What better city to host the 2013 ASME PVP Conference than one of the most historically, architecturally, and culturally rich cities of the world? The city of lights is one of many nicknames given to Paris, France, this one dating back to the 12th century. This name was given to city for its fame as the center for education and ideas, in combination with the early adoption of street lighting.

The PVP Conference is always an exciting time of year as a diverse group of participants are given the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of topics relating to Pressure Vessel and Piping technologies for the Power and Process Industries. Participants from all over the world are allowed the platform to exchange opinions, ideas, and knowledge to that will aim to challenge within given areas of expertise.