Free One-Day Pass

NEW! Attend the Technical Program for free on May 8 or 9.

See what the SVC TechCon is all about!
Register as a “Visitor to the Exhibits” and select the option for an additional single day pass (free) for complete access to the parallel SVC Technical Program on one of the two days that the Exhibit is open. While admission to both days of the Exhibition is always free, access to the Technical program will be limited to one day for each of our exhibit guests. Apologies but no two-day technical passes will be issued.



 What's Included?

  • Entrance to the two-day Technology Exhibit
  • Access to all Exhibit Hall activites including: Poster Session, Ice Cream Social, Exhibitor Reception, Exhibit Lunch, Vendor Innovators Showcase, Beer Blast, and more
  • Entry to the Exhibit Raffle for a chance to win an iPad Pro

Choose one day of the Technical Program:

  • Technology Forum Breakfasts
  • Keynote Presentation: Thin Films, Coatings and Gradients, the Need for Multi-Functional Materials in Space Applications, Marvi A. Matos.
  • Industry-Government Forum
  • Symposium on Multi-Functional Thin Films - The Tailoring of Interfaces
  • Optical Coatings Session
  • Large Area Coatings Sessions
  • WebTech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Session


  • Keynote Presentation: Light-Matter Interactions and Melt Pool Dynamics Associated with Metal 3-D Printing, Manyalibo ("Ibo") Matthews.
  • Optical Coatings Session
  • Protective, Tribological and Decorative Coatings Session
  • WebTech Roll-to-Roll Coatings for High-End Applications Session
  • Fundamental Aspects of Coatings Session

See all Technical Program details in the 2018 SVC TechCon Preliminary Program.