GPCA ‘11: Conference draws record 1,600 plus attendees

14 December 2011 13:39  [Source: ICIS news]

DUBAI (ICIS)--The sixth annual GPCA (Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association) drew over 1,600 attendees to its annual event in Dubai, the GPCA confirmed on Wednesday.

The figure is a record and compares with over 1,300 delegates in 2010, the event’s organiser said.

Sustainability was one of the main themes of the conference during its opening day on Wednesday.

GPCA chairman Mohamed Al-Mady called on the industry to help control human-induced climate change by developing more environmentally friendly chemicals.

The industry must produce products that enable the entire production chain to be sustainable, Al-Mady told delegates.

By: William Lemos
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