natural rubber compounds at high William Amoako Kyei-Manu Queen Mary University of London (UK) The influence of new mobility trends on elastomers Rajesh V C Arlanxeo (India ) Mechanical response of thermo-oxidatively aged rubber under cyclic loading Mohammed Ibrahim Kittur University of Malaya (Malaysia )
13.00-14.00 LUNCH
Session Focus Processing technology and Innovation Innovation in Rubber product and design Sustainability and circular Economy Thermoplastic & speciality Elastomers
14.00-14.30 INVITED LECTURE Dr.Gerard Nijman
KraussMaffei Extrusion (Germany )
Ali Golriz Fraunhofer LBF Characterization of Recovered Carbon Black from Tire Abrasion and is Influence on the Elastomer Properties
( Germany )
Mr. Sam Visaisouk, CEO Tyromer INC
(Canada)
Dr Aki Samuel
Black Donuts Engineering
(Finland )
14.30-14.55 Calender Roll Position Actuator Conversion from Electric Screw to Hydraulic Servo Operation Thomas Fisher FACTS, Inc. (USA ) Microcompouding of different rubber formulations Guralp Ozkoc Xplore Instruments ( Netherlands Development of New Generation Precipitated Silica for Tires Dr Bijan Kumar Roy Madhu silica (Gujarat ) Crosslinking of PDMS with dicumyl peroxide: insights into chemical kinetics and physical and mechanical properties characterization Mauricio Azevedo Polymer Competence Center Leoben (Austria )
14.55-15.20 Numerical simulations of the effect of rotor design and operating parameters in non-isothermal partially- Prof Dr Abhilash Chandy IIT Mumbai Application of Small angle (X-ray and neutron) scattering technique for characterization of rubber Prof Narayan Chandra Das IIT Khargpur Synthesis, modification, and use of sustainable green filler for rubber Composites: Current development Prof Dr Pradip Kumar Maji IIT Roorkee Self-healable and Recyclable Elastomers based on Covalent Adaptive Networks (CAN) Prof Dr NIKHIL SINGHA IIT Kharagpur
15.20-15.30 TEA BREAK
15.30-15.55 Significance of mixing parameters on in-situ silanization of silica-filled elastomer compound in the internal mixer Jeevanandham N IIT Kharagpur Latex 3D printing Cecile LEROUX CTTM ( France ) Sustainability in Rubber Industries Prof Shashank Mhaske ICT Mumbai Super TPV: A New Generation Thermoplastic Elastomer for Automotive Applications Prof Dr Kinsuk Naskar IIT Kharagpur
15.55-16.20 Sustainability in Material Handling System - Conveyor Belt Chinmoy Ray Oriental Rubber Industries ( India ) Novel and green approaches to reduce toxic additives in rubber compounding: An investigation on NR/Carbon Black composites filled with various ZnO as activators Sreethu T K IIT Khargpur Circular Economy for Sustainable Development in Tyre Industries Prof Dr Sampatrao Manjare BITS Pilani Goa Campus Calcium Lignosulfonate Filled Rubber Compounds Based on NBR with Enhanced Physical-Mechanical Andrea kvasnicakova Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Institute of Natural and Synthetic (Slovac)
16.20-16.45 Carbon Black & Silica Higher Capacity Sustainable Storage & Conveying Solutions John Eaton Zeppelin Systems GmbH (UK ) Synthesis of Waste Moringa Oleifera Gum Derived Furfural and Biophenol Based Resol Resin for the Curing of Styrene Butadiene Rubber Riya Koley IIT Kharagpur Cleanest Low Hysteresis Furnace Blacks for Tire Casing Compounds Biswajit Paul Himadri Speciality Chemical Kolkotta Two component injection molding of thermoset and elastomer materials – material and process variation for better adhesion Denis Scheiermann University Paderborn ( Germany)
16.45-16.17.10 Evaluation of distributive mixing and thermal history using by partially filled viscoelastic fluid analysis Kosuke Higashi Kobe Steel (Japan ) Rubber Nanocomposite for Underwater Sensors ANNADURAI P NPOL, DRDO Environment Friendly Devulcanization of Waste Rubber Vulcanizates Using Microorganism ANIRBAN MUKHERJEE Gurudas College Kolkata West Bengal Crosslinking Peroxides for Silicone Rubbers Leo Nijhof Nouryon (The Netherlands)
17.10-17.35 News on improved rubber to cord adhesion Ralph Schaefer Allnex (Germany) Material Selection for Polymer Heart Valves Ruhi Patel University of Cambridge, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology (UK) Sustainability in Tyre Industry Dr Arup Saha Deuri BKT Bhuj Chemical resistant Noxtite® FKM grades for challenging hose applications-strengths and limits in new potential automotive fuels Vysakh Prasad Unimatec Chemicals Europe GmbH
17.35-18.00 Advanced Rubber Composites from Sustainable Rubber to Smart Applications

Dr Amit Das
Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden ( Germany)

Study on Effect of Thiol-Ene Chemistry on Double Bond Containing Elastomer Anureet Kaur School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London (UK ) STABLE FREE RADICAL ASSISTED MECHANICAL DEVULCANISATION OF CARBON BLACK FILLED RUBBER Prof Dr Anu Joseph New man College MG University ENHANCING THE PROCESSABILITY AND ADHESION CHARACTERISTICS OF EPDM RUBBER BY FUNCTIONALISING WITH PFM Dr THAVAMANI PONNIAH Vinko Auto
18.00-18.25 Patterning of liquids: Fluid mixer with two degrees of freedom, enabled by dielectric elastomer actuators Giacomo Sasso Queen Mary University of London (UK ) Developing a Robust Method to Characterise the Bound Rubber Content of Carbon Black Filled Nitrile Kirsty Rutherford Queen Mary University of London (UK ) Sustainability challenges and material design approach in Tyre Dr Jyoti Prakash Rath Apollo Tyres Global R&D Centre Chennai Effect of crack growth rate on initiation and propagation tearing energy of nitrile butadiene rubber Aaron Duncan Queen Mary University of London (UK)
18.25-18.50 Using RFID Technology to Drive Transparency within Tire Production Logistics jos Uijlenbroek Fineline Technologies (Netherlands ) Performance Evaluation Requirements of Elastomers in Oil and Gas Applications Sandeep Thatathil Halliburton (Singapore) Hydrothermally treated Lignin - A Feasible Bio-Filler for Rubber Applications Priyanka Sekar University of Twente (The Netherlands ) Speciality polyurethane elastomer-based inhibition system for solid propellant rocket motors SINDHU KP Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, ISRO
DAY 3
9.00 - 9.45 PLENARY 4
H1 H2 H3
Session Focus New technologies and markets Sustainability and circular Economy Rubber materials and composites
10.15- 10.45 James Edward Hobday Emission Analytics ( UK) Dr Kamyar Alavi Nynas Naphthenics (Sweden) Prof Santanu Chattopadhya IIT Kharagpur CFD modeling for predicting the flow behavior of filled EPDM rubber compound during extrusion: An approach to optimize the die design for complex automotive profiles
10.45-11.10 Towards New Rubber Supply Chains! Michel DORGET CTTM ( France ) Recycled PET for Automotive: from feed sources to applications
DAVIDE BOLGIAGHI
Indorama Mobility Group
Pirelli ( Italy)
Recent development in Polyisoprene Rubber applications Gajendra Kumar Inani Reliance Industries ( India )
11.10-11.20 TEA BREAK
11.20-11.45 Future requirements of elastomeric products through off-road equipment manufacturer’s lenses Dr Madhuchhanda Maiti John Deere (India ) Kapok fiber as a sustainable material in tire rubber compound Narendra Kumar Soni BKT Tyres Bhuj (India ) General Introduction and Potential Applications of New Oil-Resistant Elastomer: Evolmer® Nobuhiko Fujii Denka Company Limited (Japan )
11.45-12.10 Spatial distribution of sulfur and zinc in vulcanized rubber analyzed by ?-XRF mapping Yohei Nakanishi Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. ( Japan) Next-generation Sustainable & Bio-sourced Rubber-to-Metal Bonding Solutions for Tires and Technical Rubber Goods Nibedita Kasyapi SI group (India ) A Selective Approach towards Synthesis of Acrylonitrile Butadiene (NBR)/Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) via Ex-Situ Process: Superior Thermal, Heat and Flame Resistance Properties over NBR/PVC Dr Ganesh Chandra Basak Apcotex Industries Limited Gujarat ( India )
12.10-12.35 Proficiency Testing and its importance in quality control of Laboratories Ajay C HASETRI Synergic Effect of Carbon black and Chitin Nanofibers in Natural Rubber: Synthesis, Characterization and Property Evaluation Midhun Dominic C D SH College MG University Influence of thermal exposure on fatigue crack initiation of silica filled S-SBR Hiron Raja Padmanathan Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (Luxembourg )
12.35-13.00 Estimating the Compatibility, Interaction parameter in various rubber blends by Molecular dynamics simulation with J-OCTA Ratna Babu Nandeti CEAT tyres Gujarat (India) ALTERNATIVE FILLER MATERIAL FOR RUBBER COMPOUNDS-A STEP TOWARDS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY Chandresh Dwivedi BITS Pilani Goa Evaluating the effects of processing parameters on the morphology of resin-filled-rubber compounds: A study using Design of Experiments ROHAN DAS Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (Luxembourg )
13.00-14.00 LUNCH
14.00-14.25 Developments in Rotor Technology, Dr.Aji M.N,
HF Mixing
(India)
High performing new rubber composition for hydraulic hose inner tube Dipak Singh Danfoss Technologies . Pune (India )
14.25-14.50 Development of Sustainable Rubber Compounding Ingredients from Coconut Shell Bio – Waste
Ms. Suchismita Sahoo
IRMRA Mumbai
( India )
Nanocellulose reinforced natural rubber composites: effect of geometry on morphology and rheology Milanta Tom MG University kottayam ( India )
14.50-15.15 Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polymer/graphene Composites with Non-oxidized and Reduced Graphenes BYUNG YUN SONG Suwon university (Korea)
15.15-15.40 TEA BREAK
15.40 - 17.00 valedictory function