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Third International Corrosion Conference (CorPak 2022)
Third International Corrosion Conference (CorPak 2022)

At the conference, Ameeq Farooq, Lecturer, Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering (IMME), Faculty of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of the Punjab, Lahore and also the Secretary, AMPP Pakistan Chapter presented a paper titled “Performance of bismuth added Al-Zn sacrificial anodes for marine applications”. His paper was greatly appreciated for the R&D;carried out by him and his team for the development of Al-Zn anode used extensively in marine and concrete structures along the shoreline. These anodes are used by Pakistan ship yard and Pakistan Navy. Also he was the only speaker representing the academic community.
The main sponsor of the event was M/s Inspectest (Pvt.) Ltd (Descon Group) active as an internationally certified integrated service provider, co-sponsored by M/s Velosi Integrity & Safety Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited and supported by The Association of Materials Prevention and Protection (AMPP) Pakistan Chapter. The main aim of the conference was to enhance corrosion awareness and offer solutions to the stake holder, people in Pakistan, provide a platform for networking between the corrosion professional, academia and R&D;institute and service provider companies for corrosion mitigation. The event was held on September 27, 2022 at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Karachi.
At the conference papers was presented by Syed Ahmed Moinuddin, Director of Seal for Life in Pakistan, Liao Haixure, Business Development Manager, Vector Corrosion Technologies Ltd, Canada, Rehan Amjad, Deputy Chief Engineer Corrosion control from Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL), Rob Haak, Manager Director, Pure Air Filtration from USA and his Pakistan representative Fahad Yousfi from NESCOP Technologies, LI Jinwu, Vice General Manager Shenglong Oil and Gas pipeline Inspection Technology Co. Ltd from China and his local representative Qaiser Armughan, Javaid Iqbal Niazi, Corrosion Engineer from Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL), Muhammad Khurram Yousaf, Chief Operating Officers, Ma’Aref Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd and Nizar Marjaba, Cortec, UAE representative also presented in the conference. The conference was attended by well over 165 professionals from all over Pakistan. In the concluding session, Maqsood Ali, President HR, Descon (Pvt.) Ltd, Habib Raza Khan, General Manger Inspectest (Pvt.) Limited and Liaquat Raza Member At-Large AMPP Pakistan Chapter presented the shields to the invited speakers who presented papers at the Conference.