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About the Congress

International Coatings Congress

Adding Value is Core Objective

ABRAFATI 2017 to make substantial contribution to business, technological development and coatings importance recognition.

Bringing together many well-known experts from all over the world, the Congress will show the current state of the art in research activities carried out by the industry and universities, and the results already achieved and those expected for the near future.

With over a hundred technical papers to be presented orally and in poster format at both the Congress and the ABRAFATI-RadTech South America Seminar on Radiation Curing, the program with be marked by a set of high-end studies with an innovative profile seeking to respond to the current and future demands of consumers, society and the marketplace.

Taking up more and more room on the industry’s agenda, sustainability is going to be one of the cornerstones of the trade show, reflecting in the solutions that will be introduced in connection with production processes and coatings performance, including rational uses of raw materials, water and energy savings, minimizing waste generation, using more sustainable raw materials from renewable sources, and reducing VOC emissions.

The various ways of either improving the properties of coatings or adding new functionalities thereto are going to be in the spotlight, too, as are innovations concerning applications of nano-technology.

Adding value to the program, three plenary sessions led by professionals recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding knowledge and experience are going to provide important overviews of some of the key themes in the coatings supply chain.

Accordingly, the Congress will be an excellent occasion for gaining a comprehensive view of what are the most innovative and sustainable things around in terms of raw materials, formulation, application of technologies, performance enhancement, and functionalities. It will contribute to professionals with more in-depth knowledge and an overview of future trends.

Facts and figures

  • 5th ABRAFATI-Radtech South America Radiation Cure Seminar
  • Poster Session with dozens of papers
  • 90 technical conferences in six rooms
  • 03 Plenary Sessions
  • More than 1,000 expected congress attendants
  • Responsible consumption and use of solvents

Target audience

  • Businessmen, industrialists and coatings industry technicians.

Profile of the participants

  • Qualified professionals from Brazil and abroad.

Av. Dr. Cardoso de Mello
1340 - Cj. 131 - Vila Olímpia
ZIP CODE 04548-004
São Paulo, SP - BRAZIL
Phone: +55 11 4083-0503
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