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American Coatings Conference Issues Call for Papers Designing the Future: Innovative Solutions for Coatings

July 12, 2013

The American Coatings Association (ACA), in partnership with Vincentz Network (VN) is calling for papers to be presented at the American Coatings Conference 2014.  This major technology forum for the coatings industry, which will take place April 7-9, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, is held in conjunction with the American Coatings Show, April 8-10, 2014. 

Innovative companies, as well as academic/governmental research institutes, are kindly invited to submit abstracts detailing high-level technical contributions to this event, presenting their latest research results that highlight advancements important to coatings, as well as to printing inks, adhesives and sealants. 

The conference organizers will select proposed presentations for the AC Conference based on the following criteria: scientific significance, novelty and potential value-added to the industry. Prospective authors are strongly encouraged to clearly state in their abstract the research’s unique contribution as it aligns with these criteria. Student papers are welcome.

The most outstanding coatings presentation will be honored with the American Coatings Award selected and sponsored by ACA and Vincentz Network. The recipient of this prestigious award will be endowed with $ 2,500 and an attractive sculpture.

Papers should be submitted online at: by Sept. 27, 2013.

More information can be found online at or obtained from: Vincentz Network, Lena Witte,

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