The second edition of the international conference on

"PED Requirements and ASME Code"


On November 14 and 15, Genoa will host the second edition of the international conference on “PED Requirements and ASME Code”.

The Conference is organized by ASME Italy Section (Italian unit of ASME, American Society of Mechanical Engineers) together with the ASME Europe Office.

The first edition, held in Genoa on October 20 and 21, 2011, gained a good success. It was attended by almost 140 delegates representing  70 companies from Italy, Europe and Asia.

The conference, addressed to those working in the field of the pressure equipment and systems, is aimed at analyzing and debating during two days the differences and correlations between the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) and the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC).

The technical presentations, held by experts coming from the industry, notified bodies and academia, are strongly application-oriented.

The conference includes the following topics:

Session I - Design of pressure equipment and systems;

Session II – Analytical approaches;

Session III – Operation and Service;

Session IV – Innovation: Advanced projects and materials.

Information on the conference, the detail program and the promotional flyer are available on the following web-sites:

1) ASME:

2) Sezione ASME Italia:

3) Comune di Genova – Genova Spettacolare

4) Comitato Termotecnico Italiano


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