• 2018 International Petrochemical Conference

    2018 International Petrochemical Conference

    Sunday, March 25 - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Grand Hyatt San Antonio
    600 E. Market Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205


    Please note, agenda items in black font, are a part of the IPC agenda. Agenda items in red font are a part of the BOW agenda. All registered attendees are invited to attend all sessions, unless otherwise noted below.


    Schedule of Sessions and Special Events

    Saturday March 24, 2018

    02:00 pm - 07:00 pm Registration

    Sunday March 25, 2018

    09:00 am - 07:00 pm Registration

    05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Welcome Reception

    Monday March 26, 2018

    07:30 am - 08:00 am Breakfast

    07:30 am - 03:30 pm Registration

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

    2018 Petrochemical Heritage Award Presentation

    Feedstocks, Energy and CapEx: Who Has the Real Advantage?
    Mark Eramo, IHS Markit
    Paige Morse, Argus
    Steve Zinger, Wood Mackenzie

    Government Policy as a Factor in Locating Operations
    Mark Lashier, ChevronPhillips
    Luke Kissam, Albemarle
    Michael Nagle, INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA

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

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

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

    Global Petrochemical Environment
    Jaana Remes, McKinsey & Company

    Chemical Disruptions: Leading in the New
    Paul Bjacek, Accenture

    02:00 pm - 05:00 pm BOW - Base Oils and Waxes Session

    EPA Nomenclature Update
    Jim Cooper, AFPM

    Why MOAH Needs to be a Concern for Manufacturers
    Tim Yasika, Sonneborn, LLC

    European Wax Federation Issues Which Could Affect U.S. Manufacturers
    Representative, Sasol

    Base Oils and the Future of Transportation

    05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Women in Petrochemicals Reception - Registered Women Only

    Tuesday March 27, 2018

    08:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration

    09:30 am - 11:00 am Petrochemical Forum -

    The Future of Transportation: Impacts on Petrochemicals
    Kurt Barrow, IHS Markit
    Florian Schattenmann, DowDupont

    11:30 am - 02:00 pm International Petrochemical Luncheon -
    Buy your tickets now. It's sure to be a sell-out.

    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 9. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.