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Australasian Corrosion Association

ACA Annual Conference
The ACA's annual conference is a three day gathering of leading experts with premium networking opportunities and a source for the latest information concerning corrosion and its mitigation. Hosted on rotation by each branch of the ACA, each conference comprises of a detailed programme of presentations under a range of industry ‘streams’, technical forums with the opportunity to openly discuss the latest industry advances and issues, social functions as well as an exhibition showcasing the latest products and services.


2014 Conference

The Top End of Australia will host the 2014 ACA conference & exhibition in Darwin on 21-24 September 2014.


Submissions for Abstracts have now closed. All submitted abstracts are going through the peer review process for approval and if accepted will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Critical dates for acceptance of abstracts and papers are:

Acceptance of Abstracts: 28th February 2014

Receipt of Papers: 2nd May 2014

All authors whose papers are accepted are required to attend the conference to present.

Technical Topics

Corrosion and Prevention 2014 will bring together leading researchers and industry practitioners who combat corrosion on a daily basis. Diverse technical streams will showcase the latest developments in corrosion, ranging from fundamental corrosion science to hands-on application. Presentations may include research papers, posters, review papers and case studies related to the technical streams listed below.

-   Advances in Sensing and Monitoring

-   Cathodic/Anodic Protection

-   Coatings

-   Concrete & Architecture

-   Integrity Management

-   Manufacturing & Production

-   Marine Corrosion

-   Oil & Gas

-   Sustainability, Environment & Energy

-   Water & Wastewater


Darwin/Northern Territory


Whether you're wandering the tropical beaches of the Top End or visiting the Red Centre, you'll be amazed at what the Northern Territory has to offer:


·       Litchfield National Park

·       Uluru/Ayers Rock

·       Kakadu National Park

·       Crocodiles

·       Fishing

·       Aboriginal Culture


2013 Conference

The 2013 conference was held at the Brisbane Convention Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on 10-13 November, 2013.


A copy of the Conference Proceedings can be now be ordered by completing the Conference Proceedings Order Form.


The ACA is recognised as a key provider of training for the Corrosion Prevention Industry.  Attendance at ACA seminars and training courses can be used to accure CPD points.