Invitation to Attend PLAN 2013 Conference & AGM and Call For Presentation Papers

On behalf of the Management Committee of Pipeline Professionals’ Association of Nigeria (PLAN), we wish to formally invite you and your staff to attend the forthcoming 2013 PLAN Conference, Exhibition & AGM scheduled to take place as follows:

  • Date: 20th -21st November 2013
  • Venue: Hotel Presidential
  • Time: 07:30 hrs (participant sign-in registration). 09:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs (daily)
  • Theme: “Creative and Innovative Approaches to Pipeline Protection & Life-cycle Management: Imperatives to National Development”

proudly sponsored by Shell Companies in Nigeria


We invite you to submit a proposal for a paper to be presented in this event. Participating in the speakers’ program demonstrates your personal and professional commitment to the industry and the quest for safer, better pipelines.

Prospective authors and speakers are invited to send brief abstracts by e-mail to by close of business on 6th of November 2013 for review by the Technical Committee.

The intent of this Forum is to share practical, usable information in an objective and frank way, whilst not being a sales showcase. Proposals for presentations should endeavour to meet these criteria. Guidelines for writing abstracts can be found on our site.

Registration Costs

The event as in the tradition of all PLAN events is free for PLAN members that are in good standing with the Association. For all others entry charges are as N 10,000.00 (includes 1 year PLAN membership)

Exhibition Stand fees

Exhibition stand fees for the 2-day workshop & exhibition are as follows:

  • PLAN corporate members — N 40,000.00
  • Non-members — N 80,000.00

Further information about registration as an exhibitor kindly send a mail to or call one of the numbers listed in the FAQs.

Timing Schedule

All attendees, exhibitors, guests and speakers (including esteemed surrogates and representative) from outside Port Harcourt are advised to arrive on the 19th November, as the principle of “Nigerian time” is not in keeping with the principles of professionalism.
The AGMConference Timetable will be forwarded to all prior, however attendee sign-in registration begins from 7.30 AM daily (pre-registration can also be done online via our Eventbrite Page ( and Facebook page (


This event is sponsored by Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN)
Other sponsors include Anasami Nigeria Limited


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can contact the AGM Planning Committee through an email to (please state the event as part of the subject). The key event focals are:

  • Sola Aloba (Chair, Coordinating Committee): +234(0)8033390158,
  • PLAN Administrative Secretary: +234(0)7061643086,
  • Christopher Chukwunta +234(0)8054569641

You can also reach the organizers by responding to this invite or by sending an email to stating the event as part of the subject

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Not really. A list of all registered attendees will be at the entrance, you will just need a mode of identification, that said it is easier to just bring your ticket along.

Will out-of-town attendees be catered for?

Out-of-town attendees are highly welcome, however neither the Association nor her sponsors will provide any form of logistical support for such attendees.

Can I present a paper at this event?

Papers are always gladly received. Simply send a 300 word max synopsis of your paper to (cc: Also an article has been posted on the site giving you a cursory view of what is required for technical papers. Read Post here


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