• Schedule of Sessions and Special Events


    Sunday March 23, 2014

    09:00 am - 08:00 pm Registration

    06:00 pm - 08:00 pm Opening Reception


    Monday March 24, 2014

    07:00 am - 05:00 pm Registration

    07:30 am - 09:15 am Government Relations Breakfast -
    Fee: $50

    Open to registered member attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 14.

    This event is closed to the Media.

    Networking Breakfast -
    Fee: $50

    Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 14.

    09:30 am - 11:30 am General Session -
    Featuring:
    Lou Dobbs, Host of Lou Dobbs Tonight on the FOX Business Network
    and
    Robert Ballard, "Finder" of the R.M.S. Titanic

    10:00 am - 01:00 pm Spouse Activity 2 - Stepping Beyond Beige Interior Design Seminar - Do you feel like you're stuck in a beige rut? Would you like to learn how to add color to your home's interior? Join us for a fun and informative seminar to discuss color in interior design, ask questions of a professional decorator and play with fabrics and paint colors to create your own color palettes to use to inspire your decorating.

    Our design expert, Gail Barley, specializes in residential projects with homeowners, custom builders and architects. In business since 2006 in Orlando, Florida, she is a certified interior decorator and a member of DSA. Gail is an expert on integrating antiques, heirlooms and collectibles in today's modern home environments. On her website, gailbarley.com, she offers informational blogs on topics ranging from avoiding common design mistakes, to seeing "the big picture" when choosing colors and textures.

    Light snacks will be available.

    Fee: $110

    TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Open to registered spouses only. Tickets must be purchased by March 1.

    02:00 pm - 05:00 pm Breakout Sessions -

    - Issues
    - Process Safety
    - Adapting to Tight Oil
    - Hydroprocessing
    - FFC Technologies

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    Tuesday March 25, 2014

    07:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration

    08:00 am - 09:00 am Industry Leadership Breakfast -

    Featuring:
    Matthew K. Rose
    Executive Chairman
    BNSF Railway Company


    Fee: $50

    Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 14.

    09:30 am - 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions -

    - Refinery Operations
    - Gasoline/Petrochemicals
    - Crude Oil Supply
    - Sulfur Recovery & Utilities
    - Strategic Capital Investments

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    12:00 pm - 02:00 pm Annual Luncheon -


    Fee: $75

    Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 14. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.

    02:00 pm - 04:30 pm Breakout Sessions -

    - Hydrogen
    - Alternate Fuels
    - FCC Operations
    - Risk Mitigation
    - Reliability

    Click here to view descriptions of the presentations.

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    06:00 pm - 09:30 pm Optional Activity - Progressive Dinner -
    Ready to excite your taste buds with local flavors of Orlando? Join your fellow AFPM attendees in this optional progressive dinner following the Annual Meeting.
    You will be whisked away from the Hyatt Regency Orlando and work your way through a 4-course dinner at a variety of local restaurants. Each restaurant's course builds on the previous until we gather at Emerilís at the Universal City Walk for our main dish. Included at each stop are alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage options. Following dessert, your chariot will deliver you back to the hotel fully satisfied from your evening adventure.
    Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended.

    Fee: $150

    Time Subject to Change Available to registered attendees and registered spouses only. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.