What to expect from the Eastern Area Conference?

Join us in October 2021 as the NACE Pittsburgh and West Virginia Sections bring you a technical program that unites different areas from across the corrosion industry, with a focus on pipelines and coatings, and offers real case-based corrosion issues, testing, and remediations as well as the latest technologies that can be put to use today.

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200-250 people from across the Eastern United States

60% of attendees are NACE members

Our attendees come from:

  • Upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas facilities and asset owners
  • Cathodic Protection equipment and service providers
  • Inspection equipment and service providers
  • Coatings manufacturing, equipment, application, and inspection providers
  • Inspection equipment and service providers
  • Utility Operators
  • Department of Transportation

Job titles of our attendees include:

  • Business development directors and managers
  • Managers - Asset integrity, facility, construction, and sales
  • Engineers – asset, corrosion, reliability, metallurgical, and pipeline integrity
  • Cathodic protection/corrosion technicians
  • Operations directors and managers
  • Coatings applicator or inspector

Conference Committee

Conference Chair
Jason Rine
American Innovations

Conference Co-Chair & Treasurer
Hal George
Ryan Energy

Technical Program Chair - Corrosion
John Otto
Williams Gas

Technical Program Co-Chair - Corrosion
Tom Conner
Peoples Gas

Technical Program Chair - Coatings
John Todd

Technical Program Co-Chair – Coatings
Nicole Zafris
Equitrans Midstream

Exhibits & Sponsorships Chair
Jason Rine
American Innovations

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