• 2016 CAT Cracker Seminar

    Tuesday, August 23 - Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    Royal Sonesta Hotel
    2222 West Loop South
    Houston, TX 77027

    Improving Availability and Utilization

    This seminar provides a forum for refiners to meet and share information on the technological advances and regulatory developments that affect the design, operation, and maintenance of FCC units. The program includes a Q&A session with a panel of experts and 25 presentations organized in four topic tracks which enables attendees to focus on a particular aspect of FCC operation or to attend presentations that cover a broader range of interests.  It also includes a  tabletop exhibit.

    The seminar is designed for people who solve the problems associated with the operation and maintenance of FCCUs. The Q&A session and the concurrent sessions encourage open discussions which enable attendees to share their own challenges and benefit from other attendees’ experiences. Whether you are in Operations, Technical Service, Maintenance, Reliability, or Process Engineering, you will find a comprehensive program that meets your needs for improving your FCCU’s operation and reliability.

    The exhibition will showcase the latest technological advances in FCC equipment, catalysts, refractory, diagnostics, and reliability services by companies that specialize in FCC equipment and technology.  The Cat Cracker Seminar attracts experts throughout the industry making it an ideal networking opportunity for anyone whose responsibilities include FCC operations.



    Save $100 off your conference registration by registering by July 25th, and save an additional $200 by reserving a room in the AFPM block as you register.  On-line registration closes August 15th.

    Registration fees increase by $100 on July 26th.