• Thursday, April 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Due to concerns relating to COVID-19, this event has been postponed indefinitely.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
When the event is rescheduled your current registration will remain valid.
Alternatively, if you would like your registration refunded, please fill out the form below with your details.


This one-day event will bring together all stakeholders for a day of collaboration and learning brought to you by the Australasian Corrosion Association, Concrete Building and Structures Technical Group. The Concrete Building and Structures Technical Group has put together a highly relevant program addressing current industry points of interest.

The seminar will feature individual presentations from a curated group of 8 guest presenters and an interactive forum to conclude the day. Attendees will take advantage of ample opportunity to connect with industry colleagues over Arrival Tea and Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Cocktail Drinks to conclude the day. Copies of the featured presentations will be shared with attendees via pdf.


09:00Welcome and Opening RemarksChair
09:10Marine Corrosion of Reinforced Concrete – Factors in Long-term DurabilityRob Melchers (Professor of Civil Engineering - The University of Newcastle, Australia)
09:50Handbook SA HB 84:2018 Guide to Concrete Repair and ProtectionPeter Johnsson (Associate Principal, Remedial Engineering, Building Diagnostics & Facades - Accor Consultants)
10:30Conventional Patch Repair (without anodes) is a Long-lasting Remedial SolutionWarren Green (Director, Vinsi Partners)
11:10Morning Tea
11:40Principals Expectations on Durability of Concrete StructuresWayne Roberts (Manager (Concrete Materials) - Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland)
12:20Control of Early Age Thermal Cracking of ConcreteMaxim Kovtun (Senior, Materials Engineer - SMEC)
14:00Protection of Concrete – Industrial and Wastewater ExperiencesDaniel Bosco (Chief Executive Offie - Bluey)
14:40Hydrogels to Prevent Corrosion in ConcreteDoug Hamlin (Infrastructure Project Consultant & Technical Support - Markham Global )
15:20Afternoon Tea
15:50FRP Strengthening of StructuresTBC

*Subject to change.

Who should attend:

The day’s content will be of particular relevance to Consultants, Asset Owners, Contractors and Suppliers.


Full-Day Catering and Post Event Drinks included.

Getting There and Parking:

The Kirribilli Club has a 65 space parking lot, that costs $12 a day for non-members.

Milsons Point train station is the closest and is a short 7 min walk around the block via Alfred Street & then Lavender Street.


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11 Harbourview Cres, Lavender Bay, New South Wales, 2060, Australia

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