Welcome address

Dear colleagues
On behalf of the organizing committee from Prince of Songkla University, it is my great pleasure to advise and to welcome you all to the Asia Pacific Rubber Conference (APRC) 2017 which will be held at Convention Hall, Prince of Songkla University, Surat Thani Campus,Surat Thani, Thailand.

The APRC 2017 Conference dates during 16th-17th November 2017. The Conference will cover scientific and technical research, production, development, and rubber use topics, include:

1.Rubber Processing and Products
2.Rubber Compounding and Composites
3.Rubber Chemistry and Chemical Modification
4.Rubber Agronomy, Socio-Economics and Biotechnology
5.Rubber Wood Technology and Rubber Industrial Management and Safety

We have prepared a scientific program with series of invited speakers, together with oral and poster presentations. All key research workers will have opportunities to share their experiences with each others throughout the conference. In addition, all accepted papers of APRC 2017 will be published by the Materials Today, which will be indexed by Scopus (Elsevier) and the CPCI (Thomson Reuters, Web of Science).

I invite you and will welcome all participants from around the globe to join this conference. My colleagues and I hope this conference will be very successful for you and that you will actively participate in it.

After, this conference, we invite you all to enjoy your trip to beautiful world recognized tourist destination like Koh Samui, Koh Angthong and many other impressive places around Surat Thani areas.

Best regards and I look forward to seeing you soon in Surat Thani, Thailand. 


Associate Professor Dr. Charoen Nakason
Vice President for Prince of Songkla University, Surat Thani Campus




Prince of Songkla University, Surat Thani Campus,
31. Moo 6, Makhamtia, Muang, Suratthani 84000
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