PITTSBURGH - SSPC 2002, the Industrial Protective Coatings Conference and Exhibit, is scheduled for Nov. 3-6 in Tampa, FL. The event sponsor, The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), said more than 300 exhibitors are expected to participate in the show.

Technical-program topics will include various aspects of coatings technology and application, including surface preparation; project management; business strategies; research, testing and technology; products and services; and others.

More information is available on the SSPC website, www.sspc.org, or by calling 877/281.7772.