Thank you for making the 2024 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition a HUGE Success!

Mark your calendars for the 79th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, May 18-22, 2025, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Hope to see you at next year's conference.

Thank you to all of our attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors of the 2024 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition for such an amazing conference. More than 1,300 industry professionals from 30 countries joined us for five focused days of technical presentations, professional development, and business networking, as well as connecting with 110 exhibitors displaying the latest products and services in the trade show.

2024 STLE Annual Meeting Highlights
  • 1,300 registered attendees, representing 39 countries.
  • The exhibitor trade show hosted representatives from 110 companies. 
  • STLE outgoing president Dr. Hong Liang of Texas A&M University passed the gavel of leadership to incoming president Jack McKenna of Sea-Land Chemical Company.
  • STLE hosted 24 early career and student posters.
  • Hosted 3 new special sessions, Sustainability Forum, Women in Tribology Panel, and Worldwide Surface Topography Challenge.

Salute the 2024 STLE Award Recipients

Help us congratulate this year's STLE Annual Meeting Award Recipients

Attendee Survey - Tell us about your experience from the 2024 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

To help us improve our programs and shape our offerings in the future, please evaluate your experience attending the STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition while it is still fresh in your mind. Your feedback is critical in helping STLE design future programs. Click here to complete the 2024 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition Survey.

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors

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Rhodium Level - $5,000

Palladium Plus Level - $4,000 +


Palladium Level - $4,000

Titanium Plus Level - $3,000+


Titanium Level - $3,000


Platinum Level - $2,000



Gold Level - $1,000