SURCAR Cannes

Apply to Speak

We pride ourselves on putting the leading voices from the Car Paint industry onstage at our congresses. We’re always looking to collaborate with more Auto OEMs and global paint materials, equipment and turn-key solution providers to create engaging content for our SURCAR Global community members.


Who is eligible ?

SURCAR is where experts meet and exchange on Car Body finishing (surface treatment, sealing and coating). If you and your team have had recent key technological developments, interesting new results, improved and innovative techniques in terms of cost-saving, flexible processes, productivity and sustainability then SURCAR is for you! The Speakers are comprised of top international car manufacturers and suppliers as well as recognized research institutions. 

Benefits of being a SURCAR Speaker

You’ll be able to talk to an international audience of decision-makers and experts in automotive body painting (car manufacturers, suppliers of surface treatments, sealants and paints as well as equipment and application facilities manufacturers, etc.) across the globe. 


By presenting a topic at SURCAR, you are eligible to a SURCAR Award! 

At the end of the two-day conference, the SURCAR committee will reward the best presentations and present three prizes: the Jury’s Award, the Award for Innovation and the Award for Technique. 

ONLY 25 Presentations will have the opportunity to present at SURCAR. So please be aware that many high-quality proposals may regretfully have to be declined.

Please note a few guidelines before completing the Call-For-Papers Form to apply to speak at SURCAR congresses 2021: 


Preference will be given to detailed Technical papers on: 

Joint presentations between the OEM and Supplier 
  • First-hand presentation 
  • Real life Paintshop experience sharing 
  • Focus on Technical innovation 
  • Follow-up from previous SURCAR Congress presentations 
  • Interesting papers refused because of agenda at previous events 

There are no pay-to-play speaking opportunities. 

The committee reminds speakers the presentations should be technical than purely Commercial presentations. 
Applicants will receive a response from us indicating whether the submission was accepted or declined.

If you are interested in submitting a paper, you must fill in the form below and return it by email no later than the 26TH of March, 2021.

We want to hear from you.

Fill in the form to download your call-for-paper form