Our Program Is Comprised of the Following Components:

  • Short Courses:  Sunday, February 24 –Tuesday, February 26, 2019

  • Symposium:  Wednesday, February 27 – Friday, March 1, 2019

  • Expert Panel Session: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

  • Technology Showcase:  Tuesday, February 26 – Thursday, February 28, 2019

  • Student Poster Session: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Description of Components:

  • Short Courses – Train your team and expand your knowledge. Short and intense training sessions.

  • Symposium: Technical Sessions – Stay up-to-date on cutting edge research from leading experts in both Academia and Industry.

  • Technology Showcase Exhibit Hall – Promote your company and your new technology in a small and intimate setting. Excellent interaction with attendees and potential customers.

  • Interactive Student Poster Session: Students from the School of Polymers and Engineeringcompete in a poster competition.  This is a great time to interact with out students and see what they are working on. Annual Resume Books and Student  Interview Session are also part of our student day. This is a great opportunity for companies to find potential employees.

  •  Expert Panel Session – A new topic each year

Who typically attends Waterborne? 

Waterborne attendees typically include: coatings formulators, research and development scientists/chemists, technical managers or technical sales managers in the coatings or related fields, management or marketing executives, owners of small paint companies, coatings end users, coatings applicators/technicians, academicians and students in chemistry/polymers/coatings.  The vast majority (75-85%) of Waterborne attendees are employed in private industry, the balance are academic/government.

Market Segments Represented at Conference:

Market Segments Represented at Conference:


Coatings Formulators


    Research & Development

    Applicators /  Technicians

    Technical Managers

    Corporate/Executive Management / Marketing

    Raw Materials Suppliers

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