Making Sustainability Ideas Happen: Coatings For the Future

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

ACA’s 2019 CoatingsTech Conference will honor the outstanding efforts of authors whose work has been accepted for presentation. During the conference, awards will be presented to both students and professionals in recognition of their innovative work in coatings technology. In order to be considered for one of the following awards, authors must indicate their preference when submitting an abstract.

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Award Competitions

CoatingsTech Best Paper Award

The CoatingsTech Best Paper Award will be presented for the best overall paper contributed to the CoatingsTech Conference. The award winner will earn a cash prize for his/her participation. To submit a paper for the 2019 competition, the following rules must be observed:

  • Participants must request to be considered for this award
  • All submissions must have high technical merit, including objectivity and experimental design
  • Participants will be judged on the content of the paper and also the presentation during the conference. Presentation ability is weighed heavily
  • Paper must have strong relevance to coatings technology and its impact on the industry

Deadlines
Submission of Abstracts: October 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: On or before November 15, 2018
Submission of Completed Paper: February 16, 2019

Student Poster Session Awards

The 2019 Student Poster Sessions Award competition is designed to provide a forum for individuals who are involved in coatings research by serving as a non-commercial arena for new ideas and techniques, and showcase preliminary results and work that is significant but not fully completed.

Students wishing to display their poster at the 2019 CoatingsTech Conference must submit a title and 200-word abstract of the poster. Each student will be provided a display board to highlight the research project, and displays must be staffed during the scheduled poster session times. Displays will be judged on scientific content, originality, and quality of display.

Deadlines
Submission of Abstracts: October 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: On or before November 15, 2018