Thank you for attending the 71st STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

The 2016 STLE Annual Meeting was held May 15-19 at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas and featured 585 oral presentations in 25 technical tracks, including 39 Commercial Marketing Forum presentations and 70 student posters. This year's conference set a number of annual meeting records.
  • 1,623 registered attendees, representing 34 countries. 
  • The annual trade show included representatives from 125 companies.
  • 520 students attended 12 world-class education courses.
  • STLE hosted 51 students from Mojave High School for the 4th Annual Tribology STEM Camp.
  • STLE outgoing president Martin Webster passed the gavel of leadership to incoming president Ali Erdemir.
Mark your calendars now for the 72nd STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, May 21-25, 2017, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

Location Information

Photo Gallery
Be sure to visit the STLE Photo Gallery to view pictures from the 2016 Annual Meeting.

Salute the 2016 STLE Annual Meeting Award Recipients
Help us congratulate this year's STLE Annual Meeting Award Recipients.

Thanks to our 2016 STLE Annual Meeting Sponsors
We extend our sincere appreciation to this year's sponsors for their generous support.

Proceedings - Share your presentations with us
STLE's annual meetings are known for their brilliant technical content and the 2016 conference was no exception. In an effort to provide attendees access to the presentations, we would like to encourage all speakers to submit an Extended Abstract or digital copies of their presentation slides. Click here for details and to submit.

Access presentations from STLE 2016
Click here to view presentations or extended abstracts from the annual meeting