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PCI's COATING 2012 Show Announces Call For Papers

By: Tim Pennington
3. February 2012


The Powder Coating Institute’s COATING 2012 trade show is looking for presentations for its technical program for the event, which will be Oct. 9-11 in St. Louis.
Key industries attending COATING 2012 are aerospace, agriculture and construction, appliance, architectural, automotive and transportation, coatings and linings, custom coater, electrical, energy generation and transmission, functional, furniture, general metals, HVAC, lawn and garden, marine/maritime, military/defense  and more
PCI says the content must be exclusive to COATING 2012, and topics should relate to your area of expertise and not be commercial in nature.
Suggested topics include:
  • Advances in Coatings
  • Formulation
  • Anodizing
  • Galvanizing
  • Architectural Coatings
  • Green Coating Technologies
  • Application Efficiency
  • High Temperature Coatings
  • Coating Failure Analysis
  • New Technology
  • Coating Inspection
  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Cost Control and Reduction
  • Pretreatment (Liquid & Powder Coatings)
  • Electrodeposition (E-Coat)
  • Regulations Affecting Coatings
  • Energy Savings
  • Troubleshooting
  • Fluoropolymer Coatings
  • UV Technology in Coatings
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. Please submit your abstract by March 16 to Please call Jennifer Egan at 832-585-0770 with any questions. Accepted abstracts will be announced by April.
Presentations will be evaluated on the following criteria:
  • Presenter’s expertise of topic and professional standing in the industry
  • Content appropriate to audience and conference program needs
  • Organization of ideas
  • Timeliness of topic
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