• 2016 Annual Meeting

    Sunday, March 13 - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    Hilton San Francisco Union Square
    333 O'Farrell Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    The Annual Meeting is the world's premier refining meeting, assembling key executives, decision-makers, and technical experts from refining businesses, technology providers, contracting and consulting firms, and equipment manufacturers around the world. The general session features high profile speakers who will address current issues of importance to the industry. Leading industry experts will share valuable insights on major issues, including energy and environmental initiatives and the latest technical developments impacting the refining and petrochemical industry communities

    Conference Highlights:

    General Session:

    Alex Epstein
    Author, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

    Mark Halperin & John Heilemann
    Co-Managing Editors of Bloomberg Politics & Co-Hosts of Bloomberg TV’s With All Due Respect

    Keynote Breakfast Speaker:

    Joseph W. Gorder
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
    Valero Energy Corporation

    Annual Luncheon Speaker:

    General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.)

    The 2016 Annual Meeting will have over 70 paper presentations which address legislative and regulatory issues; strategic issues; supply and demand projections; proven practices in operations, safety, reliability, and capital projects; and petroleum refining technologies such as FCC, hydroprocessing, and gasoline processes. Almost half of the presentations will be just as relevant to petrochemicals operations as they are to petroleum refining.

    AFPM hosts several social functions that enable attendees to network, develop new contacts, and renew acquaintances. Approximately 25 industry supplier companies host hospitality functions that offer attendees an opportunity to develop or maintain relationships with key suppliers of technology, products, and services for the industry.

    Save $100 off conference registration by registering by February 12th, and save an additional $200 by reserving a room in the AFPM block at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square as you register.  On-line registration closes March 4th.

    Registration fees increase by $100 on February 13th.

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