Location

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Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone (703) 836-6727
Fax (703) 836-7491
Email: asnehq@navalengineers.org

  • About MegaRust 2020
  • Meeting Information
  • Call for Papers
  • Registration
  • Exhibits
  • Sponsors

MegaRust 2020 is scheduled for May 19-21 at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley.

MegaRust is conducted annually to provide a consolidated focus on Navy corrosion issues. Corrosion is a major factor in the readiness and total ownership cost of naval systems and this conference is intended to provide updated information on programs, policies, standards and Fleet experience related to corrosion and to promote discussion and sharing of information on technologies and strategies for controlling corrosion.

The conference provides an impartial forum for dialogue between government and commercial organizations, and providers of coatings and corrosion control products, processes, technologies and solutions. Participants include representatives from military, industry, and government organizations involved with research and development, design, engineering, construction, maintenance, modernization and operation of naval systems that are potentially affected by corrosion. The conference covers all segments of the naval services including sea, air, Marine Corps, vehicles, and facilities.

“New Technologies are sometimes difficult to introduce to DoD, MegaRust and ASNE have created a platform for businesses from other industries to come together with the DOD to share information on corrosion and best work practices. In May 2018 VSM Group arrived in San Diego to our first MegaRust feeling skeptical about attending. Two hours after our arrival we engaged in in-depth conversations and meetings with key stakeholders of the US Navy and DOD. One month after attending MegaRust VSM Group was conducting its very first demo for the US Navy and in 2019 we have traveled to several Navy installations conducting demos and inspections. The methods used by MegaRust and ASNE staff to bring companies and like-minded individuals together in the same room gave our company the products exposure and created an interest within all attending participants and the DOD which to us, was immeasurable.“ - Paul Townsend and Walter Hudson III, VSM Group, LLC.
“This is the most profitable show we’ve ever done” - MegaRust 2019 Exhibitor

Meeting Information

Hotel

MegaRust 2020 will be held at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley at 8757 Rio San Diego Drive San Diego, California 92108.
A limited number of rooms are available for MegaRust attendees.

Standard Room- $179 per night plus taxes and fees.
Book your group rate for American Society of Naval Engineers May2020.

Government Room- $174 per night plus taxes and fees.
Book your group rate for American Society of Naval Engineers May2020 - Gov Per Diem Rate.

Rooms must be secured by April 20th and they are limited so reserve today.
To reserve by phone call the toll free number and refer to MegaRust – 1-800-228-9290

Attire

Attendees: Business Casual / Uniform of the Day
Presenters (Non-military): Business Attire
Presenters (Military): Uniform of the Day

Call for Papers

MegaRust is conducted annually to provide a consolidated focus on Navy corrosion issues. Corrosion is a major factor in the readiness and total ownership cost of naval systems and this conference is intended to provide updated information on programs, policies, standards and Fleet experience related to corrosion and to promote discussion and sharing of information on technologies and strategies for controlling corrosion.

The conference provides an impartial forum for dialogue between government and commercial organizations, and providers of coatings and corrosion control products, processes, technologies and solutions. Participants include representatives from military, industry, and government organizations involved with research and development, design, engineering, construction, maintenance, modernization and operation of naval systems that are potentially affected by corrosion. The conference covers all segments of the naval services including sea, air, Marine Corps, vehicles, and facilities.

Important Dates

  • February 20, 2020 - Abstracts Due
  • March 10, 2020 - Authors Notified of Selection
  • April 13, 2020 - Draft Papers/Presentations Due
  • May 4, 2020 - Final Papers/Presentations Due

Abstract Submission
Submissions of both presentations and technical papers are welcomed. Presentations are sought that will provide participants the latest information and status of corrosion control programs and efforts, implementation of recently approved processes, tools and materials, best practices and lessons learned, and unmet needs looking for near term solutions. The goal is to assist those responsible for corrosion control by providing new, affordable products, processes, and solutions. Desired topics that support this theme include:

  • "Deckplate" Lessons Learned
  • New corrosion control methods
  • Operational Level Issues and Unmet Needs
  • Successful application of new approved products
  • Alternative Approaches to Corrosion Control
  • Corrosion Control Plan for LCS and Other Aluminum Ships
  • Environmentally compliant processes
  • Current projects and future needs for corrosion control on:
    • Surface Ships
    • Aircraft Carriers
    • Submarines
    • Aircraft
    • Support Equipment
    • Combat Systems & Antennas
    • Facilities & Infrastructure
    • Vehicles
  • Paint Center of Excellence
  • Coatings Qualification Process
  • "Deckplate" Quality Assurance – what can be expected from the Sailors
  • Changing Maintenance Plans to utilize new processes and materials
  • Surface Preparation Technology and Techniques
  • Inspection/Prevention Approaches
  • Training Initiatives and Needs
  • Research and Development
  • Emerging Technologies

Submission Information
Submit a one to two page abstract as directed below prior to the deadline of February 20, 2020. It should be of sufficient detail to permit evaluation by the Technical Program Committee. Fully developed presentations (technical paper is optional) will be requested if your proposed abstract is selected.

The abstract should include:

  • Proposed Title
  • Author(s)’ name(s) and organization(s)
  • Indicate if it will be just a presentation or if there will also be a formal technical paper for possible publication
  • Problem statement or introduction
  • Outline of the key points to be made
  • Conclusions or recommendations
  • A short bio of the Author(s)

Technical papers must include all information outlined above to be considered by the Technical Committee. Failure to include all the requested information by the deadline, may impact paper selection and consideration.

All abstracts should be submitted via this linked form (login required).

For Primary Point of Contact include: e-mail address and phone number.

For questions, please contact: MegaRust@navalengineers.org.

For additional information and details on paper submission, see the ASNE Technical Papers Guidelines.

Registration


The 2020 MegaRust Conference registration rates are as follows:
  • ASNE Member (before 04/10/20): $500
  • ASNE Member (after 04/10/20): $600
  • Non-Member (before 04/10/20): $600
  • Non-Member (after 04/10/20): $700
  • U.S. Federal Government (non-contractor): $150
  • Accepted technical paper author (before 04/10/20): $150
  • Accepted technical paper author (after 04/10/20): $200
  • Full-Time Undergraduate Student: $0

Register Online

Exhibits


Don't miss your chance to showcase your corrosion control products, technologies and solutions to the military, industry, and government organizations affected by corrosion. Our 2019 space was a hot commodity. To learn more about the value-added, brand-building benefits of being an exhibitor and/or sponsor contact Erica Smedley Cox, ecox@navalengineers.org.

Exhibit Booth Rates:
  • Premium Booth: $2,895
  • Standard Booth: $2,595
  • Table Top: $2,195
“This is the most profitable show we’ve ever done” - MegaRust 2019 Exhibitor
Purchase an Exhibit Booth Online: Purchase Booth (login required)
View the Floor Plan and Interactive Directory of Exhibitors: Interactive Floor Plan

Sponsorship


Sponsorships for MegaRust 2020 may be purchased online. If you prefer to book with a paper application, please download the Sponsor Application and return to Erica Smedley Cox, ecox@navalengineers.org. Or contact Erica, to learn more about the value-added, brand-building benefits of being a sponsor or exhibitor.


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Titanium Sponsor

Event Registration/Registration Desk

$12,500

  • INCLUDES 6 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES FULL PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (BACK PAGE)

Platinum Sponsor

Exhibit Hall Beer Tasting Reception – Wednesday

Gold Sponsor

Exhibit Hall Luncheon – Wednesday

Gold Sponsor

Exhibit Hall Luncheon – Thursday

$7,500

  • INCLUDES 3 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES FULL PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Gold Sponsor

Soft Drinks

$7,500

  • INCLUDES 3 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES FULL PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Silver Sponsor

Continental Networking Breakfast – Wednesday

$6,000

  • INCLUDES 2 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Silver Sponsor

Continental Networking Breakfast – Thursday

$6,000

  • INCLUDES 2 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Silver Sponsor

Conference Bags (300 sponsor provided)

$6,000

  • INCLUDES 2 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Silver Sponsor

Conference Lanyards

Silver Sponsor

Wi-Fi Access Provider

Bronze Sponsor

Morning Snack & Coffee Break – Wednesday

$4,500

  • INCLUDES 1 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Bronze Sponsor

Morning Snack & Coffee Break – Thursday

$4,500

  • INCLUDES 1 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Bronze Sponsor

Afternoon Dessert & Beverage Break – Tuesday

$4,500

  • INCLUDES 1 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Bronze Sponsor

Afternoon Dessert & Beverage Break – Wednesday

$4,500

  • INCLUDES 1 FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS
  • INCLUDES HALF PAGE AD IN PROGRAM (INTERIOR PAGES)

Bronze Sponsor

Morning Snack & Coffee Break – Thursday

Thank you to our MegaRust 2020 Sponsors