HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The 28th Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium will be held February 21-23, 2001, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans. The symposium is a presentation of papers written by industrial and academic scientists that cover a wide range of topics.

Five short courses are being offered prior to the symposium on February 18-20, 2001, also at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. The short courses are in-depth studies of topics in polymer science essential to surface-coatings science and technology.

For symposium or short course registration information, contact Laura M. Fosselman, Dept. of Polymer Science, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0076; call 601-266-4475; e-mail waterborne@usm.edu; or visit www.psrc.usm.edu/waterborne.