Call For Papers
European Coating Symposium
September 17th-19th, 2003 in Fribourg / Switzerland
Chemistry Department University of Fribourg Chemin du Musee 9 CH-1701 Fribourg Switzerland
Organized by: POLYTYPE SA and ILFORD Imaging Switzerland GmbH
"Advances in Liquid Film Coating Technology"
is the general subject of the 5th Symposium. It will provide
a platform for the presentation of new results from fundamental
and applied research as well as industrial developments in the
field of coating. The program will include key note addresses,
oral presentations and a poster session. In addition, a software
and equipment exhibition will be organized. POLYTYPE and ILFORD,
two companies engaged in coating technology and located in the
Fribourg area, will organize ECS 2003. The Chemistry Department
of the University of Fribourg will be hosting the Symposium, and
lunch will be taken at the adjacent University of Applied Science
|Call for papers
You are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation
in the following subject areas:
- Fluid mechanics of thin film flows
- Liquid film coating processes
- Coating rheology and physical fluid properties
- Wetting and de-wetting phenomena
- Spray coating
- Stability of coating flows
- Powder coating
- Operating boundaries of coating processes
- Drying and curing
- Fluid conditioning and delivery
- Process control and measurement of coating processes
| Deadline for submitting abstracts
All abstracts for oral presentations are due by March 31, 2003.
Oral presentations will be scheduled for 20 minutes, followed by
5 minutes of questions and answers. Abstracts for posters presentations
are due by June 30, 2003. Posters and vendor exhibits will be shown
throughout the conference in a hall adjacent to the auditorium.
The final Symposium program will depend on the submitted papers.
Conference proceedings containing all oral and poster papers will
be published after the Symposium.
Dr. Peter Schweizer
Manager Process Technologies
Converting Technology Systems
26, Route de la Glane
Dr. Olivier Cohu
Senior Process Engineer
Ilford Imaging Switzerland GmbH
Route de l'ancienne Papeterie
26, Route de la Glane
|ECS on the Internet
The internet (web site, e-mail) will provide the principal form
of information exchange between the organizing committee and symposium
attendees. Updated information about ECS 2003 can be found at the
following web site: www.polytype.com.
Interested persons should send their complete coordinates (name,
title, function, affiliation, address, tel., fax, e-mail etc.) to
the symposium secretary in order to assure receipt of information
distributed via e-mail.
The symposium will take place in the main auditorium of the Chemistry
Department of the University of Fribourg, Chemin du Musee 9, CH-1700
Registration for the Symposium shall be done via internet by filling
out the registration form. Note that registrations will not be processed
before receipt of full payment.
|Symposium Fee (in CHF)
Authors 525, Exhibitors 900, Participants (early bird fee before
August 31, 2003) 600, Participants 675, Accompanying person 120
Symposium attendees are responsible for arranging their own accommodations.
Fribourg has several hotels offering excellent services at reasonable
costs. Complete hotel information is available on the ECS internet
site at www.polytype.com.
|Submission of Abstracts
All abstract for oral or poster presentations must be submitted
electronically by filling out a templates, which can be found at
The length of the abstract shall approximately be 2 pages, format
A4. All abstracts will be collated and distributed to the participants
at the beginning of the Symposium.
|Submission of Papers
Papers for oral and poster presentations must be submitted electronically
by filling out a template, which can be found at the web site www.polytype.com.
The deadline for submitting papers is September 15, 2003. All papers
will be published in Symposium Proceedings following the conference.
Exhibitors are encouraged to present equipment, devices and software
related to coating technology. Exhibition tables will be available
next to the poster boards in a hall directly adjacent to the main
auditorium. The exhibition will be open every day before and after
the Symposium Sessions as well as during coffee breaks.
September 17, 2003
Reception and live demonstration of high-speed multilayer curtain
at pilot facility of Polytype.
|September 18, 2003
Boat ride with refreshments on Lake of Murten. Symposium dinner
at restaurant in medieval town of Murten.