• 2017 International Petrochemical Conference

    2017 International Petrochemical Conference

    Sunday, March 26 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Grand Hyatt San Antonio
    600 E. Market Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205

    Schedule of Sessions and Special Events


    Saturday March 25, 2017

    02:00 pm - 07:00 pm Registration


    Sunday March 26, 2017

    09:00 am - 07:00 pm Registration

    05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Welcome Reception


    Monday March 27, 2017

    07:30 am - 08:00 am Breakfast

    07:30 am - 03:30 pm Registration

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

    2017 Petrochemical Heritage Award Presentation

    State of the Petrochemical Industry
    Over the last twelve months, volatility, change, and uncertainty have become the new norm. In this session learn more about the current state of capital projects-related challenges and capabilities as well as the changing dynamics of the petrochemical industry for the years to come.

    Capital Projects Productivity Challenges and Capabilities
    Phyllis Kulkarni, Regional Director North America, Independent Project Analysis

    Watching for Signs for a Wild Ride
    Steve Zinger, Senior Vice President Chemicals, Wood Mackenzie

    10:30 am - 11:30 am Senior Executive Roundtable - By Invitation
    Hosted by Chet Thompson, AFPM President

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

    02:00 pm - 04:00 pm General Session -

    The Impacts of the U.S. Elections on the Petrochemical Industry
    With the completion of the recent U.S. elections, what does it mean for the petrochemical industry? Hear from industry leaders about what to expect on the legislative and regulatory fronts in addition to the potential industry impacts.

    2:00 pm - Legislative Impacts of the U.S. Elections and What They Mean for the Petrochemical Industry
    Moderator: Robert McArver, Vice President, Petrochemicals, AFPM
    Panel:
    Stephanie Daigle, Vice President of Government Affairs, Celanese
    Troy Keller, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Huntsman
    Geoffrey Moody, Senior Director, Government Relations, AFPM
    3:00 pm - Regulatory Impacts of the U.S. Elections and What They Mean for the Petrochemical Industry
    Moderator: David Friedman, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, AFPM
    Panel:
    Catharine de Lacy, Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Albemarle Corporation
    Stacy Putman, Plant Manager - Carson, CA, INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA
    Justin Savage, Partner, Hogan Lovells

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


    Tuesday March 28, 2017

    08:30 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 senior executives about the changing petrochemical industry dynamics and leading the industry in volatile times.

    Panelists:
    John Buckley, Chief Executive Officer, Air Liquide USA, LLC
    Peter Cella, President & CEO, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Neil Chapman, President, ExxonMobil Chemical

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

    Featuring: Chuck Hagel, U.S. Secretary of Defense (20132015)

    Price: $100.00
    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 10. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.