NEW ORLEANS — The School of Polymer Science and Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi is inviting industry professionals to submit abstracts for the 47th Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium, which will take place Feb. 16-21, 2020, in New Orleans. The deadline for submitting an abstract is Sept. 15, 2019.

Event organizers 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 or technology), emulsion, additives, corrosion, UV, pigments, powder coatings, and general session - all 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 for the event. 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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