The Forum ranks as a high-profile training event – as evidenced in the strong practical orientation of the lectures. The contributors comprise renowned experts from industry and the scientific community. Admission is free of charge.

The “Speaker’s Corner” offers an opportunity to expand the content of the lectures in a direct dialogue with respective speakers.

The following topics will be covered in the forum

  • Changing surface technology - future topics
  • Energy efficiency and material efficiency
  • Leightweight contruction and surface technology
  • New processes electroplating
  • Physical surface treatment processes - PVC/CVD, Thermal Spraying, Mechanical Plating and related technologies
  • REACh in surface technology - authorization or substitution?
  • Application and use of treated surfaces
  • Industrie 4.0 - quality assurance and process optimization in surface technology
  • Systems, devices, processes for surface treatment
  • Cleaning and pre-treatment