12. Event title:
Working title: Chemical Technology on Tyneside
13. Description of the core message of your event and key topics to be covered (c.100 words):
Topics to be drawn from industrial contacts in the local area. The following have been approached; Proctor and Gamble the technology of detergents, International Paints - new advances in anti-fouling paints. Grant Burgess: new technology to destroy biofilms (with implications for industry and healthcare). There is also the possibility of looking at trains from Stephenson to Hitachi.
14. Does the event have particular local relevance?:
15. If so, please indicate what this is:
Links to local industries and the strengths of the local chemical industrial sector. Major developments will be covered, subject to commercial sensitivity, of course.
16. How does your event relate to this year's theme of 'Making waves'?:
Anti-fouling paints required for ships and boats