Powder coating application techniques, surface preparation, powder recovering, process troubleshooting, and the benefits of using powder vs. other coatings are among the proposed topics sought by the Powder Coating Institute for its 2015 show.

The 2015 Powder Coating Show will be held in Louisville, Ky., on May 6-7 and is expected to attract more than 1,200 powder coating professionals. PCI issued its call for papers for its technical conference, and abstracts are due by December 12.

Prospective speakers can submit paper topics at http://www.powdercoating.org/speakers/submissions. Accepted speakers will be announced by January 9, 2015.