The Technical Program at SSPC 2018 will offer thought-provoking discussions and solutions to current challenges faced by coatings professionals, including traditional surface preparation, application, coating failures, health and safety, and other coatings-related topics.
To have your presentation topic considered by the SSPC 2018 Education Program Advisory Committee, please log in or create an account by May 1, 2017.
Presentations are chosen by the Education Program Advisory Committee (EPAC), which is comprised of SSPC members. Each abstract is evaluated in four key areas:
Please note that if your paper gives the appearance of a sales presentation, it will be declined.
If your abstract is accepted, you must submit a formal written paper (5-10 page minimum) for inclusion in the conference proceedings.
Each presenter is required to register for the conference. Speakers will receive a complimentary registration for the day they present. A full conference discount for speakers will also be available.
May 1, 2017 Submission of Abstracts
June 1, 2017 Notification of Acceptance
August 1, 2017 First Draft of Papers Due
October 1, 2017 Final Papers Due
November 1, 2017 Powerpoint Presentations Due
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