The Gasification and Syngas Technologies Council has issued a call for presentations for its annual conference.

The 2016 Gasification and Syngas Technologies Conference is the largest event for these industries – attracting business leaders, experts, exhibitors, and media from the Americas, Asia, and Europe. This year’s conference will be held Oct. 16-19 in Vancouver, Canada.

The presentations draw significant attention during the annual conference. Abstracts are due by April 30 and can be submitted at

“We’re looking forward to meeting a lot of new members in the syngas industries at our conference,” said Alison Kerester, GSTC’s Executive Director. “This will be the year’s best opportunity to meet and network with business leaders, technical experts, customers and key decision-makers in the syngas and gasification industries.”

Increased attendance

GSTC is expecting a significant increase in attendance for its expanded conference this year.

The presentations will be one of the conference’s highlights. GSTC is especially interested in presentations on:

  • Gasification technologies
  • Reforming technologies
  • Syngas to chemicals (methanol, acetyls, etc.)
  • Syngas to liquid fuels
  • Syngas to hydrogen, ammonia/urea and derivatives
  • Syngas to olefins
  • Sulfur removal and recovery
  • Global project updates
  • Waste-to-energy projects
  • SNG
  • Downstream user experience
  • Carbon capture and/or utilization from syngas
  • Global syngas markets and market drivers
  • Technology and equipment advances in the syngas industry

“The annual conference focuses on the most significant developments and trends in the industries,” Kerester said. “That’s why executives, experts and regulators always find it well worth their time to attend.”