Introduction to Corrosion – Adelaide 4th May 2017

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Event: Introduction to Corrosion
Event Date: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Event Location: Adelaide, Australia

Event Overview:

Protective Coatings (Presenter Mark Weston)


  • Types of Coatings
  • Coating Inspection
  • Coating Maintenance
  • Coating Selection

This 2 ½ – 3 hour session provides an introduction to basic concepts of protective coatings; including the various types of coatings, the inspection requirements and considerations when selecting such products.  This session is designed for those working outside the corrosion or protective coatings industry, such as engineers and architects, but would be suitable for anyone requiring a brief introduction to the subject. Attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions and discuss issues and experiences.


Cathodic Protection (Presenter Kingsley Brown)


  • Cathodic Protection
  • Measurement Equipment
  • Field Measurement Techniques
  • Cathodic Protection Demonstration

This 2 ½ – 3 session will cover the basic corrosion theory and the principles and monitoring methods used in cathodic protection followed by a demonstration of cathodic protection.  The session will enable participants to develop an awareness of the importance of cathodic protection to the maintenance and management of assets and an understanding of the basic principles of corrosion and cathodic protection.

Sponsored Presentation

Title:  Corrosion of steel and the protection afforded by Coatings
Presenter:  Richard Milgate from International Paint

Sponsorship Benefits:

  1. The opportunity to provide a 30-minute case study (presentations must follow ACA guidelines and be formally approved by ACA)
  2. Two complimentary registrations
  3. A sponsor trestle table at the event where the sponsor can display a company banner and company collateral
  4. A4 advertisement in the delegate hard copy booklet of presentations which is issued to each delegate and speaker
  5. 50% discount on a half or full page ad in the Corrosion & Materials edition prior to the event
  6. Company logo on the following;
    1. The event promotional flyer/registration form
    2. The ACA website and hyperlinked to company website
    3. The event title slide
    4. Any event advertisements that are produced