Introduction & Background

Introduction & Background

The 17th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition (MECC) will be held during 30th September - 3rd October 2018, at the Bahrain Exhibition Center, in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The 17th MECC is organized by NACE Dhahran Saudi Arabia Section, NACE West Asia & Africa Area and the Bahrain Society of Engineers.

The biennial corrosion conference and exhibition was launched in 1979 and has accompanied the development of the Gulf region in becoming the global capital of reliable energy. It is recognized as a prime venue 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 conference also proved an excellent recruitment vehicle of international talents.

The technical program also includes workshop sessions on different aspects of corrosion provided by specialists from across the globe. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the conference, will provide a unique platform to showcase the latest developments in products, solutions and methodologies in the corrosion industry.

The 16th MECC 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 600 registered delegates and 80 exhibitors. The conference was sponsored by 24 organizations.

  • 15 Abstract Due date February 15, 2018
  • 15 Draft paper due date May 15, 2018
  • 31 Final paper due date July 31, 2018
  • 01 Presentation due date September 01, 2018


30 September 2018 08:00AM

Event Location

Bahrain International Exhibition Centre

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