HANNOVER, Germany - Vincentz Network announced program details for the "Smart Coatings III" European Coatings Conference, scheduled for June 7-8 in Berlin. The conference will highlight developments in "intelligent" coatings systems that offer novel functions beyond traditional protective and decorative properties, conference organizers said.

Program sessions will address: stimulus and response; smart layers; smart colors; novel applications; and self-repair concepts.

A detailed conference program is available from Vincentz Network, e-mail amanda.beyer@coatings.de, or from the website link at www.coatings.de/ecc17.cfm.