American Coatings CONFERENCE

Conference Information

The American Coatings Conference brings industry professionals together to expand their knowledge of the latest technology trends for the coatings industry. Sharpen your skills by attending the pre-conference tutorials, gain valuable insight during in-depth conference sessions, and network with peers at this vital industry event.

Facts At-a-Glance

Location:Indiana Convention Center, IN 
Dates/TimesTuesday, March 31:8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 1:8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday, April 2:8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Conference Award

American Coatings AWARD

The prestigious American Coatings AWARD will be given for the most outstanding technical presentation at the American Coatings CONFERENCE. Selected and sponsored by the ACA and Vincentz Network, the award is an attractive sculpture and a $2,500 cash prize.The winner of the 2020 American Coatings AWARD will be presented during the plenary Session he first day of the conference.

The American Coatings Award 2018 recipients were from DuPont Industrial Biosciences (see photo, right).

Poster Session

At each AC Conference, a Networking Reception and Poster Session are held at the end of the first day. During the reception, posters are displayed and contributors are available to discuss their research with interested attendees. Student work is accepted and encouraged.


If you need additional information about the American Coatings Conference, contact: 

Steve Sides
Vice President, Global Affairs & Chief Science Officer
American Coatings Association

Bettina Hoffmann
Senior Event Manager
Vincentz Network

Hosted by AC Media in collaboration with American Coatings Association and Vincentz Network every two years.

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