Share your knowledge and make your mark!

Planning is well underway for the 2020 Central Area Conference. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be selected to contribute your knowledge as part of the technical program of this popular event!

The committee is currently soliciting presentations that include real-world case-based corrosion issues, testing, and remediations. They are looking for unusual cathodic protection or corrosion issues that you may have:

Important Dates to Remember:

Deadline for Abstracts
May 24, 2020

Deadline for Presentation
July 27, 2020

Areas of special interest may include, but not limited to:

  • Unable to meet cathodic protection criteria,
  • Corrosion despite adequate cathodic protection,
  • Dynamic or static stray DC current interference,
  • AC interference and/or mitigation,
  • In-Line Inspection projects,
  • Coating application failures, or
  • Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

The hope is to have as many owner/operators giving the presentations as possible, however, it is understand that consultants are often used for the uncommon and unusual issues. At a minimum, it is asked that there be equal collaboration between the owner/operator and the contractor/vendor.

If interested, please provide your topic, a brief description of the presentation, and a preference of day/time of presentation, if you have any.

Submit an abstract for one of the following:

Basic Corrosion/Short CourseCase Studies/Related Corrosion Topics

Why you should submit an abstract?

Get acknowledged as a leader

Become recognized as an industry leader by presenting your knowledge to peers.

Enhance your career

Enhance your career with the connections and business opportunities you will gain from showcasing your experience and success stories.

Have a positive impact

Have a positive impact by helping young corrosion professionals to enhance their knowledge in corrosion mitigation.

Submission guidelines

NACE International will require the following for any approved abstracts:

  • A formal presentation at the event. Presenters may be eligible to receive a discounted price to attend.
  • Presentations can take between 30-45min depending on the schedule for the event.
  • A PowerPoint presentation is required with the presentation.
  • Meet all deadlines listed for presentation review
  • Follow all requirements for formatting and content for presentations.
  • Provide a brief biography.
  • All presenters will be required to pay for their registration.