Waterborne Symposium 2014 Announces Program


The Waterborne Symposium's 2014 schedule of events has been released, according to Melanie Heusser, Waterborne Coordinator of the Feb 24-28 conference in New Orleans.


The event kicks off with the Short Courses from February 24 – 25, followed by the Technology Showcase Exhibit Hall from February 25 – 27. The  Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium runs February 26 – 28, while the Student Poster Session and Informal Interview Session will be February 27 and the Paper Awards will be held February 28.


"People involved with technical and marketing aspects of the coatings industry are invited to attend the 2014 Waterborne Symposium," said Heusser. "Both new entrants as well as veterans of the industry will find the Symposium stimulating and informational, with plenty of opportunities to interact with peers and experts."


Plenary Speaker - Dr. James Rawlins
The University of Southern Mississippi
Title: The World of Surface Coatings is Centered Around the Glass Transition Temperature. But which one?

Guest Speaker - Dr. Joseph Lichtenhan
Hybrid Plastics Inc.
Title:   POSS Surfaces: How They Impact Biological and Industrial Polymer Coatings

Guest Speakers - Steve and Beth McDaniel
Reactive Surfaces, LTD
Title: iPaint, uPaint, We All Paint!