ASTM International Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications is holding a mini-symposium on exotic coatings on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at the Embassy Suites in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The mini-symposium will be held in conjunction with the standards development meetings of Committee D01. There is no cost to attend either the mini-symposium or the standards development meetings. Call 610-832-9729 or e-mail for more information.

RadTech International, the Association for UV & EB Technology, is call for papers for e|5: UV & EB Technology Expo & Conference, to be held April 24-26, 2006, at Lakeside Center at McCormick Place in Chicago. RadTech is seeking papers from the following categories: UV/EB Applications, Advances in Chemistries, Safety & Handling Issues, Advances in Curing Equipment, Testing & Measurement Issues, though other areas are also welcome. Those interested in presenting a technical conference paper no longer than 25 minutes in length with 5 minutes for Q&A should complete the online Abstract Submission Form prior to July 1, 2005. Interested presenters may also call RadTech headquarters at 240-497-1243 or email to receive a paper version of the Call for Papers and abstract submission form. Or, visit e52006CallforPapers.html.