Call for Presentations


Be part of the Hose + Coupling World Americas Conference & Expo to take place on November 15th & 16th, 2023 at the LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy,& Technology (CPET) in Pasadena, TX. The dynamic and interactive event will give attendees the opportunity to network with the leading minds driving ahead innovation and excellence in the field of industrial hoses and related equipment use, maintenance, and repair. Featuring an exhibition and a technical conference, the event will have something to offer for everyone, including manufacturers, distributors, service providers, EPCs, and end users. During the exhibition, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors will have the chance to showcase their latest products, technologies, services and capabilities, while simultaneously forming new business relationships and reaffirming old ones. The technical conference will feature hose experts from various sectors. Hose + Coupling World Americas is also thrilled to announce the appointment of Fred Schweighardt of airgas, an Air Liquide company, as Chairman for the 2023 Hose + Coupling World Americas Conference. Fred has been an active member of the Steering Committee and was an asset in building previous conference programs. The Hose + Coupling World Americas team looks forward to having Fred’s knowledge, experience, and expertise in building an informative conference program, this year

Make a Technical Presentation or Participate in a Discussion-based Session

Hose and coupling experts are invited to submit an abstract for a detailed PowerPoint presentation, discussion-based workshop proposal or technology demonstration. If you would like to make a presentation during the conference, please submit a 250-500 word abstract outlining the topic and material to Conference Coordinator, Sarah Bradley (, to be reviewed by the Steering Committee.

Potential Abstract Topics


• New technology and innovation
• Material selection
• Maintenance and repair solutions
• High/Ultra high-pressure materials
• Flexible metallic materials
• High integrity hoses and couplings


• Subsea & marine
• Power generation
• Oil & gas
• Chemical/petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical • Agriculture
• Food & beverage
• Water & wastewater
• Pulp & paper
• Solids & slurries
• Cryogenic applications
• Severe service applications


• Avoiding high pressure coupling failure
• Distributor & supplier relationships
• Testing and standards
• Data availability and responsibility
• Hose safety
• Environmental considerations
• Hose asset management
• Value-added distribution & services


• 250 to 500 words
• Include a relevant title
• Outline presentation topic, scope of discussion & relevant keywords
• Must be technical in nature; commercial content will not be accepted
• Please include your name, job title, company, and contact details
• Please email your abstract to Conference Coordinator Sarah Bradley (