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Technical Program – 2018

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The 2018 Northwest CoatingsFest “Technical Program”

Thelma Longakit and her Technical Committee have put together a great series of talks, covering the hottest topics for coatings formulators and manufacturers. You will learn about the latest research, technology and top trends!

Below is a list of our esteemed presenters.

Be sure to register soon to save your spot at this symposium.

PNWSCT SPEAKERS COMPANY
1. Daniel Weinmann Hexion Global Waves of Change Created by Lower VOC, Waterborne Epoxy Systems
2. Christopher Karwowski Chitec Technology 2nd Generation Nano Technology Brings WB UV Absorbers and Light Stabilizers that withstand Acid Rain Degradation
3. Nilanjan Chakrabarti Sun Chemical Future of paints with Innovations in High Performance Pigments and Manufacturing
4. Dana Charron Interpolymer Corp A Family of Waterbased Acrylics based on a Unique Self-Crosslinking Mechanism
5. Michael Knight POLYNT Composites Versatile Alkyd Emulsion Technology to Solve Your Low VOC Coating Needs
6. Linda Adamson Solvay Critical Role APEO-fee Surfactants Provide in Paint – The Good, The Bad, and The Rest!
7. Stuart Lipskin BYK-CHEMIE The Value of Understanding Confusing Coatings Industry Terminology
8. Mouhcine Kanouni Clariant Improving the weathering resistance, touch feel and scratch resistance of Waterborne Wood Coatings
9. Corine Walden Wacker Impact of Extenders on Elastomeric Coating Performance
10. Sam Morell samMorell.com Rheology-Hybridized Polyamides for Waterborne Coatings
11. Neal Rogers Arkema Paint Formulation and Latex Selection to Eliminate Surfactant Leaching in Low VOC paints
12. Greg Monaghan Specialty Polymers Challenges in Formulating Waterbased Clear Sealers for Concrete
13. Regina Matranga OMNOVA Early Rain Resistance and Surfactant Leaching Resistant Binder
14. Caroline Matthiesen Worlee-Chemie GMbh Classical and new application fields for PU modified alkyd emulsions/Cationic binders for insulating paints on wood
15. Jocelyn Gruver Dow Waterborne Primers: Offering the base for Exceptional Topcoat Performance
16. Ivan Tyre Alberdingk Boley An advanced acrylic, engineered for gloss- semi-gloss deep bases
17. Latoska Price BASF Addressing color trends with Pre-made Pigment Dispersions
18. Robert Sandoval EPS Materials Direct to Metal Acrylic with Next Generation Corrosion Resistance at 50G/li. VOC
19. Michelle Bauer ICL Advanced Additives Novel Additive for Anti-corrosive Cool Roof Applications
20. Natalia Lopes Ashland Characterizing and Quantifying the effect of rheology modifiers on improved hide and dry fill appearance
21. Craig Utesch Cathay Industries Primer Pigments: Making Informed decisions about color addition
22. Jonathan Bird Lubrizol Water-based Low VOC Technology for Demanding applications
23. Ming Tsang Celanese Technology Advancement of VAE in Architectural Paint

Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Wed
7:00 pm Vancouver section – Social – Pai... @ Red Racer (aka Central City Brew Pub)
Vancouver section – Social – Pai... @ Red Racer (aka Central City Brew Pub)
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
To All registered members, Unleash your inner artist Spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about […]
Mar
12
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: EPS @ Brix Tavern
Speaker Tour – Portland: EPS @ Brix Tavern
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Speaker:  Dr. Robert Sandoval, R&D Technical Manager at EPS. Abstract: Adhesion to a substrate is a key fundamental property for most classes of coatings.  Unless one is designing a removable coating, high adhesion is typically […]
Mar
13
Wed
11:30 am Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: EPS @ Kalmar restaurant,
Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: EPS @ Kalmar restaurant,
Mar 13 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Bio: Dr. Robert Sandoval is a R&D Technical Manager at EPS, leading the Industrial and Construction coatings group.  He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2005 and a Ph.D. in […]
Apr
16
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: Lubrizol @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Portland: Lubrizol @ TBA
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jonathon Bird of Lubrizol’s Performance Coatings Group will be giving a presentation, details TBD.   Cost: $0 for manufacturing members $20 for retired persons $25 for all others   Typical Schedule (flexible with goal start […]
Apr
17
Wed
12:00 pm Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: Lub... @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Vancouver BC: Lub... @ TBA
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jonathon Bird of Lubrizol’s Performance Coatings Group will be giving a presentation, details TBD.Read More
May
14
Tue
11:00 am Speaker Tour – Portland: TBD @ TBA
Speaker Tour – Portland: TBD @ TBA
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $0 for manufacturing members $20 for retired persons $25 for all others   Typical Schedule (flexible with goal start time of 11:30AM): 11-11:30AM: Registration 11:45AM: Lunch orders 12PM: Introduce speakers & announcements 12:20PM: Lunch […]

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