David Bem, vice president of Science and Technology and chief technology officer at PPG Industries, will deliver the keynote address on current and emerging market demands and regulatory trends. Following the keynoter will be sessions on Advanced Analytics and Modeling Strategies; Novel Materials; Smart and Multifunctional Coatings; Weathering and Service Life/Paint Defects; Bio-based Solutions; Industrial Coatings; and Product Stewardship.
In addition to technology-focused sessions, the conference will also feature a special one-day Regulatory & Sustainability Session, which will begin with an address from Michael Morris, program supervisor from California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District. Also offered will be 10 sessions covering topics such as Prop 65, Ozone Transport Commission Initiatives, TSCA, national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants, and more.
The CoatingsTech Conference enables coatings manufacturers, their suppliers, universities, and government representatives to share ideas, collaborate, and gain up-to-date information on topics critical to the coatings industry.