The American Coatings Association (ACA) is seeking submission of abstracts for its 2019 CoatingsTech Conference, which will be held April 8-10, 2019 at the Westin Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, OH. The theme of the 2019 conference is “Making Sustainable Ideas Happen: Coatings for the Future.” This biennial conference features a multi-track forum, industry awards, and presentation opportunities for both industry professionals and students. It also offers industry experts a forum for sharing new research, and will feature advanced half-day short courses focusing on varied audiences. In addition to technology-focused sessions, the conference will also address regulatory and legislative developments impacting manufacturing, product innovation, and sustainability. The CoatingsTech Conference enables coatings manufacturers, their suppliers, universities, and government representatives to share ideas, collaborate, and advance the coatings industry. Conference sessions will be categorized to provide attendees with an opportunity to focus on individual interests and specialization.