News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

August 25, 2021

Carbon Black China conference scheduled for Chengdu in April 2022

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The Carbon Black China 2022 conference will be held April 19-22, 2022 at the Xingchen Hangdu International Hotel in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. This is always a well organized conference with high quality papers and great networking opportunities. Notch is a member of the conference organizing committee and will present a keynote paper. The conference was just announced, so more information will be available soon.

August 23, 2021

Carbon Black World coming to Charlotte, NC in September

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The 2021 Carbon Black World Summit will be held September 13-14, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 16th biennial Carbon Black World Summit will occur as a hybrid event, bringing together the top leaders and experts in the carbon black field, with both in-person and virtual attendance. The conference will include eight sessions over the course of two days, kicking off with a Global Market Overview session focusing on the effects of COVID-19 on the industry.

Among the featured talks this year are :

  • Novel Technologies – Who are Breaking the Rules of Standard CB Process by Monolith Materials
  • Increasing Carbon Black Production and Decreasing CO2 Footprint by Schmidtsche Schack
  • Mission Possible – Reaching Net-Zero Carbon Emissions with Advanced Process Control by Tokai CB and Emerson Automation

Other speakers include Ford Research and Advanced Engineering, Birla Carbon, and Cabot Corporation. Notch Consulting will present a paper on the Year in Carbon Black. For more information about the Carbon Black World Summit conference, visit: https://www.carbonblackworld.com/

June 2, 2021

European Carbon Black Summit postponed until 2022

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The European Carbon Black Summit scheduled for June 23-24, 2021 in Frankfurt, Germany has been postponed until June 2022 due to continuing travel restrictions associated with COVID-19. Final dates and additional details as they are announced.

April 26, 2021

Carbon Black Asia Pacific conference postponed until 2022

Filed under: Carbon Black, Conferences — Notch @ 9:36 pm

The Carbon Black: Perspective in Asia Pacific conference originally scheduled to be held in Singapore from October 27-29, 2021 has been postponed until November 9-11, 2022. The location will remain Singapore. Organizers made the difficult decision due to travel restrictions still in place due to COVID-19, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for those entering Singapore.

The Carbon Black World conference, which is organized by Smithers, will be held September 14-15, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This conference was delayed from fall 2020 due to COVID-19.

March 4, 2021

Carbon Black Asia Webinar coming next week

Filed under: Carbon Black, Conferences, Coronavirus/COVID-19, General — Notch @ 6:00 am

Notch is participating in a webinar scheduled for Wednesday, March 10. The webinar will consist of three presentations covering the current carbon black and carbon black feedstock situation in Asia: Paul Ita of Notch Consulting will cover Asia Carbon Black Supply/Demand; Shane Perl of ALPEN Group will cover feedstocks; and Martin von Wolfersdorff of Wolfersdorff Consulting will cover customer mapping in Asia and green carbons. After the presentations we will have a short discussion followed by question/answer. The pricing for the webinar is a very affordable €29. The start time on March 10th, 2021 at 06h00 (Berlin), 10h30 (Dehli), 13h00 (Shanghai), 14h00 (Tokyo), 16h00 (Sydney), 0h00 (New York). If that time does not suit you, you can watch the replay recording any time. You can find more information and register here.

November 12, 2020

Carbon Black China 2020 conference rescheduled for December

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The Carbon Black China 2020 conference, originally scheduled for April and postponed due to COVID-19, has been rescheduled for December 14-17, 2020. The conference will be held at the Xinglinwan Hotel, Xiaman, Fujian, China. The conference is implementing strict protocols for attendance, including requiring masks and temperature detectors upon entry, as well as requiring attendees to provide proof of health upon arrival. This is an excellent, well organized, and comprehensive conference, and is highly recommended for those who can attend. Notch Consulting will present a virtual paper at the conference on global carbon black supply and demand.

October 12, 2020

Carbon Black World conference postponed to 2021

Filed under: Carbon Black, Conferences, Coronavirus/COVID-19 — Notch @ 9:53 pm

The Carbon Black World 2020 conference, which was originally scheduled to be held November 10-12, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been postponed to a still-to-be determined date in 2021 due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Smithers, the organizer, made the announcement on October 8. The Carbon Black World conference is held every other year and typically moves back and forth between Europe and North America. The last CBW conference was held in September 2018 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Smithers plans to hold a number of webinars dedicated to carbon black in the coming weeks. Details to follow as they become available.

September 23, 2020

Tire Tech Expo delayed until June 2021

Filed under: Carbon Black, Conferences, Coronavirus/COVID-19, General — Notch @ 8:32 pm

Tire Technology Expo, originally scheduled to be held at the Deutsche Messe, Hannover in March 2021, has been rescheduled to June 8-10, 2021, as a result of the still fluid Covid-19 situation across Europe. In addition to the in-person Expo coming in June, the group is planning several Virtual Conferences and Virtual Technology Showcases, which will be announced shortly. 

Last week, the group successfully held the Testing Expo China Automotive show in Shanghai, which attracted 230 exhibitor stands and 8,000 visitors over three days.

 

 

September 20, 2020

International Tar Association to hold free virtual conference this week

Filed under: Carbon Black, Conferences, General — Notch @ 10:07 pm

The International Tar Association (ITA) will hold a 2020 Virtual Conference on Tuesday, September 22nd at 7:45 am EST – 11:15 am EST. There is no registration fee to attend the conference, which will consist of six presentations from industry experts providing updates on the coal tar, coal tar distillation, and related industries. The conference will include PDF copies of each paper and a chat function for questions. Register here.

August 26, 2020

Recovered Carbon Black Congress coming in September

Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, this year’s Recovered Carbon Black Congress will be an entirely virtual event. The conference will take place over two 4-hour conference days on 9 & 10 September, commencing at 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 08:00 EDT and will be streamed live via an all-in-one online event platform. Delegates will have the opportunity to gain perspective from key experts in the industry, schedule 1-1 meetings with fellow delegates, engage in real-time discussions, get answers to questions, and access recorded presentations. Notch will be presenting on Day One. 

Here is the conference agenda.

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