NUREMBERG, Germany - The European Coatings SHOW plus Adhesives, Sealants, Construction Chemicals will take place March 19-21, 2013, in Nuremberg, Germany. The event is held in conjunction with the European Coatings CONGRESS, which takes place March 18-19, 2013.

Organizers of the congress have issued a call for papers. Innovative companies, as well as academic and governmental research institutes, are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts detailing high-level technical contributions, presenting their latest research results that highlight advancements in coatings, printing inks, adhesives or construction chemicals. The congress program committee will select proposed presentations based on the scientific significance and potential value added to the industry.

The most outstanding conference presentation will be honored with the European Coatings Award, selected and sponsored by the European Coatings Journal. The prize is endowed with EUR 2,000 and an attractive sculpture.

The submission deadline for title and abstracts is August 31, 2012. Notification of acceptance to speakers will be October 1, 2012. The submission deadline for full technical papers for the conference proceedings is February 1, 2013.

Potential presenters can submit a title and abstract online at

For additional information about the coatings show, visit