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  • Mid-Year Review

MegaRust 2024

May 21 - 23, 2024

Marriot Mission Valley, San Diego, CA

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.

Call for papers is now OPEN. More information >

Meeting Information

 

Venue

Marriot Mission Valley

8757 Rio San Diego Dr

San Diego, CA 92108

(619) 692-3800

Venue Website
 

Hotel Information

Government Rate:

American Society of Naval Engineers - Government May 20-24, 2024

(Government ID will be required at check-in)

Start Date: Monday, May 20, 2024

End Date: Friday, May 24, 2024

Last Day to Book: Monday, April 29, 2024

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  • San Diego Marriott Mission Valley for $181 USD per night
  • Complimentary basic WiFi in guestroom

Click here to book your group rate for American Society of Naval Engineers - Government May 20-24, 2024

 
Industry Rate:

American Society of Naval Engineers - Attendees May 20-24, 2024

Start Date: Monday, May 20, 2024

End Date: Friday, May 24, 2024

Last Day to Book: Monday, April 29, 2024

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  • San Diego Marriott Mission Valley for $195 USD per night
  • Complimentary basic WiFi in guestroom

Click here to book your group rate for American Society of Naval Engineers - Attendees May 20-24, 2024

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Agenda

 
 

MegaRust 2024

   

Full-event Registration Rates:

Early Bird

4/20/24 - 5/20/24

After 5/20/24

The following registrations are for the full event and include instruction, materials, food, refreshments, exhibit hall, and collaborative events that are considered an integral part of the event unless otherwise noted on the agenda as restricted.

ASNE Members $495 $635 $655
Join ASNE & Attend MegaRust - Regular Member

Price includes $96 annual membership dues

$591 $731 $751
Join ASNE & Attend MegaRust - Young Professional (Under 30)

Price includes $60 annual membership dues

$555 $695 $715
Non-ASNE Members $635 $745 $765
U.S. Federal Government Employees

Active Duty/Reservist Active Status (O-4 and above) and Gov. Civilians (All GS levels). No Contractors.

$195 $195 $195
U.S. Active-Duty Junior Officers (0-1 to 0-3), Warrant Officers (WO 0-1 to CWO 0-5), and Enlisted (E1 - E9)

Active Duty/Reservist Active Status

(Must include rank & branch on profile)

$0 $0 $0
Authors of accepted papers - Must be registered to present.

Online Registration will open after the papers have been accepted.

(All paper presenters must be registered.)

$295 $295 $295
Student - Full-time Undergrad $0 $0 $0
Press (Credentialed Only), please email ASNE HQ to register. $0 $0 $0

Exhibit Hall Only Registration Rates:

Early Bird

4/20/24 - 5/20/24

After 5/20/24

The following Registrations are for Exhibit Hall hall-only visitors and Exhibit Booth Personnel. Registration includes exhibit hall access and networking social. No access to symposium professional sessions.

ASNE Member - Exhibit Hall Only Visitors / Exhibit Booth Personnel $0 $0 $25
US Government Personnel Exhibit Hall Only Visitors $0 $0 $0
Non-ASNE Members - Exhibit Hall Only Visitors / Exhibit Booth Personnel $50 $50 $50

Discounts available for large groups. (Restrictions apply – see below for details*)

  • Groups of 25-49 paid attendees: 10% discount
  • Groups of 50-99 paid attendees: 20% discount
  • Groups of 100-200 paid attendees: 25% discount
  • Groups of 200+ paid attendees: 33% discount

*Restrictions: Discount does not apply to membership and cannot be combined with other offers. All individuals must be registered for the same event at the applicable price point and on one invoice. $0 registrations are excluded from the group count for discount purposes. For more information, and to get your group registered, please call 703-836-6727 or email ASNEHQ@navalengineers.org

Exhibits

Showcase your organization's latest advancements in naval corrosion control at MegaRust! Be part of a community that includes military, industry, and government representatives engaged in research, development, and operation of naval systems affected by corrosion. Don't miss this prime opportunity to feature your products and services in an environment where knowledge-sharing thrives. For more details on exhibit opportunities, connect with us at Exhibits@NavalEngineers.org or call (703)836-6727 and explore how MegaRust can amplify your organization's impact.

To become an exhibitor, you can purchase a booth online below or by completing this Exhibitor Application PDF and submitting to Exhibits@NavalEngineers.org.

 

Purchase Booth Online (Login Required) | Exhibit Hall Map | Download Exhibitor Application | Download Exhibitor Kit


Exhibitor Information

MegaRust 2024 Rates:

  • Premium Exhibit Booth Rate at $4,395 SOLD OUT
  • Standard Exhibit Booth Rate at $3,995 SOLD OUT
  • Tabletop Exhibit Rate at $3,195 ONLY 2 LEFT!

Booth Space Dimensions:

  • Booths 1-40: 7'Dx10'W
  • Booths 41-50: 6'Dx10'W

Exhibitor List & Directory

Organization Booth
Adapt Laser Systems LLC TT-05
Advanced Laser Restoration #41
AIT Coatings #45
Allredi LLC #03
American Safety Technologies #29
AMPP: Association for Materials Protection and Performance TT-10
Askew Marine, An AFC Industries Company #26
Atmospheric Plasma Solutions, Inc. #11
AUTOMATIC COATING LTD #43
Av-DEC #19
BAC-Impalloy #30-31
BlastOne International #01-08
Corrosion Technologies #18
DeFelsko Corporation #05-06
DES #36
Dex-O-Tex Marine by Crossfield Products Corp #37
Eddyfi Technologies #46
Elcometer Inc. #20-21
Epmar Corporation TT-04
Fonon Technologies - Laser Photonics #12
G.C. Laser Systems, Inc TT-09
Gecko Robotics TT-11
GMA Garnet #34
GVS-RPB #42
Haviland Preservation Systems #38
Hempel (USA) Inc. #23
HoldTight Solutions Inc. #22
IBC Materials & Technologies #07
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp #15
International Paint, LLC #10
Kleen Blast TT-12
Kymera International #04
L.A.B. Industries #40
Linsun Industrial Group TT-02
MES #49-50
MontiPower Americas, Inc. #39
National Inspection & Consultants TT-06
NCP Coatings, LLC. #09-16
PPG #33
Rapid Prep #14
Sherwin-Williams #24
Ship 2 Shore #25-32
Silva Non Skid Solutions LLC #35
South Bay Sand Blasting and Tank Cleaning #02
Stallings Industries Inc GPT #13
TEKNOFLOR TT-01
TIGER Drylac U.S.A., Inc. #44
Transhield, Inc. #28
Trenton Corporation #27
V.O. Baker Company #17
VETERAN EQUIPMENT SALES TT-08
Vipo US TT-03
Western Technology, Inc. #47-48

Sponsorship

Elevate your brand and actively contribute to MegaRust's success by exploring our diverse sponsorship opportunities. We offer unique avenues for you to market and showcase your company to a specialized audience deeply involved in naval corrosion control. By becoming a sponsor, you align your brand with innovation and industry leadership. Connect with us today at Sponsorships@NavalEngineers.org or call (703)836-6727 to explore the best sponsorship opportunity for your organization or to submit your application.

 

Purchase Sponsorship Online (Login Required) | Download Sponsorship Application | Exhibit Hall Map


Sponsor organization logo usage includes appropriate marketing and printed materials, interior of onsite program, sponsored function signage, various event signage, digital walk-in slides, event webpage with link to organization website
 

Diamond Sponsor

Welcome Reception

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Event Registration

$10,000

  • 5 Full Event Registrations
  • Full Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Check-In System Logo Showcase
  • Back of Badge Logo/Design

Platinum Sponsor

MegaRust Proceedings

$10,000

  • 5 Full Event Registrations
  • Full Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Presenting Sponsor of MegaRust '24 Proceedings (Distributed following event & permanently hosted on ASNE website)

Gold Sponsor

Afternoon Lunch - Day 2

$7,500

  • 3 Full Event Registrations
  • Full Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Prominent branded signage by food & beverage
  • Sponsored tabletop signage

Gold Sponsor

Afternoon Lunch - Day 3

$7,500

  • 3 Full Event Registrations
  • Full Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Prominent branded signage by food & beverage
  • Sponsored tabletop signage

Silver Sponsor

Symposium Bags

Silver Sponsor

Symposium Lanyards

Silver Sponsor

Technical Presentation Session Breakout Room 1

$6,000

  • 2 Full Event Registrations
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed at technical breakout room
  • Opportunity to drop promotional materials/literature in room

Silver Sponsor

Technical Presentation Session Breakout Room 2

$6,000

  • 2 Full Event Registrations
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed at technical breakout room
  • Opportunity to drop promotional materials/literature in room

Silver Sponsor

All-Day Beverages - Day 2

$6,000

  • 2 Full Event Registrations
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed by refreshments available all day

Silver Sponsor

All-Day Beverages - Day 3

$6,000

  • 2 Full Event Registrations
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed by refreshments available all day

Bronze Sponsor

Morning Snack & Coffee Break - Day 2

$4,500

  • 1 Full Event Registration
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed by designated break refreshments

Bronze Sponsor

Afternoon Dessert & Beverage Break - Day 2

Bronze Sponsor

Morning Snack & Coffee Break - Day 3

$4,500

  • 1 Full Event Registration
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed by designated break refreshments

Bronze Sponsor

Afternoon Dessert & Beverage Break - Day 3

$4,500

  • 1 Full Event Registration
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)
  • Branded signage displayed by designated break refreshments

Bronze Sponsor

Exhibit Trash & Recycling Bins Signage

$4,500

  • 1 Full Event Registration
  • Logo Branded Trash & Recycling Bins through out exhibit & live demo area
  • Half Page Ad in Program (Interior)

Copper Sponsor

$2,000

  • MegaRust Sponsor recognition
  • Logo featured on event webpage with link to organization, onsite signage & program

Call for Papers

Abstract submission are now OPEN! Click here to submit an abstract

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

  • Abstracts Due: April 5, 2024
  • Notification of Acceptance: April 19, 2024
  • Drafts Due: April 25, 2024
  • Final Papers Due: May 15, 2024

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

Questions for the MegaRust Committee Technical Papers Chair? Please email: MegaRust@navalengineers.org

Mid-Year Review:

 

In preparation for the highly-anticipated event, the committee will be hosting the MegaRust Mid-Year Review on January 31, 2024. The MegaRust Mid-Year review will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams January 31 at 13:00-16:00 EST. Plan to log in or dial in to hear the discussions on key corrosion issues concerning the Navy enterprise and generate questions and talking points for potential presenters.

 

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 278 489 950 50
Passcode: AE4sCi

Download Teams | Join on the web

Or call in (audio only)

+1 804-299-5135,,447614276#   United States, Richmond

Phone Conference ID: 447 614 276#

 

Agenda

  • 1300: Introduction by MegaRust Chairman Dave Zilber
  • 1310: MegaRust (West) 2024 Overview - Dave Zilber
  • 1330: Corrosion Control Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN) Update - Larry Bowden, SURFMEPP
  • 1400: NAVSEA Technical Warrant Holder (TWH) Update - Mark Ingle, NAVSEA 05P2
  • 1500: National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) Update - Conlon Hsu, HII-NNS
  • 1530: Open Discussion, Conference Recommendations
Click here to view presentation slides