Location:  Suncor Community Leisure Centre
1 MacDonald Drive, Fort McMurray, AB

The expanded Oil Sands Conference format is a combination of keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops and focused technical discussions. 



New for 2018 is the business-oriented business conference, taking place that new open-concept Oil Sands Conference Main Stage.  The theme for 2018 is “Planning the Future: The Shift Towards the Next Generation of Oil Sands Production”.   To check out the line up of fantastic speakers, please click here.  The Oil Sands Conference Main Stage Presentations are free to attend with your badge.



It is important to understand the primary audience of the Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference.  The audience is made up of plant and facility managers, engineers and technical staff, procurement staff, safety officers, front line operators, maintenance staff and tradespeople; so we are working to develop a series of presentations and case studies to meet the needs of the audience.  Check out the program by clicking here.



We are pleased to offer a variety of interesting and thought provoking workshops featuring diverse topics and industry leaders.  Check out the workshops by clicking here  There are a number of ways to be included at the Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference, including: presenting, moderating a panel discussion, providing a workshop or hosting live equipment demonstrations. 



Meet the Expert is a series of informal presentations, hands on demonstrations, and Q&A sessions.  The Meet the Expert features a number of topics ranging from health and safety, maintenance and operations, automation and digital oil sands, and environmental strategies.  The Meet the Expert series takes place on the exhibition floor, in a number of locations.  Meet the Experts sessions are free to attend with your badge.Check out the schedule and topics by clicking here.


Interested in presenting?  Interested parties are requested to complete the form below.



Oil Sands Conference Abstract Submission Form

  • Please let us know if you what type of presentation you are most interested in preparing.
  • Please let us know if you what topic you are most interested in presenting.
  • You may also upload your abstract here.