Dear YPAC Members,

In September 2014, members of the pipeline industry from around the world will gather in Calgary for the 10th International Pipeline Conference (IPC 2014). Organized by volunteers representing international energy corporations, energy and pipeline associations and regulatory agencies, the IPC has become internationally renowned as the world’s premier pipeline conference. It will take place September 29 – October 3, 2014.

The technical Committee of the IPC 2014 is providing a unique opportunity for YPAC members to be involved in the organization of the next year’s conference. You will be shadowing one of the 13 technical tracks by assisting the chair and the co-chair, helping with the papers and presenters selection process, and organizing sessions for the conference. It is an exceptional opportunity to meet experienced industry members, establish yourself within the pipeline community and contribute to your professional development hours!

In order to sign up, please review the list of tracks below, chose one or two options that are related to your discipline and experience, and send an email to info@ypacanada.com indicating your:

–          Name

–          Contact email and number

–          Company/University

–          Position

–          Track(s) or area you are interested in

–          Related experience

Technical Tracks:

  1. Production Pipelines and Flowlines
  2. Project Management
  3. Design & Construction
  4. Environment
  5. Facilities Integrity Management
  6. Pipeline Integrity Management
  7. Materials & Joining
  8. Operations & Maintenance
  9. Pipeline Automation & Measurement
  10. Pipelining in Northern and Offshore Environments
  11. Strain-Based Design
  12. Risk & Reliability
  13. Standards & Regulations

Volunteers are also needed in organizing:

–          Tutorials

–          Best Paper Competition

–          Student Paper Competition

–          Distinguished Lectures Series

Regards,

Young Pipeliners of Canada