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The 15th International Adhesion conference continues the success of triannual meetings that have been held since 1980, and will be hosted in Glasgow, Scotland.

Held every three or four years since 1980, the international conference will provide an opportunity for the world’s adhesives and adhesion community to meet, present and discuss the latest science and technological advancements within the fields of adhesion and adhesives; from nanotechnology applications to environmental and ecological aspects.

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The scientific committee, which is drawn from specialists well-known to the international adhesion community and is chaired by Ambrose Taylor, will offer a mix of presentations chosen from peer-reviewed abstracts on all aspects of the science and technology of adhesion and adhesives. with high priority to poster session.

The 11th Wake Memorial Lecture will form the centrepiece of the conference; previous recipients of this award can be seen on the ‘Awards’ page of the SAA microsite.​


Technical Programme

The conference programme will offer a myriad of presentations chosen from peer-reviewed abstracts that focus on the science and technology of adhesion and adhesives



Important dates

  • August 2021 | Call for Papers submission open

  • 25 March 2022 | Deadline for Call for Papers abstracts

  • April 2022 | Notification of acceptance to authors

  • May 2022 | Provisional programme  available

  • August 2022 | Extended abstract deadline



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