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Institute of Research for Technology Development

2018 Painting Technology Workshop

October 2-3, 2018

The workshop will cover research efforts to enhance and develop painting technologies in both academia and industrial settings.

Areas covered include:

  • New and emerging paint material technologies
  • Paint shop automation
  • New and emerging paint application technologies
  • Inspection and paint shop environment monitoring systems
  • Paint-related waste disposal and recycling


Please use and submit abstracts to Ahmad Salaimeh by September 14, 2018.

Abstract Submission Template


Early Registration before August 31, 2018 – $850
Registration after August 31, 2018 – $950
Exhibitor fee – Full registration fee plus – $350
Presenters – Attend Free

Register here


The conference will be held in Lexington, Kentucky, at the
The Hillary J. Boone Center
500 Rose St. Lexington, Kentucky 40508
Phone: 1-859-257-1133

Preferred Hotel

The Embassy Suites is the preferred hotel for workshop attendees. Please use the following link to book your room:

PTW Committee

Ahmad Salaimeh (University of Kentucky, Technical leader)
Scott Adams (Ford)
Nelson Akafuah (University of Kentucky)
Scott Cliffrod (Fanuc)
Kevin Lawler (Toyota)
Jim Pakkala (DURR)
Martin Nieto-Perez (Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico)
Piotr Nikonzcuk (West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland)
Gabriela Patrick (Toyota)
Oliver Tiedje (Fraunhofer IPA, Germany)
Reza Rock (PPG)

For more information

Ahmad Salaimeh for Technical Information
Sandra Dunn for Registration Information