ERJ Staff (LMH)
Buenos Aires, Argentina - The Latin American Rubber Technology Association and the Argentine Federation of the Rubber Industry will hold the 12th Latin American Rubber Conference in Buenos Aires in September 2013.
The organisers announced the participation of three international academics - Robert Schuster, Marly Jacobi and Tim Osswald - at the event.
Former director of the German Institute of Rubber, Schuster will present a two-day seminar on mixing of elastomer compounds.
Jacobi of the University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil is a specialist in the chemical modification of diene rubbers, and in the processing and characterisation of thermoplastics and elastomers.
Osswald is a professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Polymer Engineering Centre at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The 12th Latin America Rubber Conference takes place 23-27 September in Buenos Aires, Argentina.