The Rubber Board and the stakeholder associations in rubber and related sectors are jointly organizing India Rubber Meet 2016 (IRM 2016), the third edition in the series, at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Goa on 10 and 11 March 2016. 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 2016 is ‘Rubber Scenario: What Lies Ahead?’ The discussions in IRM 2016 will focus on topics related to the rubber scenario, and its present trends and new dimensions. The Meet will be a forum to evolve new strategies to confront the present challenges of the rubber industry. There will be invited talks by internationally renowned speakers on topics such as economic outlook, technology and innovation, regulations and legislations, sustainability and market/rubber industry outlook. 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. A. Jayathilak IAS, Chairman, 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 2016 is targeted to attract around 600 delegates from India and abroad.