The 31st Latin American Petrochemical Annual Meeting is starting today, and the conference hotel is filling up with people registering. The organisers have announced on the APLA website that by 3 November a total of 874 delegates had registered, from 280 companies and 34 countries. I am sure we will find out how that compares to previous years during the course of the conference.
The ICIS stand was set up on Saturday morning, and an advance party from ICIS Chemical Business has been here for a couple of days already, covering the 2011 Petrochemical Seminar on 4 November organised by US-based Polyolefins Consulting.
Click here for ICIS news coverage from the seminar.
The glossy conference special publication is being given out in the registration packs, published by ICIS and full of analytical articles from our reporters on economic growth in the region, sugar, ethanol, leadership, shalegas and the Panama Canal, amongst other hot topics.
Photo of the Hilton in the Puerto Madero district of Buenos Aires, the conference hotel for APLA 2011 - taken by Joe Chang of ICB.