Coatings Trends & Technologies Agenda

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Tuesday, September 10

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Networking Breakfast

Sponsored by Alberdingk Boley, Inc.
8:15 am – 9:30 am

Welcome Remarks
Kristin Johansson, Editor, Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine

Keynote Presentation: Leading in the Lab
Crystal Morrison, Founder & CEO, EverRise; Director, ChemQuest

9:30 am – 10:15 am

Networking Break/ Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by michelman

Track 1 Architectural Coatings

Track 2 Industrial Coatings

Track 3 Color Technology

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Polymer Innovations for Improved Performance in Low-VOC Semigloss Neutral Base Trim Paints

Gregory Monaghan, Specialty Polymers, Inc.

Nanostructured Industrial Coatings: From Superhydrophobic to High-Temperature Properties

Rigoberto Advincula, Case Western Reserve University

Impact of Dispersant Technology on Dispersion Ease and Performance of Aluminum Effect Pigments

Jon Lawniczak, Eckart

10:50 am – 11:20 am

New Development of Multifunctional Coalescent Boosts In-Can Preservation

Laura Kovach, Emerald Kalama Chemical, LLC

Photo-Latent Catalyst for Rapid Cure of 2K-PUR Coatings

Ziniu Yu, BASF

Where Do Easy-Dispersible Powder Pigment Preparations Fit into the Coatings Industry?

Dave White, Pan Technology

11:25 am – 11:55 am

Novel Additive for Anti-Corrosive Cool Roof Applications

Michelle Bauer, ICL Phosphate Specialty

Self-Healing Coatings for Improved Corrosion Resistance and Adhesion Maintenance

Subramanyam Kasi, Autonomic Materials, Inc.

Post-Add Solutions to Enhance Color Strength and Acceptance with Additives

Allison Abbey, Borchers

11:55 am – 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch/ Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by borchers

Track 1 Additive Advancements

Track 2 Resin Developments

Track 3 Bio-Based/Sustainable Technology

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Novel Additives for Self-Healing and Self-Cleaning Coatings

Muhammad Rabnawaz, Michigan State University

Innovative Vinyl-Alkoxysilane Binders for Isocyanate-Free Protective Coatings

Zegui Yan, Hexion Inc.

Excellent Sag Resistance Without Sacrificing Your Levelling – Microfibrillated Cellulose, a Novel Bio-Based Additive

Otto Soidinsalo, Borregaard

1:35pm – 2:05 pm

Nanoalumina Wax Composites for Improved Surface Durability

Richard Czarnecki, Micro Powders, Inc.

Waterborne Self-Matting Polyamide-Urethane Technology

Eric Broz, Lubrizol

PLA-Based Polyols in Urethane Coatings

Bill Coggio, NatureWorks LLC

2:10 pm – 2:40 pm

Copper-Containing Glass Powder Additive for Anti-Microbial Coatings

Joydeep Lahiri, Ph.D., Corning Research & Development Corporation

Cross-Linked Coatings that Disassemble with Fluoride Salts

Erick Iezzi, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Soy-Based Low-Temperature Powder Coatings

Jeff Cafmeyer, Battelle Memorial Institute

2:40 pm – 3:15 pm

Networking Break / Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by ceramisphere

Track 1 UV/EB Technology

Track 2 Corrosion Control Technology

Track 3 Bio-Based/Sustainable Technology

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Waterborne UV-Curable Resins for Industrial Wood Applications

Laurie Morris, Alberdingk Boley, Inc.

Design and Characterization of Functional Nanoengineered Epoxy-Resin Coatings for Pipeline Corrosion Control

Zhibin Lin, North Dakota State University

Tall Oil Fatty Acid – A Sustainable Solution for High-Quality Alkyd Binder Paint Systems

Patrick Van Waes, Kraton Corp.

3:50 pm – 4:20 pm

"New TSCA" at Three: Musings from the UV/EB Industry

Michael Gould, RadTech North America

Corrosion-Control Technology

John Willhite, Applied Graphene Materials Ltd.

Soy-Based Resins in Coatings

Kris Weigal, OmniTech International

4:25 pm – 4:55 pm

Novel Light Stabilizers for Waterborne and Functional Coatings

Arun Patel, Everlight USA, Inc.

Sustained Controlled Corrosion Inhibition

Chris Barbe, Ceramisphere Pty. Ltd.

Bio-Based Solvents: Myth or Reality?

Thomas Rauls, New Century Coatings

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking Reception / Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by hockmeyer



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Wednesday, September 11

7:15 am – 8:15 am
Networking Breakfast / Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by Univar Solutions

Track 1 Low-VOC/Waterborne Technologies

Track 2 Business Strategies

Track 3 High-Performance Coatings

8:15 am – 8:45 am

The Advantages of Ultra-Low Viscosity HDI Trimer and High-Flexure HDI Prepolymer for Polyaspartic Coatings

Satoshi Takeno, Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

Turning Digital to Dollars in the Coatings Industry

Sasha Novakovich, Alchemy
Sponsored by alchemy

Methylidene Malonate for High-Performance Coatings

Mengfei Huang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

8:50 am – 9:20 am

New Ways for Waterborne 2K Epoxy

Wes Huff, Head of Development Rhelology Polymer, BYK

The Never-Ending Struggle – Do I Disclose My Formulation and Attempt to Obtain a Patent or Maintain the Formulation as a Trade Secret?

Daniel Chojnowski, Howard & Howard
Paul Engel, Howard & Howard

Lower-Temperature-Cure Catalysts for Epoxy Carboxy Coatings

Ravi Ravichandran, King Industries

9:25 am – 9:55 am

Improving Corrosion Resistance, Alkaline Resistance and Weatherability of Waterborne Coatings with Organofunctional Bipodal Silanes

Jacob Shevrin, Evonik Corp.
Sponsored by evonik

Big Box Stores – Head to Head in Premium Paints

Gerald Vandezande, 1st Source Research, Inc.

Gradient Integrated Layer Additives and Coatings

Jamil Baghdachi, Eastern Michigan University

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Networking Break/ Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by emery

Track 1 Green Chemistry

Track 2 Formulating Strategies

Track 3 Measuring/Testing/Application Equipment

10:45 am – 11:15 am

A New, APEO-Free Surfactant for the Paint Can

Linda Adamson, Solvay

Evaluating Formula Modifications with Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy

Donald Lawson, AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.

Tricky Fluorescence

Corey Cohen, BYK-Gardner USA

11:20 am – 11:50 am

A New Catalytic Pathway to Bio-Based 1,5-Pentanediol

Kevin Barnett , Pyran

Novel Modular Additive Approach for Designing Biocide-Free Coatings to Control Biofouling

Philseok Kim, Adaptive Surface Technologies, Inc.

Measuring Coating Mechanical Properties Like Hardness, Elastic Modulus, Adhesion and More Through Nanoindentation and Progressive Load Scratch

Rahul Nair, Fischer Technology, Inc.

11:55 am – 12:25 pm

Advantages of Azelate-Based Polyester Polyols and Their Performance Benefits in Model Polyurethane Coatings

Eric Geiger, Emery Oleochemicals

Quantitative Physical Stability Analysis of Paint, Ink, and Coating Dispersions

Pascal Bru, Formulaction, Inc.

Atomization of Liquid Coatings

Martin Powell, Carlisle Fluid Technologies

12:30 pm – 1:40 pm

Networking Lunch/ Tabletop Exhibits Open

Sponsored by byk
1:45 pm – 2:45pm

Panel Discussion
What Would a 100%-Sustainable Coatings Industry Look Like?

Laureen Blissard,Principal of LTLB Envirotecture; Technical Director of the GreenBuilder® Coalition; USGBC LEED Faculty Member
John Griffin, Business Director and Regional Director for North America, AkzoNobel Aerospace
Aaron Lockhart, Technical Market Development Director, Covestro
Mark Nichols, Ph.D., Technical Leader - Paint Research, Ford Motor Company
Gary Spilman, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Resinate Materials Group, Inc.Sponsored by covestro


Conference Concludes



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