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Loud networking at Base Oils ’08 in London

It’s Day One of the ICIS Base Oils conference in London, and this is one mega-conference. It’s grown from 100 to 400 delegates, out-growing its various homes along the way and now filling the grand ballroom at the Hilton on Park Lane. What I specially like about this crowd is that they make no secret of the fact that they want to spend these two days doing some heavy networking.

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Brazil comes to London – Petrobras kicks off IP Week

Petrobras kicked off IP week on Sunday at the Mandarin Oriental in London. After a few Caiparinhas, guests were following the 10-piece Samba band and dancers around the hotel.

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Full blast cabaret at CIA Dinner

News reaches ICIS-Chemicals-Confidential that some chemical folk found Thursday night’s Chemical Industries Association (CIA) Dinner at the Grosvenor House in London a bit of a disappointment. Instead of the usual late-night milling around the 100+ tables after the dinner and speeches, catching up with old pals and finishing off all the wine, I hear that […]

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