NEW ORLEANS — The School of Poymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi has issued a call for papers for the 46th Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium. The conference will take place in New Orleans Feb. 24 to March 1, 2019. Abstracts for papers are due Sept. 15, 2018.

Organizers are inviting 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 waterborne, high solids, nano (structure or technology), emulsion, additives, corrosion, UV, pigments, powder coatings and other coatings related topics.

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

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