Our Sunday Festivities commence with a YCG Pool party (all delegates welcome, tickets must be purchased for this event) followed by the official Welcome to Cairns reception for all delegates.

Sunday Program:

9:00am Board Meeting (Private)

2:00pm – 5:00pm YCG Pool Party (Venue TBC)

3:00pm Council Meeting (Private)

6:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome Reception


Our Monday program is Jam Packed full of paper sessions and will be followed by our inaugural asset owners reception. All local Queensland Asset Owners are welcome to attend the cocktail function in the evening free of charge.

Monday Program:

9am Plenary Sessions & Conference Opening

  • Major Sponsor Plenary Speaker (TBC)
  • Plenary 2

11:00am – 5:00pm Paper Presentations and Forum

9:00am – 5:00pm Exhibition Hall Open

6:00pm – 9:00pm Asset Owners Reception in the Exhibition Hall


Tuesday is our biggest day of the program!

Tuesday Program:

7:00am Women in Corrosion Breakfast

9:00am Plenary Speakers

  • PF Thompson Lecture
  • Plenary 4

11:00am – 5:00pm Paper Presentations and Forum

9:00am – 5:00pm Exhibition Hall Open

6:00pm – 11:00pm Awards Night

11:00pm After Party


Our Wednesday program closes out the official paper presentations and exhibition hall.

8:30am NAVC Forum

9:30am Plenary Sessions

  • Plenary 5
  • Plenary 6

11:30am – 5:00pm Paper Presentations and Forums

9:30am – 3:00pm Exhibition Hall Open,

3:00pm – Exhibitor Bump Out Commences

5:00pm Exhibition Hall Closing Drinks


Our Thursday is all things Applicator Day. We are showcasing the latest and greatest in Applicator Technology

9:00am – 11:00am Site Tour – Shipyard Facility

11:30am – 5:00pm Applicator Day Live Demo and Presentations.

5:30pm – 8:30pm Conference Wrap Party

List of Abstracts 2024


NameAbstract TitleState or ProvinceCountryCompany
Ahmed NishamNumerical Modelling For Corroded Marine Structures Under Dynamic Loading Using Mesh-Free Particle MethodsNSWAU
Allan SterlingCathodic Protection Design – Correlation Of Actual Versus Theoretical Outcomes For CP Designs Based On AEM (Airborne Electromagnetic) Soil DataQLDAUAPA
amir farzanehCorrosion Failure Mechanism Of 5083 Aluminum Alloy In Seawater: A Shipbuilding Case StudyNSWAU
Andrew DickinsonHow Surface Applied Cathodic Protection Systems Can Be Used To Extend The Service Life Of Existing Reinforcement Concrete StructuresNSWAU
Andrew SarkadyA Twenty-Year History In ANZ Of HDPE CPL In Aggressive EnvironmentsVICAU
Ann SheehanChanges To The Australian And New Zealand Standard For Hot Dip Galvanized Coatings On Fabricated Iron And Steel Articles – Specification And Test MethodsVICAU
Arun MathewMultiphysics Numerical Simulations Of Moisture Ingress And Time Of Wetness In Insulated Systems For Corrosion Under Insulation ManagementWAAU
Asma LaminImpact Of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors On Biofilm Formation And Control Of Microbially Induced CorrosionVICAU
Austin BennettThermal Insulating Coatings: An Innovative And Safe Alternative To Traditional Insulation SystemsVICAU
bahar mehdizadehOverview Of Carbonation Behaviour Of High Volume Of Slag-Based Concrete As A Sustainable BehaviourNSWAU
Bart MartensCoating Specification For Maintenance, Using Standards, Lab Work And Case StudiesZuid-HollandNLTransocean Coatings
Benjamin TuckMining And Microbes: Unveiling The Impact Of Microbial Corrosion In Australia’S Gold Mining IndustryWAAU
Bob P Ping PhangChallenges In Condition Assessment Of Aged Pipelines And Assets Enhanced By Life Extension Methods Including The Use Of Cathodic Protection SystemQLDAU
Bob VarelaLimitations Of ISO/FDIS 21809-3 As Proxy For Epoxy Coating Electrical ResistanceVICAU
Carol KeInvestigating Fractures In Metal Seated Gate Valves: Understanding Failure Mechanisms And Mitigation StrategiesQLDAU
Charitha SeneviratneLong Term Resistance Of Geopolymer Aggregate Concrete Against Chloride Attack.VICAU
Chee Yin LamDetecting Corroded Wall Ties Through Non-Destructive Means.AU
Chris MangerQuantifying The Total Cost Of Abrasive Blasting Media: Case Studies Differentiating Between Price & CostsTXUSGMA Garnet Group
Chris MangerWhat Makes An Effective Abrasive? How Physical Properties Affect Abrasive Blasting & Coating PerformanceTXUSGMA Garnet Group
Daniel FosdikeTesting Of Coatings On Elastomeric SubstratesSAAUBAE Systems JSR
Daniel LillasGalvanized Coating On Structures In A Corrosive Marine EnvironmentAU
Daniel McKeownCoating Specifications – Contrasting Colours For Better Topcoat PerformanceVICAU
Daniel SavageCommon Paint Failure In A Modern WorldNSWAUDulux Australia, Protective Coatings
Daniel SchnekeILI Data Fusion – Deep Field Analysis And AI Approaches In The Inline Inspection IndustryWAAU
Darren CramEnvironmentally Assisted Cracking And Cavitation Performance Of Nickel Aluminium Bronze In Salt Water: Cast Vs. AMVICAU
Darren McDonaldAnalysis Of Dust Levels Created By Centrifugal Abrasive BlastingSAAU
Darren RolesMaintenance Oriented Corrosion Severity For Aircraft Predictive Maintenance Tool ‘Corrovision’SAAU
david harrisonContinuous Zinc And Zinc-Alloy Coatings In Structural ApplicationsNSWAU
David JohnstoneCASE STUDY – Extending The Service Design Life Of Sewage Assets Using Hybrid PU Linings In Central QueenslandSouth AustraliaAU
David JohnstoneCASE STUDY – Waterproofing Black Hill Reservoir, New South WalesSouth AustraliaAU
David McDonaldDurability Plans And Corrosion In Major Infrastructure ProjectsNSWAU
David SlingerBHP Nickel West Kwinana – Exposure Trial – Amsul PlantQLDAU
David SlingerCase Study: Victoria Street Bridge, Cambridge, New ZealandQLDAU
Erika Suarez RodriguezMicrobiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Management Guidelines: An Up-To-Date ApproachWAAUCurtin Corrosion Centre
Esteban RodoniHydrogen Embrittlement Resistance Evaluation Of 316 Stainless Steel Produced Using Direct Energy Depositionwestern australiaAU
Farzaneh FarivarEffect Of Carbon Nanotube Based Additives On Concrete DurabilityAU
Fiona CollinsPreserving History: A Case Study Of Fort Nepean’s Conservation Challenges In A Coastal EnvironmentQueenslandAU
Gareth GlassAssessment Criteria For The Electrochemical Protection Of SteelGB
Giles HarrisonEffect Of Cathodic Protection On Recovery; Adsorption Of Aqueous Gold To Activated CarbonWestern AustraliaAU
Gilles DourCorrosion And Environmental Cracking Risks In Carbon Capture And StorageWAAU
Graham SussexCorrosion Case Studies Starting With Stainless SteelsVictoriaAU
Guus CoolegemPredictive Maintenance By In-Field EIS Using The CQM-MethodZuid-HollandNLC-Cube International B.V.
Hamad AbabutainDo Coating Testing Procedures Simulate Real Operating Conditions? Visco Elastic Coating (VEC) Performance For External Protection Of Underground Pipelines As An Example.SA
Henry  MorrowEffects Of Varying The Time Between Surface Preparation And Coating Application, On The Performance Of Epoxy Marine Coating Systems.QLDAU
Igor ChavesIn-Situ Metal Wall Tie Corrosion Inspection Of Pre-1990 Brick BuildingsNSWAU
Igor ChavesThe Energy Infrastructure Conundrum – A Thought Provoking ExerciseNSWAU
Ihsan ToorEffect Of Electrochemical Charging And Heat Treatment On HIC Resistance Of Longitudinal Welded X65 HSLA Carbon Steel For Wet H2S ApplicationsEastern provinceSA
J. ZhangEffect Of Hydrogen On Oxidation Of Fe-20Cr-(1Si, 2Mn Or 2Al) Alloys In Water Vapour At 650CNew South WalesAU
James ReynoldsThird Generation Polysiloxane Coatings For Elevated Temperature ServiceNLPerformance Polymers Americas LLC
Jamie HoranRealkalisation Technology For Tasmanian Road BridgesQLDAU
Jessica LyndonBuilding Code Compliance When Designing For Remedial Work In AustraliaVICAU
Jianmin  XuA Brief Introduction Of Chinese National Materials Corrosion And Protection Data CenterNSWAU
Jim GalanosA Comparison Of Marine CP Designs Based On The Adoption Of Various Australian And International Standards – How Does Each Design Compare?NSWAUCorrosion Control Engineering
Judy TurnbullFailure Of Steam Expansion BellowsNSWAU
Justin RigbyNCC 2023 New Provisions For Coatings On Structural SteelworkVICAURemedy Asset Protection
Justin RigbyConcrete Asset Inspections On Wastewater InfrastructureVICAURemedy Asset Protection
KINJALBEN PATELInvestigating The Systematic Corrosion Behaviors Of Plastic Chip Electrodes In Response To Varying Ph Levels.VICAU
Laura Machuca SuarezTrends And Breakthroughs Shaping The Future Of Microbial Corrosion Management.WAAUTECHT
Leila BazliEffect Of Surface Sand Coating On Adhesion Of Seawater Sea Sand Concrete To Carbon-Glass Hybrid Fibre-Reinforced Polymer TubesSAAU
Liliana MadalenoSuperhydrophobic Coatings For Corrosion ControlcopenhagenDK
Lyndsey TerryImpact Of Corrosion On The Characteristic Compression Strength Of Steel Wall Ties Within A Brick Veneer Wall SystemNSWAU
M. AsifMaterials For Energy Transition: Advancements, Challenges And ProspectsSA
Maree BennettImplementing Qpcr Molecular Testing Solutions For MIC Risk Assessment In Papua New GuineaNTAU
Mark HamiltonQuality In DesignVICAU
Martin CheytaniExamining The Performance Of Cathodic Protection Technologies In Reinforced Concrete Structures In Accordance With Australian StandardsNSWAU
Marzie GhorbaniCurrent Progress In Corrosion Of Multi Principal Element AlloysVICAU
Maxime PANAFIEUCairns Main Wharves 1-5 RemediationNSWAU
Md Akhtar HossainEvolution Of Corrosion Considerations In The AS3700 Masonry Structures Standard: A Historical Analysis And Implications For Durability EnhancementNSWAU
Medhani Dinushika Pathirana Bamunu AchchigeA Study Of Improving Rare Earth Metal Inhibitors To Mitigate Significant Localised Corrosion At Waterline Using The Electrode Array.VICAU
Mir Ali ShamsUnderstanding the corrosion mechanisms of concrete columns in potable water tanksVictoriaAU
Mohammad Mizanur RahmanHighly Barrier Anticorrosion Polyurethane Material For Hydrogen StorageSA
Narendra TripathiCorrosion Of Weathering SteelNSWAU
Nathaniel BerendsPort Of Hastings Multifaceted Design ProjectVICAU
Ngoc Bao Ngan (Maddie) HuynhA Long-Term Corrosion Investigation Of Masonry Wall Ties Embedded In Different Mortar MixesNSWAU
Nicholas Sheng Loong TanUltra Low Thermal Conductivity Polymer Materials For Thermal Insulation ApplicationsWAAU
Nobumitsu HiraiScanning Ion Conductance Microscopy And Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy Of Biofilm Formed On Glass In PBSMIEJP
Oscar DuyvestynPerformance Risks Of Protective Coating Systems With Epoxy Topcoats In AustraliaQLDAU
Paul MukhinLong-Term Durability Of Passive Realkalization Solution In Concrete Remediation: A 10-Year Field StudyAU
Peter DoveNuts About Bolted Steel TanksVICAUGHD Inc
Peter RichardsonAssessment Of The Effects Of Naturally Deposited Calcareous Matter On The Corrosion Product Layer Of Mild Steel Immersed In SeawaterNSWAU
Peter RichardsonHot Water Pitting And Corrosion Loss Trends For Phosphorous Deoxidised (DHP) And Phosphorous Deoxidised Arsenical (DPA) Copper AlloysNSWAU
Philip KarajayliDeterioration Of Concrete Piles UnderwaterNSWAU
Philip WilliamsImproving Asset Reliability By Upgrading Base Metal Metallurgy Utilizing True High Velocity Thermal SprayVICAUIntegrated Global Services
Preeti  VermaDetermination Of Corrosion Protection Efficacy Of Microcrystalline Wax Coating On CopperUttar PradeshIN
Qiuming PengHigh Corrosion-Resistant Dilute Mg-Ca-Mn Screws For Intra-Osteal FixationHebeiCN
Raed El SarrafPolyurea Application And Performance Trial On Corroded Steel Girders Beneath A Working WharfNZ
Raed El SarrafCarbon Life Cycle Assessment Of Corrosion Protection Systems On Steel BridgesNZ
Raul Davalos MonteiroModelling The Effect Of Semi-Conductive Iron Sulfide In Localized MIC-SRB Of Carbon SteelMakkah Al MukarramahSA
Razana Aqila Binti Abdul RazakDrone Survey With Precision Reality Twin Models – The Future Of Field Asset InspectionVICAU
Rehan AhmedSustainability Initiative: Use Of Recycled Glass Abrasives In The Offshore Oil & Gas IndustryMYPetronas Carigali
Richard BrodribbDesign And Implementation Of A New High Power DC Mitigation Rectifier System For Rail.VICAU
Robert FrancisProtection Of Steel At Edges And Scratches By Zinc CoatingsVICAUR A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd
Robert JeffreyThe "56 Chev – A Cautionary TaleNSWAU
Robert MelchersObservations Of Multi-Step Pitting Corrosion Of Steels In De-Ionized Water And SeawaterNSWAU
Robert MelchersBi-Modal Corrosion Behaviour Of Magnesium AlloysNSWAU
Robert PetersenCrevice Corrosion Of Mild Steel After Two Years Of Exposure In Natural, Nutrient-Dosed, And UV-Treated SeawatersNSWAU
Saeed AliDeep Well Impressed Current Cathodic Protection System For Steel Piles Of A New Bridge Over A RiverNSWAU
SALMAN AL-SAEEDIEffectiveness Of Concrete Fluids To Prevent Further Corrosion Under Pipeline Disbonded CoatingsVICAU
Sam BakhtiariData-Driven Modeling Of Concrete Corrosion In The Marine EnvironmentWAAU
Satoshi WakaiComparative Analysis Of Aerobic/Anaerobic Environments On Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion In Industrial WaterKanagawaJP
Sayed Hamid Fatemi NayeriEnhancement Of Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) Anode’s Back-Fill By Implementing A Sustainable Cementitious Mortar With High Acid ResistanceNSWAU
Scott LoganThe Return To Fair Program At DBCT – An Asset Management Case StudyQLDAU
Scott WadeOrientation Of Coupons In Microbially Influenced Corrosion Testing, What Difference Does It Make?VICAUSwinburne University
Shamir BhuiyanThe Effects Of Shielding On Current Distribution In Impressed Current Cathodic Protection In Reinforced ConcreteVicAU
Shane StrudwickRevolutionizing Thermal Insulation Coatings: Field Study By Georgia Pacific Heralds 49% Energy Savings And Stops CUIKSUS
Steven NearhosIdentification & Control Of Persistent Sulphate Reducing Bacteria (SRB) & Tuberculate Microbial Induced Corrosion (MIC) Consortium From A Mild Steel Closed-Loop Building Cooling System By A Novel Combination Strategy Relying On Anti-Corrosion & Anti-Microbial Additives.AU
Sukanta BadaikSustainable Development of novel Anticorrosion Composite Coating Over Low Alloy Steel Surface Against 3.5% NaCl Environment Using Ti3c2tx MxeneJharkhandIN
Surya Prakash GajagouniNanostructured Oxide Layer By Anodization On Austenitic Stainless Steels: Structural And Corrosion InsightsAbu DhabiAE
Takehiro KanaiCombined Cycle Test With ISO 16539 Results Of Corrosion Protection Effect Of Hot-Dip Zinc-Aluminum Alloy Plating Used On Overhead Power Transmission Towers.KanagawaJP
Tasha EagleCarbon Nanotube Liquid Additive Technology Improving Concrete Durability, Design Life And Providing A Sustainable Alternative.QLDAU
Teruhisa TatsuokaMoisture Penetration Property Of Paint System Evaluated With Wetness SensorsKanagawaJP
Toshiyuki SunabaCase Study On Microbiologically Induced Corrosion In Industrial Water And Immersion TestsTokyoJPInpex Corporation
William MandenoWeathering Steel Durability In AustralasiaNZWSP New Zealand
Yasuyuki MiyanoCorrosion And Microbiome Analysis Of Galvanic Connected Type 304 Stainless Steel With Dissimilar Microstructures Pair In FreshwaterJP
YongJun TanProbing And Controlling Localised Corrosion In Complex Environments: A Review Of Key Challenges And Future PerspectivesVICAU


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