BETHESDA, Md. -- The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. (ASC), has announced a Call for Papers for its 2002 Fall Convention and Exposition, scheduled for October 13-16, 2002, in Pittsburgh. The theme of the event is Leading Change in the Industry, and the deadline for the papers is June 20, 2002.

Industry members are encouraged to submit abstracts on issues including developments in the science of adhesion; challenging applications for adhesives and sealants; current state of various strategic segments of the industry; challenging new market segments, applications, and new materials; and future trends, drivers and potential external scenarios that influence the industry.

Abstract guidelines and submission information are available at