• 2019 Annual Meeting

    Sunday, March 17 - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Marriott Rivercenter
    101 Bowie Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205

    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.  

    Conference Highlights:

    Monday Morning General Session:

    Chris Wallace, FOX News

    America under President Trump: A View from Washington

    Chris Wallace, award-winning veteran journalist, has established himself as a battled-tested media presence, an incisive, thoughtful interviewer, and a venerable authority on presidential history and election politics. He captivates what America will look like under our 45th president with substance, fairness and gravitas, including the evolving role of the media and influence of technology on the presidency.

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

    Leadership in Turbulent Times

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, world-renowned presidential historian, reflects on more than 150 years of U.S. history. She brings to life some of our most successful presidents to provide insight for today’s leaders, and to demonstrate that however fractured our modern political culture has become, our democracy is also resilient and has survived—even thrived—through more troubling times in the past.


    Monday Afternoon General Session: Sustaining the Future

    Sustaining the Future: Leadership Perspective

    Brian Coffman, President and CEO,
    Motiva Enterprises LLC


    Michael Coyle, President, Manufacturing,
    Chevron U.S.A. Inc.


    Joe Gorder, Chairman, President, and
    CEO of Valero Energy Corporation


    David Lamp, President and CEO, 
    CVR Energy, Inc.


    Mark Lashier, President and CEO, 
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP


    Loic Vivier, Senior Vice President, Fuels, 
    ExxonMobil Fuels and Lubricants Company


    Sustaining the Future: Meeting the Challenges

    Jim Becker, Vice President Polymers & Sustainability, Chevron Phillips Chemical

    Julia Reinhart, Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, Valero Energy Corporation

    Kris Torberson, Technology Director, Motiva Enterprises LLC

    Tuesday Industry Leadership Breakfast:

    Gary R. Heminger, Chairman, President & CEO,
    Marathon Petroleum Corporation


    Tuesday Annual Lucheon:

    Condoleezza Rice
    The Honorable Condoleezza Rice
    Former U.S. Secretary of State


    Conference Overview:

    The Annual Meeting general session features high profile speakers who will address the most important issues affecting the future sustainability of our industries including the current politic culture, workforce of the future, changing our industries’ narrative, generating innovation and technology developments, and investing in our communities.

    The breakout sessions will feature presentations and panels on process safety, environmental activism, innovation, workforce development, the use of big data and emerging technologies. These topics and the issues they address are relevant to both the refining and petrochemical industry and to those who serve the industry. AFPM also hosts numerous networking social functions for all registrants as well as smaller subgroups with specific interests such as operating company personnel, women in industry, executive management, and special technical interests.

    In addition, many industry supplier companies host hospitality functions that offer attendees an opportunity to develop or maintain relationships with key technology suppliers.

    Save $100 on registration fees by registering by February 15th.

    Online registration closes on March 8th.