Day 1: Monday, 26 September 2022

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Welcome remarks:

Plenary session: Building an innovation culture to drive sustainable value

09:10 – 09:40

Fireside chat: Role of regulators in enabling a globally competitive chemical industry

09:40 – 10:00

Plenary address: Learnings from industry – Academia collaboration

Session 1: Industry-academia collaborations – Success stories

10:00 – 10:15

Success story 1: SABIC – University of Bradford

10:15 – 10:30

Success story 2: Aramco

10:30 – 10:45

Success story 3: OQ – Sultan Qaboos University

10:45 – 11:00

Q&A

11:00 – 11:30

Networking break

Session 2: Clean energy transition: Its role in shaping the future of businesses

11:50 – 12:10

Green fuels and new technologies for energy & transportation

12:30 – 12:50

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:50 – 14:10

Networking lunch and prayer break

2nd GPCA Innovation Competition

14:10 – 15:25

Category 1: Undergraduate students’ presentations

15:25 – 16:40

Category 2: Postgraduate students’ presentations

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner and award ceremony of the 2nd GPCA Innovation Competition

Day 2: Tuesday, 27 September 2022

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Welcome remarks:

09:20 – 09:55

Executive panel discussion: Energy security and sustainable feedstocks for GCC

09:55 – 10:10

Q&A session

10:10 – 11:10

Masterclass: Shifting to new circular business models – Growth opportunities for the chemical Industry

11:10 – 11:30

Networking break

Session 3: New technologies to catalyze the drive towards net-zero

11:30 – 11:50

Decarbonization technologies

11:50 – 12:10

Waste-to-chemicals

12:10 – 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:40 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayers

26 September 2022

Day 1: Monday, 26 September 2022

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Welcome remarks:

Plenary session: Building an innovation culture to drive sustainable value

09:10 – 09:40

Fireside chat: Role of regulators in enabling a globally competitive chemical industry

09:40 – 10:00

Plenary address: Learnings from industry – Academia collaboration

Session 1: Industry-academia collaborations – Success stories

10:00 – 10:15

Success story 1: SABIC – University of Bradford

10:15 – 10:30

Success story 2: Aramco

10:30 – 10:45

Success story 3: OQ – Sultan Qaboos University

10:45 – 11:00

Q&A

11:00 – 11:30

Networking break

Session 2: Clean energy transition: Its role in shaping the future of businesses

11:50 – 12:10

Green fuels and new technologies for energy & transportation

12:30 – 12:50

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:50 – 14:10

Networking lunch and prayer break

2nd GPCA Innovation Competition

14:10 – 15:25

Category 1: Undergraduate students’ presentations

15:25 – 16:40

Category 2: Postgraduate students’ presentations

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner and award ceremony of the 2nd GPCA Innovation Competition

27 September 2022

Day 2: Tuesday, 27 September 2022

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Welcome remarks:

09:20 – 09:55

Executive panel discussion: Energy security and sustainable feedstocks for GCC

09:55 – 10:10

Q&A session

10:10 – 11:10

Masterclass: Shifting to new circular business models – Growth opportunities for the chemical Industry

11:10 – 11:30

Networking break

Session 3: New technologies to catalyze the drive towards net-zero

11:30 – 11:50

Decarbonization technologies

11:50 – 12:10

Waste-to-chemicals

12:10 – 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:40 – 14:00

Networking lunch and prayers