Surtech Middle East 2017

Exhibition and Conference

4 - 6 December 2017
Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Conference Sessions, Focuced Sessions and Workshops/Tutorials


The Surtech Middle East 2017 will present focused sessions and workshops/toturials to harness the academia and business awareness on the Surface Treatment, Plating & Painting Technology topics that are most related to the region needs and requirements.


Conference Topics

Coatings synthesis and surface treatments

  • Surface engineering and functionalization
  • Processes for coating deposition and modification
  • Characterization of engineered surfaces
  • Electro and electroless plating
  • Sol-gel coatings
  • Conversion coating, anodizing and electrolytic arc oxidation
  • Gas phase surface treatments
  • Thermal spraying, cold spraying and plasma-based surface modifications
  • Surface modification of non-metallic materials
  • Fundamental and functional properties of surface and interfaces
  • Adsorption, adhesion, functionalization
  • Theoretical and computational modeling of surfaces and interfaces
  • High surface area systems: colloids, nanoparticles, large interfaces
  • Dyes, pigments and their intermediates
  • Applied surface science
  • Electro- and electroless plating
  • Cold and Thermal spraying
  • Thermochemical surface engineering
  • Thin film by PVD, CVD, and ALD
  • Novel surface modification technologies
  • Conversion coatings
  • Additive manufacturing of surfaces
  • Nanocoatings and Ultra-Thin Films
  • Graphene coatings/films


Characterization and application of engineered surfaces and coatings

  • Hydro-, ice- and oleo phobic/philic surfaces
  • Coatings for electrics, photovoltaics and sensors
  • Corrosion protection
  • Wear and tribological applications
  • Characterization of engineered surfaces
  • Superficial residual stresses
  • Functional coatings
  • Optical coatings
  • Functionalisation of biomaterials
  • Biomedical/ Bioactive surfaces and coatings /Biointerfaces
  • Optical, electric, photovoltaic and magnetic coatings
  • Surface engineering in sustainable energy applications
  • Multi-functional, composite/ hybrid, graded and multilayers coatings
  • Smart surfaces and coatings
  • Self-healing surfaces
  • Tribological coatings
  • Wear and corrosion protection
  • Building and construction coatings


Scopes of the exhibition:

  • Cleaning and pre-treatments of surfaces
  • heat and thermochemical surface treatment
  • Surface treatment
  • Paints and varnishes
  • Electroplating
  • Lacquering, enamelling, plastic and rubber coating
  • Finishing surface treatment
  • Equipment and plant for surface preparation and paint application
  • Coatings Chemical and Raw Materials (Additives, Pigments, Biocides, AdditivesPolymers, Resins, Waxes, fillers, solvents,etc)
  • Surfaces and coatings Equipment for control, testing, analysis and measuring
  • Environment and industrial and employee safety
  • Computer aided systems in surface treatment
  • Measuring and monitoring devices, research equipment
  • Environnement protection
  • Research, development and innovation
  • Different services and outsourcing
  • Hardware and software
  • Plant & Machinery (Dispersers, Mixers, Mills, Filters, Process Control, Pumps)
  • Consulting and services
  • Organizations and associations
  • Professional publications