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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
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

Click here for details

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



Onsite and Online Registration for Members and Non-Members - $650
Student Member Advance Registration - $30
(Student membership is $17 annually, applications available here

Hotel Information

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

The conference room block is now closed and the conference rate is no longer available. Attendees can check with the Hyatt regarding reservations, but the hotel is near capacity.

For other housing options, click here for a list of nearby hotels

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