Monday 26 November 2018 | Day 0

09:30 – 11:00

Masterclass session 1

Masterclass 1-A:

Digitalization in the chemical industry

Masterclass 1-B:

Women in the chemical industry

11:30 – 13:00

Masterclass session 2

Masterclass 2-A:

Cyber security in the chemical industry

Masterclass 2-B:

The global chemical industry in an era of protectionism

14:30 – 18:00

Knowledge Partners’ seminar

Global energy transition: Friend or foe to the chemicals sector in the Middle East?

Patterns of value creation in the global chemical and petrochemical industries

Feedstock push hits the demand wall

New materials and new processes for the 2020s

Tuesday 27 November 2018 | Day 1

09:00 – 09:25

Opening session and welcome address

09:45 – 10:05

Keynote address

11:30 – 11:50

Transformation through merger and dealing with structural change

11:50 – 12:10

Transformational investment and regional partnership as routes to growth

12:10 – 12:30

Leading the circular economy transformation in the chemical industry

14:30 – 17:30

Circular economy seminar

Wednesday 28 November 2018 | Day 2

09:05 – 09:30

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on society, business and governance

09:30 – 09:50

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the global chemical industry

11:00 – 11:20

Keynote address: Saudi Arabia’s national industrial development and logistics program

11:20 – 11:35

Petrochemical investment as a cornerstone of economic growth

11:35 – 11:50

Transform and divest to thrive

12:20 – 12:45

Closing remarks: The GCC chemical industry – A year in review

26 November 2018

Monday 26 November 2018 | Day 0

09:30 – 11:00

Masterclass session 1

Masterclass 1-A:

Digitalization in the chemical industry

Masterclass 1-B:

Women in the chemical industry

11:30 – 13:00

Masterclass session 2

Masterclass 2-A:

Cyber security in the chemical industry

Masterclass 2-B:

The global chemical industry in an era of protectionism

14:30 – 18:00

Knowledge Partners’ seminar

Global energy transition: Friend or foe to the chemicals sector in the Middle East?

Patterns of value creation in the global chemical and petrochemical industries

Feedstock push hits the demand wall

New materials and new processes for the 2020s

27 November 2018

Tuesday 27 November 2018 | Day 1

09:00 – 09:25

Opening session and welcome address

09:45 – 10:05

Keynote address

11:30 – 11:50

Transformation through merger and dealing with structural change

11:50 – 12:10

Transformational investment and regional partnership as routes to growth

12:10 – 12:30

Leading the circular economy transformation in the chemical industry

14:30 – 17:30

Circular economy seminar

28 November 2018

Wednesday 28 November 2018 | Day 2

09:05 – 09:30

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its impact on society, business and governance

09:30 – 09:50

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the global chemical industry

11:00 – 11:20

Keynote address: Saudi Arabia’s national industrial development and logistics program

11:20 – 11:35

Petrochemical investment as a cornerstone of economic growth

11:35 – 11:50

Transform and divest to thrive

12:20 – 12:45

Closing remarks: The GCC chemical industry – A year in review