Call for Papers - South East Branch PDN Paper Competition

The South East Branch would like you to submit a 250-word synopsis on any subject associated with the pipeline industry for the Regional Professional Development Network (PDN) Competition 2022. Please note the closing date for ALL Entries is TUESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2022.


The Challenge

Submit a 250-word synopsis on any subject associated with the pipeline industry.
Examples include, but not limited to: Waste & Potable Water, Gas, Oil, Health & Safety, the Environment, Logistics & Planning. Presentations are encouraged from all business functions and do not have to be engineering based.

5 short listed entries will be invited and required to give a 15-minute presentation on their chosen topic to an audience and panel of judges from the Pipeline Industries Guild’s South-East regional branch.

The final will take place on 24TH OF MARCH at UCL in London (venue to be confirmed)

The Winner

To be announced on the day and will receive the first prize of £250. They will also be entered into the National Competition against other regional winners, taking place at the Annual Guild Conference (location and date to be confirmed in due course).

Regional Finalists

Each successful regional finalist that places anywhere other than 1st will receive a £25 voucher for their entry and their participation at the regional presentations. 

The Benefits

To develop presentation and public speaking skills of entrants.
To enhance entrants’ profile within their chosen companies & associated industries.
To gain access to a network of experts across pipeline industries.
*CPD certificates can also be issued if requested for participation in the short-listed presentations.

How to Enter:

Submit your 250-word synopsis including cover note and contact details by the 28th February 2023. Send your entries to
Entry Conditions:

Synopses and presentations are to be composed and delivered individually
Entrants must be 35 years or under
Synopses received after the deadline date will not be entered into the competition


February 28th, 2023 9:00 AM   to   5:00 PM

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