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New Orleans Section
News and Activities
Posted on 7/30/2013

(Posted by Charlie Speed, 07-18-2017)

NACE New Orleans Section of The Corrosion Society normally meets on the 4th Monday of the month. Check below for all Meetings and other Event details.

Members and Non-members:  $20

Member Retirees, Teachers, and Full-Time Students:  $15

Reservations are requested but are not required. Everyone is Welcome!

To pre-register for NACE New Orleans Luncheons or Dinner Meetings and pay electronically: Select the appropriate registration option and click "Add to Cart ".

Options: Normal Registration ($20.00 USD) or Student/Teacher/Retiree Registration ($15.00 USD)

Donations:   A donation of $250 or more will recognize the Donor as NACE NOLA Meeting Sponsor. This includes recognition at the Monthly Meeting and in the Monthly Meeting newsletter, allows for distribution of literature on the "Sponsor's Table" at the Monthly Meeting, and listing on the Meeting Sponsor page.

NACE New Orleans on Social Media
Posted on 12/9/2015

Stay up to date with all that is happening in our section or just keep in touch with friends and associates. You can find us on Facebook at "NACE Nola" and on Twitter at "@NACE_Nola".

Not getting the meeting notices?
Posted on 11/15/2007

To receive meeting notices by e-mail, New Orleans members are asked to update their membership profile information with NACE headquarters via the website (www.nace.org) or call 800-797-6223 (NACE).

Non-members wanting to be placed on the New Orleans Section non-member e-mail distribution list can contact Ben Carpenter at Bcarpenter@galvotec.com.

19th Annual NACE NOLA Education Week (December 4-9, 2017)
Posted on 5/3/2008

(Reposted 08-15-2017 by Charlie Speed)

Sign up for the NACE NEW ORLEANS EDUCATION WEEK, with courses being held December 4  through 9, 2017 at the New Orleans Airport Hilton (901 Airline Drive, Kenner, Louisiana, 70062, USA TEL: +1-504-469-5000 FAX: +1-504-466-5473).

NACE GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (to register visit nace.org/nolacourses, or call NACE directly at 800-797-6223):

  1. BASIC CORROSION (BC) - December 4-8, Instructor: Bopinder Phull.
  2. DESIGNING FOR CORROSION CONTROL (DCC) - December 4-8, Instructor: Jerry Byrd
  3. CORROSION CONTROL IN REFINING (REF) - December 4-8, Instructor: Ray Quinter
  4. PROTECTIVE COATING SPECIALIST BASICS (PCS-1) - December 4-6, Instructor: Kat Coronado
  5. PROTECTIVE COATING SPECIALIST ADVANCED (PCS-2) - December 7-9, Instructor: Kat Coronado


NACE NEW ORLEANS SECTION COURSES (For Local NACE New Orleans Section Course Registration visit www.nace.org/nolaedu):

  1. CORROSION IN OIL & GAS PRODUCTION (COG) - December 4-6, Instructor: Charlie Speed. For detailed information contact Charlie Speed at 504-400-7878; charliefspeed@gmail.com
  2. CORROSION UNDER INSULATION (CUI) - December 4-6, Instructor: Peter Bock. For detailed information contact Peter Bock at peterbcui@gmail.com
  3. HANDS-ON RECTIFIER SCHOOL (RS) - December 4-5, Instructor: JTrey Johnson, Corrpro. For detailed information contact Colin Criminger at 504-343-7878, ccriminger@corrpro.com
  4. OILFIELD OPERATORS CHEMICAL SCHOOL (OOCS) - December 7-8, :Presenters: Charlie Speed (Consultant), Bruce Adams (Nalco), Jodi Wrangham (BakerHuges/GE) and other Industry Experts. For detailed information contact: Charlie Speed 504-400-7878 or charliefspeed@gmail.com


Hotel Registration at the New Orleans Airport Hilton (across from the airport):

New Orleans Airport Hilton, 901 Airline Drive, Kenner, LA 70062

USA TEL: +1-504-469-5000 FAX: +1-504-466-5473.

Reference NACE Education Week Code NAC.

Posted on 11/14/2012

(Post Updated 10-29-2017 by Charlie Speed)


TITLE: Flow Induced Thermowell Failures.

SPEAKER:  Mark Bartel, Staff Consultant with Stress Engineering in Baton Rouge.

DATE: January 22,  2018 (4th Monday)

TIME: 6:30 PM Fellowship.    7:00 PM  Dinner & Speaker

PLACE: DeAngelo’s Italian Bistro, 7550 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge LA  (Note.  The restaurant is set back on the other side of the Office Depot.)

COST: $20  Please pre-register at www.nace.org/nola  Students and Retired $15.00  First time Students attend free with RSVP

Reservations are requested but not required and can be made online at www.nace.org/nola.

To pre-register and pay at the door contact Mike Fortin fortinmj@dow.com.

For Further Information contact Mike Fortin at fortinmj@dow.com.

NOTE: There will be no Board Meeting held ahead of this Dinner.


Posted on 11/6/2017

Posted 11-06-2017 Charlie Speed)

NACE New Orleans - Joint Evening Meeting with American Welding Society (AWS)

LOCATION:  Landmark Hotel 

DATE:  3rd Tuesday. February 20, 2018  (Normal AWS meeting date- NACE normally meets on 4th Monday but will move to AWS schedule)

TIME:  6;30 pm

TOPIC:  metallurgy, corrosion and welding

SPEAKER  Bob Bartlett, Bartlett Engineering 

COST:  This is a free event NACE NOLA is sponsoring event. NACE members plese RSVP by mailing CharlieFSpeed@gmail.com



MARCH 26th 2018 NACE NOLA Corrosion Speakers Contest
Posted on 3/22/2012

(Updated post 09-14-2017 by Charlie Speed)

TOPIC: 6th Annual NACE New Orleans Corrosion Speakers Contest!

PLACE: Holiday Inn Downtown - Superdome, 330 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 (Across from City Hall); (504) 581-1600

DATE: Monday, March 26, 2018 (4th Monday) 

TIME: 11:30 am  Lunch Fellowship/Networking - Speakers at Noon

COST: $20.00 (Students, Teachers & Retirees $15) - Credit Cards Accepted; 1st visit free for teachers and full-time high school/ college students. $3 parking available inside Hotel - must ask NACE for coupon.

Reservations Requested But Not Required -  To pay now, click the meeting registration link at very top of this News & Activities Page, or RSVP to Charlie Speed at 504-400-7878 or CharlieFSpeed@gmail.com; leave name(s) and contact info.

Join your Friends and Associates at the 6th ANNUAL NACE NEW ORLEANS CORROSION SPEAKERS CONTEST!

Contestants will share a home or work related corrosion experience (3-5 minute presentation with no more than 10 slides). The audience will vote by secret ballot for the best presentations, with cash awards given for First through Third Place:

First Place Award $150; Second Place Award $100; Third Place Award $50


Visit the NACE New Orleans Annual Speakers Contest page for examples of previous submissions.

Contestants are not required to pay for attendance to this event.

Upcoming Events
19th Annual NACE New Orleans Education Week
December 4 - 9, 2017
Kenner, LA, U.S.