Submit Abstracts for Fabtech Conference in Chicago

The deadline is April 7 to submit a topic to speak at the conference, which takes place November 6-9 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Here is a suggested list of presentations to think about.


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The Fabtech show in Chicago this year is accepting submission for speakers for the conference portion of the event, which will be November 6-9 at McCormick Place.

Anyone who wants to be considered as a presenter must complete the online abstract submission form HERE. The deadline is April 7.

Topics and sessions Fabtech hopes to fill include:

  • Introduction to Liquid Coating – Basic
  • Introduction to Plating – Basic
  • New System Design Criteria (liquid and powder) – Basic
  • Batch System Design Criteria (liquid and powder) –Basic
  • Powder Coating Color Changing – Intermediate
  • Pretreatment Technologies – Basic
  • Pretreatment Technologies – Advanced
  • Defect Analysis – Basic
  • Hook/Rack Design and Maintenance – Intermediate
  • Safety Considerations (booth designs and PPEs) – Basic
  • Cost Considerations for a Finishing Line – Intermediate
  • Quality Control (testing equipment and processes) – Intermediate
  • Maintaining a Quality Finish (SOP and troubleshooting) – Intermediate
  • Application Automation (gun movers, triggering and robotics) – Advanced
  • New Technologies (liquid and powder coating materials) – Advanced
  • New Technologies (liquid and powder coating equipment) – Advanced
  • Case Histories (liquid, powder and plating)