Call for Papers

Call for Papers Status: EXPIRED

Mega Rust 2010 Goals

  • Present the fleet’s needs in areas of corrosion control and preservation
  • Highlight new and innovative coating and surface treatment technologies
  • Develop and maintain an infrastructure to provide feedback loops between the fleet and industry
  • Facilitate the transfer of technologies presently available from industry to the fleet
  • Focus on partnership opportunities between the fleet, industry, and joint services
  • Provide a forum to effectively exchange information and lessons learned between fleet and industrial activities
  • Provide training opportunities to fleet and industrial personnel

Mega Rust 2010 Paper and Presentation Topics
(These include, but are not limited to the following)

  • New technologies
  • Corrosion control methods
  • Successful application of new products
  • Research and development
  • Preservation of materials
  • Environmentally compliant processes
  • Lessons learned
  • Lifecycle issues

Due Dates

  • 26 February 2010: Title and Short Abstract of 150 to 250 words in length.
  • 19 March 2010: Draft Power-Point Presentation
  • 16 April 2010: Final Presentation and Paper (Format: CD-ROM or disc, Papers in MS Word, Presentations in MS PowerPoint)

Important Information

Presentations will be delivered electronically, i.e. computer-generated and projected on a large screen utilizing the conference computer hard drive.

Presentations are limited to 20 minutes.

All presentations, papers and other media must be cleared for public release by the author; the appropriate clearance document must accompany the final paper or presentation.

How to Submit Titles and Abstracts for Presentations

US Mail:

National Surface Treatment Center
401 Industry Rd.
STE 500
Louisville, KY 40208
ATTN: Ms. Sherry Litton


Contact Information

Mr. Don Hileman

Ms. Sherry Litton

American Society of Naval Engineers
1452 Duke Street • Alexandria, Virginia 22314 • Phone (703) 836-6727 • Fax (703) 836-7491 • Email: