(Subject to Change)
All events held at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City unless noted otherwise
The Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City is the headquarters hotel.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

2:00 PM
Track 1
Additives
Title
Innovative Process Breakthrough Makes Fumed Silica Easy-to-Disperse
Speaker
Maria Nargiello – Evonik
Track 2
Sustainability
Title
Biobased Resins Derived from Soybean Oil
Speaker
Lee Walko – Omni Tech
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Novel Polyol Dispersions with Pot-Life Indication
Speaker
Tony Neely – BASF
2:30 PM
Track 1
Additives
Title
Novel Plasticizers with Improved Toxicology Profiles in Waterborne Sealants
Speaker
Christian Allemang – Dow
Track 2
Sustainability
Title
Critical Role APEO-free Surfactants Provide in Water-based Coatings
Speaker
Linda Adamson – Solvay
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Improving Cool Colored Roof Coatings Durability and Maintaining High Solar Reflectance with Nepheline Syenite Fillers
Speaker
Scott Van Remortal – Sibelco
3:00 PM
Track 1
Additives
Title
New Slip Additives for Water and Solvent Based Systems
Speaker
Kajal Parekh - Munzing
Track 2
Sustainability
Title
Designing the Ultimate Dispersants for Environmentally Friendly Coatings
Speaker
Jeff Norris – Lubrizol
Track 3
Industrial
Title
One of a Kind in the Polyurethane Toolbox
Speaker
Mathias Dubecq – Vencorex
3:30 PM
Track 1
Additives
Title
New Additive Technology to Prevent Snail Trail and Improve Hydrophobicity in Exterior Paints
Speaker
Jenafer Jensen – Dow
Track 2
Sustainability
Title
Adding Recycled-Content Functional Fillers
Speaker
Travis Oglive – Poraver
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Glassflake - A Novel Additive for Industrial and Heavy-Duty Coatings
Speaker
Joshua Hayes – Glassflake
4:00 PM
Track 1
Additives
Title
Fine-tuning Surface Coating Control Through the Use of Modified Siloxanes
Speaker
Michael Peck – Evonik
Track 2
Sustainability
Title
Engineered PolySaccharides: A Novel Biomaterial Additive for the Coatings Industry with Multifunctional Properties
Speaker
Stephen Raper – ChemQuest
Track 3
Industrial
Title
It's Just a Hardner - Or is It? New Innovative High-Performance Polyurethane Hardeners for Efficiency, Sustainability, and More
Speaker
Mike Jeffries – Covestro
4:30 PM
Track 1
Additives
Title
Copper-Containing Glass Powder Additive for Antimicrobial Coatings
Speaker
Joydeep Lahiri – Corning
Track 2
Sustainability
Title
Innovative Curing Agent Epoxy Technology Meets the Need for Low Emission and Moisture Vapor Barrier Property
Speaker
Fazel Shafiq – Evonik
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Photo-latent Catalyst for Rapid Cure of 2K-PUR Coatings
Speaker
Ziniu Yu – BASF

Wednesday, May 15, 2018

9:00 AM
Track 1
Metal Coatings
Title
Enhanced Corrosion Resistance of Waterborne, VOC-free Coatings with Novel Bipodal Silane Additives
Speaker
Jacob Shevrin – Evonik
Track 2
Novel Resins
Title
Methylene Malonate for High Performance Coatings
Speaker
Mengfei Huang – UMass
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Novel Epoxy Curing Agents That Enable Faster Return to Service in Factory and Field Applied Epoxy Coatings Systems
Speaker
Sudhir Ananthachar – Evonik
9:30 AM
Track 1
Metal Coatings
Title
Smart Corrosion Inhibitors for Improved Durability
Speaker
Chris Barbe – Ceramisphere
Track 2
Novel Resins
Title
Fast Return to Service: A New Solution for One-Day Floor Systems
Speaker
Shiying Zheng – Evonik
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Innovation in UV Stable High Solids Castor Oil Based Polyol
Speaker
David Folkman – Alberdingk Boley
10:00 AM
Track 1
Metal Coatings
Title
Low VOC Waterborne Epoxy High Performance DTM Primer
Speaker
Yong Zhang – Olin Epoxy
Track 2
Novel Resins
Title
Advanced Waterbased Acrylic Technology for the Coatings Industry
Speaker
Dana Charron – Interpolymer
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Surface Morphology Effects on Haptics and Visual Qualities of a Coated Substrate
Speaker
Ibrahim Eryazici – Dow
10:30 AM
Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall
11:00 AM
Track 1
Metal Coatings
Title
The Value of Understanding the Confusing Coatings Industry Terminology
Speaker
Stuart Lipskin – BYK USA
Track 2
Novel Resins
Title
Water Borne Self-Matting Polyamide-Urethane Technology
Speaker
Israel Skoff – Lubrizol
Track 3
Industrial
Title
Mimicking High Shear Ink and Coating Application Processes with a Microfluidic Viscometer
Speaker
Matt Vanden Eynden – Formulaction
1:30 PM
Track 1
Architectural
Title
Rethinking In-Can Preservation System for Waterbased Paints
Speaker
Cecila McGough – Lanxess
Track 2
Color/Pigments
Title
Why the Coatings Industry Needs Easy Dispersable Powder Pigment Preparations
Speaker
Dave White – Pan Technology
Track 3
Wood Coating
Title
EcoFriendly Zero VOC Acrylic Emulsions for Wood Applications
Speaker
Paul Stenson – StanChem Polymers
2:00 PM
Track 1
Architectural
Title
Cationic Stain Blocking Primer Technology
Speaker
Greg Monaghan – Specialty Polymers
Track 2
Color/Pigments
Title
Innovative Pigment Technology for Fast Adaption to Changing Color Trends
Speaker
Latoska Price – BASF
Track 3
Wood Coating
Title
Novel Scratch Additive for Water-based Wood Coatings
Speaker
Michelle Bauer – ICL Additives
2:30 PM
Track 1
Architectural
Title
Combining Fungicide Actives for Long Term Protection in Exterior Paints and Coatings
Speaker
Thomas Sames – Lanxess
Track 2
Color/Pigments
Title
An Efficient & Economical Approach for Formulating In-Plant Tinters for Use in Waterborne Paints
Speaker
Milind Heble – Patcham USA
Track 3
Wood Coating
Title
Oxidizable Phenolic Urethanes - Bio-based OPU
Speaker
Sam Morell – Sam Morell Co.
3:00 PM
Track 1
Architectural
Title
Development of High-Performance Encapsulation Technologies - Key Considerations for Delivery in Dry Film Coatings
Speaker
Kevin Janak – Lonza
Track 2
Color/Pigments
Title
Novel High-efficiency Production Process for Color Dispersions
Speaker
Steffen Pilotek – Buhler
Track 3
Wood Coating
Title
Colorants for UV Curable (Opaque & Transparent) Coatings
Speaker
Romesh Kumar – Clariant