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

September 24-28, 2018

About - Get Involved


There are many opportunities to get involved with the IPC. As a volunteer you can request to join a technical committee or review papers. IPC also utilizes Session Aides and Registration Staff.

Please find detailed information on the Session Aide program. More information to come on Technical Committee participation, Paper reviewing, and Registration Staff.

Session Aides


Provides a rare opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career within the pipeline industry to:

  1. Learn more about the technical aspects of pipelines
  2. Network with pipeline professionals from other countries and within Calgary


At Conference:

  • One half day (or more, if requested) within the conference week.
  • Scheduling preference provided to those committing to more than one half day.


  • Two orientation sessions:
    • One day (during a weekend early September 2016), and
    • Sunday, September 25, 2016.


Engineers in Training, University Students studying Engineering, Summer Students within Pipeline Companies.


Attend Author's/Presenter's Briefing on day of assigned Session(s).

  • Confirm all papers will be presented, and report cancellations or no-shows
  • Technical Coordinator

Confirm number of Presenter’s Gifts required.

  • Attend assigned Session(s)
  • Obtain Session Aide Kit
  • Ensure correct sign is posted outside room
  • Track number of people attending each paper
  • Display signage indicating when session room is full
  • Deliver presenters gifts to Session Chair/Co-Chair
  • Fulfill any needs or requests of Session Chair/Co-Chair
  • Other duties as assigned


This is a paid position based on number of hours worked. Travel and living expenses are not included.

These positions are geared towards students and others involved in the pipeline industry.