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APIC 2017 Presentation Data
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May18 (Thursday), 2017

Chemical Marketing Seminar (Session1) Nexant
  1. Outlook for Global Economy and State of the Global Petrochemical Industry
    Mr. Clive Gibson, Vice President, Energy & Chemicals Advisory
  2. Long-term Sustainability in Commodity Petrochemicals “An outlook for olefins and aromatics”
    Mr. Lee Fagg, Principal, Energy & Chemicals Advisory
  3. Adapting to a Changing Game - Impact of environmental and Political Landscape changes
    Mr. Richard Sleep, Senior Vice President, Energy & Chemicals Advisory
Chemical Marketing Seminar (Session2) S&P Global Platts
  1. Impact of Lower Crude Prices on Olefins
    Hetain Mistry, Managing Analyst, Petrochemicals
  2. China & India: The Race is on.
    Eshwar Yennigalla, Analyst, Petrochemicals
  3. Can olefins ride out market volatility?
    Fumiko Dobashi, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals
  4. Aromatics: PX, benzene, and beyond
    Bao Ying Ng, Managing Editor, Petrochemicals
Chemical Marketing Seminar (Session3) ICIS
  1. Climate change, pollution concerns and the impact on refining and petrochemicals
    Stefano Zehnder, Vice President, Analytics & Consulting
  2. The US petrochemical capacity wave. Plus what Trump's policies could mean for US and global chemical trade
    Joseph Chang, Global Editor, ICIS Chemical Business
  3. China's Economic Reforms In An Era Of Political Uncertainty: Implications For Petrochemicals
    John Richardson, ICIS Senior Consultant, Asia
Chemical Marketing Seminar (Session4) Tecnon OrbiChem
  1. The Bio-economy concept and its role in the chemical supply chain
    Doris de Guzman, Senior Consultant, Bio-Materials
  2. CO2 as a Industrial chemical feedstock
    Roger Lee, Managing Director
  3. Replacing existing petro-chemicals with bio-based alternatives
    Dr Charles Fryer, Chairman
  4. New bio-routes for the production of Monoethylene Glycol
    Gillian Tweddle, Business Manager, Individual Project Studies

May 19 (Friday), 2017

Keynote Speeches
  1. Neil Chapman, President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company
    "Petrochemicals in the Next Decade"
  2. Michitaka Sawada, President of Kao Corporation [ Watch Video (Powerpoint Data) ]
    "Creating Connections to Drive Innovation"

Committee Meetings

1. General Matters and Raw Materials
  1. Wood Mackenzie
    Global oil and gas supply / demand and price outlooks focusing on chemical feedstocks

    Alan Gelder, VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets, EMEARC Research
  2. IHS Markit
    Olefins production competitiveness and outlooks

    Tony Potter, Vice President
  3. Nexant
    Outlook for Aromatics: Understanding the Changing Landscape

    Mr. Johan Vandebeek, Senior Analyst, Energy & Chemicals Advisory

2. Polyolefins
  1. ICIS
    Survival of the fittest - are the non-traditional olefins/polyolefins routes sustainable in the low oil, low naphtha environment?

    Regan Hartnell, Senior Consultant
  2. ICIS
    The coming US petrochemical export surge - “Trumped or not Trumped”

    Amber Liu, Senior manager
  3. Nexant
    Global LDPE EVA copolymer market

    Ms. Anna Ibbotson, Principal, Energy & Chemicals Advisory
  4. Nexant
    Outlook for global linear alpha olefins (LAOs)

    Ms. Chommanad Thammanayakatip, Managing Consultant, Energy & Chemicals Advisory
  5. CNCIC
    China polyolefins industry outlook

    Peter Huang, CEO

3. Styrenics
  1. ICIS
    The road ahead for Asia styrene & bezene feedstocks

    Clive Ong, Senior Editor Manager
  2. IHS Markit
    After Rain Comes Sunshine, and Storm Awaits after Calm

    Alan Lu, Director
  3. Platts
    Will the shale wave rewrite the future of styrene and feedstocks?

    Genevieve Soong, Associate Editor, Petrochemicals

4. PVC
  1. Platts
    India takes the lead in Asian PVC

    Fumiko Dobashi, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals
  2. ICIS
    Asia Vinyls Market Review & the Revival of China as an Export Player

    Kite Chong, Markets Editor
  3. JLC
    China PVC Industry Development Characteristics and Prospect

    Michael Tang, Vice President

5. Synthetic Rubber
  1. IHS Markit
    Balance prospects for global synthetic rubber and raw butadiene

    Anthony Song, Director
  2. JLC
    China Synthetic Rubber Market Analysis

    Amanda Zhao, Head of International Department
  3. Bridgestone
    Trend of tire technology for sustainable society

    Tatsuro Hamada, Vice President & Officer

6. Synthetic Fiber Raw Material
  1. Wood Mackenezie
    1. EO/EG Market& Balance of World trend(including New Capa)
    2. MEG China(including Coal to MEG & others)
    3. Polyester Intermediates Update(including PX)

    EO/EG/MEG: Paul Clarke, Senior Consultant, EO/EG/MEG
    PTA,PX: Steve Jenkins, VP Consulting - Chemicals, Polymers & Fibres

7. Chemicals
  1. ICIS
    Gas or CTO… will it ever work in the current low oil price environment?

    Bala Ramani, Senior Consultant
  2. ICIS
    Exploring the intertwining relationship between PO and polyether polyols

    Matthew Chong, Markets Editor
  3. IHS Markit
    Specialty Chemicals

    Masahiro Yoneyama, Senior Director
  4. Tecnon OrbiChem
    Phthalates vs. Non-Phthalates Plasticisers. Repercussions for Raw Material Markets

    Angel Fernandez, Business Manager

8. Environmental Issues
  1. Sustainable Society and Chemical Industry - ICCA E&CC and Its Activity -
    Mr. Bunro Shiozawa, Senior Associate, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
  2. Possibility of environmental load reduction through selection of optimum food packaging: Considering the function of package to reduce food losses
    Dr. Takeo Shiina, Professor, Chiba University
  3. Plastic Waste Management for Sustainable Urbanization in Asia
    - Lessons from experiences of Japan -

    Mr. Hisao Ida, Executive Director, Plastic Waste Management Institute
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