“Can’t Miss” Panels at the RadTech and UV+EB 2024 Conference

RadTech is excited to announce the “Can’t-Miss” Panel Discussions at RadTech 2024, the global UV/EB industry conference and exposition, which will take place May 20-22, 2024, in Orlando, Florida.

All these panel discussions are open to all attendees and will take place in our exhibit floor theater, sponsored by Excelitas Technologies.

We have curated these panels to bring insights from the forefront of sustainable and responsible manufacturing. They feature distinguished experts and thought leaders shaping the future of UV/EB technology. These sessions are designed to foster engaging conversations on the latest trends, challenges, and breakthroughs

UV/EB for Coil Coatings
This panel discussion will spotlight the groundbreaking advancements in UV and EB coil coatings, highlighting their ability to redefine industry benchmarks through fast crosslinking, compatibility with heat-sensitive materials, and a marked decrease in energy use versus traditional methods. Attendees will learn how UV/EB coil coatings surpass industry expectations by championing innovation, sustainability, and efficiency. This session is crucial for industry professionals looking to lead in the evolution of coating technologies.

• Pauline Maillot, Beckers Group
• Karl Swanson, PCT Ebeam (Moderator)
• Sebastien Villeneuve, AkzoNobel
• More Announced Soon

What is the Next Killer App for 3D Printing?

This panel brings together a unique blend of investors, material suppliers, and thought leaders from the photopolymer community to discuss the next killer application for photopolymer additive manufacturing.


  • Danny Piper, NewCap Partners, Inc.
  • Dr. Dianne Poster, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Jeffrey W. Stansbury, University of Colorado – Anschutz
  • Joshua Martin, Fortify (Invited)
  • More Announced Soon

Hot Melt Adhesives are Hot, Hot, Hot
This panel will explore the rapidly growing interest in UV hot melt adhesives, emphasizing innovation, sustainability, and efficiency as the main forces propelling this trend. It will showcase the impact of UV hot melt adhesives on manufacturing, product quality, and environmental practices. Attendees will receive expert insights into the market’s dynamics, future prospects, and the challenges and opportunities present. This session is crucial for anyone looking to stay ahead in the adhesive technology field.

• Jennifer Heathcote, GEW
• Michael T. Waterman-High, Ph.D., Avery Dennison
• TBD, Henkel Corporation
• More Announced Soon

UV Curing Technologies with Print Embellishment Processes

(Presented by the Foil & Specialty Effects Association)

Learn about the latest UV and UV LED curing opportunities for all print embellishment technologies, from specialty UV coatings and cold foil transfer to digital inkjet embellishment processes with digital foils and spot coatings


  • Dianna Brodine, UV+EB Technology Magazine (Moderator)
  • Kevin Abergel, Taktiful
  • Rick Stokes, Sun Chemical
  • Corey Lewis, The Pokémon Company International

UV+EB Regulatory Town Hall: Challenges & Opportunities

Join us to review the regulatory landscape for ultraviolet, electron beam, and 3D printing photopolymer materials. We look forward to discussing regulatory challenges and opportunities as we work together to advance UV+EB technology.

• George R. Fuchs, NAPIM
• Michael Gould, RAHN USA
• Shannon Gainey, Huber Corporation

We are working on a few more panels and will send you the details as soon as we have them! Some of the panels we’re planning are:
• A Fireside Chat with Corey Lewis from The Pokémon Company International
• The Future of Sustainability in UV/EB Packaging
• A Panel Organized by the International Metal Decorating & Packaging Association (IMDPA)
• Shaping the Future of Automotive Coatings

Stay tuned for our upcoming announcements with more details on the panel topics and speakers. These exciting panel discussions will enrich your RadTech 2024 experience and provide actionable insights that can significantly impact your professional journey.

Learn more at https://radtech.org/radtech24/, and don’t forget to register before May 3.