• Pigment & Colour Science Forum
  • TiO2 World Summit

TiO2 World Summit

8 - 9 October 2024
Vienna, Austria

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Combined with Pigment & Colour Science Forum

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.

Highlights of the 2023 event:

  • 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.
  • Presentations and panels covering enhanced TIO2 sustainability, digital color rendering, jetness, the value chain and outlook, aluminum pigments, and much more.
  • Access to presentation video recordings and speaker materials after the event
  • 4+ hours of networking built into the program
  • 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 the 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!




Dr. Kjersta Larson-Smith - Boeing Research & Technology

Dr. Kjersta Larson-Smith

Technical Fellow at Boeing Research & Technology
Nikolaja Podgoršek-Selič - Cinkarna Celje, Inc.

Nikolaja Podgoršek-Selič

Vice President – Technical Director at Cinkarna Celje, Inc.
Robert Gibney - Iluka Resources

Robert Gibney

General Manager Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Sales at Iluka Resources
Dr. Corinna Ludwig - Kuncai Pigments Europe GmbH

Dr. Corinna Ludwig

Managing Director at Kuncai Pigments Europe GmbH
Wael Elbanna - TDMA

Wael Elbanna

Principal Environmental Advisor at TDMA
Adam Whitfield - Achilles

Adam Whitfield

Head of Compliance & ESG at Achilles


Orion Engineered Carbons
Schlenk Metallic Pigments GmbH

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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