The technical sessions included a Monday morning Keynote address by David Reed of General Motors, speaking on Trends and Challenges in Coatings for Automotive Plastics, and plenary presentations by Rodger Pelo of PPG, speaking on OEM Trends in Painting Automotive Plastics and Drs. Rose A. Ryntz of Visteon and Phil Yaneff of E.I. DuPont Canada, speaking on Attaining Adhesion on Automotive Plastics. A Monday luncheon talk by James Jakubowski of Bayer Polymers addressed Meeting the Challenges of Today's Automotive Market Drivers.
Continuing this year at the Symposium was a Sunday evening wine and cheese reception at the Troy Northfield Hilton (adjacent to the Michigan State Management Education Center), which allowed attendees to network prior to the formal start of the Symposium, as well as the optional tutorial that was well received by the more than 30 attendees.
Please visit the PCI website (www.pcimag.com) for further details on the 2005 conference to be held at the same location June 6-8.