Technical Program Schedule

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Thursday Track 1 Thursday Track 2
Time Slot Talk Company Speaker Talk Company Speaker
9:00 – 9:30AM High Solids and Low VOC Coatings for Flooring Application Based on Michael Addition Chemistry Allnex Ulises Brauer Oxidizable Phenolic Urethanes – Bio-Based OPU Sam Morell
9:30 – 10:00AM Alternatives to Fluorosurfactants for Floor Care Coatings BASF Anthony Moy Making "Green" More Clear: Sustainable formulating approaches to prepare for upcoming regulations BYK USA Mary Kate Nolan
10:00 – 10:30AM BREAK BREAK
10:30 – 11:00AM Pull-off adhesion: what does it really tell us? Department of Coating and Polymeric Materials, NDSU Stuart G. Croll, Professor Emeritus Coalescing Innovation Into Performance Emerald/Lanxess Stephen Foster, Ph. D.
11:00 – 11:30AM Improved Adhesion of Silicone Roof Coatings to Difficult Membranes with Novel Silanes Evonik Corporation Letitia Luu Ethylene: The Soft Approach to High Performance Specialty Coatings Wacker Corinne Walden
11:30 – 12:00PM Fibrillated HDPE An Alternative to Fumed Silica for Epoxy & Silicone Systems MiniFibers, Inc. Joe McJunkins The Impact of Viscosity on Coating Atomization Patterns and Paint Lay Down Saint Clair Systems, Inc. Michael Bonner
12:00 – 1:30PM LUNCH LUNCH
1:30-2:00 PM PTFE-free Wax Additives for Enhanced Surface Performance BYK USA Inc. Nick Penrose Sustainability 101 UnivarSolutions Joshua Ackerman/Paul Campbell
2:00-2:30 New Fine Sized Matting Agents Drives Smooth – Low Gloss Finishes Evonik Corporation Maria Nargiello Advancing Sustainable Water-Based Coatings with Heavy-Metal Free Corrosion Inhibitors ICL Michelle Bauer
2:30 – 3:00PM Mica Effect Pigments: The Development of Micas and Use in Color Design Sudarshan North America Bonnie Piro Bringing Cicularity at Scale to Birla Carbon's Value Chain through Sustainable Carbonaceous Materials Birla Carbon Robert Fisher
3:00 – 3:30pm BREAK BREAK
3:30 – 4:00PM The Effects of Formulation Variables on The Performance and Film Properties of Low VOC Waterborne Acrylic Resins Used in Direct-to-Metal Applications Engineered Polymer Solutions Chris LeFever Hazardous Area Static Control in the Handling of Flammable Material Newson Gale Richard Puig
4:00 – 4:30PM Here Comes the Sun… Lower Yellowing Epoxy Systems for Outdoor Applications Westlake Epoxy Dan Weinmann Eight Things You Probably Don’t Know About the Electric Heaters in Your
Fluid Dispensing System
Saint Clair Systems, Inc. Michael Bonner
Friday Track 1 Friday Track 2
Time Slot Talk Company Speaker Talk Company Speaker
8:30 – 9:00AM The Power of Tannin & Stain Inhibitors
WPC Technologies Keetra Muana
9:00 – 9:30AM Sustainability and regulatory issues Patcham USA John Du Highly Weatherable PVDF-Based Aqueous Dispersions for Low VOC Applications Arkema Inc. Kelly Lutz
9:30 – 10:00AM Why Wood is such a difficult Substrate? And how to Protect it! Synthomer Latoska N. Price Waterborne Resins for the Evolving Environment and Sustainability Coatings Market Lubrizol Advanced Materials Kent Maghacut
10 – 10:30AM BREAK  
10:30 – 11AM When Did Rework Become Part of Your Process? Saint Clair Systems, Inc. Michael Bonner Unique matting agents and TiO2 extenders based on Modified Calcium Carbonate (MCC) technology for use in coating applications Omya Inc Miguel Herrera
11:00 – 11:30AM Build More Sustainable Coatings Through Self-assembly and Nanotechnology Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University of Science and Technology Shan Jiang, Ph.D. An Introduction to Pumice for Paints and Coatings CR Minerals Company, LLC Mark Brown
11:30 – 12:00PM Rheological Studies on Controlling Colloidal Stability of Latex-HEUR Compositions Cal Poly Ray Fernando, PhD Overall Technical & Regulatory Review of Light and Heat Stabilizers Additives for Improved Durability of Waterborne Coatings Clariant Corporation Mouhcine Kanouni, PhD
12:00 – 1:30PM LUNCH  
1:30 – 2:00PM Specialty Additives for Catalysis and Suspension in a Waterborne System King Industries Pam Levesque VOC-Compliant Industrial Floor Coatings Without Exempt Solvents Covestro LLC Todd Williams
2:00 – 2:30PM The effect of microfibrillated cellulose on sedimentation of waterborne coatings Borregaard Paul Schuber
Lean in Manufacturing Emerald Valley Lean Association and Forrest Technical Coatings Kim Wooten