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India Rubber Meet 2018 in Kochi in August
Kottayam, 12 April 2018
The Rubber Board and the stakeholder associations in rubber and related sectors are jointly organizing India Rubber Meet 2018 (IRM 2018), the fourth edition in the series in Kochi on 30 and 31 August 2018. The Meet will have representation of stakeholder associations from all segments of the rubber industry, the media and the Rubber Board. IRM is a regular forum for interaction, networking and exchange of information.
The theme of IRM 2018 is ‘Towards a sustainable rubber value chain’. The discussions in IRM 2018 will focus on topics related to the rubber scenario, present trends, challenges and strategic planning for sustainability and advancement. There will be invited talks by internationally renowned speakers on related topics. There will also be panel discussions involving experts and key stakeholders from different segments of the rubber industry.
A national level organising committee under the chairmanship of Dr. M.K. Shanmuga Sundaram IAS, Chairman and Executive Director, Rubber Board, with representation of all segments of rubber industry, is constituted to formulate and organise the event. The committee includes representatives of small and large rubber growers, rubber processors and traders, tyre and non-tyre sectors, auto component manufacturers, rubber product exporters, synthetic rubber and reclaimed rubber manufacturers, rubber research and skill development institutions, media dealing with rubber etc.
IRM 2018 is targeted to attract around 700 delegates from India and abroad.