ISA Leak Detection and Repair Symposium issues Call for Presenters

  • December 02, 2014
  • News

December 2, 2014 - The Program Committee of ISA’s 15th Annual Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)-Fugitive Emissions Symposium has issued a Call for Presenters, inviting authors, innovators, thought leaders and other professionals in the air compliance field to submit abstracts for presentation consideration at the conference. The symposium, dedicated to the in-depth exploration of all critical issues in air compliance and leak detection and repair, will be held 19-21 May 2015 at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Attendees will gather to learn about the most recent innovations and advances in air compliance strategies, technologies and techniques; hear and share best-practice LDAR program success stories; and get the latest news and updates on EPA regulations and compliance requirements from regulatory officials. Expert presenters are encouraged to present at this premier event Presenters are sought who can deliver addresses (or write technical papers) pertaining to the following subject areas:

  • Long-term sealability
  • Lowering and preventing leaks
  • Environmental/LDAR compliance
  • LDAR design and validation
  • Consent Decree updates
  • Low leak technologies
  • Implementing LDAR programs at plants and refineries
  • LDAR compliance
  • Batch programs
  • Reducing air emissions
  • Emission performance
  • LDAR regulations

New, expanded program topics include:

  • Contractor reliability
  • Cybersecurity
  • Emerging technologies in LDAR
  • LDAR records maintenance and reporting
  • New EPA alerts & new emission regulations
  • Oil and gas
  • QA/QC of LDAR data
  • Subpart W
  • Regulations from the EPA and TCEQ
  • Upstream and midstream technology

Abstract Submission Details and Guidelines Abstracts (including your contact information) should be submitted based on the LDAR subject matter and topics featured above. Abstracts should be 300 words or less and describe what the presentation (non-commercial) will cover. If your abstract is accepted and you agree to submit a presentation for the conference proceedings or handout, you are also agreeing to participate and present at ISA’s 15th Annual Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)-Fugitive Emissions Symposium. Please send your abstract to All abstracts will be reviewed by the LDAR Technical Presentation Committee. You will be notified via email that your abstract has been reviewed, accepted, or rejected by the technical presentation committee. Abstracts are due by 15 January 2015. Don’t miss this opportunity to present at this noteworthy event, which has earned a reputation for open and highly insightful exchanges of information between regulators and the regulated community. Submit your abstract today. About ISA Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation.

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