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
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
March 11-13, 2018
New Orleans Hilton
New Orleans, LA
now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, March
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
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.
If you have any
questions please contact
for more information.
2016 Cat Cracker Seminar
August 23-24, 2016
Royal Sonesta Hotel
2017 Operations and Process Technology Summit
October 2-4, 2017
JW Marriott Austin Hotel
The AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit
is a unique industry meeting where attendees share operating
and technical challenges and their experiences in resolving
The Call for Questions is now closed. If you
have any questions please contact Yvette
Brooks for more information.
the AFPM Plant Automation and Decision Support Committee changed their name to
the Operational Planning, Control and Automation Technologies Committee
(OPCAT). By doing this, the scope of the Committee, and the scope of the
technical sessions for the fall meeting could be expanded.The 2017 OPCAT Technical Sessions
will take place in conjunction with the 2017 AFPM Operations and Process
Technology Summit on October 2-4 in Austin, Texas. This year, the OPCAT
Technical Sessions will be two days in length.
For the third year, the Operational Planning, Control & Automation Technologies Sessions (formerly Plant Automation) of the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit will have its own Q&A session. The Q&A session provides a unique chance for meeting attendees to share operating and technical challenges in key areas of interest and their experiences in resolving them. While this session is oriented towards alarm management, it can cover other areas of interest to attendees. As this session’s effectiveness depends on your questions, please consider what key challenges your organization is facing that you would like discussed and submit them to AFPM by July 26, 2017.
Contact email@example.com with any questions you may have about your submission.
2017 Environmental Conference
October 15-17, 2017
Grand Hyatt Denver
This call for presentations is closed. If you have any questions, please contact
for more information.
2017 Reliability & Maintenance Conference
May 23-26, 2017
New Orleans, LACall for Papers
The Call for Papers is closed. You may contact
Gordon Robertson if
you have any questions or need more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Base Oils & Waxes Conference (formerly International
Lubricants & Waxes Conference)
March 26-28, 2017
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:
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
1667 K Street NW Washington, DC 20006