The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) will host its 37th Annual International Operating Conference and Trade Show on 12 – 14 June 2017 in Houston, Texas, US.
On Monday 12 June, the conference will begin with a presentation from Alex Epstein, Founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, a think tank and communications consulting firm that focuses on energy and environmental issues. Drawing on original insights and cutting-edge research, Epstein will examine the significance of cheap, reliable energy as he shares insights from his book, ‘The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels’. Epstein will seek to debunk the myths about fossil fuels, exploring how not only are they better in terms of impact but that there is a moral obligation to use more for the sake of our economy and our future.
Over 30 breakout sessions during the conference will feature industry experts who will share strategies for improving operational efficiency, promoting worker safety, managing terminals, and complying with regulations and industry standards. compliance. Presentation topics will focus issues impacting marine terminals, facility management, asset maintenance, market views, personnel management, and regulatory compliance, among other things.
The conference will conclude on Tuesday 13 June, with the keynote luncheon which will feature world renowned wildlife ecologist, Chris Morgan. Morgan has spent more than 20 years working as a researcher, guide and educator, hosting and narrating Emmy-award winning TV productions for The Discovery Channel, National Geographic Television and the BBC.
The 2017 trade show will open following the conference on Tuesday and will feature nearly 350 exhibiting companies from around the world, including Hydrocarbon Engineering, its supplement Tanks & Terminals, and LNG Industry magazine.
This year’s trade show will include a new Technology Learning Center in order to provide a highly visible, designated space where attendees can connect with the exhibitors and learn about the products and technologies that they offer. Exhibitor-led presentations will take place during the trade show on both days that the exhibit hall is open.
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