2014 Presentations

The 8th Annual GPCA Forum

Innovation: The foundation for chemical value chain leadership

19th – 21st November 2013

Madinat & Jumeirah Beach Hotel Resort, Dubai

Pre-Conference – 19th November
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14:00 – 17:30 Seminar: Innovation in the age of shale gas and coalConducted by IHS IntroDavid Witte

Nariman Behravesh

Bill Sanderson

Mark Eramo

Roger Green

Paul Pang

     
Day One – 20th November
     
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome Address Eng. Mohammed Al-Mady
09:10 – 09:40 Plenary Address

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman Al-Saud

 

1st Session
09:40 – 10:00 Keynote Address – Feedstock innovation and its impact on the global chemical industry Stephen Pryor
10:00 – 10:20 Shale gas expansion in the US – a Lyondell Basell perspective James Gallogly
10:20 – 10:40 Innovation to meet global social responsibility Mark Garrett
10:40 – 11:00 Panel Discussion and Questions  
2nd Session
11:30 – 11:50 Innovation Excellence – Profitable Growth beyond Business Optimization Dr. Mathias Luetgendorf
11:50 – 12:10 Innovation: A Teijin perspective Shigeo Ohyagi
12:10 – 12:30 Innovation – lifeline or buzz word for the industry? Florian Budde
Day 1 Seminar    
   Seminar: Feedstock disruptions in Chemicals  – innovative business models in the Middle East to continue success Conducted by Booz & Co.  ‘To be shared with delegates in the form of a report shortly’

 

Day Two – 21st November
     
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome Address Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
1st Session
09:10 – 9:30 Keynote Address –Dow Chemical: A vision for technology and innovation James R. Fitterling (NA)
09:30 – 9:50 GE Global Growth: Innovation in action John Rice (NA)
9:50-10:10 Innovation in performance chemicals – a Lanxess perspective Dr. Werner Breuers (NA)
10:10 – 10:30 Innovation in partnerships: a foundation for the future of green chemicals Daniele Ferrari
2nd Session
11:30 – 11:50 Innovation in the value chain in Asia Aloke Lohia
11:50 -12:10 Innovation in partnerships to move downstream and create value Han-Hong Bang
12:10 – 12:30 The growth of India on the world stage Ramakrishnan Mukundan
12:50 – 13:00 Closing Address Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun