50th NATAS Annual Conference/8th Baekeland Symposium
NATAS 50th Anniversary Conference
September 16-19, 2024

Meeting Chairs: Rigoberto Advincula, Christopher Bowman, Dennis Smith
Technical Sessions Chair:  TBD
Location: University of Tennessee Knoxville


The North American Thermal Analysis Society is a venerable organization that offers scientists and practitioners the opportunity to explore the frontiers of thermal analysis, rheology, and materials characterization. Membership ensures that you have contact information for all your NATAS colleagues throughout the year and that you get the best registration rates for the annual conference. We are pleased to announce the 2024 in-person NATAS conference will be held in Knoxville, TN at the University of Tennessee.

Presentations and posters by renowned scientists and graduate students set the stage for excellent discussions and an ideal environment to learn about state-of-the-art techniques and exciting new developments in thermal analysis and materials research.   Technical sessions planned include:

Plenary Lectures (invitation only)

Honorary Session for Prior Recipients of the Mettler Toledo Award

Memorial Session for Prof. Bernhard Wunderlich

3D printing/Additive Manufacturing


Advanced instrumentation & tandem techniques

Composites and Nanocomposites

Electronic Packaging Materials

Energetics and Thermal Hazards

High Temperature Polymers


Modeling and Simulation

Nanocalorimetry/Fast Scanning

Novel Curing Processes

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Photo-cured Thermosets

Precursors for Ceramic and

Carbon Materials


Sustainable Polymers

Thermal Transport Measurements for Semiconductors and Electronic Device Materials

Thermophysical Properties


Thermosetting Materials

General Topics

Conference Hotel: Crowne Plaza Knoxville
The conference rate is $150 per night. Click the link above, then post the conference dates to access the group rate. Other rates may be offered, but the $150 per night is the group rate. The hotel is a 15-minute walk to the UT Conference Center.

All items below will become active links once the information is available.

Abstract Submission Portal

Select “click here to start” and then “start abstract” and then select oral presentation type. That will allow you to see the list of sessions. 

The deadline for abstract submissions is April 1, 2024.

Instructions for Abstract Preparation (PDF)
Proposed Sessions and Confirmed Session Chairs (PDF)

Abstracts of Papers (PDF)

Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)
Exhibition Diagram (PDF)

Online Exhibitor Registration and Sponsorship

Online Conference Registration
(early registration ends July 1, 2024)
Conference Pricing

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