INDIANAPOLIS - The American Coatings Association (ACA) and Vincentz Network are calling for papers to be presented at the American Coatings Conference 2012, which will take place May 7-9, 2012. The conference is offered in conjunction with the American Coatings Show, to be held May 8-10, 2012, at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN.

Innovative companies, as well as academic and governmental research institutes, are encouraged to submit abstracts detailing high-level technical contributions to this event, presenting their latest research results that highlight advancements in raw materials and formulations, printing inks, adhesives and sealants, laboratory methods, laboratory equipment, and process equipment. The conference organizers will select from the pool of submitted presentations based on their scientific significance and potential value to the industry.

The most outstanding coatings presentation will be honored with the American Coatings Award, selected and sponsored by ACA and Vincentz Network. The recipient will receive $ 2,500 and a statue representing this prestigious award.

Papers should be submitted online at www.american-coatings-show.com/callforpapers by September 30, 2011.

For additional information about the call for papers, contact Matthias Janz at matthias.janz@vincentz.net.