BETHESDA, Md. – The Adhesive and Sealant Council’s (ASC) Spring 2000 Convention and Expo will be held April 2-5, 2000, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Dr. John Izzo, author, psychologist and consultant, will be the ASC’s keynote speaker. Dr. Izzo will discuss “the new work ethic,” focusing on six major shifts in values among workers.

The ASC invites individuals to submit abstracts for presentations on the following topics: Management Strategies and Case Histories; Supply Chain Management; Quality Control; Process Engineering; Batch Processing; Productivity; IT Success Stories in Manufacturing; and Heavy-Duty Mixing Equipment.

Presentations are not limited to these topics. The ASC welcomes any ideas that would be of interest to the industry. The deadline for submission of a 100-word abstract is December 20. Send your abstract, along with your name, title, company, address, telephone, fax and e-mail information, to Michelle Stevens, ASC Meetings Manager by fax at 301-986-9795, or to