Risk management has become an important requirement in many industries and is an indispensable tool for today’s corrosion and materials engineers. Risk management presents many challenges given the complexity of the material degradation processes. This conference will bring together experts from a wide range of industries to share knowledge and best practices in corrosion risk management.

Attend to Learn How to:

  • Understand industry regulations and how they impact risk management
  • Understand different risk assessment methods and how to apply them to your industry
  • Understand the role corrosion science and engineering plays in risk management
  • Allocate resources effectively to mitigate unanticipated failures
  • Network with professionals engaged in similar actions for a variety of industries

Who Should Attend?

  • Management looking to develop or advance their risk management strategy
  • Engineers responsible for plant integrity/maintenance
  • Consultants, researchers, and scientists responsible for managing corrosion and degradation challenges
  • Integrity managers
  • Risk assessment specialist

Regulatory Drivers:

  • PHMSA pipeline regulation
  • BSEE offshore production
  • European and other international regulations

Hotel

Houston Marriott Westchase

2900 Briarpark Drive, Houston, TX 77042

Deadline for hotel registration:  April 6 th , 2018

Rates: Single/ Double - $159 USD
           Triple/ Quad - $179 USD

Celebrate our new look with all new guest rooms, spacious bathrooms and in room refrigerators. Discover our hotel near the Galleria in Houston, TX at the Houston Marriott Westchase. Our hotel offers spacious, well-appointed rooms, contemporary Texas-themed décor and high-speed Internet is available throughout our AAA rated 3-diamond hotel.

Book a Room

Telephone: 713-978-7400
Toll Free Reservations: 1-800-452-5110

Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Homero Castaneda Lopez, Texas A&M University

Joe Soltis, MACAW Engineering Ltd

Committee Chairs

Pipeline Track

Frank Cheng, University of Calgary

Joe Pikas, Technical Toolboxes

Infrastructure Track

David Bastidas, NCERCAMP of University of Akron

Francisco Presuel, Texas A&M University

Facilities Track

Raymundo Case, Texas A&M University

Samin Sharifi, Chevron Energy Technology Company

Travel Information

Ground transportation

Hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Parking

Complimentary On-Site

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