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ICIS Training in London, December 2011

London is back in favour as an ICIS Training venue, with delegates at this week’s seminars noting how cheap they were finding the trip, not to mention the pre-Xmas shopping, especially those of them exchanging Swiss francs. The five days of training seminars at the new location at County Hall are still in progress, but […]

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PHOTOS: ICIS training in Dubai and South Africa

ICIS Training has been all round the world this month. In the last two weeks, the trainers have been in South Africa and Dubai, and Roland has sent the Blog these photos today which give a bit of the flavour of the individual events. Photos: 1 and 2 Petchems Training in South Africa, 3 Baseoils Training […]

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ICIS Training in Budapest

We are back in Budapest for ICIS Training. It is barely a year since we were here for EPCA 2010, and this time the training is in the Marriott Hotel in a big airy room overlooking the Danube and across the river up the hill to Buda. It is by far the best view we […]

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MOVES: Petri Mäkelä to Fred Holmberg & Co Oy

Petri Mäkelä, formerly with Oy Finnco Trading and Nizhex Scandinavia, has joined Fred Holmberg & Co Oy, he informed the Blog on Wednesday.   Mäkelä will be based at the office in Hamina, Finland.   Mäkelä and Fred Holmberg are old companions from their days on styrene at Nizhex.   The Blog had the pleasure […]

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ICIS training – now in Mandarin

The training team knows no bounds, and now the traditional “Introduction to Petrochemicals” course is being delivered in Mandarin by our Shanghai, Guangzhou, Mumbai and Singapore-based trainers.   The first Chinese language course took place in Shanghai at the Interconti Pudong last week. The photo shows a group of delegates with Liu Xin and Roland […]

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ICIS Training in South Africa

Peter Taffe, doyen of ICIS Training, has taken the road show this week to South Africa, from where he sends these photos of his students enjoying some outdoor refreshments between training sessions.   Photos: 1 Outside the training centre in Bryanston, an exclusive suburb of Johannesburg. Roland in the foreground.   2 Malini Hariharan, of Asian Chemical […]

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PHOTOS: ICIS training in London

From four days of ICIS training in London, some good photos of the speakers and delegates have reached the Blog. Here are a few, and the full 20 will be posted on Monday on the ICIS training website.  

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ICIS Training – London in springtime

ICIS Training seminars are in London this week. When I arrive on the second of four days, I am greeted with the news that it is a good group and the food is fantastic.   It’s a bright spring day (see photo of crocuses on the green today), and some delegates tell me they are […]

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ICIS Training in Philadelphia

The training team have just finished doing the petrochemical seminars in Philadelphia at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Peter T writes …   One photo shows Kati from the museum explaining the production and uses of Bakelite, which is considered to be the first fully synthetic polymer. Another photo shows her explaining the development of synthetic […]

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ICIS Training in Amsterdam

What shall we conclude from the Sold Out status of the two ICIS Training seminars in Amsterdam today and tomorrow?   That Amsterdam is a popular location? That September-December is a popular time for training, with budget needing to be spent? That the petchem biz is picking up? That lots of Bright Young Things are […]

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