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 17-19, 2019
San Antonio, TX
The Annual Meeting brings together decision makers to share common experiences and real-world solutions for our most pressing challenges. The 2019 Program Committee is looking for presentations on topics having the most significant impacts on the petroleum refining & petrochemical manufacturing industries.
The topics and issues below focus on the following themes: national and global issues; regulatory issues; operational excellence; and emerging technologies and innovation. Presentations are 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. Presentations accepted for the Technology track are required to submit a written white paper as well.
We look for forward to working with you on the AFPM Annual Meeting program.
The 2019 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts is currently closed.
for more information.
2018 Cat Cracker Seminar
August 21-22, 2018
Royal Sonesta Hotel
2018 Operations and Process Technology Summit
October 1-3, 2018Atlanta Marriott Marquis
The AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit
is a unique industry meeting where attendees share operating
and technical challenges and their experiences in resolving
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.
The 2018 Q&A Call for Questions and SME is currently closed. 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 currently closed. Contact Dan Strachan at email@example.com or 202-457-0480 with any questions or further information.
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.
2019 Reliability & Maintenance Conference
May 21-24, 2019Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention CenterGrapevine, TXCall for Industry Input
Submission Deadline – October 10, 2018 AFPM is now accepting topic ideas for the 2019 Reliability & Maintenance Conference.The Reliability & Maintenance Conference brings together reliability and maintenance professionals to share common experiences and find real-world solutions. The four main tracks are: Maintenance, Reliability, Turnarounds, and Mechanical Integrity. We are looking for specific presentations on the themes identified in the identified list of topics. All presentations are encouraged to have an operating company partner where possible. Selection is based on quality and importance to the industry. Delivery formats are as follows: 1. Presentations – This format is 50 minutes in length (40 min presentation; 10 min Q&A) and includes a traditional presentation followed by questions and dialogue from the audience. In addition to the presentation materials, presenters should prepare questions in advance to encourage audience participation. Open dialogue with the audience during this session is equally important as the presentation itself.2. Panel/Roundtable Discussions – This format is 90 minutes in length and may include multiple (2-4) industry experts willing to share their experience and knowledge on a given topic but does NOT include a formal presentation. The direction of the session will be driven by current interest and developments on the topic in question. Panelists or subject matter experts may be asked to prepare answers in advance and/or help develop the questions to frame the session. In some cases, discussion topics have been identified. In others, the program committee is open to suggestions and welcomes your ideas for a dynamic addition to the program along any of the themes listed below.Click here for the list of topics and categories and to make your final submission.Submission Deadline – October 10, 2018
2018 National Occupational & Process Safety Conference
May 15-16, 2018Grand HyattSan Antonio, TX
Call for PresentationsThe call for presentations is closed. For more information contact Mawusi Bridges, 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
1800 M Street, NW Suite 900 North
Washington, DC 20036