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Advance Registration Open for CORROSION 2020

Advance registration is now open for the CORROSION 2020 Conference & Expo, to be held from March 15-19, 2020, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

By taking advantage of advance registration rates, which are available through January 24, 2020, attendees can save up to $220.

Protective Coatings Workshop

The event again includes a specialized protective coatings workshop. This interactive workshop, designed for coatings applicators, inspectors, and contractors of all experience levels, will feature engaging discussions and presentations from coatings industry leaders; an introduction to new emerging technologies and techniques; and an overview of best practices from experts.

In addition, attendees will get the opportunity to network with fellow contractors, inspectors, and suppliers. Topics in the workshop include robotics in inspection; virtual reality in training and testing; the economics of coatings and coatings inspection; coatings in wind farm and offshore wind environments; avoiding premature failures; surface preparation standards and rust grades; scanning dry film thickness (DFT) measurement, equipment, and procedures; understanding how coatings adhere to substrates; wet abrasive blast cleaning; and corrosion under insulation (CUI).

Background on the Conference

Organized by NACE International, the CORROSION 2020 event offers five days of professional development for everyone within the corrosion control industry. Features of the conference include hands-on workshops, seminars on the latest corrosion technologies, networking events, and more.

Advance full conference attendees also have the ability to purchase an online subscription or a flash drive of all technical symposium papers presented at the conference at a discounted $99 rate.

Each year, CORROSION is the world’s largest corrosion conference and exposition. The conference annually welcomes more than 6,000 corrosion engineers, scientists, researchers, technicians, asset owners, inspectors, and other professionals from over 60 countries across the world. The event also includes more than 400 exhibiting companies in the Exhibit Hall and over 1,000 hours of technical education, all focused on the study, prevention, and control of corrosion.

Complete with the protective coatings workshop, the comprehensive conference is packed with technical education and knowledge exchange, along with numerous networking opportunities to connect with industry experts and peers. Further information on the coatings workshop and other specialized tracks is available at the event website.

For more information, contact: NACE International, (800) 797-6223,