The 2019 ICMCTF banner design was developed by Beate Rabsch and Michael Stüber at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.


The 46th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF 2019) will be held at the Town & Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center in San Diego, CA, May 19-24, 2019.

Conference Registration includes the following for Invited, Regular, Student, and Retired* Attendees. One Day attendees will only be able to participate in the events taking place on the selected day. Note that all registrants will be required to show a valid ID at the registration counter onsite. Student registrants will be required to show a valid student ID. San Diego area registrants will need to show a valid San Diego area ID (i.e., CA Driver’s License with San Diego area zip code or other proof of residence).

  1. Access to More Than 60 Technical Sessions, Plenary and Exhibition Keynote Lectures, Special Interest Talks, plus Poster Sessions.
  2. Admission to the Exhibition on Tuesday and Wednesday with Refreshments During Breaks and Lunches (While Supplies Last).
  3. Access (with Drink Tickets) to the Welcome Reception, Awards Ceremony and Reception, and Poster Session.
  4. Conference Materials
  5. Use of the Conference Mobile App/Desktop Planner/Personal Scheduler
  6. Complimentary TSF and SCT Journals' Online Proceedings When Available

Registration Process

Step 1To save money on registration, please make your Town & Country Hotel reservation first.

Conference Registration Discount Policy: In order to receive the discounted hotel conference registration fee you must provide an ICMCTF 2019 Housing Block confirmation number from the Town & Country when you register. Confirmation numbers will be verified by the hotel—Any confirmations found to be outside of the ICMCTF 2019 Housing Block or from a third party agent will be readjusted to the no hotel registration fee and you will be invoiced the difference.

Step 2 – Register and save money by providing your Town & County Hotel confirmation.

Step 3 - Select your registration type below by clicking on the listed price within the desired row below.

Registration Type

April 8

April 8

Regular – Hotel



Regular – Local



Regular – No Hotel



Student – Hotel



Student – Local



Student – No Hotel



Retired – Hotel



Retired – Local



Retired – No Hotel



One Day (Mon-Thur)



One Day (Fri)



Exhibits Only



*If you are a retiree and would like to register at a discounted rate, please contact Heather Korff, 530-896-0477,

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund for a Conference cancellation, less a $100 re-processing fee (or a $50 re-processing fee for a Student cancellation), an Early-registrant must notify Heather Korff, 530-896-0477, prior to April 8, 2019.

Regular Early-registration cancellations after April 8, 2019, through April 30, 2019 will be refunded less a $300.00 re-processing fee; One Day Conference Early-registrants will be assessed a $100 re-processing fee.

Student Early-registration cancellations after April 8, 2019, through April 30, 2019 will be refunded less a $100.00 re-processing fee.





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