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

If you are interested in presenting at the 2019 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, please submit a 100-150-word abstract online. Abstracts submission deadline extended to October 22, 2018. 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: