Individuals or organizations interested in making presentations at the conference are asked to submit a title and abstract by Nov. 15 to conference chairman David Nordstrom, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference will include two program tracks. Also planned are two tutorials, with Richard Eley of ICI scheduled to conduct a program on rheology and Rose Ryntz of Visteon Corp. to present a program on testing for damage to automotive coatings. The conference also will be accompanied by a "Coatings Showcase" exhibition of industry suppliers.
The 2004 FOCUS Conference drew 240 participants, the Detroit society said.
More information is available on the Detroit society website, located at www.dsct.org.