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International Gas Turbine Conference
International Gas Turbine Conference

IGTC 2018

IGTC 2018


The IGTC 2018 will take place 10-11 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. 

The Call for Papers for the IGTC-18 has been published. The deadline to submit abstracts is 2 January 2018.

More information about the conference is available here.



IGTC 2016

IGTC 2016

The 2016 edition of the International Gas Turbine Conference offered top level discussions and debates regarding the future of the gas turbine technology, with the participation of users from both power generation and oil and gas industry, gas turbine specialists from the whole value chain and policy-makers from the European Commission, the International Energy Agency or the US Department of Energy.

The IGTC 2016 Proceedings are currently available only to the members of ETN and the registered attendees to this conference. Please login and click here to see the proceedings.

If you are not a member or did not attend this conference, you can buy access. Please contact Noora Kilpinen:

IGTC 2014

IGTC 2014

 The 7th International Gas Turbine Conference (IGTC-14) focused on the required future GT technology developments from a user's and a political point of view, with special focus on:

  • The role played by gas turbines in the future international energy policy mix, where intermittent sources of renewable energy may significantly increase and nuclear capacity may drastically decrease by 2050, while the emerging economies' demand for cheap and secure energy will rapidly rise to assist their economic growth;
  • Current and future technology trends and the different stakeholders' views on required technology developments to ensure efficient, flexible, reliable and environmentally sound gas turbine operation.

Proceedings are available here.

IGTC 2012

IGTC 2012

The IGTC 2012 focused on the future of GT technology from a user's, research, investment and political perspective, with a special focus on:

  • The role played by gas turbines in the future international energy policy mix
  • Current and future technology trends and the views of key stakeholders on GT technology developments

Proceedings and more information are available here.

IGTC 2010

IGTC 2010

The 5th International Gas Turbine Conference organised by ETN took place in the Conrad Hotel in Brussels, Belgium on 27-28 October 2010, focusing on the future of gas turbine (GT) technology from a users', a research and a political point of view. It explored the market outlook and the role played today by gas turbines in the international energy policy mix as well as for the decades to come.

The conference aimed to raise the awareness of GT technology development needs and to provide the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with policy makers and GT specialists from the whole value chain attending from Europe, the US and Asia.

The conference intended to stimulate creativity and enhanced international cooperation that can lead to the demonstration and implementation of innovative technologies for more efficient and environmentally-friendly gas turbines. It also explored the role of gas turbines in the energy policy today and in different energy scenarios for the future.

ETN would like to express special thanks to all our distinguished speakers, chairmen, presenters and guests for all their valuable contributions. We would also like to thank our sponsors for their continued support.

Presentations, technical abstracts, posters and papers are available for the conference participants in a password protected area. Please contact ETN for further details.

Conference Programme

List of Participants

Conference Photos

IGTC 2008

IGTC 2008

The 4th International Gas Turbine Conference - Future of Gas Turbine Technology was held in Brussels on 15-16 October 2008. More than 140 participants from Europe, US, Middle East and Asia attended the conference. A quarter of them were gas turbine users, and more than a third from OEMs and third party suppliers.

Participants gathered in a climate of rising demand of reducing emission and fuel flexibility. Policy maker from the EU presented the current status of the industrial emissions regulation. The US Department of Energy reported on the progress of technology R&D programmes in the US. A panel cosisted of OEM, GT users, research institute and policy makers discussed the role of gas turbine technology improvement in reaching climate policy goals. 

The high level keynote sections were accompanied by technical presentations on some of the major technology breakthroughs in the gas turbine industry. 

Conference Keynote Speakers 

Wim Hardeveld, Global Manager Rotating Equipment, Shell Global Solutions

Wolfgang Menapace, Director of Project Strategy & Marketing, Siemens

Nick Otter, Director of Technology and External Affairs, Alstom Power

Dave Wallis, Gas Turbine Generations Manager, RWE nPower

Paul Browning, Vice President, Solar Turbines

Gerhard Mueller, Senior Risk Consultant, Allianz 

Derek Taylor, Senior Advisor, DG Transport and Energy, European Commission

Marienne Wenning, Head of Unit for Industrial Emissions, DG Environment, European Commission

Victor Der, Director, US Department of Energy DoE 

Phil Ligrani, Oxford University

Peter Childs, Imperial College London

Riti Singh, Cranfield University, ETN Board member

IGTC 2006

IGTC 2006

he 3rd International Gas Turbine Conference took place in Brussels in October 2006. More than 130 participants from gas turbine users, OEM's and academia have attended the event. The conference reviewed the current state-of-the-art gas turbine research and experiences, and gave a snapshot of the energy trends and policies across Europe, Asia and the US before focusing on the actual place of the gas turbine within the international policy mix. It also presented an outlook on research at EU and international level as well as cooperation opportunities. 

All technical presentations can be found on the CAME-GT website

Please click here for the list of participants at the 3rd International Gas Turbine Conference 2006. 

For information regarding the 1st and 2nd IGT Conferences, please visit the CAME-GT website.  

Some feedback from conference participants:

"Great presentations, excellent idea to promote collaboration between OEMs and users to work together on global warming problems."

"Very good mix of participants from all kinds of business sectors (manufacturers, suppliers, research institutions, etc.) with a lot of different views on the conference topic. ETN's conference is complementary to the more scientific oriented or mainly technical oriented conferences such as ASME and Power-Gen."

"A smaller group is a real plus. Getting the views from the political arena as well as from utilities and the R&D community is excellent. A broad spectrum of topics and ideas were covered."

"New business contacts made, excellent networking opportunities."