Call for Speakers: 2024 AMPP Eastern Conference

The 2024 AMPP Eastern Conference, to be held from October 14-16, 2024 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is the right event for experts in the coatings and corrosion industry looking to expand their professional networks. 

This year, the AMPP Great Lakes Chapter, hosts of the conference, are thrilled to introduce an enhanced three-track program that is meticulously designed to maximize attendee learning and engagement. The three tracks are as follows:

  • Industrial Coatings Track – Focused on manufacturing, processing plants, electrical, marine coatings, offshore, wind, and water and wastewater utilities
  • Pipeline Coatings Track – Tailored for the oil and gas and water industries
  • Corrosion Prevention Track – Explore corrosion prevention strategies from operators, consultants, and product manufacturers 

This prestigious conference is a hub for the best in the industry to connect, share insights, and discuss groundbreaking techniques and trends in corrosion prevention and materials performance to protect valuable assets, including both steel and concrete structures. An exclusive opportunity to explore the cutting edge of coatings and corrosion prevention, with an increased focus on industrial assets for heavy industries like paper, sugar, steel mills, automotive, food and beverage, and water and wastewater, along with oil, gas, and water pipeline markets. 

In addition to the insightful tracks, the conference offers an unique one-day rectifier class to enhance understanding of rectifier operations and troubleshooting. 

The AMPP Eastern Conference offers an unparalleled experience and an opportunity to expand professional networks and find growth opportunities. The conference planning committee, formed by the AMPP Great Lakes Chapter, includes regional, national, and international experts, all committed to delivering an exceptional event. Don’t miss this chance to be part of one of the best AMPP Eastern Conferences yet. 

AMPP Is Looking for Speakers

Become a valuable contributor by sharing your expertise, experience, and research with the top professionals in the coatings and corrosion industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your knowledge and learn from the best in the field! 

We are looking for presentations on the following topics: 

  • Corrosion
  • Industrial coatings
  • Pipeline coatings
  • Hands-on presentations 

The last day for abstracts is June 1, 2024, and the deadline for presentations is September 1, 2024. 

To learn more about the expertise for these presentations, visit the AMPP Eastern Conference webpage. For more information, visit the AMPP Great Lakes Chapter webpage or contact conference co-chair Doug Klingensmith at