​​Please join us at the 2023 WPCA Technical Symposium as we learn about new advancements and trending topics in our industry.

When: Thursday, May 4, 2023  8:00am-4:00pm CST

Where: Tuckaway Country Club, 6901 W. Drexel Ave, Franklin, WI 53132


8:00-9:00am - Check-in and Networking Breakfast

9:00am-12:00pm - Morning Session

12:00-1:00pm - Lunch & Award of Scholarships
1:00-4:00pm - Afternoon Session


"Process Breakthrough Makes Fumed Silica Easy-To-Disperse" - Jim Reader / Evonik

"Evolution of Anti Corrosives" - Adam Nikolaus / WPC Technologies​

"Improving Corrosion Resistance in WB Coating Systems" - Ronald Brashear / BYK

“Novel Reactive Surfactants for Latex Emulsion Polymerization” ​ - Julia Zaug / Stepan

​“Novel Fluoro-Free and Silicone-Free Blocking Resistance Additives for Waterborne Coatings” - Tim Boebel / Stepan

"Industry-University Ongoing Research Collaboration" - Isabelle Browne & Dr. Deirdra L. Gerlach / University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
 "How to Formulate New Products" - Paul Lewis / E2C

"The Reaction Kinectic of 1K Polyurethanes" - Chris Molaison / Holcim


Chemists attend free regardless of membership status, thanks to generous donors like you!

Members: $50.00 per person

Non-Members: $75.00 per person

Sponsorships & Donations:

This year the WPCA is supporting Hunger Task Force, a Milwaukee food bank offering nutritional resources to families in need. In lieu of tabletop sponsorships please consider a financial donation to this great organization. We will also have a collection bin at the symposium for non-perishable food items.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and can be selected during registration.

- Breakfast / Lunch / Sweets

- General donations for the Symposium

- Donations for the Hunger Task Force

If you can't attend the symposium but still wish to donate, click here.

Inquiries should be directed to the WPCA Program Chair, Christy Marcuccelli (cmarcuccelli@nsm-na.com).

We hope to see you there!

2023 WPCA Technical Symposium