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13 September 2016

Venue: Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering



This year, we celebrate 20 years of research by the Consortium on Transient and Complex Multiphase Flows and Flow Assurance (TMF). In order to mark the occasion the TMF-20Y conference, to be held at Imperial, will feature presentations by industrialists and academics and showcase the remarkable output from the Consortium over the years and the technical innovations it has generated for the oil-and-gas industry. The conference will include a drinks reception and dinner to end the day.


Venue for the TMF-20Y Conference:

Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London
ACEX building – Lecture Theatre 1 (ACEX 250)
South Kensington

Venue for Conference Dinner: Senior Common Room, Sherfield Building, Imperial College London.

Confirmed speakers

  • Professor Geoff Hewitt – Imperial College London
  • Professor Barry Azzopardi – University of Nottingham
  • Dr Raad Issa - Imperial College London
  • Mr Alex Hunt – Woodview Technology
  • Dr Martin Watson – KBC (FEESA)
  • Professor Chris Lawrence - Schlumberger Software Technology
  • Dr Colin Hale - Imperial College London
  • Professor Omar K. Matar - Imperial College London
  • Professor Rex Thorpe - University of Surrey
  • Dr Christos Markides - Imperial College London
  • Dr Hoi Yeung - Cranfield University
  • Dr Christopher Thompson - IBM Research - Daresbury Laboratory

Outline schedule
09:30 Registration and Coffee
10:00 Welcome from conference organiser, Professor Omar K. Matar
  1st Plenary followed by Session 1 Presentations
  Coffee/tea break
  Session 2 Presentations
  Session 3 Presentations
  Coffee/tea break
  Session 4 Presentations
  2nd Plenary
  Concluding remarks
 17:00 Programme ends 
 18:00 Pre-dinner drinks
 19:00 Conference dinner
Summary of the table's contents


Conference fees

There is a conference registration fee (£50 for full delegates, £25 for students) which includes dinner. Please include any special dietary requirements within the 'preferences/comments' box on the booking form.

Register to attend



Who should attend?

Process engineers, program developers and academics involved in design, operation, management and research including those involved with flow assurance, risers, flow lines, pipelines and piping systems. Including those in:

  • Operating companies
  • Services companies
  • Design houses
  • Software developers
  • Academia
  • Research in national laboratories and research institutions