WELCOME (Click Here to Download a Copy of the Brochure) Welcome to our Web site. This site offers you the opportunity to learn more about the 48th Annual Western States Corrosion Seminar, which was founded in 1966 as a non-profit educational program, the 16th Annual CP Tester Recognition Course, and the 9th Annual Rectifier Course. Throughout the years, the seminar has included some of the foremost experts in the field of corrosion control. Whether your field is pipeline, cables or tanks, underground or aboveground, internal or external, there is a presentation by an expert that could benefit you and your company. Instructors are available for one-on-one discussions and are happy to discuss your problems. The seminar is held in a relaxed atmosphere that encourages discussions.
Don't miss this excellent opportunity to network with professionals, develop helpful contacts, and exchange ideas and experiences with your counterparts in the world of corrosion control. For a quick look at the program, go to SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
PROGRAMS OFFERED SEMINAR Western States Corrosion Seminar begins on Tuesday morning with a GENERAL SESSION.In the afternoon, the seminar breaks into the following three sessions:
I FUNDAMENTALSII INTERMEDIATEIII ADVANCEDEach student may attend all classes in a given session or may choose to attend select classes among the various sessions.THESE COURSES WILL ASSIST YOU IN MEETING THE DOT OPERATOR QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. CATHODIC PROTECTION TESTER RECOGNITION COURSE We also offer the Cathodic Protection Tester Recognition Course which is a 2-1/2-day intensive course with exam. Those who successfully complete the exam and have documented work experience within the last year are qualified to become recognized as a "CP TESTER" as defined in Code 40 CFR 280.12 of the Code of the Federal Regulations.Click here for more information on the CP Tester Course. RECTIFIERCOURSE The Western States Corrosion Seminar is offering a 2-1/2 day Rectifier Course. It includes theory and operation, rectifier component design and operation, shunts, special purpose rectifiers and their use, wiring diagrams and schematics, rectifier and CP system efficiencies and improvements, general rectifier maintenance and repairs, troubleshooting, and a NACE-sponsored rectifier exam.Click here for more information on the Rectifier Course.
CERTIFICATION EXAMSNACE International certifications exams, such as Corrosion Technician, Corrosion Technologist, Sr. Corrosion Technologist, CP Tester Upgrade, and the various specialist exams, will also be given on Thursday. Click here for more information on the exams.
EXHIBITSfrom foremost corrosion control companies showing their products and services will be on display. This is an excellent opportunity to meet local and internationally known companies in the field of corrosion control. Open throughout the seminar, the exhibit hall is the main gathering place during morning and afternoon breaks. Click here for more information on exhibiting at the seminar.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND Engineers in all fields, corrosion technicians, construction foremen, maintenance foremen, and management, who have responsibility for approving engineering and corrosion control related expenses, will discover the corrosion control options, their importance, and overall savings possible when corrosion control is properly implemented. Those interested in meeting the DOT Operator Qualification requirements will benefit from these classes.
REGISTRATION FEE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The registration fee for any course is $390. The registration fee increases to $440 after April 28. This fee includes proceedings or course materials, 3 lunches, continuous refreshments, and two evening hosted social hours. Meals for non-attendees, such as a spouse, can be purchased in the dining room.
Tuesday and Wednesday night single-occupancy lodging with complimentary breakfast and dinner is available for the convenience of the attendee commuting from out of the area for an additional fee of $130 per person per night (single occupancy). Monday and Thursday night lodging with complimentary breakfast is available for $110 per person per night (single occupancy). Room check-in is available after 3 pm. Monday and Thursday night dinners may be purchased separately in the dining room. Please call Kellogg West Conference Center and Lodge at 909-869-2222 to verify the dining room hours and cost for Monday and Thursday dinner. If two attendees want to room together, only one attendee needs to register for a single-occupancy room. If bringing a spouse, please register for a single occupancy room. Upon arrival, notify the lodge registration desk that two people will be sharing the room. A slight additional charge (roughly $10 to $15 per night) may be requested for an additional breakfast and housekeeping. If two people will be sharing, call the Lodge (909-869-2222) a week before the seminar to request double or Queen/King bed. Dinner will not be provided for the second person but can be purchased in the Dining Room.One-day registration fee for the seminar is $175. There is no one-day registration fee option for the CP Tester or CP Rectifier Courses. The fee includes 1 lunch and continuous refreshments. Breakfast and dinner can be purchased in the dining room.
All attendees receive a copy of the proceedings or course materials, additional handouts, attendee roster, and attendance certificate. PRE-REGISTRATION Early registration is essential to assure accommodations on the Kellogg West campus. Registration received after April 17 will be filled as space permits. PleaseCLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.CANCELLATION DATE Registration is very limited. For this reason, the Seminar Committee reserves the right to retain registration fees for students cancelling their reservation after April 17. PRIOR PROCEEDINGS Additional proceedings for past and present seminars can be purchased for $35 each. CLOTHES The attire for the seminar is informal. The weather in May is very comfortable but the attendee should prepare for cool mornings and evenings.CONTACT HOURS Each session provides 0.75 to 1.5 contact hours for a maximum of 14.25 contact hours.CALL FOR EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS We are actively seeking exhibitors and sponsors for this year's seminar.
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