ORLANDO, FL - For updates on the most recent emerging technologies and opportunities in coatings, functional polymers, processes and allied materials, plan to attend Smart Coatings 2011. The conference is scheduled for February 23-25, 2011, in Orlando, FL.

Major topics to be covered at the conference include: science and technology of smart materials; self-repair/self-healing coatings; stimuli responsive polymers and coatings; self-assembling polymers and coatings; superhydrophobic/hydrophilic systems; ionic liquids and sensory materials; autonomous corrosion control; bioactive polymers and coatings; advanced functional polymers and coatings; and self-stratifying polymers and coatings.

For additional information about the conference, visit www.smartcoatings.org.