BETHESDA, Md. -- The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. (ASC), has announced the session topics for its upcoming 2002 International Convention and Exposition, which will take place April 14-17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Convention planners worked to build sessions around the theme of this convention, "Global Harmony."

The six sessions to take place during the 2002 International Convention and Exposition are: Technologies and Frontiers in Sealants; The Changing Face of Doing Business in the Post-9/11 World - Security, Disaster Management, Transportation, Insurance and Legislative/Regulatory Initiatives; Case Studies - Practical Solutions to Global Environmental Problems; Waterborne - Technical Issues and Raw Materials; Best Practices in e-Commerce and Global Communications; and Industry Technology and Innovation - What's Next.

The four-day meeting will also feature the ASC Exposition, which is the only tradeshow devoted exclusively to the adhesives and sealants industry. In addition, a two-day Pressure Sensitive Adhesives short course will take place on April 14-15.

Attendees can now access the convention's preliminary program online by visiting