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MAR 2015

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76 MARCH 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Show News CoatingsPro Contractor's Forum at CORROSION 2015 Join NACE Inter nationa l and fellow corrosion professiona ls at the world 's largest corrosion conference and ex po. A fter a record break ing year in San A ntonio in 2014, COR ROSION 2015 w ill once again join more than 7,000 corrosion professiona ls and 450 exhibiting companies in Da llas, Texas, for an educationa l event focused on the prevention and mitigation of corrosion worldw ide. With more than 1,000 hours of technical education across 14 unique industries and technology tracks, the CORROSION conference is the key to fnding your specifc corrosion answers. In addition to the stellar technical program, CORROSION 2015 will give you the opportunity to expand your professional network through exciting networking events as well as the expan- sive exhibit hall foor. T he conference w ill take place March 15 –19, 2015, at the K ay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. T he key note speaker at this year's confer- ence w ill be K arl Rove, who is an iconic politica l strategist and one of the most sought-after politica l pundits of our time. T his year w ill highlight the second annua l CoatingsPro Contractor's For um, which w ill take place on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 142. It w ill feature a var iet y of subject matter ex perts from the coatings field, and it should be pertinent to the coatings applicator, manufacturer, inspector, and specifier. For more information, contact: www.nacecorrosion.org ICRI 2015 Spring Convention Te International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) is the only associa- tion in the concrete industry devoted solely to repair and restoration. Worldwide membership includes contractors, manufacturers, engineers, distributors, owners, and other professionals with a common goal: prolonging the useful life of concrete through quality repair, restoration, and protection. T he 2015 Spr ing Convention w i l l be held March 25 –27, 2015, at the Mi l lennium Broadway Hotel in New York Cit y, N.Y. T he theme for this event w i l l be "High-R ise Repairs," and it w i l l focus on improv ing the qua lit y of concrete restoration, repair, and protection through education of, and communication among , the members and those who use their ser v ices. For more information, contact: www.icri.org WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference and Expo 2015 Te inaugu- ral WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference and Expo will take place in New Orleans April 14–16, 2015, at the recently renovated Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Te event will feature a high-profle seminar and keynote program for 1,500 to 2,000 maintenance and repair professionals running alongside a trade exhibition of approximately 150 companies that supply a broad range of innovative products needed to run an efcient marine maintenance and repair operation. T he new conference and ex po is an extension of the Inter national WorkBoat Show. " WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference and Ex po w ill prov ide a hy per-focused education program and exhibit ha ll specifica lly designed for f leet mainte- nance managers, port captains and engineers, vessel ow ners and opera- tors, shipyard ow ners and operators, dr y dock operators, project managers, and engineers," said Bob Ca llahan, show director. Conference program topics w ill include: • Dry dock selection • Voyage and in-situ repairs • Repair and retrofitting In add ition to the interaction that w i l l ta ke place in the education sessions and trade show f loor, the show w i l l prov ide ample net work- ing oppor tunities. T hese inc lude an opening night cocktai l reception and dai ly happy hours. T here w i l l a lso be a key note brea k fast on the show f loor and net work ing cof fee brea ks. Exhibitors include Bullard Abrasives, Eagle Industries, IBIX North America, International Paint, Jotun Paints, Monti Tool, NACE International, PPG Protective & Marine Coatings, and Sherwin-Williams. For more information, contact: w w w.workboatmaintenanceandrepair. com CP Spring Show Fever

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