Forefront Innovation Series

Forefront Innovation Series

Forefront Innovation Series

Filled with the latest insights and technical developments, our new web-based series from AMPP brings together subject matter experts from a wide variety of industries and professional backgrounds to discuss new and emerging topics focused on materials protection and performance. Utilizing best practices, case studies, and lessons learned, these engaging sessions will shed light on challenges faced by different industries. Forefront Innovation Series events also provide the chance to engage with expert speakers on technical topics to get your questions answered and earn PDHs (Professional Development Hours).

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Upcoming events

Inspectors & Inspections: How to Choose the Person Correctly for Your Project?

Date: December 5, 2023

Time: 9 – 10 a.m. US CST - View local time

Cost: Free

Register for Free  |  1 PDH 


Andy Shingledecker, Campos EPC, LLC

Andy Shingledecker, Keystone Energy Group

This free event intended for inspectors will cover the following key aspects: selecting the appropriate personnel for a project, verifying their credentials and capabilities, and once they are engaged in a project, fostering positive and purposeful interactions.

This is our first FREE Forefront event.  Don’t miss the opportunity to attend.

Stay tuned for more exciting events in 2024!


Become a Forefront speaker

Our Forefront Innovation Series events rely on professionals like you from around the world. We are always in search of real-world experts willing to speak on various corrosion and technical topics. If that’s you then please submit this form, and we will be in touch with you.

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Past events

Protecting Water Infrastructures From Corrosion

November 14, 2023


  • Brian Cheshire, Tnemec
  • Heather Steiner, Sherwin Williams
Hydrogen: It's Here To Stay!

October 24, 2023


  • Saba Esmaeely, DNV GL USA, Inc.
  • Shane Finneran, DNV GL USA, Inc.
Concrete Fundamentals (Spanish)

September 26, 2023


  • Juan Caballero, Naval & Industrial Solutions
  • Guillermo Loayza, Setmix
Carbon Capture & Storage Information - People's Choice Poll Topic Winner

September 12, 2023


  • Bjorn Morland, IFE
  • Hans Sonke, Shell
Corrosion Impacts in Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Wind Energy

September 12, 2023


  • Saba Esmaeely, DNV GL USA, Inc.
  • Shane Finneran, DNV GL USA, Inc.
  • Grant Wang, CPGoat Taiwan
Molten Salts and their Pathway to Corrosion

August 15, 2023


  • Yang Yang, The Pennsylvania State University
Drone and Robotics Equipment: What Can This Technology Do?

August 1, 2023 


  • Robert Dahlstrom, Apellix
  • David Price, GPI
  • John Diaz, GPI
Novel Technologies For Detection and Monitoring of MIC In Oil Field Operations   

July 11, 2023


  • Sven Lahme, ExxonMobil
Breaking Down the Development of Coating Failure Analysis  

June 27, 2023


  • Sarah Olthof, GPI
Non-Metallics: Understanding Today and What the Future Holds

June 21, 2023


  • Bryan Hutton, Lubrizol
  • Michael Stevens, INEOS
Understanding the Technology and Advantages of Scanning Probes Used to Determine Coating Thickness

June 13, 2023


  • Bill Corbett, KTA
  • Chris Znosko, Newport News Shipbuilding
Wastewater Corrosion: A Primer on Current Best Practices, Specifications, and Future State

April 25 & 26, 2023


  • Kat Coronado, Akzonobel
  • Paul Acosta, Tucson Water
  • Jeremy Sukola, Carboline
  • Murray Heywood, CPI