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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
Special Add-on Event for Tribology Frontiers Conference Attendees

Wind Turbine Tribology Seminar 2014
October 29-31, 2014 - Concluding the Tribology Frontiers Conference 

Hosted by Argonne National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory & U.S. Dept. of Energy

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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.

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



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

Student Member Advance Registration - $30
(Student membership is $17 annually, applications available here


Registration is now open

Hotel Information

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

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