• Call for Papers / Questions

    Participation in AFPM meetings can be accomplished in several ways: presenting a paper or workshop, serving on a panel, or submitting your questions for a Q&A session. We value your expertise and experience in the industry and are always looking to develop the best programs possible. To that end, we hold call for papers or presentation periods where we accept abstracts for presentations at upcoming meetings. We hope that this Call for Papers Instructional Video will be helpful to you as consider one of AFPM meetings and conferences your venue to present these ideas to the industry. Check below to see if the conference in which you are interested is currently accepting abstracts. Please read the Website Terms of Use carefully before using this website.

    March 11-13, 2018
    New Orleans Hilton
    New Orleans, LA
     

    AFPM is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, March 11-13.

    Submission Deadline – September 19, 2017

    Exciting changes are underway for the 2018 Annual Meeting program. We are looking for presentations on topics considered to have the most significant impacts on the petroleum refining & petrochemical manufacturing industries. We are also working on new sets, room configurations, technology options and greater opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing.

    The topics and issues focus on the following themes; national and global issues; regulatory issues; operational excellence; and emerging technologies and innovation. Presentations will be chosen based on quality and importance to the industry.We encourage all presentations to have an operating company partner where possible. Please identify any partners through the co-presenter field.

    We look for forward to seeing you at this new and improved AFPM Annual Meeting. Submit an abstract

    If you have any questions please contact Yvette Brooks for more information.

    2016 Cat Cracker Seminar
    August 23-24, 2016
    Royal Sonesta Hotel
    Houston, TX

    Call for panel and questions is now closed. Contact Gordon Robertson at grobertson@afpm.org for more information.

     

    2017 Operations and Process Technology Summit
    October 2-4, 2017
    JW Marriott Austin Hotel
    Austin, TX

    2017 Call for Call for Questions

    The AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit is a unique industry meeting where attendees share operating and technical challenges and their experiences in resolving them.

    The Call for Questions is now closed. If you have any questions please contact Yvette Brooks for more information.

    2017 Operational Planning, Control and Automation Technologies (OPCAT) Call for Questions

    The 2017 Operational Planning, Control and Automation Technologies (OPCAT) Call for Questions is closed. Contact Dan Strachan at dstrachan@afpm.org or 202-457-0480 with any questions or further information.


     

    2017 Environmental Conference
    October 15-17, 2017
    Grand Hyatt Denver
    Denver, CO

    This call for presentations is closed. If you have any questions, please contact Ariel Sarandinaki for more information.

    2018 Reliability & Maintenance Conference
    May 22-25, 2018
    Convention Center
    San Antonio, TX

    Call for Presentations

    Changes are underway for the 2018 Reliability & Maintenance Conference program. We are looking for presentations on topics considered to have the most significant impacts on the petroleum refining & petrochemical manufacturing industries. We are also working on new sets, room configurations, technology options and greater opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing. If you have done something novel, implemented a new technology, learned an especially valuable lesson, or improved your organization’s effectiveness, the Program Committee invites you to present your results in a workshop and then facilitate a discussion among the attendees. A significant portion of the session should be devoted to this dialogue. Successful presentations will be chosen based on quality and how relevant they are to the topics most important to refinery leadership.

    We encourage all presentations to have an operating company partner where possible. Please identify any partners through the co-presenter field.

    Review topics and make your submission here.     Submission deadline  - November 3, 2017.

    Contact Tanya Cooper at rmc2@afpm.org if you have any questions or need any assistance.

    2017 National Occupational & Process Safety Conference
    May 16-17, 2017
    New Orleans Marriott
    New Orleans, LA

    'This call for presentations is now closed. If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact AFPM at nsc2@afpm.org.

    Base Oils & Waxes Conference (formerly International Lubricants & Waxes Conference)
    March 26-28, 2017
    Grand Hyatt
    San Antonio, TX

    This call for presentations is closed. If you have any questions or need further information, please call or e-mail Dan Strachan of the AFPM at (202) 457-0480, e-mail: dstrachan@afpm.org.