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First Fugitive Emissions Summit America is a Huge Success

A.W. Chesterton
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First Fugitive Emissions Summit America is a Huge Success

New event brings together LDAR, valve, and fugitive communities

The first-ever Fugitive Emissions Summit Americas conference and exhibition, held on June 13th and 14th, 2016 has concluded. Running alongside the Pump Summit Americas conference, with a shared exhibition, there were a total of 1,199 registered attendees for the 2-day event.

The conference portion of the Fugitive Emissions Summit Americas consisted of workshops on everything from compliance sustainability to consent decrees. The event also included a demonstrative Speakers’ Corner with presentations that took place on the exhibition floor and covered topics such as API RP 622 Testing and Flanges & Bolted Joint Integrity.

The 2016 Chairman, Rodney Roth of A.W. Chesterton, commented about the event:

“We began the task of developing Fugitive Emissions Summit AmericasFugitive Emissions Summit Americas 2016 with a vision and understanding that we wanted to create a conference unlike any other. We wanted to get those in attendance out of their comfort zone with regard to knowledge and understanding. Having said that, we knew the only way we could do this was to take an inclusionary approach to the content of our presentations by bringing together groups that had always worked independently. For the first time, we had end users, valve OEM’s, packing & gasket manufacturers, valve repair companies, leak sealing companies, LDAR companies, and environmental consultants represented in both our conference and expo. The feedback we received from those in attendance was fantastic. We definitely did what we set out to do, which led to the event being a huge success.”

For a full retrospective about the event, be sure to read the August issue of Valve World Americas journal. Stay tuned for more information about the 2nd biennial Fugitive Emissions Summit Americas 2018! Visit:


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About Messe Düsseldorf NORTH AMERICA

Messe Düsseldorf North America (MDNA) is the U.S. subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf Germany – one of the worlds’ largest organizers of international trade fairs. Messe Düsseldorf is one of the global leaders in exhibitions and events for the flow control industry, including Valve World in Düsseldorf, Houston, and China.  Furthermore, the company organizes the undisputed No. 1 trade fair for the tube and pipe industry, Tube Düsseldorf.  Professional events within strategically important growth markets in Dubai, Shanghai, Mumbai, Bangkok and Moscow round out our expertise in this industry.

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  1. […] to attending the 2016 Fugitive Emissions Summit, I had the great pleasure of speaking with Mr. Mark Menzer, Director of Public Affairs for Danfoss […]

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