74th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

May 19-23, 2019
Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee (USA)



(There is a character limit of 1000 characters including spaces (approximately 150 words) for each abstract. This limit does not include Author names and institutions)

Abstract Submission Deadline Extension: October 22, 2018

If you are interested in presenting at the 2019 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, please submit a 100-150-word abstract online at https://stle2019.abstractcentral.com/. Notification of acceptance will be sent by December 1, 2018. While you do not need to prepare a full manuscript to be included on the meeting technical program, you are invited and encouraged to submit a manuscript for review and possible publication in STLE's peer-reviewed journal, Tribology Transactions. Please note: The username and password for access to the STLE Website will not work for the abstract submission site. A separate account will need to be created. Once on the submission home page, click the “Create Account” tab at the top of the page.

STLE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the industry's most respected venue for technical information, professional development and international networking opportunities. Each year STLE's conference showcases some 500 technical presentations, application-based case studies, best practice reports and discussion panels on technical and market trends. STLE's conference is a truly international event with some 1,600 professionals from around the world attending.

Our annual trade show and popular Commercial Marketing Forum spotlight the latest products and services of interest to more than 1,600 lubrication professionals that come from around the world, representing a full range of the industry’s most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions.
Call for Abstracts
Call for Abstract for the 2019 STLE Annual Meeting. Please submit a 100-150 word abstract. Submission Deadline extended to Oct. 22, 2018.

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CMF Time Slots
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Details on the Exhibition
The STLE annual trade show is where you can catch up on the lubricant industry's latest products, services and technologies.

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Important Dates to Remember

  • August 16, 2018 - Abstract Submission Site Open
  • October 22, 2018 - Abstract Submission Deadline Extension
  • October 31, 2018 - Hotel Reservation Site Open
  • December 1, 2018 - Notification of Acceptance
  • March 15, 2019 - Student Poster Submission Deadline
  • March 15, 2019 - Commercial Marketing Forum Deadline
  • April 23, 2019 - Early Bird Registration and Hotel Reservation Deadline