BETHESDA, Md. – The Adhesive and Sealant Council’s Spring Convention and EXPO will be held April 2-5, 2000, at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. The Convention will focus on manufacturing and management issues in the adhesives and sealants industry.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. John Izzo, author, psychologist and consultant. Dr. Izzo will talk about “the new work ethic.” He will discuss six major shifts in values among workers and what these mean for companies trying to win loyalty and high performance. Dr. Izzo is a visionary and international expert on leadership development, performance management, corporate culture, and organizational evolution and renewal.

The sessions include:

  • Production planning

  • Cycle time

  • Batch processing

  • Supply chain management

  • E-commerce

  • Sealants

  • Nanoparticles

  • Waterborne adhesives

  • Ergonomics

  • Market trends

  • Global issues

  • Best manufacturing practices

The ASC EXPO will be held in conjunction with the Convention. This unique industry marketplace allows companies to showcase products and technologies to current and potential customers. Products, services, equipment, tools, materials and software will be exhibited.

For more information on the Spring Convention and EXPO, contact the ASC at 301-986-9700, fax 301-986-9795; visit