Melbourne | Australian Electrolysis Committee (AEC)

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Welcome to the 78th Australian Electrolysis Committee Meeting.

This dynamic technical event will cover all areas including:-

  • cathodic protection (CP)
  • pipeline application
  • coatings survey
  • material selections
  • stray current/electrolysis activities
  • CP surveys
  • design and courses.

There will be 6 speakers along with discussion time at the end of each presentation.

The  AGM for the AEC will be held at the end of this event.


8.30am - 9.00amCoffee/Registration
9.00am - 9.15amOpeningBruce Ackland
9.15am - 9.30amInterpretation of the Stray Current LimitsBruce Ackland
9.30am - 10.00amStray Current Interference of Concrete StructuresSarah FurmanAECOM
10.00am - 10.30amNew Concepts of Critical Duration and Amplitude of Anodic Transients Mike TanDeakin University
10.30am - 11.00amMorning Tea
11.00am - 11.30amRemote Data Loggers Become a Great tool for CP Surveys and Monitoring Alireza Kouklan and Max FraserSelect Solutions
11.30am - 12.00pmField Trials of Electrode Arrays as Pipeline Corrosion and CP Monitoring ProbesBob VarelaDeakin University
12.00pm - 12.45pmLunch
12.45pm - 1.15pmExploring New Methods for Evaluating Coating Integrity and CP Efficiency of HDD PipelinesYing Huo / Mike Tan Deakin University
1.15pm - 1.45pmThe Battle of Balance Between Electrolysis Mitigation, Electrical Safety and Structural Design for Viaducts Carrying DC Electrified RailUlf Kreher Aurecon Group
1.45pm - 2.15pmNew Findings on Cathodic Shielding Properties of Pipeline Coatings Max, Mauricio LatinoDeakin University
2.15pm - 2.45pmAfternoon Tea
2.45pm - 3.15pmGeneral Discussion for Stray Current Criteria in AS 2832.1 Alan BrysonAPA
3.15pm - 4.00pmAGM and General Discussion and Close Bruce Ackland

  • May 26, 2017
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Venue Phone: 1300 653 113

Venue Website:

Level 31, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia