The theme for the 2001 tutorial is "Back to Basics." The tutorial will address such topics as a review of test methods for PSAs; packaging and structural applications; formulation and function of raw materials for hot melt adhesives; and process equipment.
Authors interested in presenting a paper on these or related topics for the main conference should call Georges Altounian, Hercules; call 302-995-4033; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Authors interested in presenting a paper at the tutorial should contact John Tangen, 3M; call 651-736-6578; email email@example.com. Titles and abstracts are due by December 15, 2000. Final manuscripts are due by March 15, 2001.
For more information about TAPPI's 2001 Hot Melt Symposium, call TAPPI's Service Line at 800-332-8686 (U.S.), 800-446-9431 (Canada) or 770-446-1400. Alternatively, visit TAPPI's Web site at www.tappi.org.