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Pigment & Colour Science Forum

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Combined with TIO2 World Summit

Combining more than 25 years of experience in working with the industrial pigments and colorants sectors and titanium dioxide supply chain, Smithers' combined Pigment and Color Science Forum & TiO2 World Summit regularly unites key players from across the entire value chain for 2-days of the latest market insights, imformative presentations, collaborative discussions, and valuable networking opportunities, building on the inherent synergies between the pigments and TiO2 industries.

Highlights of the 2023 event:

  • Speakers from Ford, P&G, Sun Chemical, Eckart, BYK, PPG, PRA, Schlenk Metallic Pigments, Sierra Rutile Limited, Orion, Iluka, Penn Color, TiPMC Consulting, and more.
  • Presentations and panels covered enhanced TIO2 sustainability, digital color rendering, jetness, the value chain and outlook, aluminum pigments, and much more. Agenda >>
  • Access to presentation video recordings and speaker materials after the event
  • 4+ hours of networking built into the program
  • Make new connections within the industry with like-minded individuals
  • Complete access to the conference app and online platform to connect with other attendees, speakers, and sponsors
  • Networking lunches, a welcome reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the end of the first day, and more – all included in your registration

This is the only event specifically on pigments and will address key topics like radical innovations, sustainability, supply chain and market outlook. Pigment & Colour Science Forum has included attendees from Akzo Nobel, IKEA, Renault, Sensient, Jaguar Land Rover, Sun Chemical, Schlenk, EcoleanTU Delft, and many more.


“A good mix of presentations and a nice blend of attendees from a wide range of industries.”
Business Development Director, Huntsman Pigments


2023 Agenda

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Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast
Session I: State of the Pigments and TiO2 Industry
Session II: Adopting to Sustainability and Resilience
Networking Reception (Included with Ticket)
Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast
Session III: A Closer Look
Michael Stucky - PPG

Michael Stucky

Senior Sustainability Business Manager at PPG
Dr. Mark Stoll - Eckart GmbH Germany

Dr. Mark Stoll

Global Head of Marketing and Technical Service at Eckart GmbH Germany
Markus Mahn - Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH

Markus Mahn

Director Global Marketing Coatings, Specialty Carbon Black at Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH
Aziza Gazieva - Fermium Research

Aziza Gazieva

Vice President at Fermium Research
Dr. Christopher Seubert - Ford Research and Innovation Center

Dr. Christopher Seubert

Research Engineer at Ford Research and Innovation Center
Naheed Rehman - Tronox, Chair TDMA

Naheed Rehman

Director of Global Product Stewardship at Tronox, Chair TDMA

2023 Sponsors

Orion Engineered Carbons
Sun Chemical
Lisa Clapp - Sun Chemical

Lisa Clapp

Vice President of Colors Technology at Sun Chemical
Dr. Andrew E. Smith - AErnest.Consultech

Dr. Andrew E. Smith

Founder & President at AErnest.Consultech
Dr. Trevor S B Sayer - Expertas Global

Dr. Trevor S B Sayer

Managing Director at Expertas Global
Dr. Christopher Seubert - Ford Research and Innovation Center

Dr. Christopher Seubert

Research Engineer at Ford Research and Innovation Center
Bill Eibon - Adawe Material Science LTD

Bill Eibon

Founder, Chief Scientist at Adawe Material Science LTD
Eldon Decker - PPG Industries, Inc.

Eldon Decker

Sr. Research Associate at PPG Industries, Inc.

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