Fall 2024 DIERS Meeting

Fall 2024 DIERS Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend a 3-day conference hosted by the Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems (DIERS) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Houston, TX, from October 28 to October 30, 2024.

This is an opportunity to present results, share and exchange knowledge, and network with professionals and industry leaders working in relief design, chemicals, and process safety.

The conference seeks to explore experimental methods, modeling techniques, and case studies in the field of high-energy materials as they relate to explosives, deflagration risks, and materials sensitive to electrostatic charge, shock, and friction.

The official conference language is English.

NOTE: Attendance is open only to dues paying AIChE DIERS members.

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Call for Abstracts Extended

The deadline to submit abstracts has been extended to August 16, 2024. Take advantage of this opportunity to present your findings to DIERS. Please submit abstracts as soon as possible.

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Rules for abstract submissions:

  • Name and title of the proposed presentation
  • Dates and times available for presentation
  • The length of your presentation and include 5 minutes for Q&A
  • Include your best contact information, including email and phone
  • Abstracts should be one paragraph long and a maximum of 200 words


Attendees must register online through AIChE. Details coming soon.

General Schedule

  • October 27 - informal dinner
  • October 28 - 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • October 29 - 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • October 30 - 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • October 31 – Onsite facility tour

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the DIERS in-person conference provides your company with an excellent opportunity to reach engineers working across a wide range of industries and job functions.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • 15 minutes session for company promotion
  • 2 complimentary registrations to the four day conference
  • Company logo on marketing material promotions

For information regarding sponsorship of the 2024 Fall Meeting, please contact John Ellertson.

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Hotel Reservations

Hilton Garden Inn Houston/Galleria Area
3201 Sage Rd, Houston, TX 77056
(713) 629-0101

Hilton Garden Inn Website


DIERS Membership Required

Attendance at DIERS meetings is restricted to those who are current with yearly DIERS dues before registration for a DIERS meeting. Have you changed jobs or your contact information since your registration? Please update your information or you will not receive news updates nor will you be able to access DIERS resources.

Please contact AIChE Customer Service at 1-800-242-4363 if you have any issues with membership renewal.

Our Presenters


Have Questions?

Contact: Lisa Ruth
Email: ruth.l.tx@iomosaic.com
Tel: 713.490.5220

Training Benefits

Top instructors with extensive global, industry, technical and litigation experience. You will receive clear, practical and real world recommendations on how to get and stay compliant with local and worldwide regulations.