Call for Presentations

78th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition
May 19-23, 2024
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota (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 or market trends.

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 Fluid Specialist. Our annual trade show and 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.

Presentations are being sought in the following areas  -  
Individual call for papers will be uploaded as they are received.

Abstract submission deadline has passed. However, the submission site will remain open to collect abstracts for the waitlist.

  • Materials Tribology
  • Metalworking Fluids
  • Nanotribology
  • Nonferrous Metals 
  • Rolling Element Bearings
  • Seals
  • Surface Engineering
  • Sustainable Power Generation
  • Synthetic Lubricants and Hydraulics
  • Tribochemistry
    (Materials Tribology & Nanotribology Joint Session)
  • Tribotesting 
  • Wear


Abstract Submission
If you are interested in presenting at STLE's 2024 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, please submit a 100-150-word abstract. Notification of acceptance will be sent in October 16, 2023. 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.

Abstracts submission deadline has passed. The submission page will remain open to collect abstracts for the waitlist.

For more information, please contact: Gen Hedland-Hill by email or call (630)428-2133.