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ITSC 2015 - Co-Located with AeroMat and Microstructural Characterization of Aerospace Materials and Coatings, your ITSC Full Conference registration gains you admission to all three shows!

Join us for the world's foremost international conference and exposition for thermal spray technologists, researchers, manufacturers and suppliers.

Whether you are an expert, an experienced engineer or scientist, or new to the thermal spray field, the 2015 ITSC technical program will have something of interest to you! The program will feature the latest in advanced technology, research and development, and a wealth of resources where you can learn about processes that can be applied immediately to impact critical factors such as corrosion, wear and tear, and abrasion.

Be inspired by Dr. John Grotzinger, the Chief Scientist and Head of Strategic Planning for the Mars Rover Mission, to the Monday Plenary Session. Grotzinger is responsible for NASA's $2.5 billion Curiosity rover mission to Mars, the robotic space exploration in search of evidence of past life.


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Technical Program

The Technical Program is one of the top reason aerospace professionals attend ITSC. Attendees will learn the latest research and development in their specific field while gaining a global perspective from leading scientists and engineers from around the world.

Conference registration includes access to the technical programming offered through ITSC and IMS. Bonus: Attendees will receive online access to the the ITSC proceedings, AeroMat conference abstracts, and IMS extended abstracts.


Oerlikon Metco Young Professionals Competition

Now in its fourth year, organizers of ITSC 2015 and Oerlikon Metco will sponsor the young innovative scientists/professionals competition-based award and recognition program. Awards will be presented Wednesday on the Show Floor beginning at 11 a.m.


Connect during three days of expo time with over 80 companies and organizations providing products and services across the thermal spray, aerospace and metallurgy industries. The Expo hall is open Monday to Wednesday. Check out what companies you will see.


The global audience attending ITSC will enjoy the urban sophistication and relaxed beach vibe of Long Beach, CA. Located minutes from the Long Beach Convention Center, choose from the Hyatt Regency Long Beach or the Hyatt The Pike Long Beach. Discounted hotel rates expire on April 16th. Book your travel today!

About Us

ITSC is the International Thermal Spray Conference and Exposition 2015 and is organized by ASM's Thermal Spray Society (TSS), the German Welding Society (DVS), and the International Institute of Welding (IIW). The conference is produced by ASM International, the world's largest association of metals-centric materials engineers and scientists. The association is dedicated to informing, educating, and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.

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