Call for Technical Presentations

ENTELEC cordially invites you to contribute to 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 “from the edge to the control room” across the energy industry including the petroleum, pipeline, natural gas, electric utility, mining and railroad sectors:

  • Communications, LTE, Network Architecture, Satellite
  • Digitization, AI, NFV – Network Function Virtualization
  • Merging Efficiencies of IT and OT
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Automation and Control Technologies
  • Monitoring / Test & Measurement
  • Security Applications
  • Back-Up Power, Fuel Cells, Generator Technologies
  • Edge Computing / Software Defined WAM
  • Drone Applications
  • Control Room Efficiencies

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.

The ENTELEC Spring Conference and Expo is an excellent opportunity for industry professionals to participate as presenters or panel experts on Emerging Technologies, Industry Outlook, Case Studies and Best Practices on the following Categories:

  • SCADA Integration and Business Analytics
  • Cyber Security/Physical Security
  • System Architecture and Industrial Control Systems
  • Networks/Communications Infrastructures
  • Offshore Communications
  • FCC/Towers and Regulatory
  • Professional Development
  • Digitization, AI and Emerging Technologies
  • IoT/Field Communications
  • Other * ENTELEC is always looking for new, innovative, relevant and exciting topics of interest

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 Friday, August 16, 2019

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

  • Extended  to November 1, 2019  – Online Application and Abstract Due
  • March 27, 2020 – Presentation/Power Point Due using template provided by ENTELEC
  • April 7-9, 2020 – Available to present (specific date and time will be assigned) at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX (session time slots are 1 hr.)

 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 heather@entelec.org or call (888) 503-8700 x 205

About ENTELEC: The Energy, Telecommunications & Electrical Association (ENTELEC) is a user association focusing on communications and control technologies used by petroleum, natural gas, pipeline and electric utility companies. ENTELEC’s primary goal is to provide education for its members. To achieve this goal ENTELEC provides an educational platform for these industries, technical presentations and case studies, equipment, exhibits and networking opportunities during the annual ENTELEC Conference & Expo. National and International attendees who design, engineer and specify systems and services for the energy industries attend the annual ENTELEC Conference & Trade Show.

The ENTELEC Conference & Expo attracts attendees from all over and features exhibits and product displays from a variety of companies.  The educational line up includes up to 30+ hours of technical presentations, training sessions, case studies, expert panel discussions and roundtable discussions.  In addition to the exhibits and education, the conference is packed with networking opportunities including a golf tournament, lunch in the exhibit hall, networking receptions and much, much more!

ENTELEC Expo - Call for Presentations

  • (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.
    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.
  • 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.
    The technical educational sessions MUST NOT BE PRODUCT SPECIFIC, A SALES PITCH OR COMMERCIAL! The meeting room will be set classroom set with a projector and screen. Speakers will need to bring their own laptop computer. These sessions are 60 minutes in length.
  • 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.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    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, grammatically accurate and NOT A SALES PITCH. (Please limit your reply to 1 page or 3000 characters. PDF Only)
  • List three (3) primary objectives that would be covered in your session.
    Please list the industry category that best fits your training. If your training is outside of the categories listed, please indicate the category in the “other” box as ENTELEC is always looking for new, innovative, relevant and exciting topics of interest.
    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.