74th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition - Call for Presentations

May 19 - 23, 2019
Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee (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 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.

Education courses support professional development and prepare qualified individuals for STLE's three certification programs: Certified Lubrication Specialist™, Oil Monitoring Analyst™ (I&II) and Certified Metalworking Fluids Specialist™. Our annual trade show and popular Commercial Marketing Forum spotlight the latest products and services of interest to lubrication professionals. STLE’s conference is a truly international event, with some 1,600 professionals from around the world attending.

Abstract Submission Deadline has passed

Even though the abstract submission deadline has passed, the site will remain open to collect abstracts for the wait list. If you are interested in presenting at the 2019 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, please submit a 100-150-word abstract online. 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.

Submit your abstract to

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.

Important Dates to Remember

  • August 15, 2018 - Abstract Submission Site Open 
  • October 1, 2018 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • October 22, 2018 - Abstract Submission Deadline Extension
  • December 1, 2018 - Notifications of Acceptance
Presentations are being sought in the following areas: