• 2015 International Lubricants & Waxes Conference

    2015 International Lubricants and Waxes Conference

    Thursday, November 12 - Friday, November 13, 2015
    Hilton Post Oak
    2001 Post Oak Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77056

    Schedule of Sessions and Special Events


    Wednesday November 11, 2015

    04:00 pm - 06:00 pm Registration


    Thursday November 12, 2015

    07:30 am - 08:30 am Coffee Service

    07:30 am - 05:30 pm Registration

    08:00 am - 09:30 am Wax Session -

    Candelilla Wax
    Fernando Montano, Multiceras S.A.


    Licocene Performance Polymers and Waxes
    Sebastijan Bach, Clariant Corporation

    09:30 am - 10:00 am Coffee Break

    10:00 am - 11:30 am Wax Session (continued) -

    Paraffins’ Proven Performance Partner… PE Wax
    John Brindle, Westlake Chemical Corporation

    U.S. Waxes – Factors Affecting Wax Pricing and Supply
    Louise Burke, Argus Media, Inc.

    11:30 am - 02:30 pm Lubricants & Waxes Committee Meeting - Committee members and invited guest only

    02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Base Oils Session - Part 1 -

    Review of Brightstock Market,
    Ernie Henderson, K&E Petroleum Consulting


    The Global High VI Base Oil Market – Going Even Higher?
    Amy Claxton, My Energy

    04:30 pm - 05:30 pm Reception


    Friday November 13, 2015

    08:00 am - 09:00 am Coffee Service

    08:00 am - 10:30 am Registration

    08:30 am - 10:30 am Base Oils Session - Part 2 -

    An ILMA Member’s View of the Industry
    Barbara Bellanti, Battenfeld-Grease & Oil Corporation of New York

    An Astronaut’s Tale of Lubricants in Space
    Captain Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, U.S. Navy (ret.)