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TiO2 World Summit

October 11-12, 2023
Cleveland, Ohio

See you Next Month at TIO2 World Summit 2023!

Coming to Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 11-12, 2023

Combined with Pigment & Colour Science Forum

​The TiO2 World Summit will be back face-to-face in Cleveland, Ohio this October 11-12, 2023! The industry is clearly excited to come together and find ways to move forward through today’s uncertainty. 

Combining more than 25 years of experience in working with the industrial pigments and colorants sectors and titanium dioxide supply chain, Smithers combined TiO2 World Summit and Pigment & Color Science Forum 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 that build on the inherent synergies between the TiO2 and pigments industries.

What should you expect at the 2023 event?

  • Meet the speakers from Ford, P&G, Eckart, BYK, PPG, PRA, Schlenk Metallic Pigments, Sierra Rutile Limited, Orion, Iluka, Penn Color, Nordic Mining, TiPMC Consulting, and more.
  • Hear presentations and panels covering enhanced TIO2 sustainability, digital color rendering, jetness, the value chain and outlook, aluminum pigments, and much more. Agenda >>
  • Choose between two tracks on day two - customize your content between the TIO2 and Pigments tracks to fit your needs
  • Receive 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
  • Get complete access to the conference app and online platform to connect with other attendees, speakers, and sponsors
  • Enjoy 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 key event will cover the latest info on supply and demand, pricing, feedstocks, sustainability and innovation in production processes. TiO2 World Summit has included attendees from Kronos, Akzo Nobel, Venator, Tronox, TDMA, Nordic Mining, Iluka, TNG, IMCD, IKEA, LB Group, Jaguar Land Rover, Lavollee and many more!


"The diversity of functions, topics and quality of speakers across the value chain was excellent, enabled high value networking & collaboration opportunities throughout the conference"
Director, PPG Industries Inc.


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

Advisory Board

Robert Gibney - Iluka Resources

Robert Gibney

General Manager Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Sales at Iluka Resources
Aziza Gazieva - Fermium Research

Aziza Gazieva

Vice President at Fermium Research
Russ Snider - Tronox

Russ Snider

VP – Global Marketing and R&D at Tronox
Dr. Karin Tynelius - MINERAL MARKETS

Dr. Karin Tynelius

Director, Market Intelligence at MINERAL MARKETS
Reg Adams - Artikol

Reg Adams

Chief Executive at Artikol

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