Sink or Swim 2008 offered by Cleveland Coatings Society.The Cleveland Cleveland, former county, England
Cleveland, former county, NE England, created under the Local Government Act of 1972 (effective 1974). It was composed of the county boroughs of Hartlepool and Teeside and parts of the former counties of Durham and Coatings Society and The University of Akron Enrollment in fall 2006 was 23,539 students. The school offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees  and 100 graduate degrees . The University's best-known program is its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, which is located in a will co-sponsor the 51st Annual Technical Symposium symposium
In ancient Greece, an aristocratic banquet at which men met to discuss philosophical and political issues and recite poetry. It began as a warrior feast. Rooms were designed specifically for the proceedings. , "Waterborne and Innovative Coatings: Sink or Swim 2008." To be held May 20-21 at the University of Akron Campus, the event will offer a technical program, short courses, poster session A poster session is the juried presentation of research information by representatives of several research teams at a congress or conference with an academic or professional focus. These are particularly prominent at scientific conferences such as medical congresses. , and tabletop exhibits. Serving as host hotel for the symposium is the Radisson Rad·is·son , Pierre Esprit 1636?-1710?.
French explorer whose expedition to Hudson Bay and reports of economic opportunity there led to the chartering of the Hudson Bay Company (1670). Hotel Akron City Centre, in Akron, OH.
The technical program, featuring industrial and academic speakers, will cover such topics as modern biomass derived coatings, nanotechnology nanotechnology: see micromechanics.
Manipulation of atoms, molecules, and materials to form structures on the scale of nanometres (billionths of a metre). , coating lifetime prediction, accelerated testing, theological additives, coating manufacturing line processes, pigments, waterborne coatings (including latexes and water-reducible), UV-curable coatings, and additives.
Short courses to be offered include an introductory course, "Education of Coatings for Beginners," and an intermediate course on "Statistical Design of Experiments and Measurement Techniques for Weathering." Separate registration is required for attendance.
On May 20, tabletop exhibits will be offered from 1:00 to 4:30 pm, exclusive of all other programming. This one-day-only exhibit will feature a reception with open bar beginning at 3:00 pm.
Sink or Swim 2008 will also include a poster competition. Posters will be of scientific content and relevant to the coatings industry.
For additional details, contact Mary Harding, 440.884.5765; or email: sink email@example.com.