The Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology (PNWSCT) has issued a call for papers for the PNWSCT Coatings Fest 2012, which will be held October 10-12 in Semiahmoo, Washington. Topics of interest for the conference include: new product applications, substrates, modernization of equipment and safety/environmental/sustainability. The audience for these presentations is technical professional personnel in R&D and manufacturing. Presentations should be at a technical level of interest. For further information please contact technical chairs, Thelma Longakit (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Vernon Lo (email@example.com) or go to www.pnwsct.org.