GMRC GAs MachinerY Conference

    October 1 - 4, 2017

    David L Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA



The GMRC Gas Machinery Conference provides three days of technical training and presentations, presented by the industry's leading subject matter experts. The conference includes a vendor exhibit showcasing the latest equipment, technology and services.

Educational sessions and networking opportunities are valuable for design engineers, facility engineers, technicians and others, with an emphasis on the operation, maintenance, and testing of gas compression machinery.

Click to view video highlights from the GMC 2016 Conference in Denver, CO.

GMC 2017 Keynote Speaker

Rocky Bleiers life story - a gripping tale of courage on both the football fields of America and the battle fields of Vietnam – has held audiences in rapt attention for years. Yet, the motivational message behind it, detailing how ordinary people can become extraordinary achievers, defines success in the new American century.

With the same optimism, sense of humor and steadfast determination that were his trademarks as a Pittsburgh Steelers running back, Rocky Bleier takes audiences from his early years through his professional career and talks about the lessons he learned along the more








2017 Paper Deadlines

  • March 17 - Abstracts due - completed
  • April 28 - Acceptance notices mailed- completed
  • June 30 - Draft papers due to GMC Committee for peer review and comments
  • August 11 - Executive Summary of paper due
  • September 1 - Final papers due


Reservations:  GMC Housing Service

Reservations must be made through the GMC Housing Service to receive the GMRC rate.

Attendees must contact the GMC housing website directly to make reservations.  Any contact from a 3rd party claiming to be a booking agent for GMRC should be considered scam.


Sun, Oct 1
Registration and Welcome Reception
Mon, Oct 2
Technical Sessions, Conference Luncheon, Keynote Speaker, Reception
Tues, Oct 3
Technical Sessions, Exhibits open, Lunch and Reception (both in exhibit hall)
Wed, Oct 4
Exhibits, Technical Sessions, Lunch (in exhibit hall), Closing Reception & Dinner

EVENT SPONSORSHIPSPlease contact Jane Butler for information about sponsorship opportunities.

GMRC MEMBERSHIP - Please contact Jane Butler for information on becoming a member of GMRC.


  • Conference Registration Fees: Member - $595; Non-Member - $895.
  • Spouse/Guest Fee $125 - Includes:3 breakfasts, opening lunch, receptions and closing dinner
  • Day passes are NOT available for the Conference.

CONFERENCE BENEFITS - All conference registrants receive:   

  • Access to all GMC technical sessions
  • Certificate of completion for Professional Development Hours, upon request
  • Lunches including opening general session/keynote speaker
  • Receptions, parties, and closing dinner with complimentary food and beverage
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall   




     2018 - Sept 30 - Oct 3 - Kansas City, MO
     2019 - Sept 29 - Oct 2 - San Antonio, TX


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2016 Conference in Denver, CO - 2016 Highlights Video

2015 Conference in Austin, TX -  2015 Highlights and Video

2014 Conference in Nashville, TN

2013 Conference in Albuquerque, NM