Natural Rubber 2.0 : THE GAME CHANGER

The trillion-dollar question: What does it take to revive the Natural Rubber economy? Could the Natural Rubber 2.0 be the ultimate game changer for the new NR economy? These alluring questions will be dissected and discussed at the 15th Global Rubber Conference, amidst the current backdrop of the fourth industrial revolution where convergence of artificial intelligence and data technology as new solutions to address innovation gaps and grapping low demand for NR across the globe. From drones to satellite images and sensor technology, the natural rubber industry is poised for a radical change.

Technological innovations such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, the Internet of Things and robotics are reshaping the way cultivation and harvesting is done, whereas, artificial intelligence and connected automation have caused new concepts to emerge such as electric and aerial mobility, 3D printing, clean energy and industrial applications which require new NR materials. On the manufacturing front, manufacturers of rubber products and rubber processors will have to choose whether to stay-put or hop-on onto the industry 4.0 bandwagon.

The 15th Global Rubber Conference (GRC2019) set to be hosted in Hainan, China from 12-14 December will be one of the most exciting events that is much awaited for by everyone involved in the rubber industry globally.

Adopting a comprehensive theme on ‘Natural Rubber 2.0: The Game Changer’; GRC2019 is a prestigious international conference meant for a global audience and is dedicated to high level discussions on the market determining forces and development strategies for the rubber and rubber-products industries internationally.

Co-organised by Confexhub Group and China (Sanya) Public Diplomacy Institute, this conference is designed to supports the growth of the rubber industry by delivering objectives, accurate updates and latest R&D to conference delegates and provide an excellent platiorm to discuss commercial prospects and opportunities and better understanding on the rubber market pricings.

As the only platform that brings together the regulatory authorities and commercial players of the rubber and rubber-products, it has been proven to be highly successful in its objectives to facilitate the exchange of ideas and insight into the global rubber industry and the price discovery of rubber.

Global Rubber Conference 2019 Highlights

Global Rubber Conference 2019 Testimonials

What does it take to revive the Natural Rubber economy?

Press Conference Speech by YBhg Datuk Dr. Abdul Aziz S.A. Kadir

 

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  • Thursday12 Dec 2019
  • Friday13 Dec 2019
  • Saturday14 Dec 2019
07:30 am

DAY ONE: 12 DECEMBER 2019, THURSDAY | 第一天: 2019年十二月十二日, 星期四
GRC 2019 Registration Resumes | GRC 2019 大会开始登记

08:00 am

Exhibition Opens | GRC 2019 展览会开启

08:20 am

Delegates Take Their Seats at Conference Ballroom | 参会者入席就座

08:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS 1: THE WORLD BANK’S REPORT ON THE GLOBAL COMMODITY MARKETS OUTLOOK FOR 2020 | 主旨演讲1:2020年世界银行《全球大宗商品市场展望》预测报告

08:55 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS 2: CHINA’S POSITION ON FOREIGN TRADE AND INVESTMENT POLICY AND STRATEGY TO DRIVE GLOBAL GROWTH | 主旨演讲2:国外贸投资以推动全球增长的政策和战略

09:20 am

SESSION 1: GLOBAL RUBBER OUTLOOK: DEMAND, SUPPLY AND PRICE FORECASTS FOR 2019 – 2020 | 主题1:全球橡胶展望:2019年 – 2020年的需求,供应,与价格趋势
Summary of Session 1 | 会议1摘要

09:20 am

Paper 1: What’s In Store for the Global Natural Rubber Industry in 2020 and Beyond? | 发言1: 全球天然橡胶供应和需求的展望

09:45 am

Paper 2: Global Rubber Market Trend Analysis: Prospects and Challenges | 发言2: 全球橡胶市场趋势分析: 展望与挑战

10:10 am

Paper 3: Global Recession and Impact on NR Prices 2020 | 发言3: 从全球金融市场角度看2020年橡胶价格前景

10:35 am

Open Forum: Comments, Questions and Answers | 论坛对话环节:评论与问答

10:45 am

Networking & Refreshments Break | 交流和茶歇时

11:15 am

OPENING CEREMONY | 开幕仪式
Chinese Cultural Dance | 中国传统迎宾舞

11:20 am

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS | 委员会欢迎辞

11:25 am

WELCOME ADDRESS |

11:30 am

SPEECH AND LAUNCH OF GRC 2019 CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION | 2019年全球橡胶大会开幕致辞

12:00 pm

Presentations Ceremony of GRC-Wickham Awards 2019 and Souvenirs to Sponsors | GRC-Wickham Awards 2019颁奖仪式与呈颁纪念品于赞助商

12:10 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS 3: HAINAN FREE TRADE ZONE ECO-AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT OUTLOOK | 主旨演讲3: 海南自由贸易区生态农业经济发展前景

12:30 pm

Luncheon for Guest Speakers and Delegates | 嘉宾交流午宴

01:30 pm

SESSION 2: RUBBER UNDER THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE | 主题2:“一带一路”下的天然橡胶产业链
Summary of Session 2 | 会议2摘要

01:30 pm

Paper 4: China’s Industrial Masterplan for Rubber: Status and Opportunities | 发言4: 中国橡胶工业总体规划:现状与机遇

01:55 pm

Paper 5: Development and Prospect Of Natural Rubber Science and Technology In China | 发言 5: 中国天然橡胶科技的发展与展望

02:20 pm

Paper 6: China’s Strategies and Solutions for the Global Rubber Industry | 发言 6: 为世界橡胶产业贡献中国方案

02:45 pm

Paper 7: Trade War Threats and Opportunities for the Rubber Industry | 发言 7: 贸易战对橡胶工业的威胁和机遇

03:10 pm

Paper 8: Connecting the Regional Rubber Industry to the Belt and Road Initiatives | 发言 8: 将区域橡胶工业与“一带一路”倡议联系起来

03:35 pm

Open Forum: Comments, Questions and Answers | 论坛对话环节:评论与问答

03:45 pm

Networking & Refreshments Break | 茶歇与交流

04:15 pm

SESSION 3: AGRICULTURE 4.0: THE FUTURE OF CROP SCIENCE AND AGRONOMY | 主题3: 农业4.0:作物科学和农学的未来
Summary of Session 3 | 会议3摘要

04:15 pm

Paper 9: Smart Farming and Future of Work in Agriculture in The Age of Automation, A I and Big Data | 发言 9: 自动化、智能化、大数据时代下的智能农业与农业工作的未来

04:40 pm

Paper 10: From Lab to Farm: Applying Research on Biotechnology and Genomics in Rubber Clone Improvement | 发言 10:从实验室到农场:生物技术和基因组学在橡胶克隆改良中的应用研究

05:05 pm

Paper 11: Molecular Genetic Approach for Advance Rubber Breeding | 发言11: 分子遗传学方法在橡胶育种中的应用

05:30 pm

Paper 12: Precision Fertilizer Application for Plantations | 发言 12: 人工林精准施肥

05:55 pm

Paper 13: Thermo Hydrometer: Fast and Accurate Tool for Measuring DRC of Field Latex | 发言 13: 热比重计:测定胶乳干胶含量的快速准确工具

06:20 pm

Paper 14: Research and Application of Mechanized Tapping for Latex Harvesting and Its Prospect | 发言 14: 机械化采胶研究与应用进展及其展望

06:45 pm

Open Forum: Comments, Questions and Answers | 论坛对话环节:评论与问答

06:55 pm

End-of-Day One | 第一天会议完毕

07:30 pm

GRC 2019 INDUSTRY NIGHT | GRC 2019 交流晚宴

08:30 am

DAY TWO: 13 DECEMBER 2019, FRIDAY | 第二天: 2019 年12月13日, 星期五
Exhibition Opens | 展览会开启

08:30 am

Special Address: Hainan Free Trade Zone Development: The Challenges and Opportunities | 特别发言:海南自贸港建设之挑战与机遇!

08:55 am

SESSION 4: THE CHANGING FACE OF NATURAL RUBBER SUPPLY CHAIN | 主题4:天然橡胶供应链的变化
Summary of Session 4 | 会议4摘要

08:55 am

Paper 15: Managing Natural Rubber Global Supply Chain in the Age of Digitization | 发言 15: 解决天然橡胶可持续性的多利益相关者倡议

09:20 am

Paper 16: Approach And Practice Of Driving Towards Sustainable Value Chain Of Natural Rubber | 发言16:驱动实现可持续天然橡胶价值链的的方法与实践

09:45 am

Paper 17: Physical Trading of Natural Rubber on a Global e-Platform: Utopia or Reality | 发言 17: 天然橡胶在全球电子平台上实物交易:现实或完美空想

10:10 am

Paper 18: Xinhua -Hainan HSF- Natural Rubber Price Index Development Report | 发言18:新华?海南农垦-天然橡胶系列价格指数发展报告”解读

10:35 am

Paper 19: Natural Rubber Value Chain and the Position of Smallholders in China | 发言 19: 天然橡胶价值链与国内小农户地位

11:00 am

Open Forum: Comments, Questions and Answers | 论坛对话环节:评论与问答

11:10 am

Networking & Refreshments Break | 茶歇与交流

11:40 am

SESSION 5: INDUSTRY 4.0: BOON OR BANE FOR RUBBER INDUSTRIES | 主题5: 工业4.0:橡胶工业的利弊
Summary of Session 5 | 会议5摘要

11:40 am

Paper 20: Embracing Industry 4.0: Applications, Benefits and Challenges | 发言 20: 提倡工业4.0:应用、好处和挑战

12:05 pm

Paper 21: Adoption of Industry 4.0 in Glove Processing | 发言 21: 手套加工业如何应用工业4.0

12:30 pm

Open Forum: Comments, Questions and Answers | 论坛对话环节:评论与问答

12:40 pm

Luncheon for Guest Speakers and Delegates | 嘉宾交流午宴

01:40 pm

SESSION 6: THE EMERGING 100 TECHNOLOGIES TO DEFINE THE NEXT-GEN RUBBERS | 主题 6: 100项橡胶业的新一代技术
Summary of Session 6 | 会议6摘要

01:40 pm

Paper 22: From Scientific Research to New Value of Natural Rubber Applications | 发言 22: 从科学研究到天然橡胶应用的新价值

02:05 pm

Paper 23: The Role of Nanotechnology in Next-Gen NR Materials | 发言 23: 纳米技术在下一代天然橡胶材料中的作用

02:30 pm

Paper 24: Natural Rubber Composite for Sensor and Future Applications | 发言 24: 天然橡胶复合材料在传感器及其他科技上的应用

02:55 pm

Paper 25: Future of Tyres for Electric Vehicles | 发言25: 电动汽车轮胎的未来

03:20 pm

Paper 26: Biodegradable Thermoplastic Elastomer based on Natural Rubber and Thermoplastic Blends | 发言 26: 基于天然橡胶和热塑性共混物的可生物降解热塑性弹性体

03:45 pm

Paper 27: Tire Recycling Development for Circular Economy | 发言 27: 回收轮胎的发展对循环经济的影响

04:10 pm

Open Forum: Comments, Questions and Answers | 论坛对话环节:评论与问答

04:20 pm

NATURAL RUBBER LEADERS FORUM | 国际橡胶领导论坛:
ARE WE READY FOR NATURAL RUBBER 2.0? DISRUPTION, TECHNOLOGY AND OPPORTUNITIES | 我们准备好使用第二代天然橡胶(橡胶2.0)了吗?挑战、技术和机遇

05:20 pm

CLOSING ADDRESS | 闭幕辞

05:30 pm

Networking & Refreshments for Guest Speakers and Delegates | 茶歇与交流

06:00 pm

GLOBAL RUBBER CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION 2019 ENDS | 2019 全球橡胶大会圆满结束

07:15 am

DAY THREE: 14 DECEMBER 2019, SATURDAY | 第三天: 2019年十二月十四日, 星期六
STUDY TOUR VISIT TO: CHINA HAINAN RUBBER INDUSTRY GROUP CO. & CHINESE ACADEMY OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES | 商务考察团 中国海南橡胶工业集团和中国热带农业科学院

07:15 am

GRC 2019 Study-Tour Registration Begins | GRC 2019考察团登记

07:30 am

Pick up from the Lobby. Leave for China Hainan Rubber Industry Group Co. AI and Robotic Enabled Plantation | 从酒店出发,前往中国海南橡胶工业集团红光分公司橡胶种植园

09:00 am

Tour China Hainan Rubber AI and Robotic Enabled Plantation | 红光分公司橡胶种植园参观

10:00 am

Depart to Hainan Rubber Processing Plant | 前往金联橡胶加工厂

11:00 am

Tour Hainan Rubber Processing Plant | 参观金联橡胶加工

12:20 pm

LUNCHEON for Guest Speakers and Delegates | 午餐

01:20 pm

Depart for Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences Experiment Station | 前往中国热带农业科学院

01:40 pm

Tour Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences Experiment Station | 参观中国热带农业科学院

03:00 pm

Depart to Hainan Rubber Museum | 前往中国天然橡胶博物馆

05:00 pm

Tour Hainan Rubber Museum | 参观中国天然橡胶博物馆

06:00 pm

Study Tour Ends; Return to Hotel | 回返酒店

Meet our speakers

Dr. John Baffes

Senior Economist, The World Bank, United States of America

Mr. Jin Xu

President, China Association of International Trade (CAIT)

Mr. Jom Jacob

Senior Economist, Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries

Mr. Salvatore Pinizzotto

Secretary- General, International Rubber Study Group (IRSG)

Testimonials

“On behalf of the EDB, I would like to place on record my sincere appreciation to M/s Confexhub Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia for selecting Sri Lanka to host the above conference which added value and contributed immensely to the development of the rubber industry in Sri Lanka. Whilst thanking you once again for the co-operation extended to the EDB for co-organizing “Global Rubber Conference 2014”, we look forward to work closely with you in our future endeavors."

Mr. Bandula Egodage
Chairman & Chief Executive
Sri Lanka Export Development Board

“I had pleasure and satisfaction of attending GRC 2014, which was 3rd consecutive GRC that I attended. It was very well structured, in both format and content, with high-caliber and experienced speakers, which practically covered interests of all stake-holders in NR value chain. Simultaneously you involve bodies and agencies of local Governement too (of host country), that helps in highlighting opportunities existing, to the visiting delegates. Year after year, you have been raising your bar in terms of effeciently organising the Conference. Congratulations ! And with Best Wishes. "

Mr. M.K.Mehta
General Manager (Purchase)
JK Tyre, India

“On behalf of all who attended the Global Rubber Conference 2013 from our Company, I wish to thank you and all your team mates for an excellent job. From the time of registration up to the conclusion of the conference, you all made sure that all the delegates were well looked after. The programme itself was very interesting and the field tour was well planned and coordinated. We were able to gather many interesting points from the visit to Sembawa Rubber Research Centre. Please convey our sincere thanks to the staff at the Research Centre for their efforts to explain all our questions."

Ranil Fernando
Deputy General Manager – Rubber Marketing & Administration
Kelani Valley Plantations PLC, Sri Lanka

“It was a very interesting and fruitful GRC conference. Thank you for inviting me as guest speaker.
I hope I will have other opportunity to attend another GRC conference in the future.”
Serge PALU
Specialist Researcher
CIRAD, France

“Congratulations on a well conducted and well concluded event... I am sure in years to come GRC will gain stature and significance.”
Rajiv Budhraja
Director General
Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association, India

“Thank you very much for giving me a great opportunity to present the progress of the Viet Nam rubber industry at GRC 2014. I also have interesting visits to the rubber plantations and crep processing line. I am very happy to come back to Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka after 9 years from 2005. I have really benefited from other presentations and the workshop on commodities price forecast and rubber auction."

Dr. Tran Thi Thuy Hoa (Mrs)
Office Manager
Vietnam Rubber Association

“Heartiest congratulations to the entire Confexhub team for an extremely professional, timely and well structured conduct of the GRC which has become the global benchmark for interactions on NR and its related aspects."

Mr. Rajiv Budhraja
Director General
Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association

“I would like to congratulate you and your team for conducting it very well in a very professional manner. Convey my regards to your team members also.”
Y. Raghavan
General Manager
Aspinwall & Co. Ltd, India


“It was a well-organized conference with many good presentations and an informative forum of experts that provided foresight into the future of the industry. You have a team of very friendly and capable people under the able leadership of Paul and Sookmei. I enjoy very much the conference and people and the friendship.”
Prof. Dr. Ho Chee Cheong
Professor
UTAR, Malaysia

“It’s been nice meeting you during the 2013 GRC and looking forward that in the upcoming GRC our officer will again allow us to attend the very informative event. Have learned a lot during the said activity, which is very beneficial in the Philippine Rubber Industry. Thank you for all your assistance and Keep up the very good work.”
Dr. Jocelyn F. Torres
Department of Agriculture RF012, Philippines

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