Event Summary

The Cathodic Protection Technical Group on behalf of the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) invites all members to join us for our Hybrid 93rd AEC Meeting. This will be held both in-person at The ACA Head Office, Melbourne and online via Zoom.


9:00 – 9:10Bruce AcklandWelcome and opening the session
9:10 – 9:30Bruce AcklandStandards review and update: What needs to change?
9:30 – 10:00Jim Hickey (Ausgrid)NSWEC Update
10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea
10:30 – 11:00Jason Styles (Power Earth)Future railway mitigation devices
11:00 – 11:30Grant Chamberlain (Cathodic Protection NZ Limited)Galvanic Corrosion and copper Earthing on marine Structures
11:30 – 12:00Ramon Salazar (SA Water)Is it positive to have positive potentials
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30Matt Hariss (Oil and gas ACA technical Group)98% Sulphuric Acid and Rapid Stainless-Steel Corrosion in a Water Treatment Plant
1:30 – 2:00Bob Varela (Deakin University)Exploring new pipeline coating evaluation and repair technologies for economically extending the safe operational life of energy pipelines
2:00 – 2:30 Afternoon Tea
2:30 – 3:00Alireza Kouklan (Powerplant)Remote datalogger evolution in the CP game and sharing knowledge
3:00 – 3:45General Business and open discussion
3:45 – 4:00Closing the session


    • In-person tickets are limited.
    • In-person registrations close Tuesday 28th May at 12pm AEST.
    • Registration for this event includes all day catering and soft drink


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