Melbourne to host Corrosion and Prevention 2019


Melbourne to host Corrosion and Prevention 2019

The Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) will host its Corrosion and Prevention 2019 (C&P 2019) conference on 24–27 November at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne, Australia. This annual conference and trade exhibition will bring together leading researchers and industry practitioners who combat corrosion on a daily basis.

C&P 2019 will showcase the latest techniques and technologies to help mitigate corrosion. It has been estimated that industries and governments spend billions of dollars every year on corrosion mitigation and repair, making it vital that the latest technologies and practices are applied to managing this threat.

Diverse technical streams will showcase the latest developments in corrosion, ranging from fundamental corrosion science to hands-on application. Topics covered will include concrete corrosion and repair, steel corrosion, water infrastructure, cathodic protection of pipelines, asset management, high-temperature corrosion, non-ferrous metal corrosion and microbiologically influenced corrosion.

This year’s P F Thompson lecture will be delivered by Willie Mandeno, Principal Engineer Materials, WSP Opus. Willie is an ACA life member and has specialised in the specification of engineering materials and protective coatings for more than 35 years. The ACA’s premier dedicated lecture marks Percival Faraday Thompson’s contribution by emulating the academic and technical qualities for which he was known.

In addition to the technical program, the conference exhibition will be an integral part of the activities. It provides an opportunity for delegates to experience the latest products and services relating to corrosion mitigation.

C&P 2019 will appeal to a wide range of industries including: building and construction, cultural and historical materials preservation, defence, education and research, food processing, government, marine transportation and infrastructure, mining and resources, oil and gas, power generation and energy systems, and water and wastewater treatment.

As always, C&P 2019 will provide the premier venue for networking opportunities for delegates to network with colleagues and peers. Building on their well-established reputation, the social functions including the Welcome Function and Exhibition, ACA Awards Dinner and Farewell Function will not disappoint.

For further information, visit: https://conference.corrosion.com.au/.

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