Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Day 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Conference session

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome, agenda and technical information

Conference session

09:15 – 09:45

Opening remarks – Vision and context of the summit

09:45 – 10:30

Keynote session 1: Oil-to-chemicals – Breakthrough in production of petrochemicals

Conference session

10:30 – 11:00

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

11:00 – 11:30

Networking break

Social networking

Keynote session 2: Digitalization of R&I in the petrochemical industry

11:30 – 12:15

Focus on process and material flow

Conference session

12:15 – 13:00

Artificial intelligence innovations for chemicals

Conference session

13:00 – 13:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

13:00 – 14:45

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

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Case study session: Digitalization in the chemical industry

14:45 – 16:05

Case study session: Digitalization in the chemical industry

  • The gamification of R&D in the digital age
  • Process control 2.0 – modelling + simulation
  • Realtime cost control

Conference session

16:05 – 16:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

16:30 – 16:40

Summary of day one and outlook on day two’s program

Conference session

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner

Social networking

Sponsored by:
SABIC

Thursday 14 March 2019 | Day 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:00 – 09:20

Keynote session

Conference session

09:20 – 09:45

Performance polymers driving value and efficiency

Conference session

09:45 – 10:10

Turning CO2 into endless potential

Conference session

10:10 – 10:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

Social networking

Case study session: Technology implementation relevant for the Gulf region

11:00 – 11:35

Upgrading complex aromatic bottoms to BTX

Conference session

11:35 – 12:10

A new EVA polymer grade

Conference session

12:10 – 12:45

Polypropylene differentiation: Ultra-melt-strength PP for foaming solutions

Conference session

12:45 – 13:15

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

13:15 – 13:30

Closing address

Conference session

13:30 – 15:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

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13 March 2019

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Day 1

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Conference session

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome, agenda and technical information

Conference session

09:15 – 09:45

Opening remarks – Vision and context of the summit

09:45 – 10:30

Keynote session 1: Oil-to-chemicals – Breakthrough in production of petrochemicals

Conference session

10:30 – 11:00

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

11:00 – 11:30

Networking break

Social networking

Keynote session 2: Digitalization of R&I in the petrochemical industry

11:30 – 12:15

Focus on process and material flow

Conference session

12:15 – 13:00

Artificial intelligence innovations for chemicals

Conference session

13:00 – 13:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

13:00 – 14:45

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Sponsored by:

Case study session: Digitalization in the chemical industry

14:45 – 16:05

Case study session: Digitalization in the chemical industry

  • The gamification of R&D in the digital age
  • Process control 2.0 – modelling + simulation
  • Realtime cost control

Conference session

16:05 – 16:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

16:30 – 16:40

Summary of day one and outlook on day two’s program

Conference session

19:00 – 21:00

Gala dinner

Social networking

Sponsored by:
SABIC
14 March 2019

Thursday 14 March 2019 | Day 2

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Sponsored by:
SipChem

09:00 – 09:20

Keynote session

Conference session

09:20 – 09:45

Performance polymers driving value and efficiency

Conference session

09:45 – 10:10

Turning CO2 into endless potential

Conference session

10:10 – 10:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

Social networking

Case study session: Technology implementation relevant for the Gulf region

11:00 – 11:35

Upgrading complex aromatic bottoms to BTX

Conference session

11:35 – 12:10

A new EVA polymer grade

Conference session

12:10 – 12:45

Polypropylene differentiation: Ultra-melt-strength PP for foaming solutions

Conference session

12:45 – 13:15

Panel discussion and Q&A

Panel

13:15 – 13:30

Closing address

Conference session

13:30 – 15:00

Networking lunch and prayer

Social networking

Sponsored by: