Kochi, Kerala, india

Due to the increasing COVID-19 cases in India and abroad, APT'20 is postponed to 2021.

Focal Theme : Developments and Innovations in Polymer Materials & Products

The conference is postponed to next year, between January - March, 2021. APT’20 is the 13th in the series ever since it was started in 1992. Organized regularly, the conference series has been attracting researchers from all over the world. It serves as the platform for presentations and exchange of ideas cutting across the realms of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology. As a meeting point, for practicing technocrats and academicians, this conference is also an opportunity for fostering fruitful industry-institute interactions. Accept this opportunity to see not only the new horizons of polymers but also the seamless beauty of Kerala - the God’s own country.

Weather in Kochi is most pleasant during February with an average temperature of 25℃.

Department of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology

Established in 1971, the Department of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (PS&RT) of Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is one of the pioneer institutions in India to offer full-fledged four year B.Tech., two year M.Tech., Ph.D., and post-doctoral programs in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology. Our alumni adorn top echelons in leading polymer industries in the country and abroad. More details are available at http://psrt.cusat.ac.in

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

The birth of CUSAT in 1971 was with the specific purpose of “development of higher education with particular emphasis on post-graduate studies and research in applied science, technology, industry and commerce”. Specializations are available in all Faculties/Departments for higher studies and research. By giving recognition to several well- established premier research institutions in the country and the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy, the University has brought within its reach the resources available in these institutions also to the use of our academic community.

Indian Rubber Institute

Indian Rubber Institute (IRI), is a professional body of rubber technologists, engineers, scientists, academicians and other professionals and organizations associated with the rubber and allied industry in India. A non-profit organization of 63 years standing, IRI was constituted as a national body and got registered on 25th May 1987 under the West Bengal Societies Act XXVI of 1961 no. S/55295 of 1987 – 88 and has since been continuing its educational and training activities.

With headquarters at Kolkata, IRI has been functioning from eight branches at Chennai, Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Rajasthan.