29th International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing

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We would like to encourage all OEMs and Suppliers related to automotive body finishing and their industry collaboration partners to send us the Technical Papers to enrich the discussion on the Car Body Finishing Industry’s transformations.


Become a Conference Speaker by submitting your Technical Papers before the 13th of July, 2018

Who is eligible?

SURCAR is where experts meet and exchange on car body finishing (manufacturing, assembly, surface treatment and coating). If you and your team have had recent key technological developments, new results, improved and innovative techniques in terms of cost-saving, flexible processes, productivity and sustainability then SURCAR is for you! Speakers comprise of top international car manufacturers and suppliers as well as recognized research institutions.

How are the Papers selected?

Papers are evaluated and assembled by a high-level International Committee composed of major OEMs and suppliers. Using the information in the form you will have filled in, they will assess its industrial relevance and contribution to the Industry.
It is therefore crucial for your form to be filled in with key details in each section. Focus will be on tests results, figures, applicability and benefits. Commercial presentations must be avoided and joint presentations OEM/supplier are preferred.

ONLY 30 chosen presentations will have the opportunity to present at SURCAR. So please be aware that many high-quality proposals may regretfully have to be declined.

Session Format Overview

- Joint Presentation (between OEM and Suppliers) will have 20 minutes to present their contribution (preferred). A single speaker will have 15 minutes to present
- The Speakers could give presentations in English or in Chinese. Translation English/Chinese will be provided onsite
- The Speakers’ slideshows must be written bilingually (English and Chinese) or in English.

5 Reasons to Speak at Asia Congress

Benefits of being a SURCAR Speaker
You’ll be able to talk to an international audience of decision-makers and experts in automotive body painting (car manufacturers, suppliers of surface treatments, sealants and paints as well as equipment and application facilities manufacturers, etc.) from over 25 countries.

Participate in essential debates on the future of our Industry
Surcar Shanghai Congress features a prestigious lineup of speakers from across Asia, America and Europe and covers the most relevant and timely topics. Partake in the learning to further your company’s competitive advantage.

Network With Industry Peers
Take advantage of the opportunity to connect and reconnect with your industry leaders, plus develop effectively your connections! Meet all the stakeholders from Asia, America and Europe at one time, in one place and strengthen your relationships.

Raise Your Organization’s Profile
Promote your company’s success and leadership in car body finishing sectors. SURCAR marketing and promotion efforts will showcase your company alongside world’s leading companies and innovators.

Being eligible to speak at the 30th SURCAR Cannes Congress
By presenting a topic at SURCAR, you are eligible to a SURCAR Award! At the end of the two-day conference, the SURCAR committee will reward the best presentations and present three prizes: the Jury’s Award, the Award for Innovation and the Award for Technique. The Top 3 Presentations will be present at Next Surcar Cannes Congress (June 2019)