Event Summary

The Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) invites all our members and guests interested to join us as we host a technical event at the Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council facility sponsored by Eptec Group.

Jim Galanos, Principal Corrosion Engineer and Jim Barraza, National Business Development Manager: Both with a wealth of experience in corrosion prevention and protection, they will delve into the intricacies of asset protection solutions, offering invaluable guidance and strategies for maximising asset lifespan, and shedding light on its causes, effects, and the importance of proactive corrosion control measures.

This event presents an exceptional opportunity for professionals and corrosion specialists alike, to expand their understanding of corrosion prevention and connect with industry experts. Whether you are an ACA member or a guest interested in corrosion control for your business, we encourage you to join us for an evening of knowledge sharing and networking.


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Jim Galanos; Principal Corrosion Engineer (Eptec Group | CCE)

Presentation Title: Cost of corrosion and mitigation strategies. How a little bit of forward planning can go a long way. This presentation covers the basics of both cathodic protection and coatings application to protect our assets.

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Jim Barraza; National Business Development Manager (Eptec Group)

Presentation Title: The Importance of Managing Corrosion – What, Where, Why and How


  • 5.00pm – 5.30pm drink on arrival and food
  • 5.30pm – Vanessa/Maree welcome (Intro to Cost of Corrosion overview/ACA training etc)
  • 5.40 pm – Jim Galanos & Jim Barazza (30-40 mins presentation + 10 mins question time, each)
  • 6.30 – 7.00pm – Wrap up and final drink


  • Tickets are limited
  • Registrations for this event close (TBC)
  • Registration for this event includes light refreshments



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