ST. LOUIS, MO - Organizers of The Powder Coating 2013 Conference & Expo, to be held in St. Louis, MO, October 8-10, are inviting industry professionals to submit abstracts for presentations at the technical conference. Topics should relate to your area of expertise and not be commercial in nature.

Potential topics include surface preparation, new technologies and techniques for applying powder coating, quality control, optimization efficiency, oven curing options, field-applied powder coatings, and testing and measurement.

The abstract should clearly state in 200-300 words the objectives, subject matter and proposed amount of time needed. Abstracts will be reviewed and selected by a review committee. The deadline for submission is February 15, 2013. For additional information, and to download the call for papers form, visit