Dear Participants and Colleagues,
We are absolutely delighted to extend a warm welcome to all of you at GALVATECH 2023, the 13th International Conference on Zinc & Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Sheet. This year’s conference in Seoul is a momentous occasion as it marks our return to in-person gatherings after the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
GALVATECH, held every three years, has a rich tradition of bring together experts, researchers, and industry leaders from around the world to explore the latest developments in the processing technology and properties of zinc and zinc alloy coated steels. With great pride, we can announce that this year’s program features an impressive lineup of over 160 presentations, including five plenary lectures. These sessions promise to provide valuable insights and opportunities for future exploration.
As the chairmen of GALVATECH 2023, we are deeply honored to be part of this prestigious event. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the organizing committee, sponsors, exhibitors, and all speakers who have worked hard to bring this conference to fruition.
We invite each and every one of you to actively participate, share your expertise, and engage in the exciting discussion and networking opportunities that GALVATECH 2023 offers. Together, we can shape the future of zinc-coated steel and contribute to a more sustainable and innovative world.
Welcome to GALVATECH 2023! Let us come together, learn from one another, and make this conference a resounding success and a memorable experience for all.
Warm regards,

Joo-Youl Huh, Jong Sang Kim, and Frank Goodwin
Conference Chairmen, GALVATECH 2023