Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference


Prague, Czech Republic

July 15-20, 2018

July 16-18, 2018

Promoting Excellence in the Global Pressure Vessel and Piping Industry

Join us in Prague, Czech Republic for a the ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference (PVP). More than 180 paper and panel sessions are planned, as well as tutorials, a Technology Demonstration Forum, and the 25th Rudy Scavuzzo Student Paper Symposium and Competition. The ASME 2018 PVP Conference promises to be the outstanding international technical forum for participants to further their knowledge-base by being exposed to diverse topics, and exchange opinions and ideas both from industry and academia in a variety of topics related to Pressure Vessel and Piping technologies for the Power and Process Industries. The PVP Conference is a great place to exchange ideas and to meet colleagues as we all work to create and advance Pressure Vessels and Piping technologies for our global community of practice. The PVP Conference is a recognized forum for fruitful exchange of ideas with participants from over 40 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and the Oceania islands.

The ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Division is the primary sponsor of the PVP-2018 Conference, with additional participation by the ASME Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis and Prognosis Division (NDPD).


  1. Codes & Standards
  2. Computer Technology & Bolted Joints
  3. Design & Analysis
  4. Fluid-Structure Interaction
  5. High Pressure Technology
  6. Materials & Fabrication
  7. Operations, Applications, & Components
  8. Seismic Engineering
  9. Non-Destructive Examination
  10. Rudy Scavuzzo Student Paper Competition and Symposium


  1. EPRI Expert Workshop on Creep Continuum Damage Models for Structural Mechanics
  2. Tutorials

Important Dates


Draft Papers Due
February 5, 2018

Paper Acceptance/Rejection Notification
March 5, 2018

Revised Draft Paper Submission
(if requested)
March 19, 2018

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