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IGRC 2014 newsletter

IGRC2014 Newsletter 6, April 2014

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......gas will play an increasing role in the future energy mix, and technology will be the key to
the future business model for gas growth.......
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Job well done - record setting programme in place

The IGRC2014 Paper Committee has finalised selecting 403 high quality technical papers out of 763 proposals for the Copenhagen IGRC2014 conference. Paper authors come from 38 different countries around the world.
All authors have been notified about the acceptance of their paper by April 1, 2014. Papers will be presented in 20 oral sessions, 8 workshop sessions and 10 poster sessions covering the entire gas chain from well head to burner tip. It will be a record setting programme both in terms of the number of papers presented and the topics covered. Read more about the programme here
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Plenary Session Chairmen
How innovations change the gas market

The gas market is rapidly changing as a result of new innovative technologies both within exploration, production, gas transport and end-use. IGRC2014 is dedicated to show how technology will be the key to the future business model for gas growth. These are the issues to be discussed in the Panel Discussion "How innovations change the gas market" that will take place during the IGRC2014 Opening Plenary chaired by
Ulco Vermeulen, Managing Director Business development and Participations, Gasunie, The Netherlands.
Highly knowledgeable and experienced international energy experts will sit in the panel:

  • Professor Nobuo Tanaka, University of Tokyo, JAPAN. Also member of the IGU Wise Persons' Group
  • Dr. Michael Weinhold, CTO, Siemens Energy, GERMANY
  • Seok-hyo Jang, CEO & President, Korea Gas Corporation, KOREA
Read more about the Opening Plenary
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Register now - make sure you get your preferences

Registration is open and the early bird discount (save 100 €) runs until June 1.
However, if you want to be sure to get your preferred hotel, tours, etc. we recommend you register in near future. We have have a limited number of rooms reserved for IGRC2014 delegates at the Tivoli Hotel. They will be alotted to delegates on a first-come-first-served basis - so act now if you would like a room at the Tivoli Hotel under the same roof as the conference venue. Read more about registration
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Copenhagen - accessible, enjoyable, relaxed and safe

Copenhagen is easy to reach with numerous international flights going to Kastrup, the international airport located within 15 minutes by car/train from the city center and Tivoli Congress Center - the IGRC2014 venue.
Our Official Airline Network - Star Alliance - offer discount prices on many international flights.
Copenhagen is a relaxed, vibrant, safe city - easy to navigate on foot, bicycle or metro, with lots of interesting sights, restaurants and hotels in all categories. IGRC2014 has a very attractive low-priced programme for accompanying persons. We encourage you to bring your accompanying person with you to Copenhagen and maybe also join one of our post conference tours.

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Read more about the Accompanying Persons Programme
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Only a few exhibition stands left

In addition to the technical conference programme, IGRC2014 will feature an exhibition of advanced gas technology equipment and services from gas companies and manufacturers around the world. Exhibitors will be exposed to a group of highly motivated delegates representing both researchers and managers involved with technology development. There are only a few stands left and they are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. So if you want to be sure to have a stand, we recommend you book now.
Read more and download the prospectus

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Welcome to our new sponsors

We welcome our new Gold Sponsor Gazprom and our new Bronze Sponsor Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI). Gazprom is a strong supporter of the International Gas Union and has now joined as an active partner in IGRC2014. PRCI is a leading international pipeline research organisation. PRCI is already affiliated with IGU and has been very active also in earlier IGRCs.
Se our group of sponsors and media partners below.
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Meet us on LinkedIn

IGRC2014 is present on LinkedIn where you can follow us in the future
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Key dates for your diary

• Reservation of exhibition space: open NOW
• Delegate registration: open NOW
• Notifications of authors: April 1, 2014
• Early Bird registration until June 1, 2014
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Quick links

• Register for the conference and book hotel room and tours
• Book your exhibition space
• Book a meeting point at the Innovation and Student Forum
• Learn more about the Conference Programme
• Download the Sponsor Prospectus
• Contact the conference organisers
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Under the auspices of: Organised by:
IGU logo DGC logo

Principal sponsor

National sponsors

HMN Naturgas logo
Dong Energy logo logo Naturgas Fyn logo

Gold sponsor

GDF Suez logo Gazprom logo

Silver sponsors

Shell logo      KVGN logo Hofor logo
Japan Gas Association logos Kogas logo
Fluxys logo
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Bronze sponsors

Marcogaz logo GTI logo DNV-GL logo ETIC logo GERG logo AGA logo TCM logo PRCI logo IBP logo
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Associate sponsor

SGC logo      EC Power            Chinese Gas Society

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Media partners



Energigas Sverige logo
      Gassmagasinet logo Journal of Natural Gas logo      TNPetroleo
Gas for energy         Gasteknik logo
     NRG Magazine logo
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