Coatings Connect

Upcoming Chapter Events

Print this Article | Send to Colleague

SSPC Equador Chaper
Conference, Oct. 4, 2018, will be held at the College of Civil Engineering of Pichincha @ Calles: Cores E1-48, Quito Ecuador. Oct 4 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. There will be featured speakers from Columbia, Venezuela, and Panama, plus a webinar from a U.S.-based speaker.

SSPC Panama Chapter
Panama Coatings Show 2018, October 17 at the Hotel Continental Vi Espana. Featuring facility owners, contractors, manufacturers and suppliers; project and maintenance managers, specifiers, technical support, inspectors and applicators; craftworkers, industrial and marine painters, commercial departments, and other industry-related professionals of Latin America. Conference attendance cost is $99 per person and includes a certificate of attendance, coffee break, lunch and dinner. There is limited space so confirm your attendance.


SSPC Southern California Chapter

The Southern California Chapter will host their next meeting on Oct. 30, 2018.  Bob Murphy, an SSPC Certified Concrete Inspector, trainer and recipient of SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings 2017 John D. Keane Award of Merit, will present on the topic of concrete-related work.

The presentation, titled "Be Prepared for Concrete" and subtitled "How do you know where you are going if you don't know how to begin?" will cover the surface preparation, rehabilitation and coating of concrete surfaces. Points covered will include best practices for preparing concrete; understanding hydrostatic pressure versus moisture vapor emissions; installing coatings on concrete substrates; and identifying the most useful standards to employ on concrete-related projects. 

Murphy, a certified training professional on the topic of concrete coatings, has been with The Sherwin-Williams Company's Protective Coatings division for 37 years. In addition to SSPC, he is a member of AWWA, NACE, ICRI and ASTM. 

The event, sponsored by CSI Services, HercRentals, Tnemec Company Inc., Cor-Ray Painting, Arena Painting Contractors, Polygon and Sherwin-Williams, will take place at 11 a.m., Oct. 30, at the Holiday Inn in La Mirada, CA. The cost is $30 per person or $35 at the door; RSVP is requested by Oct. 19. RSVP to Ryan Creagan at

SSPC Saudi Arabia Chapter 
October 23, Coating for High temperature services, Sponsored by Jotun; Le Merdian Hotel, tentatively Time: 6 - 9 pm.

November 27, Subject:Thermal Insulation Coatings, Sponsored by Mascoat; Location: Le Merdian Hotel (tentatively) Time: 6 - 9 pm.

For more information: Please contact Terry Sowers at









Back to Coatings Connect

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn