Fall 2018 SMRI Technical Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Fall 2018 Belfast conference 23-26 September 2018!

The Call For Papers is available here, and contains the basic conference schedule and hotel information. The optional Technical Class subject (same schedule as in SLC June 2018,) will be "Practical Applications of Salt Cavern Technologies - Calculations for Caverns".  The Conference Announcement is now posted 12 July 2018 and is being broadcast to our email list. 

There will be two Wednesday field trips; additional information will be in the conference announcement. All SMRI field trips require participants to be in good physical condition, have ability to walk on rough ground, and dress appropriately as necessary, (such as wearing warm clothes and sturdy shoes). There will be limited capacity on both field trips.


Member Registration will begin on 19 July. Non-member registration will begin on 16 August, with all registration ending on 2 September. Late registrations after 2 September will be charged a $250 late fee in addition to the conference fee, if space is available.

Please contact Dawn ([email protected]) regarding any questions about registration.

Travel Information

The Conference will be held at the Hilton Belfast located at 4 Lanyon Place, Belfast, PT1 3LP, United Kingdom. Each SMRI participant is responsible to book their own hotel reservations. Registration may done via the hotel website, using the group code GSOLU.

Belfast is served by two airports: George Best Belfast City Airport in the city, and Belfast International Airport 15 miles (24 km) west of the city.  Rail transportation is also available. The hotel does not offer shuttle service to/from the airport. Flights are available to Belfast from North America via London, Amsterdam, Dublin, or other major European airports

SMRI thanks our sponsors of the Fall Belfast 2018 SMRI Conference:

GOLD: DEEP.KBB GmbH; Sonic Surveys, Inc.; and WSP USA

SILVER: Agapito Associates, Inc.; Geostock; and Lane Power & Energy Solutions, Inc.

BRONZE: Lonquist & Co. LLC; Sabine Storage & Operations, Inc.; Salt Partners Ltd.;  Seal-Tite International; and SOCON Sonar Control Kavernenvermessung GmbH

Only Sponsorship still available as of  7 July 2018 is 1 Silver for Fall 2018, for sponsor information click here.