PSILANTI, Mich. - The Coatings Research Institute (CRI) of Eastern Michigan University is seeking technical papers to be considered for presentation at the Smart Coatings 2006 Symposium to be held Feb. 15-17, 2006, at the Grosvenor Resort, Orlando, Fla. Symposium topics include antimicrobial and hygienic coatings, organic nanotechnology-based coatings, stimulus and response coatings, and self-assembled intelligent layers. Please provide a 100- to 200-word abstract by August 15, 2005, along with contact information to Sandy Tanner. Phone 734/487.2203; fax 734/483-0085, or e-mail stanner@emich.edu.