European Technical Coatings Congress 2020

Dale Pollard

Business Development Manager, PRA World

PRA are proud to announce that we will be partnering with FATIPEC in the delivery of the upcoming European Technical Coatings Congress 2020.

Information provided by FATIPEC:

ETCC2020 – European Technical Coatings Congress (www.etcc2020.orgwill take place on 2 – 4 September 2020 in Krakow (Poland).

Congress has 70 years tradition, being organised in various European countries

The ETCC2020 lectures will refer to the latest scientific and technical achievements for paints, coatings, adhesives and construction materials.

Topics of papers in this range include:

  • Advances in science of paints, coatings, printing inks, adhesives and construction materials
  • Polymers and other raw materials usage
  • Corrosion protection products
  • Products and process legislation
  • Chemical composition and products specifications
  • Environment, safety and health issues
  • Progress in processing and production
  • Equipment and production lines
  • Application methods and application equipment
  • Measuring and testing, quality systems
  • Thermal and weathering degradation of paints and coatings

The organisers of the ETCC2020 are:

FATIPEC – Federation of Associations of Technicians for Industry of Paint in European Countries ( and

SITPChem – Polish Association of Chemical Engineers (

As FATIPEC took over the management of the Global Federation CSI – Coatings Societies International (, it will support the involvement of specialists of our working area from around the world at ETCC2020

During the three days of the event there will be plenary presentations and 3 – 4 parallel sessions, poster presentations, and an exhibition. A seminar called “Summer School” with lectures dedicated especially for young scientists and students forms a separate part of the congress.

Speakers are representing the largest companies, institutes, and universities across Europe, as well as the other countries world-wide. Their presentations can be published in journals, mainly such with a high impact factor.

Please Submit the abstract of your presentation; lecture or poster and register to ETCC2020.

For detailed information please visit:

Important dates:

-Abstract submission, deadline:         30 January 2020

-Notification of abstract authors        30 March 2020

ETCC2020 is the most prestigious and most important technical and scientific coatings event, creating a platform and a meeting point of industry and of science, represented by institutes and universities.  The congress creates the possibility of international co-operation and collecting unique knowledge about the newest materials, products, processing, equipment, research and testing.

The papers and presentations will be evaluated according to specified criteria, including scientific and technical novelty, applicability, and mode of presentation.

Awards 1000 Euro each, will be granted by FATIPEC for the best papers in the following categories:

  • Best presentation of the congress
  • Best paper presented by a young scientist (age up to 35 years)
  • Best paper with ecological content
  • Others awards and recognitions

FATIPEC covers full cost of participation in the congress for a young scientist from each of its member countries.

For more detailed information please visit congress website:

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail: [email protected]

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