We look forward to seeing everyone in Melbourne this year for what looks to be a busy conference. If you haven’t registered yet, now is the time!

Conference Tickets

Full Registration | Retired Member – Ticket Inclusions:

  • All conference sessions
  • Proceedings
  • Exhibition
  • Welcome Reception and Exhibition Opening (Sunday),
  • ACA Awards Dinner (Tuesday)
  • Farewell Function (Wednesday)

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided daily.


Student Member – Ticket Inclusions:

  • All conference sessions
  • Proceedings
  • Exhibition
  • Welcome Reception and Exhibition Opening (Sunday),
  • Farewell Function (Wednesday)
    * Please purchase Awards Dinner and/or YCG Event separately

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided.

Day Registration | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday – Ticket Inclusions:

  • Single day’s conference sessions
  • Access to the exhibition
    * Social events not included

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided.

Partner Program + Ticket Inclusions:

  • Partner activities
  • Exhibition
  • Social Events
  • Awards Dinner
  • Women in Corrosion Event
    *excludes ACA Foundation, YCG  event

Women in Corrosion

The ACA will be hosting it’s first-ever, ‘Women in Corrosion’ Breakfast. This event will take the form of a relaxed panel discussion with 6 superstar women in corrosion. Candice Blackney (Senior Engineer, Corrosion Management at City West Water), as MC, will  be facilitating a discussion around the panellists own unique experiences in their various sectors of the corrosion industry. This will be followed by an open forum, giving the attendees the chance to contribute to the discussion. All of this while you enjoy a delicious breakfast and the unparalleled views of Melbourne, from atop the tallest building in the city. This event is open to all delegates Male or Female. Please come and support our women in Corrosion!

Women in Corrosion

Our Panel includes:

Pam Nicoletti – Director of Education for NACE international
Sarah Furman – Associate Director in the Strategic Asset Management and Advanced Materials Group at AECOM
Carmen Andrade – Visiting Research Professor at the International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)
Patricia Shaw – Team Leader for Coatings and Polymers in the Advanced Materials group at Callaghan Innovation
Tracey Grantham – Technical Officer, Adelaide Galvanising Industries P/L
Jessica Lyndon – ACA Council President

Venue: Level 89 Eureka Tower

  • Tuesday 26 November
  • 7:00am – 9:00am
  • Dress Code: Neat Casual
  • Event Type: A one and a half hour sit down breakfast dinner

 

Applicator Day

Keeping the Operator Out of Harm’s Way Through Innovation

The ACA Applicators Day will be back, bigger and better than ever at C&P2019.  Brought to you again in partnership with BlastOne, the applicator day will see attendees first taking part in the Applicators Group Technical Forum at the conference Learning Centre  before heading offsite for a series of technical presentations and equipment demonstrations. The demonstrations are  developed to improve the safety of applicators, with a particular focus on solving unique problems with innovative solutions.

The ACA Applicators Technical Group represents the needs of specialist contractors in industries that serve the protection or restoration of corrosion affect structures throughout Australia and New Zealand. These include companies and individuals in; concrete protection, applied concrete floor finishes, concrete repair, hazardous coating removal, surface preparation and coating application.

Registration for this event is free and open to the public.

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Free Entry to Corrosion Trade Exhibition

Corrosion and Prevention 2019 attracts a broad spectrum of industry-leading exhibitors, who share their newest developments and products with our attendees in the Conferences Exhibition Hall. The Exhibition hall will be open to the public throughout the Conference.

Public Access Sessions:

Monday
9:30am to 12:30pm
1:30pm to 5:00pm

Tuesday
9:30am to 12:30pm
1:30pm to 5:00pm

Wednesday
9:30am to 12:30pm

This ticket does not include morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea**

If you would like to visit the exhibition admission is free, though registration is mandatory. Please register for a Trade Exhibition Free Entry ticket.

Social Events

Engage with friends and industry professionals across a range of associated conference social events.

Sunday

First Time Conference Attendees Function

This function will take place immediately prior to the C&P2019 Welcome Reception. All first-time delegates are encouraged to attend this event and to take this opportunity to network and meet some key industry figures. It will allow for more intimate networking, and a more informal environment to make some connections before the proceedings get underway.

Venue: Crown Promenade Exhibition Hall

  • Sunday 24 November
  • 5:30 – 6:30pm
  • Dress Code:  Neat casual
  • Event Type: Cocktail function

by invitation only

Welcome Function and Exhibition Opening

The Welcome Reception is a great opportunity to relax, network and collaborate with friends and colleagues and establish new business relationships. This function will be held in the exhibition area and guests will be treated to some quality produce and fine wines. This event will mark the official opening of Corrosion and Preventions exhibition hall.

Venue: Crown Promenade Exhibition Hall

  • Sunday 24 November
  • 6:30 – 9:30pm
  • Dress Code:  Neat casual
  • Event Type: Cocktail function

Monday

Young Corrosion Group Social Evening

Under 35 or new to the industry and keen to meet other like-minded young corrosionists? This casual networking event offers you the perfect opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Unwind after an engaging first day of conference and join us for drinks, music, good food and better company!

The Young Corrosion Group was set up to organise and run events of interest and value to young corrosionists and those new to the corrosion industry. The YCG provides a platform of access to information and networks which are of benefit to personal, professional or business development.

Venue: The Pub (Crown – Private Function Area)

  • Monday 25 November
  • Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm
  • Dress Code:  Neat casual
  • Event Type: Cocktail Function

Attendance Criteria Apply

ACA Foundation Social Event

One of the most popular events on the Conference calendar. Guests can enjoy themselves with deluxe beverages and premium canapes and the chance to catch up with friends and colleagues in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
There is always so much to discuss after a huge first day of the conference and the Foundation Social Evening will be where many of the best conversations will be had. Don’t miss out on one of the most enjoyable events at Conference.

The funds from this event will all go to the ACA Foundation, and to funding their future initiatives, namely:

  • Providing money for eligible scholarships, bursaries and prizes
  • Promoting the education of a recipient of any scholarship bursary or prize in relation to approved courses
  • Making awards of scholarships, bursaries and prizes for reasons of merit or equity

Centurions are encouraged to wear their Centurion Pin with pride to show that they support the ACA Foundation Ltd and are committed to the advancement of education for the benefit of the community.

Venue: The Atlantic (Crown) on The Terrace

Monday, 25 November
7:30pm – 10:30pm
Dress Code:  Neat Casual
Event Type: Cocktail

Sponsorship opportunities are available

Tuesday

ACA Awards Dinner

The ACA Awards Dinner is one of the most highly anticipated industry social events of the year. This year’s event will be held at the breathtaking Crown Aviary, a stunning rooftop terrace with spectacular views over the city skyline. Join us to celebrate the achievements of this year’s awards recipients with an evening featuring top-class entertainment, live music, gourmet food and wine from the region and plenty of opportunities to network and collaborate with your friends and colleagues. If you wish to attend, make sure to register if required, as capacity is limited and this event will sell out.

Full Registrations include a ticket to The Awards Dinner and delegates will have the opportunity to pre-allocate their seating from 10:30 am Monday 25 November to 1:30 pm Tuesday 26 November 2019 at the C&P2019 Registration Desk.

Venue: The Aviary (Crown Rooftop)

Tuesday 26 November
7:00 pm til late
Dress Code:  Lounge Suit  (men) or cocktail (ladies)
Event Type: A three-course sit-down dinner

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Wednesday

Farewell Function

Conclude another successful C&P Conference and Exhibition and join fellow delegates, colleagues and friends for drinks and canapes and for the official conclusion of the conference. This will be the perfect event to network, collaborate, trade takeaways from sessions you attended and generally debrief after an information-packed few days.

Venue: Tonic Bar (Crown Promenade)

  • Wednesday 27 November
  • 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Event Type: A two-hour cocktail function
  • Dress Code:  Neat casual
Sponsorship opportunities are available

Applicator Day Wrap Party

This year for the first time, the ACA applicators group will be throwing a huge wrap party to conclude the

C&P2019. This event will be free for all conference participants. Whether you have attended a single conference day, the partner program, the applicator day or every possible event on the conference calendar, all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Featuring a performance by Comedian Dave Callan, this will be the final chance to have a drink and a laugh, with friends new and old, after four action-packed days.

Venue: Tonic Bar (Crown Promenade)

  • Wednesday 27 November
  • 6:30 – 9:30pm
  • Event Type: A three-hour cocktail function
  • Entertainment: Comedian Dave Callan
  • Dress Code:  Neat casual

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