30th International Conference on Automobile 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.


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

4 Reasons to Speak at Cannes 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 Cannes Congress features a prestigious lineup of speakers 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 stakeholders 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.