Opening Reception

Monday, September 17
5 - 7 p.m.

A favorite social event, this year’s Opening Reception features hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks will be and an opportunity to network with attendees. A cash bar will also be available. Join us as we kick off Corrosion Technology Week 2018!

Exhibitor Appreciation Reception

Tuesday, September 18
5 - 6 p.m.

In appreciation of our exhibitors’ continued support of CTW, attendees are invited to a second evening reception. Hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks will be served. A cash bar will also be available. Enjoy this excellent opportunity to network with people in your industry and to browse through the various tabletop displays.

Keynote Speech

Dr. Richard Greaves

Tuesday, September 18
8 - 9 a.m.

CTW 2018 is pleased to have Dr. Richard W. Greaves, Meggitt PLC’s Chief Technology Officer Emeritus, as our keynote speaker. Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defense, and energy. Dr. Greaves will speak about the value of standardization to all levels of the organization, with particular focus at the C-Suite (CEO, CTO, etc.).  Through his experiences and observations over the years from the perspective of his most senior leadership positions while still being heavily involved in standards development, Dr. Greaves will share lessons on the value of standards to a company and to personnel at all levels.

Certification Exam Development Forum

NII Certification Exam Development Open Forum - CANCELLED

Sunday, September 16 and Thursday, September 20
8 - 9:30 a.m. (Royal Sonesta)

Are you interested in shaping the future of NACE certifications or simply learning more about how NACE certification are developed? If so, you are invited to attend a 90-min session, held by the NACE International Institute exam development team.

Our goal is to ensure the highest quality and maintain the integrity of the NACE Institute certifications.  Open to CTW attendees, this session is designed to engage members in the development process and provide an open forum for dialogue and questions.  You will learn about the exam development process and how your participation in exam development activities can help protect the value of NACE certifications.

For questions and additional information contact Kari Hodge at or Michelle Simpson.

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