Share your knowledge and make your mark!

Planning is well underway for the DoD Corrosion Prevention Technology and Innovation Symposium. Don’t miss out on the opportunity put your experience and expertise in the spotlight as part of the technical program of this unique event!

Conference Technical Paper Manual

Important Dates to Remember

Deadline for Abstracts: January 14, 2022
Deadline for Draft Paper: April 15, 2022
Deadline for Final Paper: June 24, 2022
Deadline for Draft Presentation: June 17, 2022
Deadline for Final Presentation: July 25, 2022

All submitted papers will be required to present an in-person, 20 minute presentation on their paper.

Student opportunities available

Speaker Registration (Confirmed speakers will be eligible for a discounted registration)

Speakers Full Conference Advance: $600 USD
(Available through June 24, 2022)

Speakers Full Conference Regular: $700 USD

Speakers One Day: $30 USD
(Day of presentation only)

The committee is currently soliciting abstracts and student poster submissions in a variety of areas

All submitted abstracts will be required to submit a paper and present an in-person, 20-minute presentation.

Corrosion Management Technical Track

Corrosion Policy

Policy Administrator’s Perspective of Service and Corporate Programs to Mitigate Corrosion of Fleets of Military Equipment as well as specific systems.

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Corrosion Prevention & Control Strategies

Describes Agency programs to manage, prevent or control corrosion using specific technologies (such as cathodic protection systems)

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Technology, Transitions, & Evaluations

1) Describes Practices & Testing of microscopic & macroscopic solutions for preventing or detecting corrosion; or 2) Reports of successful Products or Systems for extending the useful service life of Materiel and Military Structures

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Education, Training, & Fleet Support

Reports on ongoing successful educational courses and field training programs and/or Fleet Support activities to mitigate corrosion degradation during in-service use in specific corrosive environments

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System Engineering Management

Reports on system-level approaches to mitigate corrosion and may include the application life cycle cost approaches, business case analyses, lessons learned from the field, and failure analyses.

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Corrosion Science Technical Track

Corrosion Modeling

Analytic/Computational Modeling a) of the generic phenomenologically specific corrosion phenomena/ mechanism (across all size scales including: atomic, nano, microscopic, macroscopic and even for components and materiel systems) or b) for a materials specific system or alloy class

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Corrosion Fundamentals

Identifying critical atomic and/or microscopic scale phenomena that might then subsequently be used to mitigate specific corrosion mechanisms

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Corrosion Inhibitors

Reports on the discovery and use of specific/generic corrosion inhibitor species to reduce or mitigate specific corrosion degradation mechanisms

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Corrosion Technology Technical Track

Accelerated & Outdoor Exposure Testing

Quantification of corrosion degradation of metallic and coated samples and materiel components using accelerated and outdoor exposure protocols

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Corrosion Monitoring & Assessment

Covers Systems and Methodologies directed at detecting, monitoring and assessing corrosion phenomena under both laboratory and in-service environments

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Corrosion Sensors

Use of sensors to monitor basic corrosion phenomena as well as ruggedized sensor packages to determine the progress of Corrosion Degradation of components and entire materiel (weapons platforms and structures) systems exposed to fielded in-service environments

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Paints & Coatings I - Primers

Reports on conventional and novel primers demonstrating enhanced performance and durability in specific corrosive environments

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Paints & Coatings II – Systems

Reports on conventional and novel paint systems intended to have enhanced performance and durability in specific corrosive environments

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Paints & Coatings III - Specialty Coatings

Reports on novel specialty or non-traditional coating systems intended to have enhanced performance and durability in specific corrosive environments

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Surface Preparation & Pretreatments 

Reports on novel Surface Preparations or Pretreatments on original or stripped surfaces and/or the development of novel (e.g. hex chrome free) solutions for mitigating corrosion

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Corrosion Resistant Materials Technical Track

Corrosion Resistant Metallic Alloys

Reports on the use of specific metallic alloys to mitigate corrosion in specific corrosive environments

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Corrosion Resistant Ceramics, Polymeric Materials and Composites

Reports on the use of specific ceramic, polymeric materials, or composites to mitigate corrosion in specific corrosive environments

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Materials and Coatings for Facilities Technical Track

Materials for Facilities

Reports on novel, composite or advanced materials solutions for more durable F&I applications in specific service environments

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Protective Treatments & Coatings for Facilities

Reports on novel or advanced treatments and coatings that produce more durable solutions for extending the service life of F&I components or systems in specific service environments

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Student Opportunities

Student Research in Progress (SRiP)

The SRiP is intended to encourage graduate and undergraduate students interested in becoming professional Corrosion scientists, engineers or technologists the opportunity to present ongoing research.  Extended abstracts, as opposed to full technical papers, are required in order to participate and present in the SRiP.

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Student Poster Sessions

High school, undergraduate, and graduate students from recognized academic institutions are eligible to participate in the Student Poster Session.

There are three categories for Student Posters:

Corrosion Science

Research in the area of a fundamental understanding of corrosion phenomena applicable to systems of DoD interest.

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Corrosion Engineering

Research in the area of practical application of corrosion science to corrosion prevention, detection or control of systems of DoD interest.

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Applied Corrosion Technology

Research into the development of tools, techniques, or systems that can be utilized for corrosion prevention, detection or control of systems of DoD interest.

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