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26. - 27. Oct 2021 | Amsterdam | The Netherlands

Woodcoatings Congress

This conference provides a unique opportunity for personal interaction with like-minded professionals - disseminating new technology, collaboration and networking. For all participants who are still unable to travel, we offer the entire conference via live stream. No trend will escape you.

Why you should attend:

Share space and time with your global peers

Exchange views and thoughts with other industry influencers

Get insights

Strategies, ideas and updates of internationally successful coatings companies

Safe meetings

Benefit from highest standard hygiene and safety concepts

Hybrid solutions

For those that cannot travel, streaming options will be available to join the conference all over the world.

About the congress

According to the world’s largest furniture retailer originated in Sweden, "We love wood because it’s durable, renewable, recyclable and beautiful.” However, being a natural material, wood is not homogeneous and can be exposed to many challenges in service, whether in indoor or outdoor situations. The technology of woodcoatings continues to evolve as a better understanding of these complexities is obtained, with the additional requirement of minimising environmental impact.

In collaboration:

Who should attend

Attendance at the congress is important for technical, marketing, production and general management staff who are involved in the protection of wood. Raw material and equipment suppliers, paint formulators, end-users and participants from research institutions and academia from around the world are all potential beneficiaries of this unique, intensive two-day collaboration with like-minded experts.


Mercure Amsterdam City Hotel

Joan Muyskenweg 10 1096 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

+31 202 7219176

This modern 4 star hotel is located in the south of Amsterdam on the waterfront. It is within a 10 minute walk from the Overamstel metro station, with connections to the city centre (Central railway station) and airport (change at RAI station). It is situated near the A2 and A10 motorways and is 15 km from Schiphol Airport. There is ample parking at the hotel.  Please use the following booking link to reserve your business room for 125 € per night  +7% city tax  reservation: (Availability is limited and cannot be guaranteed. Free cancellation possible until 7 days before.) You may find additional hotels nearby:

Fees & services

1.125 €

Early Bird registration fee

Available until 21 September 2021
1.295 € Standard Fee

995 €
Early bird fee PRA member
Available until 21 September 2021
1.125 € PRA member
650 € Early bird fee academia Available until 21 September 2021
705€ Academia  
425 € Early bird Congress Speaker  Available until 21 September 2021
480 € Congress Speaker  

Stated conference fees are net prices. All the conference is also available via Livestream for the same price.

The fee includes:

  • Online proceedings
  • List of delegates
  • Lunch & Coffee break (not for the Livestream)

Hotel accomodation is not included in the registration fee.

Congress steering committee

Peter Svane

Manager, Coating Consultancy

Stefan Friebel

Senior Projekt Manager Coatings and adhesives, Fraunhofer WKI

Dr. Gerhard Grüll

Head of Wood Preservation and Bioenergy | Holzforschung Austria

Nina Musche

Editor, European Coatings Journal

T +49 511 9910-214

Studied chemical engineering at the University of applied sciences Münster.

Over 20 years of experience in the paint and coatings raw materials industry. Various roles in the laboratory and in technical marketing and sales. Accountable for aqueous binders and additives. In the coatings editorial office of Vincentz Networt since August 2018, responsible for conference and seminar content as well as for some elements in print products. 

Dr. Franco Bulian


Dr. Laurence Podgorski



Learn more about your various options to present your company to this first-class audience.
Anette Pennartz

Anette Pennartz

Director Sales, Vincentz Network

T +49 511 9910-240



Woodcoatings Congress

26-27 October 2021

Amsterdam | The Netherlands

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Registration fee (early bird available until 21.09.2021)



We will send you an order confirmation by e-mail. This e-mail includes all import information about the event. Stated conference fees are net prices. Hotel accomodation is not included.

Your key contact:

Moritz Schürmeyer

Event Manager, Vincentz Network

T +49 511 9910-278

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