Calling All Industrial Energy Professionals...

...calling for your papers, that is.

The 35th Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) is soliciting technical papers for its conference to be held May 21-24, 2013, in New Orleans, LA. Papers should cover topics directly related to energy efficiency improvements and environmental concerns in industrial operations. Particular emphasis should be placed on innovations, applications, success stories and failures, technology assessment methods, and items of timely interest in the industry. Identification of new equipment and processes is of major importance. (Extensive commercialism in the presentation is not acceptable.)

Suggested Topics

Industrial Energy Efficiency
Audits and measurements
Analysis tools
Boiler and steam systems
Case studies
Compressed air systems
Data centers
Emerging efficient industrial technologies
Electric motors
Experiences with ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance
Integrating combined heat and power (CHP) into existing facilities
Metering, monitoring, and verification
Plant-wide optimization
Power quality and high voltage power systems
Use of engineering service providers
Water and wastewater use
Smart grid applications

Strategies & Policies
GHG, climate, and reporting issues
Corporate energy plans
Demand response strategies
Federal and state government programs
Future energy pricing
Improving energy management performance
Making the business case for implementation
Mentoring and career enhancement for energy leaders of the future
Real-time optimization
Risk management
Sustainability practices
Senior management project support
Utility incentives programs

Instructions for Authors

Prospective authors must first submit an abstract. All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings for distribution at the conference and online. Instructions for preparing final manuscripts will be sent with acceptance notifications.

1. Abstracts should not be more than 400 words in length.
2. Include paper title and all co-authors.
3. Include primary author's full name, company, position, return address, email address and phone and fax numbers.
4. Include short biography of primary author.
5. Abstracts must be submitted electronically by Oct. 22, 2012
6. Send to:
James A. Eggebrecht
IETC Executive Director
Phone: (979) 845-1508

Dates to Remember

Oct. 22, 2012 - Abstracts due
Nov. 30, 2012 - Author notification
March 4, 2013 - Final Paper due

About IETC

The Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) was created in 1979 to meet the needs of the industrial energy community. It focuses on a wide variety of topics of importance to professionals who are involved in the production, use, or transportation of energy, or in designing and evaluating energy-related equipment and waste-reduction practices.

Hosted by the Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M Univ. and the Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources, the IETC attracts an audience from North America and internationally. Attendees will hear about what other companies are successfully implementing, gauge the impact of new trends, see where the industry is heading, and share their experiences in meeting today's energy challenges.

For more information, including programs and papers from previous conferences, visit

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