19th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2019

The 19th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2019 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 20 – 22, 2019 in the Vienna Marriott Hotel in Vienna/Austria.

Over 250 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ELV recycling chain such as car manufacturers, metal and plastic scrap traders, recyclers, shredder operators and policy-makers from all over the world.

Topics of the congress:

Update on future cars and its impact on recycling

Safety aspects of collection and recycling of electric vehicles (cars, trucks, buses, bikes)

Benefits of the circular economy for car manufacturers and recyclers

Country reports and updates on new laws and regulations regarding take-back quotas

Sustainability benefits of automotive recycling

Autonomous driving vehicles impact on car recycling

Next generation recycling processes and equipment

Innovations in dismantling, shredding and sorting

How to recycle new materials used in future cars

Recycling of lithium-ion batteries of hybrid and electric vehicles

Reuse & refurbishment – How about data security?

Recycling of electric and electronic components

Spotlight: E-Mobility

A large exhibition area is integrated into the conference facilities, where vendors meet their clients. Cocktail receptions and a networking dinner create an excellent atmosphere to get in touch with business partners, colleagues and competitors. Furthermore, the conference will offer interesting workshops and plant tours.


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