The International Latex Conference, held July 26-27 in Charlotte, N.C., drew more than 200 attendees. Above, Akron Dispersions' Diane Hunsicker (left) and Mary Duplain watch as Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex's Alan Barber and Allen Thompson ``drive'' their cars on a Turbo Challenge track set up at Akron Dispersions' booth. At right, Tiarco Chemical's Kevin Nolan and Anthony Mancini of Latex International relax between presentations. Bottom, Richard Miller of Habasit Belting Co. goes over some notes. For coverage, see pages 5 and 6.