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Call for Submissions

Technical Program Submissions

The Pipelines 2023 Conference will provide a forum for industry professionals to share experiences and knowledge between owners, agencies, consultants, industry, supplies, contractors, and governments from around the world. This premier industry gathering has become the place of choice for practitioners to discuss technical paper presentations covering the most current state-of-the-art engineering technologies for pipeline and utilities infrastructure.

The Call for Submissions ends on October 1, 2022

Submit Abstract

Information for Authors

Draft and final papers must be a maximum of 8–10 pages in length including figures, graphs, charts, and photographs.

All presenting speakers are required to register for the Conference by March 10, 2023 and submit a PowerPoint presentation based on their technical paper prior to the Conference.

Please reference the Paper Formatting Instructions when submitting your draft (and final) papers.

For your reference please also see the Copyright Transfer Information and Permissions Information.


Conference sessions and discussions will be based on the following thematic broad areas of interest, and may present historical evolution of practice, current practice, technical innovations, case histories of successful projects, lessons learned from failure investigations, and academic research:

  • Planning
  • Design
  • Condition Assessment
  • Trenchless
  • Construction
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Engineering Surveying & Geomatics
  • Sustainable Design & Regulatory Issues

Workshop Proposals

The Pipelines 2023 Steering Committee is soliciting proposals for 4-hour workshops on broad, current topics in pipeline engineering, construction, and operation. Factors that enhance the success of a workshop include:

  • 3 or more speakers from different organizations, ideally with at least 1 owner.
  • Representation of the work of a committee or other professional organization.
  • Synthesis of experience from multiple projects.
  • Focus on application and practice.

Submit Workshop Proposals

Speaker substitutions will be allowed up to March 10, 2023. If the case, the lead for the workshop is responsible for securing qualified replacements.

Upcoming Key Dates for Submissions

  • Abstracts Due: Oc
  • Notification of Acceptance: Novem
  • Draft Papers Due:
  • Registration Opens: February 8
  • Final Papers Due: March 10
  • Speaker Registration Deadline:
  • Draft Presentations Due: May 7, 2023
  • Final Presentations Due: July 15


The UESI Pipelines 2023 Conference relies on our members' contributions. Volunteer to be a Reviewer, Moderator, Mentor, or Track Chair.

Volunteer Application

For further information or questions on the technical program please contact UESI Manager Susan Reid.


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