Call for Papers now Open for the 2017 Convention.

Innovative companies and academic/governmental research institutes are invited to submit abstracts of high technical and scientific significance.

Presentations will be selected based on their scientific significance and added value to the industry. Where possible, papers should be consistent with the convention theme of “Our Blue Planet”, which can include:

  • Globalisation
  • Green Technology
  • Latest update on Research & Development projects
  • Packaging and Waste Reduction
  • Natural Resources
  • Water Based Coatings
  • New Sustainability Improvements
  • Environmental Conservation

Please send the paper title and abstract by 31 March 2017. Examples of these, as well as a blank template can be found on the website. These will be assessed by our Technical Advisor, and your confirmation of acceptance will be advised in by 28 April 2017.

Speakers will be provided with free registration for the day of their presentation allowing them to attend other sessions and network with the industry participants.

Travel, accommodation and any additional registration costs associated with the conference are not included.

If you would like to present an oral paper at the SCANZ Convention 2017 please email your abstract, resumé and photo to:
Jacqueline Hickman, Technical Convenor

  • An abstract must be no more than 300 words
  • The abstract must include the title of the presentation
  • Please include all authors of the submission, indicating the author presenting the paper
  • The abstract should not include graphics or tables
  • Papers should reflect the highest professional standard
  • Please keep the use of trademarks to a minimum