Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Day 1

08:50 – 09:15

Opening remarks – Vision and context of the summit

Keynote session: Oil-to-chemicals – Breakthrough in production of petrochemicals

09:15 – 09:35

Driving downstream through research and innovation

11:30 – 12:00

Digitalization of R&I in the petrochemical industry

12:00 – 12:30

Artificial intelligence innovations for chemicals

Session 3: Case studies of digitalization in the chemical industry in participative format

14:30 – 15:00

Gamification of R&D in the digital age

15:00 – 16:30

Workshop 1: Gamification of R&D in the digital age

Workshop 2: Opportunity for improved quality and cost

Workshop 3: Next generation process modelling – utilizing digital twins

Thursday 14 March 2019 | Day 2

08:30 – 08:50

Opening remarks: Technology and innovation as key enablers of petrochemicals growth in the gulf

Session 4: Performance chemicals

08:50 – 09:20

Keynote: Performance chemicals – Key enablers for value creation and sustainable societal process

09:20 – 09:50

Keynote: Innovative solution in agriculture applications based on polyacrylate

09:50 – 10:20

The debate on plastic: New paradigms in the chemical industry

Session 5: Case studies on technology implementation relevant for the
Gulf region

11:20 – 11:40

PE differentiation using gas phase m-LLDPE and Nexlene products

11:40 – 12:00

Borlink – a versatile technology platform enabling efficient energy transfer

12:00 – 12:20

Application of solid oxide fuel cell technology for power generation in KSA

12:40 – 13:00

Developing local solutions to support the downstream industry

13:20 – 13:30

Closing address

13 March 2019

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Day 1

08:50 – 09:15

Opening remarks – Vision and context of the summit

Keynote session: Oil-to-chemicals – Breakthrough in production of petrochemicals

09:15 – 09:35

Driving downstream through research and innovation

11:30 – 12:00

Digitalization of R&I in the petrochemical industry

12:00 – 12:30

Artificial intelligence innovations for chemicals

Session 3: Case studies of digitalization in the chemical industry in participative format

14:30 – 15:00

Gamification of R&D in the digital age

15:00 – 16:30

Workshop 1: Gamification of R&D in the digital age

Workshop 2: Opportunity for improved quality and cost

Workshop 3: Next generation process modelling – utilizing digital twins

14 March 2019

Thursday 14 March 2019 | Day 2

08:30 – 08:50

Opening remarks: Technology and innovation as key enablers of petrochemicals growth in the gulf

Session 4: Performance chemicals

08:50 – 09:20

Keynote: Performance chemicals – Key enablers for value creation and sustainable societal process

09:20 – 09:50

Keynote: Innovative solution in agriculture applications based on polyacrylate

09:50 – 10:20

The debate on plastic: New paradigms in the chemical industry

Session 5: Case studies on technology implementation relevant for the
Gulf region

11:20 – 11:40

PE differentiation using gas phase m-LLDPE and Nexlene products

11:40 – 12:00

Borlink – a versatile technology platform enabling efficient energy transfer

12:00 – 12:20

Application of solid oxide fuel cell technology for power generation in KSA

12:40 – 13:00

Developing local solutions to support the downstream industry

13:20 – 13:30

Closing address