Day One First Morning Session

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Chair’s Welcome
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Keynote Presentation: New Trends in Sustainable Tire Manufacturing
Speaker
Secretary General
European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA)
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Key Trends and Critical Issues in Tire Manufacturing
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Panel Discussion
Speakers
President
Wolfersdorff Consulting Berlin
Secretary General
European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA)
Chief Executive
Tire Industry Research
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Morning Networking Break

Day One Second Morning Session

The European Sustainability Landscape

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Creating a Global Platform for a Greener Supply Chain
Speaker
Chief Executive
Tire Industry Research
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The Shift to Electric Vehicles and The Impact on Vehicle Development
Speaker
Senior Research Economist
LMC International
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Networking Lunch
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Panel Discussion
Speakers
Senior Research Economist
LMC International
Chief Executive
Tire Industry Research

Day One First Afternoon Session

Sustainable Development and A Greener Supply Chain

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Responsible Sourcing of Rubber for Tire Manufacturing
Speaker
Advisor
Mighty Earth
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Sustainable Sourcing and Supply
Speaker
Lead Engineer, Product Development Team
Hankook Tire Europe
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The Contribution of Silicas to "Green" Tire Developments in the Decades Ahead
Speaker
Director, Applied Technology, Tire and Rubber
Evonik
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Panel Discussion
Speakers
Director, Applied Technology, Tire and Rubber
Evonik
Lead Engineer, Product Development Team
Hankook Tire Europe
Advisor
Mighty Earth
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Afternoon Networking Break

Day One Second Afternoon Session

New and Recycled Materials in Tire Sustainability

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Tire Recycling Technology Update
Speaker
Associate Professor
University of Twente
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Advances in Textile Coating Technologies
Speaker
Head of Expertfield Reinforcements & Skim Compounds
Continental Reifen Deutschland
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Panel Discussion
Speakers
Associate Professor
University of Twente
Head of Expertfield Reinforcements & Skim Compounds
Continental Reifen Deutschland
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Afternoon Closing Panel: Recycling Challenges and Opportunities and the Impact on the Tire Industry
Speakers
Secretary General
European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA)
President
Wolfersdorff Consulting Berlin
Senior Research Economist
LMC International
Editor
Tire Recycling Magazine
Conference Adjourns

Day Two First Morning Session

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Chair’s Welcome
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Second Day Keynote: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Tire Industry
Speaker
Vice President, Product and Solutions Strategy
Bridgestone
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The Impact of Tariffs and Exports on the Tire Industry
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Panel Discussion
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Morning Networking Break

Day Two Second Morning Session

Issues and Developments in Tire Production

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The Outlook for Tire Retreading and Its Role in Sustainability
Speaker
Secretary General
BIPAVER
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The Impact of Incorporating Powder into Rubber Compounds for End of Life
Speaker
Head of Product and Application Development
Tyre Recycling Solutions
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Panel Discussion
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Networking Lunch

Day Two First Afternoon Session

Lean and Green Factories and Processes

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The Impact of Automation and Industry 4.0 Changes to the Tire Industry
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Future Changes in Carbon Black
Speaker
President
Wolfersdorff Consulting Berlin
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Reducing the Plant Environmental Footprint
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Panel Discussion
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Afternoon Networking Break

Day Two Second Afternoon Session

Critical Topics for Future Tires

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New Paradigms in Social Responsibility for the Tire Industry
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Workplace Issues in the Tire Industry
Speaker
President
Wolfersdorff Consulting Berlin
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Panel Discussion
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Is the Tire Industry A Good Place to Work? Building a Sustainable Workforce
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Closing Remarks/Conference Adjourns