The 11th International Coatings for Plastics Symposium, which will be held in Chicago, IL, April 21-23, is seeking papers that explore emerging technologies and case studies in the coatings for plastics industry. The symposium is accepting papers on the topics of bio-friendly technology, finishing techniques, decorative technology trend, nanotechnology, novel waterborne coatings for plastics, improvements in adhesion technology, advances in application techniques, UV- and EB-cured coatings, film laminates, innovations in plastic substrate technology, paint flow and rheology, regulatory issues, powder coatings for plastics, advancements in test methods and materials characterization, and advances in the appliance, electronics and architectural markets. Abstracts must be submitted by January 15, 2008.

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