Call for Technical Presentations 2024 General Info

ENTELEC is the world-leading energy operator member association. ENTELEC members deliver compliance, efficiency, security and innovation to the business units of energy companies such as petroleum, pipeline, natural gas and electric utility by leveraging all aspects of: telecom, information technology, the internet, digital transformation, IIoT, automation cybersecurity, AI/ML, computing from the edge to the cloud.

Then ENTELEC Association invites you to contribute to the industry and your profession by sharing technical knowledge and business expertise with other industry professionals. We are looking for technical presentations from the user communities describing how technologies are being applied across the ENERGY sector including the petroleum, pipeline, natural gas and electric utility sectors.

The ENTELEC Conference & Expo is an excellent opportunity for industry professionals to participate as presenters or panel experts on emerging technologies, applications, use cases, industry outlook and best practices on, but not limited, to the following topics:

  • Communications, LTE, Next Gen Wireless, Off-Shore
  • Network Architecture, System Architecture, Industrial Control Systems
  • Digital Transformation, AI / ML, NFV – Network Function Virtualization, Digital Twin,
  • IT and OT Convergence
  • IoT (IIoT) Applications
  • Data analytics, storage
  • SCADA Platforms, Applications
  • Automation and Control Technologies
  • Monitoring / Alarm Management / Test & Measurement
  • Security Applications – Cyber / Physical / Video Technologies
  • Back-Up Power, Fuel Cells, (PoE) – Power over Ethernet, Solar, Generator Technologies
  • EDGE Technologies / CLOUD Applications
  • Robotics / Drone Applications
  • Control Room Efficiencies
  • Infrastructure Construction / Towers / Antennas / Lighting
  • FCC / Regulatory / Spectrum
  • Emerging Technologies

This is an excellent opportunity to share how you addressed a certain issue by implementing a new technology, or using an existing technology in an innovative way.

We would also request that you select the category that best fits your submission:

  • Infrastructure
  • Wireless
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Leadership

The ENTELEC Technical Committee uses graded criteria based on quality, technical content, and appearance.  Papers that contain commercial content are greatly discounted!

Please note that ENTELEC is particularly looking for Case Studies from the User community and will give a higher priority to these papers of interest in the selection process. 

If selected, Instructor (and if applicable Co-Instructor) will receive complimentary speaker registration.   

Deadline for Call for Paper’s Application/Abstract submission is Monday, October 16, 2023.

Selected abstracts/speakers must be able to meet the following deadlines:

  • October 16, 2023  – Online Application and Abstract Due
  • March 15, 2024 – Presentation/Power Point Due using template provided by ENTELEC submitted for approval
  • April 1 – 4, 2024 – Available to present (specific date and time will be assigned) at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

 If the submitted abstract is chosen, presenter must agree to the following:

    • Presenter will present only educational information. This session may not be used to promote or sell a product or service. Attendees expect to learn how to build or expand upon their knowledge – NOT listen to a sales pitch for products or services!
    • Presenter may incorporate meaningful visuals to illustrate their message. This may be in the form of slides, video clips, outlines or role-playing.
    • Presenter agrees to present a program that achieves the learning outcomes listed on the Paper/Presentation Submission Form.
    • Presenter agrees to meet the deadlines outlined on the Call for Paper Application

Questions or comments please email or call (888) 503-8700 x 207.

The ENTELEC Conference & Expo attracts attendees from across North America and Internationally, the event features exhibits and product displays from a variety of companies.  The educational line-up includes up to 40+ hours of technical presentations, training sessions, case studies, expert panel discussions and roundtable discussions.  In addition to the exhibits and education, the conference features networking opportunities including lunch in the exhibit hall, networking receptions and much, much more!

  • Please tell us if your session is a Technical Session, Case Study, Panel Discussion or Training.
  • Please include your ENTELEC Member Number if applicable.
  • (Please list the phone number best to reach you on. This number will not be published.)
  • Provide a concise and grammatically accurate 5-7 sentence biography. This will be used for introductions to the audience as well as for marketing purposes. Not to exceed 500 characters.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, tif, jpeg, Max. file size: 2 MB.
    Please make sure that your photo is no larger than 300 x 300 pixels.
  • Please list your previous speaking experience (include all information that you think will help us make an informed decision.
  • If yes, please list when and what the previous session title.
  • Provide a concise and grammatically accurate 5-7 sentence biography. This will be used for introductions to the audience as well as for marketing purposes. Not to exceed 500 characters.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, tiff, jpeg, Max. file size: 1 MB.
  • Session/Case Study/Training/Panel Discussion Information

    Submissions MUST NOT BE PRODUCT SPECIFIC, A SALES PITCH OR COMMERCIAL! For SESSIONS, CASE STUDIES & PANEL DISCUSSIONS, the meeting room will be set as a theatre and set with a projector and screen.. For TRAINGINGS, the meeting room will be set as a classroom and set with a projector and screen. All speakers will need to bring their own laptop computer.
  • The following information should be clear and concise and grammatically accurate. It WILL be used for marketing purposes so please word to attract potential attendees to your session. NO TITLE CHANGES WILL BE MADE, SO PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU LIKE THE TITLE YOU SUBMIT.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    Please provide detailed information on your technical presentation. The following information will be relied upon heavily by our reviewers to select our educational line up. It should be clear and concise and grammatically accurate. (Please limit your reply to 1 page or 3000 characters. PDF Only)
  • This information should be clear, concise and grammatically accurate. It will be used for marketing purposes and is limited to a maximum 750 characters. Please take care to make it interesting and attractive for potential attendees to want to come to your session.
  • List three (3) primary objectives that would be covered in your session.
    Please select the category above that best fits your session/case study/training/panel discussion submission.
    Please select the level of attendee that would benefit most from your session.
  • Each session room will have a screen and projector provided. SPEAKERS WILL NEED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN LAPTOP COMPUTERS. Please note if you need any additional items for your session. Please note there may be fees for additional items ordered.
    Please list the type of computer you will be using onsite.
  • If you are completing this form for someone else, please complete the information below.

    Or additional contact person other than speaker – If there is an additional contact for this speaker/instructor please list their contact information.