Industry Spotlight - July 2014
Recycled Rubber Products Technology Conference
in Las Vegas, Nevada September 3-4, 2014
The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering and the Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction Department at University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) is proud to announce the 2nd annual International Conference Recycled Rubber Products Technology Conference in Las Vegas, September 3-4, 2014 to be held at the Tropicana Hotel. This Conference is hosted by the "International Recycled Rubber Products Initiative" (IR2PI) program at UNLV. Experts from many states and countries will participate in presenting their research activities and disseminating the results to various public and private entities. The Conference will focus on several activities in the promotion of sustainable technologies such as rubberized asphalt pavements, scrap tire rubber modified products for sports/playground surfaces, scrap tires in infrastructure applications, the manufacture of industrial and consumer products using crumb rubber, and any related activities in this area.
Many experts from academia, industry, and government from around the world (USA, Norway, UK, Italy, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, etc.) will cover topics from the QC/QA issues involved with the production of rubberized asphalt. In addition, several topics related to other uses of scrap tires (e.g., turf fields, molded goods, etc.) will be covered. The basics of rubberized asphalt mixtures; the advantages and disadvantages of these mixes; new developments in this technology; and field applications will be covered in detail. The basics of the molded goods, the equipment used, the production process and the QC/QA issues involved with these materials will be also discussed.
There will be plenty of time for networking with the speakers and other attendees. In addition, there will be several exhibitors showcasing their products during the conference. There will also be time to enjoy the nightlife and the lights of Las Vegas and endless number of superb golf courses.
For more information please visit: www.RecycledRubberProducts.org