BLUE BELL, Pa. - The Coating Wood and Wood Composites conference, which will take place September 25-27, 2005, at the Marriott Charlotte Executive Park, Charlotte, N.C., is specifically designed to explore the changing nature of wood and wood composites, and the coatings used on these materials.

The program consists of a one-day short course, followed by a two-day symposium featuring keynote addresses and short presentations by experts in wood/coatings research, materials testing, regulations, construction techniques and solving problems in the field. Register by August 29 to receive discounted rates.

Tabletop displays of products and services will be featured during the program. Suppliers may contact Lisa McGlashen, FSCT exhibits coordinator, at 610/940.0777, ext. 4947; e-mail; or click on to download the ACseries Exhibit brochure. For full details on attending the event, visit, or e-mail