24th Indian Paint Conference 2009, organized by Indian Paint Association, will be a great opportunity to network, form new relationships and cement existing bonds. The conference will provide a forum to showcase new products, unveil new technologies, discuss industry trends and share best practices. The Paint industry realize that it have an important role to play in the green movement. The theme for the conference “Responsive Coatings for a Green India, Great India” captures this belief. Paint Industry heavily depends on Petro Based Raw Materials which constitute a very high percentage of the composition of Paints. With the entire world beset with high ruling price and shortage of Crude Oil, it is crucial for the Paint Industry to focus on this problem. The Conference will address this issue and discuss various steps to minimize usage of Petroleum Solvents in Coatings. It will also explore the possibilities of eliminating and or minimizing areas concerned about Pollution and Toxicity in line with the theme of the Conference. A panel of respected leaders in the paint industry will be leading the forum mixed with several key associate industry leaders. In this Paint Conference, the attendees will have the opportunity to listen to speakers giving an indication of the coatings market, to listen to innovative ideas taking the industry forward, to hear new trends in the coatings market, and to network with every part of the industry from manufactures, suppliers, retailers, exporters, marketers, etc.