BLUE BELL, Pa. - The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology will introduce a major technical conference in 2006. To be known as FutureCoat!, this annual conference will examine the most innovative methodologies and applications shaping the future of the coatings industry. The first FutureCoat! will be held in conjunction with ICE 2006 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, from November 1-3. Separate registration is required to attend.

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. . . and Also Offers "Expo Only" Admittance

BLUE BELL, Pa. - To offer a wide variety of registration options and to attract additional visitors to the International Coatings Expo, the FSCT has initiated an "Expo Only" registration fee.

For the first time, coatings professionals will have the opportunity to attend the Expo at a reduced rate of $60. This covers three days' entrance to the Expo, including the ICE 2006 Block Party.

Full ICE 2006 registration details and additional program information are available at www.coatingstech. org/. Registration brochures can be obtained by calling 610/940.0777 or e-mailing