DOWNSTREAM Workforce Development

Developing the next generation of craft and engineering workforce is essential to the long term success of the Downstream industry. Our workforce development program will give stakeholders from across the industry the opportunity to share information about their companies’ programs with their peers, benefit from the experiences of others, discuss specific topics and envision what steps as an industry we can take to support workforce development activities in the future.


DOWNSTREAM Student Program
DOWNSTREAM Student Program

Working in partnership with a number of the region’s most important university and technical colleges we are offering a free to attend student program as part of this year’s event. Giving students the opportunity to get an insight into a career in the downstream industry, with a host of activities, workshops and networking opportunities.

DOWNSTREAM Inclusion & Diversity
DOWNSTREAM Inclusion & Diversity

Increasing diversity and inclusion across the downstream industry by attracting, developing and retaining the best talent from all backgrounds is essential in ensuring the industry can meet the challenges facing it today. Academic, industry and governmental leaders will discuss and provide actionable strategies for how the industry can work together to increase the role of women and minority backgrounds in the industry.

DOWNSTREAM Workforce Development
DOWNSTREAM Workforce Development

Developing the next generation of craft and engineering workforce is essential to the long term success of the Downstream industry. Our workforce development program will give stakeholders from across the industry the opportunity to share information about their companies’ programs with their peers, benefit from the experiences of others, discuss specific topics and envision what steps AFPM can take to support members’ training activities in the future.

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Joshua Bull

Joshua Bull

Founder & Head of Sector
Petrochemical Update
Email: josh@petchem-update.com
(US)+1800 814 3459 x7196
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7196

Andrew York

Andrew York

Head of Business Development
Petrochemical Update
Email: andrew@petchem-update.com
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7507
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7507

Karla Sharp

Senior Conference Director
Petrochemical Update
Email: karla@petchem-update.com
(US) +1800 814 3459 x4321
(Global) +44 (0)207 422 4321

2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Diamond Sponsors

  • autodesk
  • Coreworx
  • Jacobs
  • Zachry

Platinum Sponsors

  • Audubon
  • Bechtel
  • Bentley

Gold Sponsors

  • Appian
  • BakerHughes

Silver Sponsors

  • IndustrialInfoResources
  • KBR
  • KPMG
  • Pruftechnik

Badge & Lanyard Sponsor

  • Stork

Workshop Sponsor

  • APNetworks

E-Showguide Sponsor

  • Hargrove

Slido Sponsor

  • GBI

Co-Sponsors

  • ABB
  • Ameco
  • APC

Workforce Sponsors

  • Basf
  • Napta
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