Managing Aging Plants USA: Submit Your Abstract Today!

11 July 2018

The 2018 Managing Aging Plants USA Conference and Exhibition will be held from November 13th to 14th, 2018 at the newly renovated Royal Sonesta Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas. 

The Conference Chairman Kenneth Kirkham, a Principal Engineer with E²G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. and the Steering Committee are now accepting abstracts for presentations. If you are interested in presenting a 25-minute presentation at the conference, please send your 250-500 word abstract to Candace Allison at by July 31, 2018

Please include the scope of the presentation, its relevance to any of the topics listed below, along with your full contact details including, name, title, company, and email address. Abstracts that contain marketing material or are commercial in any way will not be considered for inclusion in the conference program. 

For more information including the full Call for Presentations brochure, please visit or

Abstracts are being accepted on any of the following topics: 
Managing Aging Infrastructure
Counterfeit Materials 
Damage Mechanism Reviews
Integrity Operating Windows
Life Extension 
Maintenance & Repairs
New Problems in Aging Plants 
New Technology for Managing Old Plants & Problems
Piping Inspection & Reliability
Remaining Life Assessment
Risk-Based Inspection (RBI)
Upgrading Existing Assets

Management Challenges
Age & Gender Gaps in the Engineering Sector
Asset Integrity
Impact of Regulations
Increasing Efficiency
Knowledge Transfer 
Managing an Aging Workforce
Reliability & Aging Assets
Training the Next Generation

Corrosion Resistant Alloys/Materials
Availability of Old Alloys & Compatibility with New Alloys
Duplex Stainless Steel 
Failures & Solutions
Hydrogen Reformer Alloys and Problems
New Alloys to Solve New Problems
New Alloys to Solve Old Problems
Process Licensors Using Alloys to Solve Corrosion Problems
Reactive Metals
Sulfuric Acid Manufacturers Using Alloys to Extend Life
Worldwide Sourcing