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symposium

1. a conference or meeting for the discussion of some subject, esp an academic topic or social problem
2. a collection of scholarly contributions, usually published together, on a given subject
3. (in classical Greece) a drinking party with intellectual conversation, music, etc.
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The early symposia were held Monday through Wednesday; however, in 1985, the program moved permanently to a Wednesday to Friday format.
The symposia will review these issues from the perspective both of domestic reporting and international reporting, with a number of international participants.
In addition to a technical program featuring 13 symposia and 114 technical presentations, a technical exhibition featured 155 exhibitors, posters were presented and educational symposia were held.
Lacoe have worked closely together on previous symposia and bring their expertise to this year's event.
Nine symposia are scheduled for the meeting and will include: Frontiers in rubber science; Rolling resistance/traction/treadwear performance of tires; Reinforcements for tire and rubber products; Failure analysis of elastomer engineering components; Microscopic and spectroscopic imaging of rubber compounds; Advances in materials for sports; Non-traditional fillers; Business Colloquium: Market outlooks for the year 2002 and beyond; and Educational Symposium: Chemistry and physics of network formation.
Topics from past symposia include education in California, national social welfare, and international law.