Process Engineering & Technology - Key 2019 Themes:

Capture Every Molecule

  • Process Excellence:

    Ensure the optimization of you processes and hear the latest on process control, optimization and intensification, issues and solutions.

  • Process Design & Development:

    Hear the latest in new research and developments, emerging technologies, and recent innovations in the manufacture and recovery of ethylene and other base chemicals.

  • Downstream Integration for Value Creation:

    Choose the right operating model and level of integration to ensure survival and sustained profitability of your plant.

  • Application of Big Data Analytics in Petrochemical Production:

    Maximize production and profitability of established and future assets through data-driven optimization of operations and process safety.

Featured Speakers

  • soon
    Steve Eckhoff Lead Process Engineer
    BASF
  • Phillip Smee
    Phillip Smee Director of Technology & Consulting
    Wood
  • Frank Zhu
    Frank Zhu Senior Fellow Leader Engineering Innovations
    Honeywell UOP
  • soon
    Dylan Loudon Senior Manager Process Engineering & Modelling
    Sasol
  • soon
    Richard Conticello Director Process Engineering
    Amec Foster Wheeler
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Engineering & Construction - Key 2019 Themes:

Unleash innovation to deliver world class capital projects

  • Technology Showcase:

    Uncover the very latest in engineering, construction and project safety innovations you can deploy to deliver capital projects on time and budget

  • Digitize Execution:

    Learn to unlock the power of project digitization to transform your ability to respond to challenges and make critical project decisions in real-time

  • Transform Productivity:

    Gain all the exclusive insights you need to optimize project controls, AWP and scope development to supercharge tool-time for the whole value chain

  • Workforce Ready:

    Discover what steps you can take to meet your immediate resource needs and inspire the sustainable capital projects workforce of the future

Featured Speakers

  • Decie Autin
    Decie Autin VP Project Management Upstream/Downstream
    ExxonMobil
  • Randy Pound
    Ed Lehotsky SVP Engineering & Construction
    Cheniere Energy
  • Tony Barre
    Jim Ellis General Manager Global Engineering & Project Management
    SABIC
  • Lance Medlin
    Lance Medlin Chief Projects Officer
    Meridian Energy
  • Bob Tinn
    Bob Tinn Director of Supply Chain Management - Major Projects
    Motiva Enterprises
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Reliability & Maintenance - Key 2019 Themes:

Maximize Uptime & Optimize Production

  • Advanced Maintenance Strategies:

    Shift from a model of reactive to predictive maintenance with the latest advances in requesting, planning, scheduling and recording of maintenance.

  • Designing for Reliability:

    Hear from industry pioneers on how to ensure that the capital project is the birthplace of reliability by properly considering design for reliability & maintenance (DFRAM) principles at every stage of a project.

  • Innovative Technology:

    With an increasingly crowded technological landscape learn how to select, test and implement innovative technology that will deliver the biggest ROI.

  • Recruitment & Training;

    In the face of increasing labor demand and reduced availability, re-think your strategy on how to attract, recruit and most importantly retain talented and experienced maintenance professionals.

Featured Speakers

  • Tony Barre
    Tony Barre (Former) Global Maintenance & Reliability Director, Hydrocarbons & Energy
    Dow
  • Kane Hittle
    Kane Hittle VP Capital Projects & Reliability
    HollyFrontier
  • Cindy Gross
    Cindy Gross Director of Reliability
    Flint Hills Resources
  • Walter Pesenti
    Walter Pesenti Global Petrochemical Operational Excellence Manager
    BP
  • Victor Ortega
    Victor Ortega VP – Technical Site Manager
    Covestro
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Shutdowns & Turnaround - Key 2019 Themes:

Best in Class Turnaround Planning, Execution and Post-Event Critique

  • Capital Project Integration:

    With the integration of capital work now an industry standard, discover the best model for success including resourcing, planning, and accountability strategies.

  • Optimize Time Between Turnarounds;

    Rethink your event schedule and discover how to make rationalised business focussed decisions that enable you to find the ‘the sweet spot’ between production, reliability and risk.

  • Sharing Best Practice Across Sites:

    Discover how to leverage the success of individual site turnarounds and exploit your historical data on events to define and roll out a gold standard across your portfolio

  • Turnaround Resourcing:

    With an already intensively competitive labor market becoming increasing stretched find out how the industry is rethinking permanent staffing levels and making themselves an attractive prospect for contractors

Featured Speakers

  • Jeff Brock
    Jeff Brock Global Manager- Performance Improvement
    LyondellBasell
  • Eric LaPointe
    Eric LaPointe Turnaround Coordinator
    Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Randy Pound
    Randy Pound Global Director of Maintenance and Reliability
    Olin Corporation
  • Jeffrey Spigener
    Jeffrey Spigener Turnaround Manager
    INEOS
  • Walter Pinto
    Walter Pinto (Former) Senior Director, Global Projects, Engineering, Maintenance, Reliability & Turnarounds
    LyondellBasell
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Supply Chain & Logistics - Key 2019 Themes:

A Supply Chain that Delivers End-to-End

  • A Global Approach to End-to-End Visibility:

    Find out how key players in trucking, rail, marine, logistics and warehousing are implementing real-time tracking that guarantees clarity on your shipments

  • The Next Generation Digital Supply Chain:

    Real life examples of how digitisation, blockchain, metrics and more, are driving visibility, velocity and versatility in supply chain management

  • Navigate the Political Roadmap:

    Get smart with our business critical insights on the international tariffs, trade deals and regulations that will impact your international outreach in 2019 and beyond

  • Unlock your Supply Chain’s Potential:

    Understand how process standardization, data alignment and stakeholder buy-in are guaranteed to transform your business operations for good

Featured Speakers

  • Brent Bement
    Brent Bement Director Supply Chain, Petrochemicals N. America
    BASF
  • Joe Kelly
    Joe Kelly Logistics Manager - Polyethylene
    Shell Chemicals
  • Rick Lissa
    Rick Lissa Sr Director of Logistics Management
    Formosa Plastics
  • Paul Jepson
    Paul Jepson Supply Chain Manager
    Sabic
  • Grigor Bambekov
    Grigor Bambekov Director, Operational Services, Operational Excellence Management System, and Risk Management
    Andeavor
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Major engineering & construction speakers

  • Taylor Auburg
    Freeport LNG
    Taylor Auburg VP Projects
    Freeport LNG
  • Jim Ellis
    SABIC
    Jim Ellis General Manager Global Engineering & Project Management
    SABIC
  • Chad Hope
    Meridian Energy
    Chad Hope CFO
    Meridian Energy Group
  • Jamie Gerbrecht
    ExxonMobil
    Jamie Gerbrecht Global Technology Sponsor - Construction
    ExxonMobil
  • soon
    Dow
    Yinguo Cheng Modularisation Director
    Dow
  • Stony Maness
    LyondellBasell
    Stony Maness Project Manager, Major Projects
    LyondellBasell
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Major reliability & maintenance speakers

  • Walter Pesenti
    BP
    Walter Pesenti Global Manufacturing Operational Excellence Manager
    BP
  • Randy Pound
    Olin
    Randy PoundGlobal Director of Maintenance & Reliability
    Olin
  • Chris Leonard
    Dow
    Chris Leonard Continuous Improvement Project Director
    Dow
  • Chad Bates
    BASF
    Chad Bates Operations Maintenance Gatekeeper
    BASF
  • David Reed
    Eastman Chemical
    David Reed Director, Plant Maintenance
    Eastman Chemical
  • Amy Odom
    BASF
    Amy Odom Asset Effectiveness Engineer
    BASF
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Major shutdown & turnarounds speakers

  • Tim Sutherland
    Chevron
    Tim Sutherland GM - Pasadena Refinery
    Chevron
  • Tim Ganger
    BP
    Tim Ganger TAR Planner
    BP
  • Lawrence Crow
    BASF
    Lawrence Crow Turnaround Manager
    BASF
  • Joe Jackson
    LyondellBasell
    Joe Jackson Project Process Assurance
    LyondellBasell
  • soon
    Westlake
    Tommy Simoneaux Turnaround Coordinator
    Westlake
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Major process engineering & technology speakers

  • Mark Fonda
    Meridian Energy
    Mark Fonda CTO
    Meridian Energy
  • Justin Federici
    ExxonMobil
    Justin Federici ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
    ExxonMobil
  • Deval Pandya
    Shell
    Deval Pandya Lead Data Scientist - Digital Accelerators
    Shell
  • Zhenyu Wang
    Dow
    Zhenyu Zhenyu Wang Continuous Improvement Center of Excellence
    Dow
  • Mark Lambert
    Eastman
    Mark Lambert Worldwide Engineering & Construction Manager, AWP and Construction Excellence
    Eastman
  • Lloyd Colegrove
    Dow
    Lloyd Colegrove Data Services Director, Fundamental Problem Solving Director, Manufacturing and Engineering
    Dow
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Major supply chain & logistics speakers

  • Brent Bement
    BASF
    Brent Bement Director Supply Chain, Petrochemicals N. America
    BASF
  • Eric Eileraas
    Kuraray
    Eric Eileraas Senior Supply Chain Manager, Kuraray America
    Kuraray
  • Ed Brzytwa
    American Chemistry Council
    Ed Brzytwa Director of International Trade
    American Chemistry Council
  • Adriana Vazquez
    Dow Chemical
    Adriana Vazquez Lead Supply Chain Manage
    Dow Chemical
  • Roger Guenther
    Port of Houston
    Roger Guenther CEO
    Port of Houston
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2020 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • AVEVA
  • Beyond Limits
  • Matrix PDM Engineering
  • Pall
  • Precision
  • Procore
  • Symphony Azima
  • Team

Gold Sponsors

  • Akzonobel
  • Ameco
  • ATR
  • Austin-Safety-Services
  • cumulus
  • DCW
  • forterra
  • FTI Consulting
  • Hach
  • Hexagon
  • Intertek
  • Irth Solutions
  • mobideo
  • PSB
  • Rockwell Automation
  • TruQC
  • United Rentals
  • USA Dynamics
  • Zachry

2020 Virtual Exhibitors

  • 3S - Superior Sealing Services
  • af global
  • Akzonobel
  • alabama-heat
  • Ameco
  • APNetworks
  • ADI
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Aspen-Aerogels
  • Atlantic-Plant-Maintenance
  • ATR
  • Austin-Safety-Services
  • AVEVA
  • Avontus Software
  • Aztec Bolting
  • Barnhart
  • BASF
  • Bayotech
  • beck
  • Bentley
  • Boss-Enterprises
  • Burns-McDonnell
  • Christy Catalytics
  • Chromalox
  • cleaver-brooks
  • CPRS
  • cumulus
  • DCW
  • DistributionNOW
  • Drager
  • dunn
  • Dupre-Logistics
  • Dynamics
  • Eisenmann
  • Elemica
  • Enterprise Commercial Paving
  • Eriks North America
  • ESCO
  • Exloc
  • Fastenal
  • FEDA Nitrogen
  • fireeye
  • forterra
  • FourKites
  • FTI Consulting
  • GHX
  • GBI
  • Groome-Industrial
  • Guard-Concrete
  • HM
  • Hach
  • hahn & clay
  • Harbison-Walker
  • Harder-Mechanical
  • Hexagon
  • ICCI
  • Infrared Cameras Inc
  • Innovative Ventilation Systems Inc.
  • Insurcol
  • InServ
  • intelliwave
  • Iron
  • Irth Solutions
  • ITP
  • John Crane
  • Kelley
  • Knight
  • ltts
  • Lectrodryer
  • Light Efficient Design
  • Long-Ridge
  • Mahaffey
  • Maplewood Industrial Services
  • Mason
  • Matrix PDM Engineering
  • Matrix-Service
  • Melter
  • Material
  • Mettler Toledo
  • mobideo
  • morimatsu
  • Morris-Shea Bridge
  • mott corporation
  • Mueller
  • Nationwide
  • Nische
  • NobelClad
  • o3
  • oeg
  • Ohmstede
  • omega
  • Orange County Economic Development Corporation
  • Osperity
  • Ovolifts
  • Pall
  • ParFab
  • performance-contractors
  • PETROQUIP
  • PIC
  • PlanGrid
  • Precision
  • Process
  • Procore
  • Prominent
  • PSB
  • Purgit
  • radix
  • Rain for Rent
  • RedGuard
  • Relevant Solutions
  • RENTECH
  • rigid
  • Ritter
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rotoflow
  • SafeRack
  • SAMCO
  • Samson Fabricators
  • Satellite
  • Schenck
  • ShellKey
  • Singer Equities
  • Skybitz
  • Smith & Loveless
  • South Gate Engineering
  • Southern-Heat-Exchanger
  • Spirax Sarco
  • SPX
  • Starcon
  • Stress Engineering Services
  • Sulzer
  • SES
  • Symphony Azima
  • Swat
  • teadit
  • Team
  • tec5USA
  • Teikoku
  • Texas Stress, Inc.
  • Tindall
  • tioga
  • Top-Hi-Tech
  • total
  • TruQC
  • tubetech
  • United Rentals
  • Universal Plant Services
  • USA-Debusk
  • US Metals
  • Veson
  • Viega
  • voyager
  • Ward-Leonard
  • Weavix
  • Williams Scotsman
  • WJE
  • WT-Byler
  • Wyndham
  • XPO
  • Zachry
  • zahroofvalves

2020 Partners

Strategic Partners

  • Gas-Processing
  • Hydrocarbon Processing

Training Partners

  • ABCCMEF
  • San Jacinto College

CPI Partner

  • Chemical-Engineering-Online

Integrity & Reliability Partner

  • Inspectioneering

Digital Content Partner

  • BIC

Official Association Partners

  • CEDIGAZ
  • CURT
  • plc
  • PSI

Media Partners

  • BBAM
  • Chemical Processing
  • DigitalRefining
  • Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • LNG News RU
  • MyTechMag
  • NGW
  • Oil Information Technology Journal
  • Oil & Gas Engineering
  • PTQ
  • Reuters
  • RPMedia
  • Storage Terminals
  • Tank News
  • World Oils

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