Abstract Submissions Open for ACA 2021


The American Coatings Association has released its call for abstract submissions for its 2021 CoatingsTech Conference. Currently, the conference is being billed as an in-person event to take place April 19-21, 2021.

This biennial conference features a multi-track forum, industry awards and presentation opportunities for both industry professionals and students. The 2021 conference will follow the theme: “Essential Coatings Technology: Supporting Tomorrow’s Sustainable Development Challenges Today.”

“The 2021 CoatingsTech Conference offers industry experts—including coatings manufacturers, their suppliers, universities and government representatives—a forum to share new research and pursue continuing education and skills development,” according to the ACA.

“In addition to technology-focused sessions, the conference will also address regulatory and legislative developments impacting manufacturing, product innovation and sustainability. Conference sessions will be categorized to provide attendees with an opportunity to focus on individual interests and specialization.”

Keeping the theme in mind, the ACA suggests the following paper topics:

  • Advances in Analytical Technology;
  • Application / Manufacturing / Processing Equipment;
  • Architectural Coatings;
  • Biocidal Control;
  • Corrosion and Adhesion;
  • Infrastructure Improvement Coatings;
  • Functional Coatings;
  • High Throughput;
  • Nanotechnology;
  • Novel Waterborne Materials;
  • Powder Coatings Advancements;
  • Protective Coatings;
  • Pigments / Additives;
  • Renewable / Bio-based Coatings;
  • Transportation Coatings;
  • Weathering/Durability;
  • Wood Coatings; and
  • Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability-related Measurement.

Abstracts are due Oct. 15. More information can be found here.


Tagged categories: American Coatings Association (ACA); Asia Pacific; Calls for papers; Coatings; Conferences; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Good Technical Practice; Latin America; North America; Z-Continents

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