Hyatt Regency, TELUS Conference Center, Calgary, AB, Canada

September 24-28, 2018

In September 2018, members of the pipeline industry from around the world will gather in Calgary for the 12th International Pipeline Conference (IPC 2018). Organized by volunteers representing international energy corporations, energy and pipeline associations and regulatory agencies, the IPC has become internationally renowned as the world's premier pipeline conference. This is a not-for-profit conference and proceeds continue to support educational initiatives and research in the pipeline industry.

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers will be issued the week of September 11, 2017. The abstract submission period will open on September 18 and the submission deadline is December 15, 2017. Call for Papers.

To better serve authors and attendees the IPC is preparing a series of instructional and informational videos highlighting the abstract and paper submission process as well as other IPC activities. View the first "The Abstract Submission Process" video.

Inform. Enlighten. Motivate.

The International Pipeline Conference is designed to inform, enlighten and motivate, therefore we encourage you to actively participate in IPC 2018 – five days of exceptional value, which you won't want to miss!

The conference will begin on Monday, September 24, with tutorial offerings in key areas of interest. Technical Track sessions will begin the morning of Tuesday, September 25, and run through to Friday, September 28.

Registration will open in Spring 2018. There are many ways to participate in IPC. View the Get Involved page for details.

2016 Highlights

To celebrate the successful 2016 Conference we have prepared the below highlight reel for your enjoyment.

Important Dates


Submission of Abstract
December 15, 2017

Author Nofication of Abstract Acceptance
February 12, 2018

Submission of Full-Length Draft Paper for Review
March 26, 2018