Coatings Trends & Technologies Agenda
Kristin Johansson, Editor, Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine
Keynote Address: The View From 2020: Where Is the Global Coatings Industry Today, and Where Is It Going?
George Pilcher, VP, The ChemQuest Group
Track 1: Resin Developments
Improving Adhesion to TPO and Low Surface Energy Substrates
Robert Sandoval, R&D Technical Manager, EPS
Design of High-Performance, 1K, Direct-to-Metal Polyamide-Urethane Coatings
Eric Broz, Technical Marketing Manager - Resins & Polymers, Lubrizol
Waterborne, Self-Crosslinking Technology for High-Performance, Low-VOC Concrete Coatings
Terri John, Senior Scientist, Synthomer
Brainstorming Networking BreakSponsored by:
Track 2: Pigments/Colorants/Dispersants
Novel Specialty Dispersant for Carbon Black in Industrial Waterborne Systems
Susan Dong, Research Associate, Stepan
Developments in Thin Milled Aluminum Flake Technology for Water-Based Coating Systems
Jason J. Kuhla, Director, Technical Service & Product Application, SILBERLINE
Unique Colorants for Cool and Super-Transparent Formulations
Romesh Kumar, Sr. Technical Sales Manager - North America, Colorants Solutions USA LLC (a Clariant Company)
Cocktail Chemistry - Virtual Happy Hour
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Track 3: Architectural Coatings
Improving Solar Reflection in Coatings with Hollow Plastic Microspheres
Eduardo de Luna, Coatings Specialist, Coadtech
Next Generation of Tint Viscosity Stabilizers
Martin Kays, Technical Support Manager, BYK USA
Novel Branched Surfactants Improving Color Properties in Architectural Coatings
Mauricio Misdrahi, Sr. Research Scientist, Sasol
Track 4: UV/EB Technology
MeAOMA – A Unique and Versatile Alternative to Traditional Acrylate Monomers for Coatings
Mike Idacavage, Advisor, Nagase America
Photopolymerization of Methylene Malonates
J. Taylor Goodrich, Research Chemist, Sirrus Inc.
Innovative, Self-Initiating UV-Curable PUDs
Laurie Morris, Senior Chemist, Alberdingk Boley, Inc.
Networking Break: What's New in Formulating and Best in Class Formulating Techniques Q&ASponsored by:
Track 5: Industrial Coatings
A Novel, Reactive, UV-Absorbing Diol
George Mauer, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Chitec Technology Corp.
Corrosion Protection Primers Based on Zn/Mg Alloys for Mixed Metals Applications
Jon Lawniczak, Technical Service Manager, Eckart America
New Water-Based Crosslinker
Jerry Petersheim, Manager of Sales and Technical Service, PolyAziridine LLC
A Novel, Lower Yellowing, Faster-Cure Epoxy System for Indoor Concrete Protection
Matthew Sumpter, Coatings Chemist, Hexion Inc.
Track 6: Bio-Based/Sustainable Technology
U.S. Soy: The Sustainable Solution
Kris Weigal, Biobased Business Senior Consultant, Omni Tech International, Ltd.
Biomass-Derived Coatings Using Renewable, Low-Cost 1,5-Pentanediol-Based Polyesters, Polycarbonates and Acrylates
Lei Zheng, PhD student, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Pyran LLC
Bio-Based Solutions for Your Low-VOC Coatings Needs
Michael Knight, Group Leader, Coatings Technical Assistance, Polynt USA
Panel Discussion: The Lab of the Future: Digitize to Accelerate New Product Development
Sasha Novakovich, President and CEO, Alchemy Cloud, Inc.
Jerry Powers, Technology Manager Coatings – Americas, Chromaflo Technologies
Paul Vragel, President, 4aBetterBusiness, Inc.
Greg Williams, Ph.D., Section Manager, R&D Lab, BEHR
Track 7: Corrosion-Control Technology
Room-Temperature-Cured Corrosion Protection of Metals with Novel 2K Waterborne Silane Pretreatments
Jacob Shevrin, Scientist, Evonik Corp.
An Alternative to Chromate and Phosphate Pretreatments
Dave Luebke, CEO, LumiShield Technologies
Novel Inspection Technology for Proper Surface Preparation
Andrew Recker, Technical Marketing Manager, Borchers
Networking Break: Jeopardy with Alberdingk Boley
Come join some of the members at Alberdingk Boley Inc. USA for a quick game of Jeopardy 9/10 2:15-2:45 PM! Put your knowledge to the test on current trends in the paint and coatings industry. Whoever finishes the session with the most points will win an Alberdingk gift basket!
Track 8: Environment-Friendly Technology
Improved, 100%-Active Polymeric Dispersants for UV-Curable and Waterborne Coatings
Jeff Norris, Technical Market Manager, Lubrizol Advanced Materials
Novel Path to Hydroxyl-Functional Emulsions for High-Performance, Waterborne, Two-Component Polyurethane Coatings
Marcelo Herszenhaut, Senior Sales and Business Development Manager, Versatics Americas, Hexion, Inc.
Novel Acrylic Polymers for Tennis and Pickleball Court Coatings
Gregory Monaghan, Applications Manager, Specialty Polymers
Track 9: Additive Advancements
Stable Silanol Structures for Additives with Multifunctional Properties
Michael Sims, R&D Manager, DyStar
Five Novel Engineered Synthetic Silica Particle Developments to Enhance Coatings
Maria Nargiello, Head of Applied Research and Technology, Evonik Corp.
A Novel Defoamer
Smriti Arora, End Use Specialist, BYK USA
Inorganic-Organic Silsesquioxane Additives for Coatings
Joseph Lichtenhan, Vice President, Hybrid Plastics Inc.
Brainstorming Networking Break - Ask Joe Powder with Kevin Biller
Track 10: Formulating Strategies
Optimized Processing to Reduce Crystalline Silica in Ground Calcium Carbonate
Chad Fiedler, Marketing Manager, Imerys
The Role of ABA Surfactants in Waterborne Formulations
Sam Morell, President, samMorell.com
Mercapto Functional Silicone Q Resins for Coating Applications
Steve Wilkowski, Technical Account Manager, Siltech Corporation