The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) in Wheeling, Ill., released a CD-ROM of the proceedings from the 8th International Conference on Semi-Solid Processing (S2P) of Alloys and Composites (held September 21-23, 2004 in Limassol, Cyprus). Nearly 100 papers are organized according to four areas (industrial applications, modeling and rheology, microstructure, and properties and processing).