Key Deadlines:

Call for Abstracts Opens
Monday, August 15, 2016

Call for Abstracts Closes
Friday, December 23, 2016

The Student Poster Session Call for Abstracts for CORROSION 2017 is now open! NACE International is looking for individuals with great corrosion ideas that they want to share with the community. The NACE International Research Committee is awarding $9,000 in total prize money to the Student Poster Session winners at CORROSION 2017. Prizes are awarded in three categories—the Mars Fontana Prize for the best posters in Corrosion Engineering, the Marcel Pourbaix Prize for the best posters in Corrosion Science, and the Harvey Herro Prize for the best posters in Applied Corrosion Technology. Prize awards are $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place in each category. A prize will also be awarded for the best undergraduate poster.

Student Poster Session

The Student Poster Session at CORROSION encourages students to become active in NACE and present the results of their work to the membership. Each student who wishes to participate must submit a 300-400 word abstract (maximum of 10,000 characters) by Friday, December 23, 2016. Please keep in mind that student attendance is required at the conference to participate. There can also only be one student per poster.
Chair: Jozef Soltis, MACAW Engineering Ltd
Vice Chair: Doug Wall, Sandia National Laboratories


Student Poster Guidelines
Student Poster Judging Criteria
Suggested Poster Format

For any questions regarding the Student Poster Session, please contact NACE at

Travel Assistance

Each year, the NACE Foundation Board of Directors allocates a minimum of $25,000 in Travel Assistance to help fund student travel to the NACE spring CORROSION conference. Travel Assistance awards are equally distributed, with a maximum amount allocated per applicant of $300 (USD).

Eligibility Requirements
Apply for Travel Assistance

For any questions regarding Travel Assistance, please contact the NACE Foundation at

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