75th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition - Call for Presentations

May 3 - 7, 2020
Hyatt Regency Chicago
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.

Education courses support professional development and prepare qualified individuals for STLE’s three certification programs: Certified Lubrication Specialist, Oil Monitoring Analysts (I&II) and Certified Metalworking Fluid Specialist. Our annual trade show and commercial marketing forum spolights the latest products and services of interest to lubrication professionals. STLE conference is a truly international event with some 1,600 professionals from around the world attending.

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
  • Testing in Soft Tribology (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 15, 2019 - Abstract Submission Site Open 
  • October 1, 2019 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • October 22, 2019 - Abstract Submission Deadline Extension
  • 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 www.stle.org. 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 mhedland@stle.org or call (630)428-2133