STLE 2020 Call for Presentations

We invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 2020 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held on May 3-7, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois (USA). 

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 presentation, applications-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.
Presentations are being sought in the following areas:
  • Biotribology
  • Commercial Marketing Forum (Purchased Time Slots Only)
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Engine & Drivetrain
  • Engine & Drivetrain Electric Vehicle
  • Environmentally Friendly Fluids
  • Fluid Film Bearings
  • Gears
  • Grease
  • Lubrication Fundamentals
  • Materials Tribology (including Solid Lubricants)
  • Metalworking Fluids
  • Nanotribology
  • Nonferrous Metals
  • Power Generation
  • Rolling Element Bearings
  • Seals
  • Surface Engineering (including Hard Coatings)
  • Synthetics & Hydraulic Lubricants
  • Joint Session on 2D Materials (Materials Tribology & Nanotribology Joint Session)
  • Tribochemistry (Materials Tribology & Nanotribology Joint Session)
  • Tribology of Biomaterials (Biotribology & Materials Joint Session)
  • Tribotesting
  • Wear 
  • Wind Turbine Tribology
  • 2 D Materials (Materials Tribology & Nanotribology Joint Session)

Important Dates to Remember

  • August 9, 2019 - Abstract Submission Site Open 
  • October 1, 2019 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • December 1, 2019 - Notifications of Acceptance
Abstract submission
if you are interested in presenting at STLE's 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, submit a 100-150 word abstract at Abstracts are due October 1, 2019. Notifications of acceptance will be sent in December 2019. 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, Tribiology Transactions.

For more information please contact
Merle Hedland at or call (630)428-2133