STLE 2020 Call for Presentations

Please note: The abstract submission deadline for the 2020 STLE Annual Meeting has passed. However we will keep the abstract submission site open to receive any abstracts for the wait list.
We invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 2020 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held on May 3-7, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois (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 presentation, applications-based case studies, best practice reports and discussion panels on technical or market trends.

Our annual trade show and popular Commercial Marketing Forum spotlight the latest products and services of interest to more than 1,600 lubrication professionals that come from around the world, representing a full range of the industry’s most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions.
​Presentations are being sought in the following areas:

Important Dates to Remember

  • August 9, 2019 - Abstract Submission Site Open 
  • October 1, 2019 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • October 25, 2019 - Abstract Deadline Extension
  • December 1, 2019 - Notifications of Acceptance
Abstract submission deadline has passed - site will remain open for the wait list.
If you are interested in presenting at STLE's 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, submit a 100-150 word abstract at

Notifications of acceptance will be sent in December 2019. 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, Tribiology Transactions.

For more information please contact
Merle Hedland at or call (630)428-2133