GPCA: Sixth Annual Forum 2011 agenda

09 December 2011 16:17  [Source: ICB]


14.00 Optional CMAI seminar: Emerging economies and emerging supply - a powerful chemical formula. Global petrochmicals overview Gary Adams, president, IHS-CMAI; e_SFlbInvestment prospects in a feedstock restricted world Tony Potter, managing director, CMAI Middle East & India; China market outlook Paul Pang, managing director, CMAI Shanghai; The prospects for downstream development in the Middle East Sanjay Sharma, director, CMAI Middle East & India.

16.00 Chemical Leadership Dialogue session

20:00 Welcome dinner sponsored by Shell


9.00 Welcome address Mohamed H. Al-Mady, chairman, GPCA and vice chairman and CEO, SABIC

9:10 Keynote address. HRH Prince Faisal Bin Turki, advisor, Ministry of Petroleum & Minerals Resources, Saudi Arabia

9:40 Panel discussion and questions

10:30 Moving down the value chain - remaining competitive while improving sustainability performance Stephen Pryor, president, ExxonMobil Chemical

10:50 Next phase of Middle East petrochemical development: adapting to changing reality Jim Gallogly, CEO, LyondellBasell Industries

11:10 Shale Gas - a new feedstock reality Peter L Cella, president & CEO, Chevron Phillips Chemical

11:30 Unlocking value in cyclical commodities - a Western perspective Tom Crotty, director, group, INEOS

11:50 Panel discussion and questions

12:20 Lunch and business networking sponsored by SABIC

15.00 Optional CRA seminar: Chemical industry feedstocks, the changing face of chemical building blocks - a strategic perspective

1. The primary building blocks - outlook for the energy sector

2. Feedstock supply - the implications for chemicals

Expert panel session

20:00 Gala dinner sponsored by Borouge


9.00 Welcome address Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, GPCA

9:10 Keynote address - Leveraging natural resources to

develop downstream industries Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi, deputy chairman, Qatar Petroleum

9:40 Upstream or downstream - a question of shareholder value creation Hassan Ahmed, head of research, Alembic Global Advisors

10:00 The role of the financial sector in fuelling the move down the chemical value chain Dr Fahad Al Mubarak, chairman & managing director, Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia

10:20 Panel discussion and questions

11:00 The move to develop downstream industries in the Middle East - the Huntsman view Peter Huntsman, CEO, Huntsman Corporation

11:20 Forging partnerships in the Middle East to further globalization - Albemarle view Luther C. Kissam IV, CEO, Albemarle

11:40 Moving down the chemical value chain in the Middle East Andrew Monro, global advisory lead for petrochemicals, KPMG

12:00 Panel discussion and questions

12:20 Closing Address Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, GPCA

12:30 Lunch and business networking sponsored by Petro Rabigh

By: John Baker
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