The All India Industrial Gas Manufacturers Association (AIIGMA) has announced that its 31st National Seminar on Industrial Gases (NSIG) will be held on 19th & 20th February 2009, at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi, India.

The theme for the seminar, which is an annual feature of AIIGMA, will be ‘Gases – Industries’ Invisible Backbone’.

The National Seminar on Industrial Gases has always attracted strong participation from the entire gases industry in India, and also from many foreign countries. The encouraging response of the participants has made it the most important event of the gases industry in the Asia Region.

Top Managers, Technical Experts, Policy Planners, Scientists, and Regulatory Authorities all come together and interact during the different technical sessions of the Seminar, as also during informal get-together. For the forthcoming seminar, there will be five Technical Sessions and papers are invited in a number of areas.

These include the Application of Gases for Sustainable Development, Specialty Gases and high purity gases, Medical Gases Application and Mode of supply, Food Preservation and Development of Cold Chain, Application of Gases for Pollution Control, and Hydrogen -The Future Fuel, among many others.

Synopsis of technical papers for presentation at the 31st NSIG must reach AIIGMA by 30th November 2008 at the latest.