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The Waterborne Symposium

Environmentally Friendly Coating Technologies

Mission Statement:

To administer the preeminent educational/technical forum in the United States directed to the science and technology of surface coatings and  to provide revenue to support and advance the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi.

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The Science of Formulating

"It's all in the Chemistry"

Dr. Shelby F. Thames

Dr. Shelby F. Thames

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Dates: February 9 - 10, 2015 (Two Day Course)

Dr.  Shelby F. Thames
Distinguished University Research Professor - Polymer Science

Course Purpose: To provide entry level chemists in the coatings industry an understanding of the principles involved in formulating coatings.
Course Description: Coatings manufacture is challenging in its complexity as the ingredient list could often contain more than ten items. Formulating a good coating requires a good understanding of the manufacturing technique as well as troubleshooting problems. This short course will seek to impart a comprehensive understanding of pigments, resins, solvents, additives, formulations principles, calculations, and manufacturing techniques applicable to the coatings industry.
Who should attend: This short course is a general course covering major paint types presented at a fundamental technical level, and is designed for entry-level chemists to the coatings industry.



PRICING CHART: 

Symposium ONLY Registration $725 early bird (until Dec. 2), $850 regular

Short Course ONLY Registration $875 early bird, $975 regular

Symposium/Short Course Combo Registration  $1,500 early bird, $1,725 regular

Guest Registration $50.00 (Access to receptions & exhibit hall) 

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