27th ETRA conference on tire recycling: new market partnerships and overcoming obstacles
The three day European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) conference will take place from Monday through to Wednesday 30 May - 1 June 2022 at LE LOUISE Hotel Brussels. The Conference is the culmination of a year-long series of ETRA-led and supported activities and events that focused on market development and expansion for a broad array of recycled tire materials, products and applications.
The theme of the upcoming ETRA conference is New market partnerhips after 2020: overcoming the obstacles; it will illustrate some of the extraordinary progress that has been made in the tire recycling industries and highlight its exciting role in future as part of the Circular Economy.
The Plenary Sessions on Tuesday will focus on issues confronting recyclers in 2020/2021 and beyond – including the changing roles of recyclers, ECHA findings re SBR and micro-plastics, the Basel Convention, and the impact of exports from the EU. The afternoon will focus on the role of GPP in expanding Municipal and commercial use of RTMs in construction, transport infrastructure and maintenance for road, rail, tram and sea as well new opportunities in the automotive and consumer products sectors. Friday Plenaries will focus on New markets for Innovative Materials, Applications and Technologies. The afternoon will explore Pyrolysis as it moves into an array of traditional markets. The final session will identify opportunities to develop strategies to make tire recycling a key contributor to the Circular Economy after 2020.
There are many informal opportunities for delegates and speakers to meet and discuss common interests during Matchmaking activities, cocktail receptions and meals, etc. and after-hours meetings
Speakers include EU and local government representatives, NGOs, industry professionals, researchers, material, product and application developers, representatives of support industries, investment groups, among others.
2022 International Conference Committee: G. Cornacchia, A. Damou, S. Emara, L. Feldman, A. Festerling, C. Freda, T. Gauthier, D. Jain, B. Karaagac,, D. Losanno, B. Marabotto, I. Maytham, S. Murphy, A. Paulsson, F. Quadrini, F. Quadrini, E. Ribetti, F. Riedewald, D. Shalaputa, J. van Son, E. Weiss,Yanover, P. Zaprzalski.
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