78th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

May 19-23, 2024
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave. S.

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404 (USA)

Ala carte pricing available (Click here to view the various pricing options)

Join your peers and the tribology community for the 78th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, May 19-23, 2024 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA). STLE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the industry's most respected venue for technical information, professional development and networking opportunities. Each year STLE's conference showcases some 500 technical presentations, application-based case studies, best practice reports and discussion panels on technical and market trends. Our exhibition and popular Commercial Marketing Forum spotlight the latest products and services of interest to lubrication professionals that come from around the world, representing a full range of the industry’s most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions.

The 2024 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition features 13 industry-specific education courses offered on Sunday, May 19, Wednesday, May 22, & Thursday, May 23


We are now accepting hotel reservations for the upcoming 78th STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Book your hotel room at a special event rate, available here for a limited time.

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Reserve your Commercial Marketing Forum time slots. Slots are sold on a first-time first-serve basis so don't delay.

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Looking to present your research at STLE2024?
The official abstract deadline has passed but we are still accepting abstract submissions for the waitlist. If you are interested in presenting at STLE's 2024 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, please submit a 100-150-word abstract using the link below. Notification of acceptance will be sent if your abstract is placed on the program.

Student and Early Career Poster Competition
STLE is seeking student and early career posters for the 2024 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Minneapolis, MN. Event organizers are inviting students and early career professionals from all areas of tribology research to participate in a special session dedicated to student and early career posters. Posters must deal with an aspect of tribology research that can be translated into friction, wear, and lubrication. Poster research topics can be co-authored by faculty and other researchers. For student posters, only students may exhibit their posters and discuss their work at the session. The posters will be judged by a conference committee, and awards will be given to the best posters.

*Please note students and early career professionals must be registered to attend the 2024 Annual Meeting to participate in the poster session.

Poster Submissions Deadline: March 13, 2024

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