NEW ORLEANS - Abstract submission for the 43rd Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids, and Powder Coatings Symposium is now open. The symposium will take place February 1-5, 2016 in New Orleans. The due date for abstract submission is Tuesday, September 15, 2015.   

Organizers of the symposium invite papers pertaining to new and emerging technologies related to materials, processes, production, characterization, application and markets in the field of surface coatings. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, waterborne, high solids, nano (structure and technology), emulsion, additives, corrosion, UV, pigments and powder coatings.

Papers will be selected based on the submitted abstracts. All speakers must submit a paper for publication in the event’s annual proceedings book. Papers principally commercial in nature will not be accepted. Papers must be original and represent recent advancements in coatings science or related disciplines.

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