RadTech will hold its RadTech UV+EB 2022 conference and exhibition May 9-12, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Fla. This 18th biennial event will feature an educational program with over 100 presentations focusing on ultraviolet (UV)- and electron beam (EB)-related technologies, multiple educational opportunities, and a comprehensive exhibition.

Short Courses

RadTech UV+EB 2022 will offer several short courses at varying levels to enable professionals to expand their knowledge in a way that suits their experience and background. Mike Idacavage, Ph.D., of Radical Curing, LLC, and Neil Cramer, Ph.D., of Arkema-Sartomer Americas, will hold the UV/EB Professional Short Course on Monday, May 9, from 1-4 p.m.

Advanced Photopolymerization Topics will be detailed by Susan Bailey, Ph.D., and Molly Hladik, Ph.D., both of Michelman, on Monday from 1-5 p.m. Also on Monday, 4-6:30 p.m., David A. Walker, Ph.D., co-founder of Azul 3D, and NIST’s Jason P. Killgore, Ph.D., will give the Photo-Polymer Additive Manufacturing (PAM) Professional Short Course.

A course focusing on Design of Experiments for UV/EB Scientists and Engineers will be taught by Allan Guymon, Ph.D., of the University of Iowa. This course will be given in two parts: on Tuesday, May 10, from 7-9:30 p.m.; and on Wednesday, May 11, from 12-2:30 p.m.

Conference Sessions

Conference sessions will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursday. The conference kicks off Tuesday morning with presentations in tracks such as Structural & Flexible Electronics, Cationic/Photoinitiator, and Introduction to the Basics of UV/EB Curing. Tuesday morning will also feature a panel on Challenges and Opportunities for UV+EV Curing in Energy Storage Applications (11-11:45 a.m.). Sessions focusing on numerous additional tracks will be held throughout the day, including Chemistry and Molecular Design, Equipment, and Sustainability.

Tuesday afternoon will offer a special session focused on Turning Regulatory Challenges into Customer Victories from 3-3:45 p.m. RadTech Energy Curing Users Resource Group members will discuss interpreting regulatory directives and appropriate perspectives for addressing regulatory and sustainability questions from companies and regulators.

Wednesday’s tracks will focus on topics such as Next Level Formulations, Analytical, Optimized Materials, and Specialty Applications. Several panels will also be held on Wednesday, including The Future of Additive Manufacturing Materials (11-11:45 a.m.), What Do You Want to Ask a Government Official about Additive Manufacturing? (12-12:45 p.m.), and Is UV+EB Sustainable? (3-3:45 p.m.).

The conference wraps up on Thursday with tracks focusing on Building Materials, Scratch Resistance/Protective Coatings, a Global Market Overview, and more.


The RadTech UV+EB 2022 exhibition will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and on Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. More than 80 companies will showcase products and technologies such as UV LEDs, coatings, formulations, and more.

Registration and additional details are available at www.radtech2022.com.

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