AEC 2023 Event Report

Leak Detection Track


April 5 & 6, 2023


9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Edmonton Expo Centre, Conference Rooms


The identical sessions run on each day in all tracks. Our transferrable conference pass allows attendees to attend one track on Day 1/April 5 and a different track on Day 2/April 6 – or – the option to transfer their pass to someone else on the day they are not planning to attend. 

The cost to attend the conference is $600/ISA Member and $900/Non ISA Member. To become an ISA Member click here. A professional development hours (PDH) certificate will be available to all attendees post event.

Please click the “Register Here!” button (bottom of your screen), choose the “Expo & Conference” registration option, and follow the prompts. 

Track Lineup

Session 1

9:00 - 10:00

Leak Detection Today - State Of The Industry

Phil Martin
Manager, Leak Detection, Enbridge

Session 2

10:30 - 11:30

Multi-Phase Leak Detection: How Can You Detect Leaks on Your Most Difficult Pipelines?

Ryan Sperling
Business Development Manager, Atmos International

Session 3

1:30 - 2:30

iPIPE – Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program

Darren Schmidt, Assistant Director for Energy, Oil & Gas at the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center with present the intelligent pipeline integrity program (iPIPE). iPIPE is an industry group focused on leak detection working in collaboration with the North Dakota Industrial Commission to advance technologies to reduce the release of fluids from pipelines. iPIPE supports an array of frontier technology and this presentation will discuss the aspects of the program and cover the topics that iPIPE is advancing.

Darren Schmidt, P.E.
Assistant Director for Energy, Oil & Gas, EERC, University of North Dakota

Session 4

3:00 - 4:00

Leak Detection and Spill Response Research at C-FER Technologies

Corey, Research Engineer, C-FER Technologies
Chris, Senior Engineering Advisor, C-FER Technologies

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