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VIDEO: EPCA 2009 at Mercedes World Berlin

Late into the night, Stephen Burns was editing the highlights of Sunday evening’s EPCA opening reception at Berlin’s Mercedes World, sending it to the Blog at a few minutes before midnight ….    

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Berlin EPCA – the longest journey begins with just a small step

Banished from the BA lounge since June when my silver card membership expired because I had done too little longhaul travel in this year of recession, I’ve been roaming around Heathrow Terminal 5, trying on perfume here, buying euros there, avoiding the free snifters of Scotch which at 7.00 am would be a very bad start […]

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Then we take Berlin

Conference preparations are well under way at Blog Towers.   We’ve checked out the online delegate list, now standing at a very healthy 1,833 names and still with days to go.   Berlin weather forecasts have been consulted: heavy rain with max 13 deg C on Saturday, followed by light rain with max 11 deg […]

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The Dutch social kiss versus the Argentine Saludar

If you had thought that swine flu had put an end to the social obligation of conference kissing, think again. The Blog has detected two major influences sweeping across the world of social cheek-kissing, and conference-goers will want to familiarise themselves with them before embarking for EPCA in Berlin. First is the inexorable spread of […]

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Secret restaurants in Berlin

News of a new dining trend for secret restaurants in Berlin took the Blog’s attention on the flight home from holiday. Secret restaurants which are unpublicised and hard to find are all the rage in Germany‘s capital city and home to this year’s EPCA conference in two weeks’ time, according to an article in the […]

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EPCA Berlin 2009 – 1,585 already signed up in August

Registrations for the annual European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) conference have surged to 1,585 with six weeks still to go, according to the delegate list posted on the EPCA website on 18 August.   The official list of the conference, which will be held in Berlin on 3-7 October 2009, shows that there will be a […]

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New numbers from EPCA

In EPCA‘s July newsletter which has arrived on Friday afternoon, we discover that:   EPCA membership is stable at 554 members, the same number as last year. 10 milestone cars will be on display at the exhibition in Mercedes World. The new 5-member Executive Committee has representatives from: BASF, Royal Vopak, INEOS Olefins, Shell Chemicals […]

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EPCA 2009 bookings open with cut-price offer

With an early flourish, EPCA has opened online registration for its 43rd Annual Meeting in Berlin from 3 to 7 October 2009, with an email invitation yesterday to members to sign up for the one-time only cut-price offer of EUR 700 per delegate.   The invitation also talks of “extremely competitive rates for hotel- and […]

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EPCA – record attendance, big names and Mercedes World

The March 2009 EPCA Newsletter has just dropped into the Blog inbox, trumpeting the success of its last annual conference and giving advance notice of the thrills in store at its 2009 conference.   The first line states proudly: “With more than 2,158 registered delegates, EPCA reached an absolute record number of registered persons (at […]

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EPCA Berlin 2009 Opening Party at Mercedes World

With perfect timing, EPCA has announced today that the 2009 conference will showcase the abiding links between the chemical business and the automotive industry. “EPCA EXHIBITON AT MERCEDES WORLD – BERLIN – 4 TO 7 OCTOBER 2008EPCA will organize the opening event of its 2009 Annual Meeting at Mercedes World in Berlin on Sunday 4 […]

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