WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC — The LaQue Center for Corrosion Technology announced plans for the 52nd Sea Horse Institute, a marine-corrosion conference scheduled for Aug. 14-17 in Wrightsville Beach, NC.

The conference offers an open-dialogue format for the discussion of the use, performance, corrosion, and protection of materials in marine environments. Specific technical topics will include coatings; cathodic protection and other corrosion-control methods; atmospheric corrosion; and corrosion-testing techniques.

For more information, contact LaQue Center, P.O. Box 656, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480; call 910/256.2271; e-mail info@laque.com; or visit www.laque.com.