The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology is seeking technical papers to be considered for presentation at its Midyear Symposium, "Crosslinking for Coatings: Meeting the Challenges," to be held May 12-14 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL. The Midyear Symposium Task Force, chaired by Dr. Jamil Baghdachi, Eastern Michigan University, is soliciting paper presentations on the following topics: Ambient Temperature Crosslinking; Characterization Methods; Elevated Temperature Crosslinking Technology; and Alternative Crosslinking Chemistries (contact FSCT for specific category breakdowns). Interested parties should provide a 150-200 word abstract by Monday, Feb. 2, and contact information including author name(s), company name, address, telephone, fax and e-mail address.

To submit abstracts, or for more information, contact Rod Moon, Director of Education, FSCT, 492 Norristown Rd., Blue Bell, PA 19422; (610) 940-0777; fax (610) 940-0292; e-mail . .