HATTIESBURG, MS – The University of Southern Mississippi's Department of Polymer Science issued a call for papers for the 28th Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium, scheduled for Feb. 21-23, 2001, in New Orleans.

The symposium organizers issued an invitation for papers related to the chemistry, formulation, physical properties and performance of waterborne, high-solids, powder, and other advanced coatings systems. Also solicited are papers related to engineering aspects of coating systems or solvent abatement.

Titles, abstracts and author names, with the speaker’s name underlined, should be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail by Aug. 15 to Robson F. Storey or Shelby F. Thames, co-organizers, WHS&PC Sysmposium, the University of Southern Mississippi, School of Polymers and High-Performance Materials, Department of Polymer Science, Box 10063, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5635; fax 610/266.5635; e-mail darlene.ramsey@usm.edu. More information can be obtained by calling 601/266.5193 or 601/266.4475.