• 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
     

    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.

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

     

    2018 Cat Cracker Seminar
    August 21-22, 2018
    Royal Sonesta Hotel
    Houston, TX

     
    Call for Abstracts, Questions, and Panel Nominations is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Cooper for more information.
     

     

     

     
     

    2018 Operations and Process Technology Summit
    October 1-3, 2018
    Atlanta Marriott Marquis
    Atlanta, GA

    2018 Call for Industry Input

    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 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit is a unique industry meeting where attendees share operating and technical challenges and their experiences in resolving them.  This meeting’s effectiveness and uniqueness depends on you and your experiences. We need to know what you know in all areas of plant operations.

     

    By clicking on one of the links below you can participate in the 2018 Summit in the following ways:

      

    • Submit your Questionsfor the Summit Q&A session to have your challenges and issues answered and discussed by a panel of Subject Matter Experts (SME).

     

    • Submit a person to nominate for the Summit SME Panel. Anyone can be nominated and the participation is an invaluable learning experience.
      
    • Submit an abstract for presentation for the Process Technologies session where discussions will range from IIoTs, Wireless Operators, Alarm Management, HMI Performance and others.

     

    • Submit an abstract for presentation for the Cybersecurity session where discussions will revolve around subjects such as cloud-based data, regulatory issues, emerging technology and more.

     

       

    The 2018 Q&A Call for Questions and SME is open. Contact Yvette Brooks at Yvette Brooks  or 202-457-0480 for more information.

    The 2018 Operational Planning, Control and Automation Technologies (OPCAT) Call for Questions is open. 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

    The Call for Presentations is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Cooper at rmc2@afpm.org

    2018 National Occupational & Process Safety Conference
    May 15-16, 2018
    Grand Hyatt
    San Antonio, TX

    Call for Presentations

    The call for presentations is closed. For more information contact Mawusi Bridges, 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.