HOWELL, NJ – The Eastern Coatings Federation, which presents the Eastern Coatings Show (ECS), is seeking academic poster presentations to be considered for the 4th Biennial ECS. Sponsored by the Metropolitan New York Coatings Association, Philadelphia Society for Coatings Technology and New England Society for Coatings Technology, the ECS will be held at the Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 13-15, 2019.

The ECS Academic Poster Session is designed to encourage university students to submit posters promoting new ideas and technologies based on preliminary or completed coatings or related materials research. All students presenting an accepted poster will receive $200.00 and are eligible for the three Academic Poster Session monetary awards.  

To participate, submit a 100–200 word academic poster abstract by April 21, 2019, including title of paper, university name, author name(s) and contact information. Students will be notified of acceptance by April 30, 2019. Following acceptance, the completed posters must be submitted by May 5, 2019.

Abstract submissions should be e-mailed to David White at For all other questions regarding the show, contact the ECS office at

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