PORTLAND, Ore. - The Pacific Northwest Society For Coatings Technology has issued a call for papers for its annual Spring Symposium, Coatings Fest Northwest, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Tacoma, Wash., on May 5-7, 2005. The theme for the technical program is " You've Got a Problem, We Have a Solution." For more information and to submit papers for consideration, contact Deborah Fleeger at labaspen@aol.com or call 206/682-4601.