Melbourne | Pipeline Corrosion Management

Thursday 29 June 2017

The Australian Gas & Pipeline Association (APGA) & the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) are hosting a joint one day technical event on Pipeline Corrosion Management.

To ensure this event is a success and to bring the industry together, we will have industry experts from each of the following industry groups presenting various real life case studies and corrosion management strategies:

  • Asset Owners
  • Consultants
  • Contractors
  • Suppliers

Presentations will appeal to all industry sectors involved with Pipeline Asset Management including: – asset owners, project and integrity engineers, operators, inspection and maintenance personnel, contractors, and suppliers.

REGISTER NOW (via the APGA website)

Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street

Program at a Glance (as at 4-5-17)

9.00amWelcome & Seminar Opening
9.10amKeynote Overview Presentation - The Importance of Corrosion
Prevention in the Pipeline Industry
Craig Bonar, Manager, East Coast Grid
Engineering, APA Group
9.40amAn Asset Management System for Corrosion ProtectionAndy Jones, Planning & Assessment Manager
- Pipelines, Jemena
10.15amDeveloping New Coating Testing Methods to Meet Growing Industry NeedsIvi Cicak, NFPCA Facility Manager
Deakin University
10.50amMorning Tea
11.20amDemonstrating Pipeline Integrity Compliance in Accordance with the
Remaining Life Review Requirements of AS 2885.3
Alan Bryson, Integrity Manager, East Coast Grid,
APA Group
11.55amStray Current Mitigation & Cathodic Protection RegulationPeter Wade, Manager, Electrolysis Mitigation,
Energy Safe Victoria
12.30pmCorrosion Mitigation of a Pipeline in a Metropolitan AreaJim Galanos, Engineering Manager,
Corrosion Control Engineering
2.00pmImportant Decisions When Selecting Long-Term Protective CoatingsDavid Towns, Business Development Manager,
SA/NT, Denso Australia
2.35pmAn Overview of Research Conducted for the EPCRC on Assessing
the Performance of Coating & Cathodic Protection Under Complex
Pipeline Conditions
Mike Tan, Professor of Applied Electrochemistry
and Corrosion Technologies, Deakin University
3.10pmAfternoon tea
3.40pmAn Overview of In-Service Pipeline Inspection Techniques.Judd McCann, East Coast Regional Manager, Sonomatic
4.15pmSpeakers Forum
5–6.30pmCocktail Function & Networking Drinks


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