Materials Performance

MAY 2017

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60 MAY 2017 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE NACE INTERNATIONAL: VOL. 56, NO. 5 NACE NEWS NACE Holds First Cathodic Protection Class in Denmark Instructors Owen Sneath and John Chase (kneeling, left and right, respectively) and Metricorr owner Lars V. Nielsen (kneeling, second from left) with students in the first NACE cathodic protection course in Denmark. S ixteen students attended a NACE International Cathodic Protection 1 in house course at Metricorr in Copenhagen, Denmark. Held February 20 to 24, 2017, the course was in structed by John Chase and Owen Sneath. Metricorr owner Lars V. Nielsen also took the course, and all students were successful on the practical exam. (—John Chase) NACE International U.S. Legislative Fly-In Event for 2017 N ACE International has announced June 7 to 8, 2017 as the dates of its annual legislative fly in event, aimed at informing representatives in the U.S. Congress (Washington, DC) of the group's mission to protect people, assets, and the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion. Registration for the event is free, and all NACE members are invited and encour aged to attend, according to event organizers. and professionals in the corrosion industry. Those in attendance will also receive a personalized schedule of meetings with appropriate U.S. congressional representa tives and officials. Attendees are asked to register by May 31, 2017 at the following web site: nace.org/government relations/2017 legislative flyin.asp. For more information, contact Adam Christopher at email: adam.christopher@nace.org. "Now more than ever before, every member of Congress needs to understand how important corrosion control is to public safety and to the U.S. economy," the group says in a statement. Events include an annual reception with the U.S. Corrosion Prevention Cau cus, with both policymakers and regula tors in attendance. A separate group dinner will provide an overview and briefing on the status of policies and legislation directly affecting businesses NACE Unveils New System for Developing Standards F or those NACE International committee members in volved in developing NACE standards, there is a new system called NACE Committee Workspace. Powered by Kavi, the site is NACE's exclusive destination for standards and reports development. When there is activity in a specific committee (i.e., a document to review, a calendar event created, a canvass ballot to vote on), members will receive an email notification and link to NACE Committee Workspace. Advantages to the system include: 8 Ability to connect committee members, file revisions, and messages to enable contributions from anywhere in the world 8 Streamlined balloting for easy access to voting and commenting for improved oversight across committees and with NACE staff 8 Ability to manage all committee projects and revisions of draft standards and reports in one space for easy reference To get started, test your access to Committee Workspace at standards.nace.org/login using your NACE login and pass word. Add "@standards.nace.org" to your safe contacts. Then download user guides to navigate Kavi's documents, calendar, and ballots. For more information, contact Everett Bradshaw at email: everett.bradshaw@nace.org.

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