Meetings & Events
Western Coatings Symposium
Mark your long term calendars for future WCS shows.
Information on the 2021 show can be found at www.westerncoatings.org
Check it out for information on attending, exhibiting, speaking, listening, and all manner of general information.
October 15 - 18, 2023 - Paris, LV
October 19 - 22, 2025 - Paris, LV
Next Dinner Meeting - Likely Monday, November 8, 2021, 5:30 pm
The GGSCT Christmas Lunch - Friday, December 3, 2021, 11:30 a.m. Save the date and check back for details
Tentative Dinner Dates:
Monday, January 10, 2022
Monday, March 14, 2022
Monday, April 11, 2022
Monday, May 9, 2022
Summer 2022 - Night at the Ballgame
GGSCT 100th Birthday Party Gala - Saturday, September 17, 2022 - Mark your calendars and stay tuned for details. The details will surely involve dinner and dancing and music and presentations. All past members and their families will be welcome.
GGSCT Night at the Ballgame 2021!
January 2020 - Past Event - Presentations from the Half Day Seminar
November 2019 - Past Event - The presentation was from Emmanuel Durant of Tolsa on Rheological Clays
January 2019 - Past Event - The presentation was from Natália Lopes of the Ashland Specialty Ingredients Group on Thickeners - a Thickeners 101 Talk
January 2019 - Past Event - The presentation was from Greg Monaghen of Specialty Polymers on Metal Adhesion and Corrosion Resistance of Coatings
October 2018 - Past Event - The presentation was from Vinvil on vinyl versatate copolymer emulsions
October 2018 - Past Event - Please review the presentation from Bishop Hammack of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and first recipient of the recently renamed Marnie Hartman Scholarship. The GGSCT generously sponsored this research through our scholarship program.
September 2018 - Past Event - The presentation was from Rusil on Waterproofing Concrete
March 2018 - Past Event - The presentation was from Thom Debroski of Specialty Minerals on the various minerals used in paints.
November 2017 - Past Event - The presentation was from John Dockery of Trinseo on Elastomeric Roof Coatings using Styrene Butadiene as a water proofing Primer and Styrene Acrylic as a Reflective Top coat
April 2017 - Past Event - The presentation was from Mark Diaz of Hexion on the Evolution of Waterborne Epoxy Resins with respect to performance and VOC compliance
March 2017 – Past Event - The presentation was from Stuart Lipskin of BYK on the right order of evaluation for the optimization of coatings. His presentation can be found here.
October 2016 - Past Event - The presentation from the California Paint Council can be found here
The GGSCT Tony Rumfola Memorial Lunch 2021
GGSCT Trivia Night Winners March 2021
GGSCT Bowling Night February 2020
The GGSCT Tony Rumfola Old Timers Lunch 2019