2021 Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit
Save the date for the next installment of the API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit, scheduled for June 7-10, 2021 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
After extensive consideration, the 2021 Inspection Summit planning committee made the decision to move the conference from the Galveston Island Convention Center, which has been home to the Summit since its beginnings in 2007. During that time, attendance grew from approximately 600 participants to over 1700 participants in 2019 – including almost 100 exhibitors - necessitating a larger venue.
The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center will also allow for more exhibitors, increasing both networking and solution sharing opportunities.
A Call for Abstracts/Presentations and information for sponsors and exhibitors will be available late 2020. The API Summit is the only networking event for inspectors and other inspection support professionals in the industry. As stated by attendees, "The API Summit is the best inspection related conference in the petroleum industry".
Highlights from the 2019 API Inspection Summit
The last biennial API Inspection Summit was held January 28 – 31, 2019 in Galveston, TX. This expansive program included over 250 presentations - as well as a full day of 14 optional in-depth training courses.
Prior to the 2019 conference, Keynote Speaker John Reynolds blogged in Inspectioneering:
"The 2019 API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit will be kicking off later this month in Galveston, TX. This four-day event will begin with 14 high level training courses offered Monday, January 28th, and then a top notch conference and exhibition running from Tuesday, January 29th through Thursday, January 31st. If you've been then you already know; but if you haven't been, here are the top reasons you need to attend.
- Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Issues that Operating Sites Have Faced and Solved
- Hear about Innovative Solutions to IMI Issues Faced by Operating Sites
- Network with Like-Minded Technical People in Your Community of Practice
- View the Offerings in a Sold-Out Exhibition Hall from Companies where their Primary Focus is Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Products and Services for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industry. Find out what they could do for you.
These are just some highlights of the extensive program. Visit https://www.api.org/products-and-services/events/calendar/2019/inspection to see the entire program (over 250 presentations, plus panel discussions)."
John Reynolds’ Keynote address at the 2019 Inspection Summit
View now at Inspectioneering.com. A login is required on the site to view the video.
We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio in 2021!