2018 Call for Participation

The 2018 Call for Participation has ended. ILTA's Conference Advisory Committee will meet during November to select the topics and speakers for the 2018 event based on a review of the abstracts that were submitted.

Final selection notifications will be emailed in January 2018.

Scope of Sessions

  • Terminal Operator Case Studies
  • Industry Best Practices
  • Market Views
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Management
  • Construction and Design   
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Product Transfers
  • Air Emissions and Permitting
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Risk Management/Incident Response
  • Emergency Response
  • Injury and Illness Prevention
  • Employee Safety
  • Facility Security
  • Cybersecurity
  • Industry Standards
  • Federal/State Regulations
  • Business Ethics
  • Employment Law
  • Personnel Management
  • Leadership

Attendee Demographics

  • Owners and operators of liquid storage facilities
  • Chief executives and managing directors of petroleum and chemical companies
  • Terminal managers
  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Professional Engineers
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Environmental managers
  • Safety professionals
  • Security specialists
  • Business development managers
  • Human Resources managers

Speaker Compensation

All individuals selected to participate as a 2018 speaker and/or training instructor will receive a complimentary full conference registration. No royalties, honoraria, reimbursement of expenses, or other monetary compensation will be provided by ILTA in connection with the program unless an individual is hired under contract to serve as a speaker/instructor for the 2018 event. 

The full conference registration will provide access to all scheduled conference sessions, including the conference luncheon and reception on Monday, as well as the safety awards breakfast and keynote luncheon on Tuesday. It also grants entry to the trade show, a networking reception for event attendees and exhibitors on Tuesday, and the Trade Show Symposium on Wednesday. Speakers will have many opportunities to meet and network with terminal industry colleagues and exhibitors.

For additional information, or questions relating to ILTA’s abstract submission process, please contact ILTA.