73rd STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

May 20-24, 2018
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)

The STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the lubricants industry’s most respected venue for technical information, professional development and international networking opportunities. Each year STLE’s five-day conference showcases some 500 technical presentations, application-based case studies, best practice reports and discussion panels on technical or market trends. 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.  

Meeting Highlights
  • Daily oral and student poster presentations in over 200 concurrent technical sessions
  • Opening keynote program featuring leading innovators in the field of tribology research and lubrication engineering
  • 12 industry-specific courses taught by world-class instructors
  • More than 150 exhibitors displaying the industry’s newest technologies, products and services
  • International business networking

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Join us in Minneapolis for five days of learning from experts in the lubricants industry. Registration now open!


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Reserve a Room
Special discounted rates have been negotiated at the Hilton Minneapolis (HQ) and The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.


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Exhibit
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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Sponsor
Increase your company's exposure with more than 1,600 attendees. Various sponsorship opportunities are available to fit your marketing budget.

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The abstract submission deadline has passed. However, if you are still interested in presenting at the 2018 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, you may still submit a 100-150-word abstract for the wait list online at Abstract Central. Abstract Central will also continue to accept student posters and Commercial Marketing Forum abstracts until March 15, 2018. 

Important Dates to Remember

  • Aug. 15, 2017 - Exhibit Booth Sale Open
  • Aug. 15, 2017 - CMF Sign-up
  • Sept. 22, 2017 - Hotel Reservations Open
  • Oct. 16, 2017 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • Nov. 30, 2017 - Exhibit Booth Deposit Due
  • Dec. 1, 2017 - Notice of Acceptance
  • Jan. 31, 2018 - Exhibit Booth Payment Due
  • March 15, 2018 - CMF Abstracts Deadline
  • March 15, 2018 - Student Poster Deadline
  • April 18, 2018 - Early Bird & Hotel Registration Deadline