• 2017 Annual Meeting

    Sunday, March 19 - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Marriott Rivercenter
    101 Bowie Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205

    Schedule of Sessions and Special Events


    Sunday March 19, 2017

    09:00 am - 07:30 pm Registration

    03:00 pm - 05:00 pm Pre-Conference Refining Technology Seminar -
    Take a Deep Breath & Make Some Money in a Compliance Driven World - We got you covered. - presented by DuPont Clean Technologies

    How are people around the world tackling environmental compliance? How can refiners continue to make money? This workshop addresses these questions while examining the pros & cons of the various blending components refiners have at their disposal. Specific case studies highlighting compliant and profitable operations will also be presented.

    Contact Jeannie Branzaru for more information.*

    05:30 pm - 07:30 pm Opening Reception


    Monday March 20, 2017

    07:00 am - 05:00 pm Registration

    07:30 am - 09:00 am Government Relations Breakfast -
    Price: $50
    Open to registered member attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 11.
    This event is closed to the Media.

    Networking Breakfast -
    Price: $50
    Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 11.

    09:00 am - 11:30 am General Session -
    Mark Mathis, Filmmaker - Fractured and SpOILed

    12:00 pm - 02:00 pm Women in Industry Luncheon -
    Open to registered women attendees only. Tickets Required

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

    - Management
    - Alkylation
    - Crude Oil/Resid
    - Fuel Regulations
    - Margin Improvement

    Click here to view the breakout session schedule.


    Tuesday March 21, 2017

    07:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration

    07:30 am - 09:00 am Industry Leadership Breakfast -
    Featuring:
    Greg C. Garland
    Chairman and CEO
    Phillips 66

    Price: $50
    Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 11.

    09:00 am - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions -

    - Reliability
    - Hydrocracking
    - Distillation
    - FCC
    - Plant Automation/Cybersecurity
    - Process Safety

    Click here to view the breakout session schedule.

    12:00 pm - 02:00 pm Annual Luncheon -
    Featuring:
    Peyton Manning
    Legendary NFL Quarterback

    Price: $100
    Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 11. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.

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

    - Environmental
    - Hydrocracking II
    - Refinery Operations
    - FCC II
    - Gasoline

    Click here to view the breakout session schedule.


    Wednesday March 22, 2017

    08:00 am - 11:30 am Post-Conference Seminar - Individual seminar times may vary. Contact host company for more information via emails listed below.

    Top Quartile Workshop: How to Achieve Top Quartile Performance through Operational Certainty presented by Emerson Automation Solutions

    Refiners and petrochemical manufacturers are under constant pressure to improve performance in the face of increasing competition, skilled worker shortages, market fluctuations, and crude and product market volatility.

    This interactive workshop will include industry trends and a facilitated discussion of challenges, along with a toolkit for improving operations.

    Click here for more information about the program. To register*, contact Tim Olsen or with questions feel free to contact Tim at +1 (563) 332-1238.

    *The company providing the seminar will determine and apply their own registration policies.