Introduction & Background
The 15th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition(15MECC) will be held on February 2 - 5, 2014, at the Gulf International Convention Center, Gulf Hotel in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
The 15MECC is organized by NACE Dhahran Saudi Arabia Section and the Bahrain Society of Engineers. The biyearly corrosion conference and exhibition was launched in
1979 and has accompanied the development of the Gulf region into becoming the global capital of reliable energy.
It is recognized as a prime avenue for sharing knowledge among professionals in all areas of corrosion mitigation. The
number of professional and industrial delegates has steadily grown to cover all aspects of corrosion with representatives
from the four corners of the globe. The number of accepted papers at the 14MECC exceeded 150 presented at nine
different technical sessions.
The conference also proved an excellent recruitment vehicle of international talents. Major regional and universal
companies and organizations have always played a significant role in the success of the conference.
The 15MECC technical program will have plenary lectures by distinguished international figures. Various disciplines
of corrosion prevention and control will be covered in the different sessions of the technical program. The technical
program also includes workshop sessions on different aspects of corrosion provided by world authority figures.
The exhibition, running concurrently with the conference, will provide the stage for the latest developments in products,
solutions and methodologies in the corrosion industry.
The 14MECC showed progressive growth in terms of registration, sponsorship, exhibitors and the presentation
of first class technical papers from the region and around the world with more than 640 registered delegates and
65 exhibitors. The conference was sponsored by 29 organizations.