International Society of Automation News Release
Contact: Jennifer Infantino Halsey
+1 919-990-9287
jenniferinfantino@isa.org 

Attend the first and only conference dedicated exclusively to air compliance best practices for the modern LDAR professional

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina USA (29 January 2018) - ISA's 2018 Leak Detection and Repair/Fugitive Emissions (LDAR) Symposium, to be held 5-8 March 2018 in scenic, seaside Galveston, Texas USA, features an outstanding technical program and lineup of expert speakers as well as ISA-led training, a vendor exhibition and networking activities.

Designed exclusively to meet the needs of LDAR and air compliance professionals, the three-day event will: provide essential updates on regulatory requirements and mandates; offer exclusive access to networking opportunities with other LDAR professionals, industry experts and solution providers; and highlight the most advanced strategies and solutions in emissions reduction and directed inspection and maintenance programs (DI&M).

Attendees will:

  • Get the latest information on current and upcoming emissions regulations.
  • Gain the opportunity to receive targeted training led by ISA's world-renowned subject matter experts.
  • Discover new and innovative LDAR technologies.
  • Network with like-minded air compliance industry professionals.

The technical program will cover two days: 6-7 March. Two high-value ISA technical training courses are being offered. On 5 March LDAR Outside the Lines Inside the Pipe (SP14PC) is scheduled and Audit-Proofing Your LDAR Program (SP09PC) will be held on 8 March.

An extensive and highly targeted technical program

An expansive slate of presentations, panel discussions, and interactive sessions will draw on the insights and expertise of LDAR program experts, government officials, engineers, consultants, and end users.

Presentation topics include:

  • Emerging technologies
  • EPA's NSPS Quad Oa implementation
  • Design and validation
  • Consent Decree updates
  • LDAR program implementation
  • Emission performance
  • Environmental corrosion
  • Infrared technologies
  • Contractor reliability
  • Records maintenance and reporting
  • EPA/TCEQ regulations and compliance
  • QA/QC of LDAR data
  • Subpart W
  • Upstream and midstream technology

Stay at the sophisticated Tremont House

This year's symposium will once again be held at the beautifully appointed Tremont House (A Wyndham Grand Hotel), located in the heart of Galveston's Strand Historic District. Within walking distance of many Galveston Island attractions, the hotel traces its origins to 1839 when the original Tremont House was the grandest hotel in the Republic of Texas. Take advantage of the ISA-discounted room rate of $169 per night by making your reservations before 9 February 2018. Reserve your room(s) today.

Register today!

Act now to ensure your attendance at this one-of-a-kind event. To register and to gain all the details, visit the 2018 ISA Leak Detection and Repair Symposium website. For immediate assistance, email info@isa.org or call +1 919-549-8411. Special group discounts and combo pricing available.

Exhibitor/sponsorship opportunities still available

ISA's LDAR Symposium provides companies with the opportunity to meet face to face with industry decision makers searching for solutions, products, services and partners. Connect with this prime audience of prospects, customers, buyers, and influential leaders in the air compliance industries. A sponsorship package can be downloaded at the bottom of the symposium website.

About ISA

The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as "The Voice of Automation." Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (www.isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (www.isa100wci.org).

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