CLEVELAND — Combining more than 25 years of experience across the titanium dioxide, industrial pigments and colorants sectors, Smithers has co-located the Pigment and Color Science Forum and TiO2 World Summit to bring together a diverse cross section of key players from across the supply chain for two days of technical presentations, open discussion, industry collaboration and networking opportunities. Smithers is currently recruiting industry experts to present at these conferences. The submission deadline is April 24, 2020.

Suggested topics for the TiO2 World Summit include market outlooks from around the world, feedstocks, regulation and safety, breakthrough research and development, cutting-edge process developments, sustainability, thrifting and substitution, and end market innovations. Click here to submit an abstract.

Suggested topics for the Pigment and Color Science Forum include: innovating research and development; pigment industry overview and business drivers; sustainability; paints and coating — identifying new market drivers; pigments for inks; color perceptions — from market to consumer; advances in effect and traditional organic and inorganic pigments; and end-use innovations from cosmetics, automotive, aerospace, packaging and more. Click here to submit an abstract.

The Pigment and Color Science Forum and the TiO2 World Summit take place Oct. 7-8, 2020, in Cleveland. Visit for more information