IPLOCA Convention - Call for Speakers

30 September to 4 October, 2019 - Bangkok



IPLOCA is calling for abstracts from members & non-members to be submitted
by Friday, 22 February 2019

Call for Speakers Description      Speaker Information Form       Sample biographies

Convention Overview

The IPLOCA Convention is a unique forum for IPLOCA's members, Media Partners and guests to gather together and hold business meetings in a relaxed and culturally stimulating setting.

Delegates from pipeline engineering and construction companies, manufacturers and suppliers representing more than 40 countries attend the Open General Meetings on Thursday and Friday. Presentations that are particularly appreciated cover the analysis of the oil & gas market worldwide, current developments in future large pipeline projects and shared experiences of projects undertaken.

During the five days of the convention, top leaders and senior representatives of the great variety of companies that make up our industry are able to network, build business relationships and share ideas on the latest developments in a series of business meetings, technical presentations, tours and social events.

Convention Speakers

The IPLOCA Convention is an opportunity to present innovative and practical ideas that stimulate discussion and address topics such as manpower issues, training, safety and the environment.

IPLOCA invites speakers from members and non-members to submit their abstracts for this first call for speakers.


Proposals should meet the following criteria:

  • Should be well researched and focused on onshore and offshore pipelines and their construction, or be of broader interest to the pipeline industry
  • Presentations should be made in English
  • Presenters should be available for interview by the IPLOCA Board of Directors or the Executive Secretary if further information is required
  • Presentations should not be deemed as marketing a particular product brand or particular company

For further information please contact Jacqueline Tempel.


The Speaker Information form must be completed and submitted to IPLOCA (jacqueline.tempel@iploca.com) by 22 February, 2019 along with:

  • A presentation abstract (120-150 words)
  • A short biography of the speaker (120-150 words)
  • A head & shoulders photo of the speaker (high resolution jpg)


Post-event requirement

All presenters will be asked to provide an electronic version of their presentation to be posted on the IPLOCA website at the end of the convention.