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April 27 - 28, 2024 | Cleveland, Ohio

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Do you want to present your groundbreaking research on coating, printing and converting? Do you have an interest in novel materials, methods, or applications in the area of coatings for graphic/ electronic printing, smart and sustainable packaging, and barrier (oil and grease resistance, gas, water and water vapor) materials?

TAPPI is offering a forum for researchers and coating technologists to present their findings concerning coating fundamentals and leading edge developments related to paper surface treatment, printing operations and functional coatings. TAPPI’s 16th Advanced Coating Symposium will be held April 27-28, 2024 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Abstracts are now being accepted for consideration. Accepted authors will be invited to produce an extended abstract of 3-4 pages along with a PowerPoint presentation to be included in the conference proceedings.  All abstract and presentations will be peer reviewed.


Suggested topics include:


Advanced understanding of paper requirements (including surface characterization)

Advanced understanding of paper & board coating processes and structures

Sustainability: Advances at the forefront



Key deadlines:

Abstracts must be uploaded to TAPPI’s Speaker Management System (SMS) by DECEMBER 1, 2023. Additional instructions can be found on the SMS site (24AdvancedCoatingSymposium) under submission help. Please contact Andrew Rittersbacher if you have questions regarding the SMS. Acceptances will be communicated two weeks after the deadline. 


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