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CoatingsTech Conference

Contact: Dorothy Brawner

CoatingsTech Conference
March 9-11, 2015
Marriott Louisville Downtown
Louisville, KY


CoatingsTech Conference Program

CoatingsTech Sponsorship Prospectus

CoatingsTech Tabletop Prospectus


Preliminary Program

Monday, March 9
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm   Technology Short Courses:

Life Cycle Assessment 101 – Douglas Mazeffa, The Sherwin-Williams

Radiation Cure – Dr. Jeffrey A. Klang & William R. Schaeffer, Sartomer Americas, and Richard W. Stowe, Heraeus Noblelight Fusion UV Inc.

Science and Technology of Coatings Formulations – Dr. Ray Fernando, CalPoly
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm   Student Workshop
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm   Welcome Reception
Tuesday, March 10
7:00 am – 8:00 am   Continental Breakfast
8:15 am – 9:30 am   Keynote Address – Dr. Rigoberto C. Advincula, Case Western Reserve University
9:30 am – 5:00 pm   Conference
11:30 am – 1:00 pm   Networking Luncheon with Tabletop Exhibitors
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm   Technical Focus Lecture – Greg Smith, Cabot Corporation
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm   Networking Reception with Tabletop Exhibitors
Wednesday, March 11
7:00 am – 8:00 am   Continental Breakfast with Tabletop Exhibitors
8:00 am – 9:00 am   Mattiello Award Lecture – Dr. Danny Rich, Sun Chemical Corporation

“New Solid State Lighting (LED lamps) and the Potential Impact on the Coatings Industry”
9:00 am – 10:00 am   Mattiello Symposium Presenters:

Dr. Yoshi Ohno, NIST
Dr. Lorne Whitehead, University of British Columbia, Canada
9:00 am – 3:00 pm   Conference
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Networking Luncheon


Hotel Information

Marriott Louisville Downtown
280 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, Ky 40202
1-800-266-9432 ( Please ask for the ACA Rate) or click the  Reservation Link:   American Coatings Association



The group rate is $159++ per night. The reservation cut-off date is February 9, 2015. After that date, the group rate cannot be guaranteed due to demand.

If you need assistance with your hotel reservation, please contact Dorothy Brawner, ACA Assistant Director, of Events at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Meeting Registration

Online registration is now closed.  Please register on-site.

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