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FSCT 2007 FutureCoat! Conference to feature record number of presentations.

Drawing on the international theme of "Clean--Lean--Green: Innovative Solutions for the Global Coatings Community," the FSCT has received a record number of submissions for its renowned technical program--FutureCoat! Over 100 presentations will be offered at the conference, which is scheduled for October 3-5, in conjunction with ICE 2007. To be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in Toronto, Ont., Canada, FutureCoat! will explore the most innovative methodologies and applications shaping the future of environmentally friendly coatings.

Under the planning of the 2007 FutureCoat! Committee, the intense three-day program will feature highly focused multiple tracks. Highlights include the Keynote Address by John C. Warner, the Director of the Center for Green Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and the Technical Focus Lecture, to be presented by Rigoberto Advincula, Associate Professor at the University of Houston. The prestigious Mattiello Memorial Lecture will be given by Gordon P. Bierwagen, Professor, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University. Also, offered for the first time at FutureCoat! will be a Mattiello Symposium focusing on key areas of Prof. Bierwagen's work.

ICE 2007 FutureCoat! Preliminary Program

Wednesday, October 3

Keynote Address

(8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Green Chemistry and Entropic Control in Coatings Materials and Processes--John C. Warner, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA

Green Chemistry--Environmental

(9:15 am - 12:00 noon)

Development of Anti-fouling, Antimicrobial Coatings Based on Tethered Quaternary Ammonium Salts in Polydi-methylsiloxane--Partha Majumdar, Elizabeth Lee, Nehal Patel, Shane Stafslien, Justin Daniels, and Bret Chisholm, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Waterborne Pavement Markings: The Low-VOC Options--Kimberly B. Kosto, Rohm and Haas Company, Spring House, PA

Advanced Assessment and Analysis of Fungal Disfigurement of Wood Coatings--Jan Van den Bulcke, Joris Van Acker, and Marc Stevens, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Benefits of Next Generation APE-Free Additives in Waterborne Coating Formulations--Virendra V. Shah and Ernest C. Galgoci, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA

Latex Waste Solidification--An Innovative, Low Cost, Environmentally Friendly Approach--Frank Miller, Innovative Environmental Products, Inc., Livonia, NY

Formulation--Latex Technology

(9:15 am - 12:00 noon)

UV-Curable Diacrylate Monomers Based on UNOXOL[TM] Diol--Kiran K. Baikerikar, Michael L. Tulchinsky, and John Argyropoulos, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI

Influence of Inter-diffusion and Crosslinking on the Film Formation of an Acrylic Latex--Nicki Kessel, Sun Chemical Ltd., Orpington, Kent, UK, and University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK; Derek R. Illsley, Sun Chemical Ltd.; and Joseph L. Keddie, University of Surrey

Investigation of the Effect of Pre-Coalescence or Post-Coalescence Crosslinking on Film Formation, End-Use Properties and Latex Morphology--Ravi G. Joshi, Theodore Provder, Paul Ziemer, Wade Shen, and Frank Jones, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Core-Shell and Other Multi-Phase Latex Particles--Confirming Their Morphologies and Relating Those to Synthesis Variables--Jeffrey M. Stubbs (presently at DSM NeoResins) and Donald C. Sundberg, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Nano-particle Reinforced Latex Dispersions with Modified Colloidal Silica--Peter Greenwood and Hans Lagnemo, Eka Chemicals AB

Waterborne I

(9:15 am - 11:30 am)

Onset of Polymer Diffusion in a Drying Acrylate Latex Film: How Water Initially Retards Coalescence but Ultimately Enhances Diffusion--Jeffrey C. Haley and Mitchell A. Winnik, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and Willie Lau, Rohm and Haas Co., Spring House, PA

Blending Vinyl Acetate-Ethylene and Acrylic Latexes to Achieve Targeted Performance Properties--Wenjun Wu, Keith R. Olesen, Albert R. Miner II, and Jeff A. Schneider, The Dow Chemical Company, Cary, NC

Control of Functional Site Location for Thermosetting Latexes: The Effect of Bimodal Particle Distribution--M.D. Soucek and E. Pedraza, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Technology Development of Dirt Pickup Resistance in Latex Coatings--Gerald A. Vandezande, The Dow Chemical Company, Cary, NC


(9:15 am - 12:00 noon)

Use of Two Constant Kubelka-Munk Theory in Spectrophotometric Color Matching--A. Karbasi, S. Moradian, and M. Ebrahimi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; and S. Asiaban, Research and Technology Co., National Petrochemical Co., Iran

Relating Optical Properties to Pigment Dispersion of Weathered Pigmented Polymeric Coatings--Li-Piin Sung, Haiqing Hu, Cyril Clerici, and Xiaohong Gu, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Use of Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy and Reflectance Measurements to Characterize the Surface Structure Build-up of Thermosetting Powder Coatings--I. Bombard, P. Laurent, and J. Lieto, Laboratoire d'Automatique et de Genie des Procedes, Universite of Lyon, Villeurbanne Cedex, France

Film Formation of Water-Based Paints Studied by Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy--Helene DiHang and Alice Brun, Formulaction, L'Union, France

Effect of Dehydration and Paint Application Parameters on Popping--Lindita Prendi, Paul Henshaw, and Ahammad Ali, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ont., Canada


(9:15 am - 12:00 noon)

Activated Conductive Layer for Powder Coating on Wood--Chhiu-Tsu Lin, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Atmospheric Pressure Plasma--Enabling Technology for Process Simplification and Reduction of Solvent Consumption on Paint Lines--Ronald G. Jamieson, Plasmatreat North America Inc., Mississauga, Ont., Canada

Plasma Surface Modification of Low Density Polyethylene with Various Gases--Maryam Ataeefard, Siamak Moradian, and Morteza Ebrahimi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; Mojtaba Mirabedini, Iran Polymer and Petrochemical Institute, Tehran, Iran; and Saeed Asiaban, Petrochemical Company of Iran

Effect of Surface Cleaning and Pretreatment on Non-chrome Corrosion Protection of Aluminum Alloys--N. Voevodin and L. Kasten, University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, OH; A. Khramov, Universal Technology Corporation; and W. Juzukonis and J. Johnson, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB

Metal Pretreatment Containing Nanosilicate Materials--Michael Recchia and Chhiu-Tsu Lin, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

Thursday, October 4

Technical Focus Lecture

(8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Nanostructured Electro-optically Active Smart Coatings: A Precursor Approach to Conjugated Polymer Networks--Rigoberto Advincula, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Green Chemistry - Renewable Resources I

(9:15 am - 11:30 am)

Seed Oil Based Polyester Polyols for Coatings--John Argyropoulos, Debkumar Bhattacharjee, William Koonce, Paul Popa, and Gary Spilman, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI

High-End Waterborne Binders for Air Dried Coating Applications--Dennis St. Laurent, Gerhard Reidlinger, Kimberly Hutchinson, Jennifer Rigney, and Bud Equi, CYTEC Industries Inc., Stamford, CT

Biobased Acrylic Acid--A New Route to Make Acrylic Acid from Renewable Resources--Dong Tian and Jeffrey S. Ross, Armstrong World Industries, Inc., Lancaster, PA

Novel Bio-derived Polyols for Coatings--Herman Benecke and Michael Clingerman, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH

Formulation I

(9:15 am-12:00 noon)

Accelerating Coating R&D by Automated High Output Technologies--Josef Schroer, Chemspeed Technologies, Monmouth Junction, NJ

Determination of the Coefficient of Diffusion as a Function of Strain in Epoxy Primers--Chris Vetter, Brian Hinderliter, and Dante Battocchi, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Pseudoplastic Liquid Rheology Modifiers--John Du, BYK-Chemie USA, Hermitage, PA

Novel Surfactants for Improved Pigment Dispersions and Emulsion Polymers--Chip Palmer, Jim Tanner, and Pat C. Davis, Ethox Chemicals, Greenville, SC; and Lisa Fine, Flexo Tech, Inc., Columbus, OH

Weathering Sensitivity of Adhesion to Pigment Volume Concentration--E.C. Saville, B.R. Hinderliter, and S.G. Croll, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Waterborne II

(9:15 am - 11:30 am)

Hyrolyzed Block Copolymer of Styrene-b-vinyl Acetate Used as Flow and Leveling Agent in Water Based Paints--N.P. Khatik, N.G. Jadhav, and R.N. Jagtap, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

A New Benzoate Ester Technology for Improved Performance and VOC Reduction in Waterborne Coating Formulations--Arron M. Strepka, William D. Arendt, and Mark Joshi, Velsicol Chemical Corporation, Northbrook, IL

Shear-Induced Thickening in Aqueous Surfactant-Associative Thickener Mixtures--Adam Paiz, Gary Deng, Ryan Garcia, and Raymond Fernando, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Innovative Liquid Light Stabilizers for Waterborne Systems--Yao-Hsing Huang, Zo-Hong Tsai, and Yung-Gi Yang, Everlight Chemical Industrial Corp.

Weathering I

(9:15 am - 12:00 noon)

Numerical Simulation of Two-State Degradation Mechanisms--B.R. Hinder-liter and S.G. Croll, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Elucidation of Corrosion Failure Mechanisms of Coated Steel Substrates--Sundarearesan Avundaiappan, Sarjak Amin, Askarali Johnpasha, Theodore Provder, and F. Louis Floyd, Coatings Research Institute, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

A Two-Pack Epoxy-Acrylate Primer for Corrosion Protection of Metals--Paula Puomi, Zhangzhang Yin, Wim van Ooij and Anuj Seth, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Developments in Fluoropolymer Resins for Long Life Coatings--Winn Darden, LUMIFLON[R] Resins, Bayonne, NJ

Considerations for Characterizing Moisture Effects in Coatings Weathering Studies--Henry K. Hardcastle and William L. Meeks, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC, Phoenix, AZ


(9:15 am - 12:00 noon)

Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Dispersions as Unique Additives for Coatings--Charles Hegedus, Frank Pepe, Denise Lindenmuth, Detlef Burgard, Lisa Mercando, and Jennifer Bierkamp, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA

Covalent Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Diisocyanate for Enhancing Polyurethane Nanocomposite Performances--T. Nguyen, A. Granier, A. Sharpiro, and J.W. Martin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Combining Long-Term UV Protection and Transparency by Using Nanosized Cerium Oxide and Zinc Oxide--Jeroen van den Bosch and Philip Eyckmans, Umicore Research, Olen, Belgium

Polymeric Nanocoatings by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition--Hilton G. Pryce Lewis, Karen K. Gleason, Aleksandr J. White, and Neeta P. Bansal, GVD Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Investigating the Addition of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Nanosilica Filler on the Morphological and Mechanical Properties of Acrylic-Based Polyurethane Clearcoats--Hamed Dast-malchian, Siamak Moradian, Mohammad Mahdi Jalili, and Ali Karbasi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Mattiello Symposium--Corrosion I

(9:15 am - 11:00 am)

Assessing the Role of Magnesium in Magnesium Rich Coatings--Rebecca DeRosa, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Development of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Binder for Mg-rich Primer--Seva Balbyshev, Jun Li, Missy Berry, Gordon P. Bierwagen, and Bret J. Chisholm, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Corrosion Protection of Aluminum Substrates by a Mg-rich Primer Studied by Electrochemical Scanning Techniques--A.M. Simoes, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal; and D. Battocchi, D.E. Tallman and Gordon P. Bierwagen, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Mattiello Memorial Lecture

(1:00 pm - 2:15 pm)

The Physical Chemistry of Organic Coatings Revisited: Viewing Coatings as a Materials Scientist--Gordon P. Bierwagen, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Green Chemistry--Renewable Resources II

(2:30 pm - 5:15 pm)

Alternative Fungicide and Bactericide Based on Green Chemistry and Green Engineering--Karen Winkowski and William Woods, International Specialty Products, Wayne, NJ

Synergistic Combinations of In-Can Preservatives--Green and Effective--Ioana Annis, Jon Raymond, Mary Chervenak, and Pierre Lenoir, Dow Biocides, Buffalo Grove, IL

Use Level Optimization of Preservatives in Coatings--Wolfgang Lindner and Gary L. Horacek, Troy Corporation, Florham Park, NJ

Coating Vehicles with Green Chemicals--Jean-Luc Dallons, Cardolite Corporation, Gent, Belgium

A Case Study of a Marine Coatings Manufacturer's Odor Compliance and Biological Odor Control Technologies--Daryl Letto, Derek Webb, Jim Remus, Corrie Schyff, and Bill Mullin, BIOREM Technologies, Guelph, ON, Canada

Formulation II

(2:30 pm - 5:15 pm)

A New Cycloaliphatic Amine with Improved Reactivity for Coatings and Composites Applications--Rajesh Turakhia, Bill Dellinger, Deb Bhattacharjee, and John Argyropoulos, The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, TX

Intelligent Polymeric Surfaces through Molecular Self-Assembly--Achin Goel, Ravi Joshi, and Vijay Mannari, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Novel Copolymers of Vinyl Acetate and Ring-Substituted 2-phenyl-1, 1-dicyanoethylenes--Gregory B. Kharas and Robert Cisler, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Life Cycle Inventory of the Automotive Paint Processes--Lindita Prendi, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada, Angelos Anastassopoulos, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont.; and Edwin Tam, University of Windsor

Expanding Epoxy Resin--Minseok Kwon, Gstone Co., Ltd., Seoul, Korea

Waterborne III

(2:30 pm - 4:45 pm)

Novel Waterborne Coatings from Polymeric Dispersions--Mohamad D. Shalati, Richard H. G. Brinkhuis, Ted Dolbizno, James McBee, William DeGooyer, and Ajaya Nanda, Nuplex Resins LLC, Louisville, KY

Automated Method of Polyurethane Dispersion Synthesis and Characterization at Laboratory Scale--Mohammed J. Nasrullah, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND; Richard R. Roesler and Peter Schmitt, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pttsburgh, PA; and James A. Bahr, Christy Gallagher-Lein, and Dean C. Webster, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Solvent-Free Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings for Wood Floors--Peter Schmitt, Rolf Gertzmann, and Christoph Irle, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, PA

Optimizing the Rheology of Waterborne Coatings--Carol Zeszotarski, Barrett Bobsein, and Daniel Saucy, Rohm and Haas Company, Spring House, PA

Weathering II

(2:30 pm - 5:15 pm)

Linking Outdoor and Accelerated Laboratory Aging: Photodegradation of Epoxy Coatings--Xiaohong Gu, Debbie Stanley, Cyril Clerici, Eric Byrd, Brian Dickens, Li-Piin Sung, Tinh Nguyen, and Jonathan W. Martin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Effects of Ti[O.sub.2] and UV Exposure on Physical Aging of a Polyurethane Coating--Songtao Liu and Stuart G. Croll, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Combined Physical Aging and Degradation of Two Crosslinked Coatings in Accelerated Weathering--Xiadong Shi, B.M.D. Fernando, and Stuart G. Croll, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Study of Weathering Resistance of Different Refinish Coatings--H. Yari, M. Mohseni, B. Ramezanzadeh, and M. Soltani, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Advances in Flexible Waterborne Epoxy Dispersions for Zinc-free Anticorrosion Primers--Martin Geisberger and Rosemaria Grasbock, CYTEC Surface Specialties, Brussels, Belgium (on behalf of FATIPEC)

Nanotechnology--Scratch Resistance

(2:30 pm - 5:15 pm)

A Combinatorial/High-Throughput Workflow for the Development of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Coatings--Bret J. Chisholm, Missy Berry, James Behr, Jie He, Jun Li, Seva Balbyshev, Verena Bonitz, and Gordon P. Bierwagen, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Organic-Inorganic Core-Shell-Nanoparticles to Improve Scratch Resistance of Clearcoatings--Thomas Sawitowski, BYK-Chemie GmbH, Wesel, Germany; Roger Cayton, Nanophase Technologies, Romeoville, IL; Li-Piin Sung, Gaithersburg, MD; and Ray Fernando, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Synthesis and Characterization of an Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanocoating based on Polyacrylic-Silica (PAc-Si) as an Optical Host for Laser Dyes--M. Ganjaee, M. Mohseni, Y. Aghili, and S. Moradian, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; and E. Mohajerani, Laser Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University

A Comparative Evaluation of Scratch-Resistant Coatings Containing Nanocomposites Using Microscopic, Mechanical, and Dielectric Analysis--Adrian DeKrom and Lawrence Somrack, NSL Analytical Services, and Alan Riga, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Additives Containing Nanomaterials--Scratch Resistance from Clear High Gloss Coatings to Opaque Satin Finishes--Robert H. McMullin, BYK-Chemie USA, Wallingford, CT

Mattiello Symposium--Corrosion II

(2:30 pm - 4:45 pm)

Scanning Probe Techniques for the Study of Corrosion Control by Active Coatings--Dennis E. Tallman, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Some Properties of Organic Coatings Determining Their Protective Performance--Marcel Piens, Coatings Research Institute (CoRI), Limelette, Belgium

Protecting Outdoor Bronze Sculptures: A Challenge to Coatings Scientists and Conservators--Andrew Huovinen, North Dakota State University; Tara J. Shedlosky, DuPont Imaging Technologies, Towanda, PA; and Gordon Bierwagen and Dean Webster, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Advanced Thermal Control Coatings via Hollow Silica Pigments--Joel A. Johnson, Air Force Research Laboratory--Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Wright Patterson Airforce Base, OH; Amber I. Davis and Cliff A. Cerbus, University of Dayton Research Institute

Friday, October 5

Green Chemistry--VOC Reduction

(9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Update on the VOC Exemption of tert-Butyl Acetate (TBAC) and Overview of Its Use in Low-VOC Solvent-Based Coatings--Daniel B. Pourreau, Lyondell Chemical Company, Newtown Square, PA

Photochemical Reactivity--A New Paradigm for VOC Regulation--Solvents Industry Group of the American Chemistry Council, Arlington, VA

Bridging the Gap: VOC Emissions and Coatings Technology Trends (Analysis of Current and Future Coatings Technology Developments 2007-2020--A European Perspective)--Franco Busato, Irfab Chemical & Strategy Consultants, Hoelaart, Belgium

Methods of Elimination of VOC in Associative Thickeners--Josh Mathes, Southern Clay Products, Louisville, KY

Novel Technology Tools for the Development of Low-VOC Interior and Exterior Coatings and Stains with Solvent-like Application and Performance Characteristics--Ronald Obie, Wood Coatings Research Group, Inc., High Point, NC (presented at 2007 ACSeries)

Formulation III

(9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Combinatorial Study on the Recent Developments of Acrylic Urethane Bulk Properties and Their Effect on Hybrid Siloxane-Urethane Coatings for Marine Fouling-Release Applications--Robert J. Pieper, Dept. of Coatings & Polymeric Materials, North Dakota State University; Franck Casse, Maureen E. Callow, and James A. Callow, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; and Shane Stafslien and Justin Daniels, Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering, North Dakota State University

Dynamical Mechanical and Dielectric Spectroscopy Analysis of PDMS-Based Coatings and Components--Shyam Malliprakash, Ameya Khot, Ninod Dixit, Ted Provder, and John Texter, Eastern Michigan University

Novel Silyl-terminated Polyether (STPE) for the Use in Solvent-Free and Ultra-Low-VOC Coating Applications--Calvin C. Shen, Kaneka Corp., Pasadena, TX

A Review of Recent Developments in Sol Gel Coatings--Michael Clingerman, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH

Hydrolysis of Oligoesters--Mayela C. Ramirez-Huerta and Mark D. Soucek, University of Akron, Akron, OH


(9:00 am - 11:30 am)

New Generation of Star Polymer Additives for No VOC Universal Pigment Concentrates--John Du, BYK-Chemie USA, Hermitage, PA

New Easily Dispersible Granular Pigment Preparations for Coatings--Kai Krauss, Daniel Goldberg, Ruediger Mertsch, and Tom Papasso, Degussa GmbH, Hanau, Germany

A Literature Survey in Wet Adhesion IV. The Effects of Pigments, Fillers, and Additives--Darryl A. Frick, Conklin Co., Inc., Shakopee, MN; and Ronald R. Adkins, RJA Dispersions, LLC, Maplewood, MN (Northwestern Society Technical Committee)

Properties of Composite Organic-Inorganic Yellow Pigments--Kazuyuki Hayashi, Toda Kogyo Corporation, Andreas D. Jazdanian and Yuki Asada, Toda America Inc., Schaumburg, IL

Titanates and Zirconates--Salvatore J. Monte, Kenrich Petrochemicals, Inc., Bayonne, NJ


(9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Effect of Clearcoat Thickness on Surface Roughness--Chris Tighe and Jennifer Giroux, DaimlerChrysler/University of Windsor and Paul Henshaw, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ont., Canada

Effect of Different Additives on Scratches and Mar Resistance of Automotive Clearcoats--B. Ramazanzade, and S. Moradian, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; Nargess Tahmasebi, Amirkabir University of Technology and Islamic Azad University of Mahshahr; and A. Khosravi, Amirkabir University of Technology

Correlating Degree of Crosslink for an Automotive Topcoat to Solubility Parameters--Frank Thielmann and Daniel Burnett, Surface Measurement Systems Ltd., Allentown, PA; and Mark Nichols, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI

Novel Rheology Control Agents--Gautam Haldankar, Mohamad D. Shalati, William DeGooyer, Martin Bosma, Richard H.G. Brinkhuis, and Cees Vijverberg, Nuplex Resins LLC, Louisville, KY

Jettable, UV Curable Clearcoats--Matthew Ellison and Devdatt Nagvekar, Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Cincinnati, OH


Advance registration for FutureCoat! is $295 for FSCT members; $495 for nonmembers. Discounted registration prices will be in effect through September 19, 2007. After the date, the rates will be increased $100.

Registration includes admittance to three days of FutureCoat! programming, 2007 Proceedings on CD-ROM, full admittance to the ICE Expo, and an ICE 2007 conference bag.

Registration for ICE events will be open in late May.

General Information

ICE 2007 combines a variety of educational programs with the largest North American exhibit of raw materials, equipment, and services for the coatings manufacturing industry. FutureCoat! will enhance the value of this event with its emphasis on cutting-edge infromation presented by internationally recognized experts.

To be added to the maiilng list to receive ICE and FutureCoat! updates, contact FSCT at 492 Norristown Rd., Blue Bell, PA 19422-2350; 610.940. 0777; fax: 610.940.0292; email:


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Dr. Thomas P. Schuman, University of Missouri-Rolla

Dr. Ramesh Subramanian, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Dr. Li-piin Sung, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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