This year’s New England Surface Finishing Regional Conference promises to be a hit, given the diversity of topics as well as the presenters on tap. Among the guest speakers: Christian Richter and Michael Siegmund, NASF; Brad Durkin, Coventya; Brian DeWald, Enthone; BJ Mason, Mid-Atlantic Finishing Corp.; David Calnan, C.C.I Chemical Corp.; Pietro Savo, Custom Group; Jeff Bibeau, Tighe & Bond Consulting Engineers; and Art McDermott, consultant. Marc Pelissier, master of ceremonies for last year's event, will have new surprises in store for attendees at the 2010 Regional.

The program includes all meals, consisting of a buffet style breakfast; a New England style lunch buffet; and a grand buffet style dinner offering four entrees, including prime rib. The registration fee shall remain at $135 per conference attendee. (Spouses and guests are encouraged to join conference attendees for dinner for an additional fee.) This includes all meals and a quality embroidered long-sleeve fall shirt for all participants. Mass TUR Planner credits and Wastewater Treatment Contact Hours have been applied for this conference and certificates will be issued directly at the conclusion of the conference. For registration information, contact Marc Pelissier at (413) 788-7375; John Gilbert at (860) 836-8813; or Chris Capalbo at (508) 754-2671. 

Deluxe rooms have been reserved at the special rate of $110 per night for Nov. 4-6. You can opt to stay for one or several nights. To take advantage of this special rate you must reserve before 10/25/10. Attendees are encouraged to contact the hotel directly for their room reservations at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa at (888) 297-2200.