Call for Papers now Open for the 2018 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 “Frontiers in Coatings”, which can include but are not limited to:

  • New Technologies
  • Sustainability
  • Research & Development projects
  • Impact of New Regulations
  • New Materials
  • Application Processes
  • New Analytical Test Methods
  • Emerging Technologies

Please send the paper title and abstract by 31 March 2018. 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 2018.

Speakers attending the full convention will receive a discounted registration rate. For those speakers who can only attend for the day, they will receive 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 convention are not included.

If you would like to present an oral paper at the SCANZ Convention 2018 please email your abstract, resumé and photo to:
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