The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada is organizing the 1st Annual YPAC Pipeline Conference 2015 for young and experienced pipeliners from industry and academia for August 28, 2015. It will be a one day event where young pipeliners present on their achievements within their work from industry or academia.  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is provided with the registration.  Spouses of participants are invited to the Dinner for an additional fee.

On August 28, 2015, members of the pipeline industry will gather from all over Canada in Edmonton for the 1st Annual YPAC Pipeline Conference.  This conference is organized by volunteers representing international energy corporations, pipeline associations and regulatory agencies.

Our vision is to attract, engage and retain young pipeline professionals in our industry and promote opportunities for pipeliners across Canada to network and transfer knowledge.

The conference will showcase modern industry knowledge relating to the following pipeline topics:  welding and materials science, pipeline design, cracks, models and techniques and data management.  The focus is to engage young pipeliners to present to both the young and experienced within the pipeline industry.  Please click here for the list of technical presentations for this conference.

We are excited to have the following keynote industry speakers at our conference:

Walter Kresic, Vice President of Pipeline Integrity, Enbridge Inc.The Future and Vision of Pipelines

Richard Wayken, CEO, Canadian Pipeline Technology Collaborative (CPTC)Enhancing Innovation and Technology Development in Canada’s Pipeline Industry

Alan Pentney, Technical Leader, National Energy BoardChallenging Young Pipeliners: Integrity Management Systems, Safety Culture, and Performance Measurements

Zaheed Hasham, Technical Trainer, DynamicRisk Knowledge Transfer in the Pipeline Industry

Technical Presentations
Please click here for current list of presentations at this conference.

Abstracts Submission
Please click here for information on submitting Abstracts. (accepting until July 17th)

Conference Schedule
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Please click here for registration information.

Conference Sponsors
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Conference Committee
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The Royal Glenora Club
11160 River Valley Road
Edmonton, AB T5J 2G7

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