São Paulo, Brazil - The 12th International Coatings Congress is taking place November 21-23, 2011, at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, together with the 12th International Exhibition of Coatings Industry Suppliers, as part of ABRAFATI 2011. A call for papers has been issued for speakers interested in presenting at the event.

The most recent research, developments and future trends in coatings will be presented at both forums, including raw materials, products, processes, technologies and much more.

Professionals interested in presenting papers at the 12th International Coatings Congress are invited to submit them to the Scientific Committee by May 31, 2011.

Papers based on coating-related themes are to be original and novel. Summaries should be posted through the Web site atwww.abrafati2011.com.br.