SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Professionals interested in presenting papers at the 13th International Coatings Congress – ABRAFATI 2013 are invited to submit abstracts for consideration. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2013. Entries must be original and innovative, and based on topics related to raw materials, products, processes, technologies, and sustainability of the production chain. The event will take place September 16-18, 2013, at the Transamerica Expo Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Abstracts should be submitted to the event website at www.abrafati2013.com.br. They should be between 20 and 30 lines, in English, Portuguese or Spanish, and should contain paper title, author name (and coauthors), presenter name and a basic content summary.