2016 International Petrochemical Conference

2016 International Petrochemical Conference

Sunday, March 20 - Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 N. Olive Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Schedule of Sessions and Special Events

Saturday March 19, 2016

02:00 pm - 07:00 pm Registration

Sunday March 20, 2016

08:00 am - 07:00 pm Registration

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Welcome Reception -

Monday March 21, 2016

07:30 am - 08:00 am Breakfast

07:30 am - 03:30 pm Registration

08:00 am - 10:00 am General Session -

2016 Petrochemical Heritage Award Presentation
Recipient: Stephen D. Pryor, Former President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company

The Brave New Energy World
Over the last twelve months, volatility, change, and uncertainty have become the new norms for the shale and downstream sectors. In this session learn more about the current state of both shale development and the global petrochemical industry including its impact on the world’s energy security and economic development.

Global Shale Energy Outlook
Rusty Braziel, President & Principal Energy Markets Consultant, RBN Energy

Putting Together the Global Petrochemical Puzzle
Steve Zinger, Vice President of Chemicals, Wood Mackenzie

11:30 am - 01:00 pm Leadership Luncheon - By Invitation

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm General Session -

Nomads, Germs, and Terrorists: The Evolving World of Security and Its Impact on the Petrochemical Industry

As the world changes, so does the security landscape and issues facing the petrochemical industry. In this session learn more about security challenges throughout history as well as significant events that have left us unprepared for some of the most dangerous threats in the modern era. The session also will address the latest information about security threats facing the industry and what you need to know now to be prepared.

Paul Hollingsworth, Eurasia Intelligence Advisor, BP America, Inc.

Bryan Paarmann, Deputy Assistant Director, Counterterrorism Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Women in Petrochemicals Reception - Reception open to registered women only.

Tuesday March 22, 2016

09:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration

10:00 am - 11:15 am Petrochemical Forum: Changing Dynamics and Global Uncertainties in the Petrochemical Industry – A Panel Discussion -

In this session, hear from global industry executives about the changing petrochemical industry dynamics and leading the industry in volatile times.

Moderator: John Dearborn, Senior VP of NGL & Petchem Services, The Williams Companies Inc.

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association
Tom Crotty, Director, INEOS Europe and President, European Petrochemical Association
Jim Fitterling, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Dow Chemical Company

11:30 am - 02:00 pm International Petrochemical Luncheon -

Featuring: Mitt Romney, Former Governor of Massachusetts and 2012 Republican Presidential Nominee

Price: $75.00

Luncheon open to registered attendees only. Badge & ticket required to gain admittance. Reserved Seating is available with purchase of table of 10 only. Tickets must be purchased by March 11. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.