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NWSCT March 2013 Newsletter

This month's meeting was held on Tuesday, March 12th at the 3M Innovation Center.  It featured two technical talks followed by a tour of the 3M Innovation Center.  Jeff Danneman (Reichold Chemical) presented on "Alkyd Emulsions, a New Class of Low VOC Polymers" and Lesbia Giron (3M) presented on the "Impact of properties on Coatings formulated with Ceramic Microspheres."
The final technical meeting for the 2012-2013 year will be our Annual Education Symposium which will be held on Tuesday, April 16th at Valspar (1028 South 3rd St, Minneapolis).  We will be hosting students and faculty from the Coatings and Polymeric Materials program at NDSU.  Dr. Webster from NDSU will be presenting his Mattiello lecture from the Coatings Show in Chicago.  
The cost for the meeting is $15 for members and $20 for non-members if registration is made by Friday, April 12th ($20/$25 if registering later).  Registration is easy, just follow this link to register and pay for the meeting: Monthly Meeting Registration.  Please contact Wally Kesler (wkesler@valspar.com) if you plan to attend the meeting but will not be paying via PayPal so that we can get an accurate head count for lunch.  
Meeting Agenda
Date:    Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Place:  Valspar, Bldg #2 Conference Room
              1028 South 3rd St,
              Minneapolis, MN  55415
10:30 - 11:30 am         Executive Committee Meeting
11:30 - 1:30                  Lunch and talks featuring Dr. Webster, NDSU


2012-2013 NWSCT Monthly Meeting Schedule
(Unless otherwise noted, all meetings held 2nd Tuesday of the Month)
  • April 16, 2013: Education Symposium, Location: Valspar Corp
  • June 13th, 2013: Spring Golf Outing, Troy Burne Golf Club, Hudson, WI
  • September 12th, 2013: Fall Golf Outing, Oak Glen Golf Course, Stillwater, MN

Member News
We would like to welcome new member Terri Shefelbine, 3M to the NWSCT.