Making Sustainability Ideas Happen: Coatings For the Future

April 8-10, 2019  |  Cleveland, OH  |  Westin Cleveland Downtown

Through a series of special lectures from notable industry experts, focused technical sessions aimed at fully exploring key topics, and critical advanced training sessions, the 2019 ACA CoatingsTech Conference offers an unprecedented opportunity for all levels of coatings professionals to participate and learn from each other.

2019 CTC heros

    Award Competitions   Short Courses   Keynote Speaker 

2017 Conference Review

Conference Features 

  • Exciting short courses and open forums
  • High-level presentations from leading industry experts
  • Full exploration of the coatings industry’s role in meeting regulatory and sustainability challenges
  • Presentations from heralded industry experts, including winners of the Mattiello Lecture, CoatingsTech Award, and Student  Poster Award

 Who Should Attend?

  • Coatings science and technology professionals from entry-level staff to R&D managers
  • Regulatory staff that support product development (stewardship and product safety) and customer contact personnel for technical and regulatory compliance support
  • Individuals with and interest in Sustainability

Preliminary Program

Monday, April 8
Short Courses
Welcome Lunch
ACA Science & Technology Committee Update
Keynote: Coatings 2.0: Changing the Palette of the Blue Planet, Dr. Klaas Kruithof, CTO, AkzoNobel Paints & Coatings
Coatings Technology Sessions
Tuesday, April 9
CoatingsTech Award Presentation
Student Poster Award Presentation
Mattiello Award Lecture
Coatings Technology Sessions
Sponsored Reception
Wednesday, April 10 Regulatory & Sustainability Session