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GTC2019 call for papers is now CLOSED!

Abstract submission deadline: May 10th 


The Global Technology Conference (GTC) was launched by the WLPGA in 2006. GTC is an integral part of the annual World LPG Forum and is the only global conference dedicated to technology and innovation in the LPG industry.

GTC2019 showcased the most innovative and original technological ideas from around the world. The Industry’s 12th Global Technology Conference took take place in Amsterdam on Tuesday 23rd September 2019 during the 32nd World LPG Forum & 2019 European Congress. 

GTC Innovation Award

PlasMerica, an American company focused on transforming methane into renewable propane, won the prestigious 2019 Innovation Award at GTC2019 in Amsterdam. The winning paper,  ‘Sustainable, renewable propane through energy transformation’ described how this proprietary technology converts methane from a greenhouse gas into renewable LPG, a clean, environmentally sound non-greenhouse gas that helps address climate change.

A total of five awards were given, with the awards in the other categories as below:

  • Safety: Ineris for ‘Numerical Simulation and Modelling of Bleve Triggering on a Road Tanker’
  • LPG Applications: Aggreko for ‘Change through Innovation: The Role of Technology in Encouraging the Use of LPG in Modular Power Generation’
  • LPG Operations & Logistics: Smart Cylinders for ‘Improving Logistics and Resource Efficiency by Use of IoT’
  • Autogas – Engines: Cummins Inc for ‘LPG Direct Injection Engine for Medium Duty Trucks”

Read the Press Release here.





GTC2019 - Session 1

Chair: Richard Hakeem, Director of Technical and Safety Policy, Liquid Gas UK

3:45pm-4:00pm Coffee Break 

GTC2019 - Session 2

Chair: David Tyler, Director, WLPGA


Exhibition Opening Cocktail

Exhibition Area


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