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ECOAT14 Announces Call for Speakers

28. March 2013


The Electrocoat Association’s ECOAT14 Conference Steering Committee is accepting abstracts for technical presentations at the 2014 conference, which will be April 22-24 in Orlando, Florida.


The conference is seeking speakers focusing on a multitude of topics within keynote addresses, general sessions and focused workshops. Suggested topics include:


·Application case studies

·Using electrocoat with other finishing processes

·Technological innovations

·Electrocoat as a single-coat process and as a primer

·Process advantages and efficiencies

·Operating an electrocoat system

·Maintenance, quality and safety issues

·Material handling systems

·Troubleshooting/problem solving

·Pretreatment and conversion coatings

·Environmental issues

·Filtration and ultrafiltration

·Marketing electrocoat to end-users 

·Converting to electrocoat from another finishing process


Selected speakers receive complimentary full-conference registration; there is a 50 percent discount for co-presenters. As an added incentive for end users, if a presentation is selected as this year’s best, the Electrocoat Association will pay the presenter’s way to Orlando to present it at ECOAT14, including airfare and up to three nights hotel accommodation.


The deadline to submit an abstract is May 15, 2013. To submit, download the submission form; complete and email to Karen McGlothlin, Conference Manager, or submit your abstract online at


Questions? Contact Karen McGlothlin at 800-579-8806 or


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