HANNOVER, Germany - Vincentz Network announced preliminary plans for the European Coatings Show 2005, scheduled for April 26-28, 2005, in Nuremberg, Germany. The 2003 European Coatings Show drew more than 16,000 visitors and featured 646 exhibitors, event organizers said.

Vincentz Network also issued a call for papers to be considered for presentation at the 8th Nuremberg Congress, scheduled in conjunction with the coatings show and carrying a theme of "Creative Advances in Coatings Technology." Papers are also invited for the following conferences:

  • Ink Makers' Forum - 3rd European Congress on Printing Inks;

  • Stick! - 4th European Congress on Adhesive and Sealant Raw Materials;

  • Construction Chemicals - 5th European Congress on Construction Chemicals;

  • Purchasers' Day - 2nd European Congress for Purchasers in the Coatings Industry; and

  • Production Technology - 3rd Workshop on Paint Production Technology.
Detailed information about the congresses and guidelines for submission of papers are available at the website located at www.coatings.de/callforpapers. The deadline for submission is Sept. 20.

Information on show and congress programs is available from Vincentz Network, e-mail esther.schwencke@ coatings.de, website www.coatings.de. Information on the coatings show is available from NürnbergMesse GmbH, e-mail ecs@nuernbergmesse.de, website nuernbergmesse.de.