March 27, 2019
By Gretchen Jacobson, MP Managing Editor-in-Chief
NACE International welcomes you to an evening of networking,refreshments, and presentation of the 2019 association awards. Association awards recognize members for their outstanding contributions to NACE, corrosion control methods, science, and engineering.
Taking place on Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. at one of Nashville’s historic venues, The Bell Tower, the evening will also recognize NACE Board of Directors members and feature the passing of the gavel from outgoing NACE President Jeffrey Didas to incoming President D. Terry Greenfield.
Attendees will be treated to heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks,and local entertainment, as well as a whiskey tasting. Space is limited, so it is recommended that you purchase your tickets in advance of the event. Please go to registration to purchase tickets on site.
2019’s Plenary Lecturer, Digby D. Macdonald, kicked off Tuesday, discussing the initiation of pitting corrosion and the capabilities to accurately predict passivity breakdown.
Back by popular demand is the Cathodic Protection Field,open during exhibit hours on the show floor beginning Monday evening at the Expo opening. Visitors will have the opportunity to conduct hands-on activities based on actual cathodic protection (CP) systems. They will learn from industry experts who will be available to answer questions and discuss CP situations you may have.
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