KANSAS CITY, MO – The Kansas City Society for Coatings Technology has announced plans for a technical symposium to be held on May 14, 2009. The symposium, titled Biotechnology & Sustainability – A Future We Can Live With, will be held at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in North Kansas City, MO.

The Kansas City Society is issuing a call for papers on a variety of topics under the general heading of biotechnology and sustainability for coatings formulating, processing and manufacturing. Submit abstracts to Jim Steffensmeier, at jds1@walsh-assoc.com, by Mar. 1, 2009.

For information on the symposium, visit www.kcsct.org.