The 2006 CPMA International Color Pigments Conference, Color Pigments 2006—A Global Perspective, to be held April 18-20, 2006 at the Hotel InterContinental Chicago, Chicago. A Regulatory Forum will review international cosmetics regulation as well as regulatory developments in the United States, Canada and Europe. The lineup of speakers includes Dave Frescoln, chief executive officer, FlintGroup; Dennis Kovalsky, vice president, Automotive Coatings, PPG; Iseo Kameoka, director, Toyo Ink America; and Ed Mattingly, founder, No Limits Paint Institute.
In association with Rodman Publications, publishers of Coatings World, Ink World and Happi magazines, The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA), is presenting the two-day conference. It will emphasize what’s new in global markets, processing, technology and regulations concerning pigments manufacturers and investigate new developments in pigments, end-use industries, materials, color measurement and evaluation and color trends. Focus on China and a special ink panel features representatives from Toyo America, INX International and Sun Chemical Corporation. CPMA ensures that presentations are original. Registration closes March 28, 2006. More info: www.pigments.org.