SÃO PAULO, Brazil - Professionals in coatings and academic researchers interested in presenting their studies and developments at the 12th International Coatings Congress have additional time to submit their application. The deadline for submitting papers for consideration by the Scientific Committee has been extended until July 15. The new deadline applies both to oral presentations and those in poster form. Entries must be made atwww.abrafati2011.com.br.

The 12th International Coatings Congress is taking place November 21-23, 2011, at the Trans­america Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, as part of ABRAFATI 2011.