PORTLAND, Ore. - The Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology is issuing a call for papers for its annual Spring Symposium, Coatings Fest Northwest, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Tacoma, Wash., on May 5-7, 2005. The theme for the technical program is " You've Got a Problem, We Have a Solution." Contact Deborah Fleeger atlabaspen@aol.comor call 206/682.4601.