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Tribology Frontiers Conference 2014

Tribology Frontiers Conference
October 26-28, 2014
Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Join the international tribology community for an all new event open to industry, academic and government researchers.

STLE combines tradition of fall conference excellence into a dynamic new format that highlights the role tribology research will play in solving future scientific and societal challenges.

An all-new, faster paced format!

  • Tracks based on STLE's groundbreaking McKinley Advisors Research Report on where tribology is heading.
  • Great research. Professional networking. Premier idea exchange.
  • Seven tracks. 20-minutes sessions. 140 presentations daily.
  • Discover the emerging tribology research that will help  solve tomorrow's critical issues.
  • Professors: Give your students the experience of presenting at a tribology conference.
  • Career Mentoring Fair: Come meet tribology's next generation of scientists.
  • Hyatt Regency O'Hare easily accessible from anywhere in the world and just a cab or train ride away from Chicago's exciting downtown area.

Preliminary Program Guide Now Available New* (as of 7/16/2014)
Click here for track names and descriptions
Click here for details on the 2014 invited speakers

Tribology Letters Manuscript Submission Site

Presenters at the STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference are encouraged to submit a manuscript for publication to Tribology Letters. This is an STLE-endorsed journal focusing on publishing high-quality at the forefront of tribological science and that address the fundamentals of friction, lubrication, wear, or adhesion. Visit


Accepting abstracts for a wait list
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Note: You do not need a finished paper to present at this conference. However, STLE is partnering on this conference with the respected Tribology Letters peer-reviewed journal. You have the option of submitting your research for consideration in a special issue of Tribology Letters dedicated to this conference.



Advance Registration for Members and Non-Members - $550
Onsite Registration for Members and Non-Members - $650
Early Bird Deadline October 1 , 2014

Student Advance Registration - $100
Student Onsite Registration - $120

Registration is now open

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois, USA, 60018

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