SEMIAHMOO, Washington - The Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology (PNWSCT) has issued a call for papers for its 2012 Coatings Fest to be held in Semiahmoo, Washington, October 10-12, 2012. The PNWSCT Coatings Fest is an industrial forum for the global technical community involved in coating technology.

Presentations for the conference are selected based on applicability to the advancement of the formulating and manufacturing process, uniqueness and innovativeness of new technology and its contribution to the industry, and value to the technical and production community. The audiences for these conferences are technical professional personnel in R&D and manufacturing. Presentations should be at a technical level of interest.

For consideration as a presenter, complete the call for papers form located at Prospective presenters will be notified of the status of their submission by the end of January 2012. Questions should be directed to Thelma Longakit at or Vernon Lo at