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7th Maximising Propylene Yields

Date: 22nd January 2020 - 23rd January 2020 Location: Barcelona - Spain

Already on its 7th edition, ACI’s Maximising Propylene Yields Conference will bring together senior executives and experts from the refining, chemical & petrochemical industries, as well as leading market analysts, consultants, technology providers & innovators to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the propylene industry.

The two day event will give you an in depth insight into the industry`s latest & future technology trends, while also concentrating on key updates and future forecasts on the supply & demand trends of propylene feedstocks, propylene derivatives & propylene itself. By highlighting the sector’s current major challenges and opportunities, the conference will provide a holistic outlook on major market trends and drivers in the future.

This year the biggest focus of the event will be dedicated to the innovations in OPP, FCC & PDH Technologies and on the great need of strong strategy in Europe, to enhance propylene business profitability in the each section of the supply chain. Other topics like latest updates in policy and regulations, increasing demand for propylene in the automotive sector and the impact of plastic industry transformation on the propylene industry will also play an important role on the two days discussion.

Join Maximizing Propylene Yields 2020 to hear in depth dives into the global & European market shifts, key business applications & innovations, technology projects as well as the future objectives on maximising propylene production capacity & value.

The participants will have a unique opportunity to take an active part in interactive sessions & panel discussions to share their knowledge, experience and uncertainties. The event will give you insights from end-use markets giving updates on market growth drivers along with sustainable advancements in technologies and R&D projects. Join us in Barcelona to meet senior representatives from leading companies for excellent networking opportunities.


22nd January 2020
23rd January 2020
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Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036
Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036
Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
+1 929 331 6835
Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036
Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036


Novotel Barcelona City Hotel
Avenida Diagonal 201
Barcelona, 08018 Spain
+34 933 262 499
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  • Ethylene and Propylene- Increased capacity and Impacts
  • Latest Updates in Policy and Regulations
  • Increasing demand for propylene in the automotive sector
  • The impact of plastic industry transformation on the propylene industry
  • On purpose propylene production as the necessary technology to fill the propylene gap
  • Benchmarking the PDH Technologies- the different routes from propane to propylene production
  • Utilizing FCC technology
  • Future Feedstock in Propylene Production


  • Iwan Achmad- Senior Process Engineer, Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Company
  • Ayush Bafna- Sr. Licensing Manager, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Lars Borger- VP for Brand Owner Management, Neste
  • Stephan Bowers- Feedstocks and Petrochemical Technologies Manager, Evonik Performance Materials GmbH
  • Gabor Kis- Ph. D. Downstream Technology Development- Lead Expert, MOL Group
  • Lin Lin- Senior Research Scientist, AIR Liquide Forschung Und Entwicklung GmbH
  • Armand Andres Pajuste- CEO, NBCVentures Ltd
  • Senior Representative- Albemarle
  • Mark Eggleston- Director, Phillip Townsend Associates
  • Stewart Hardy- Senior Consultant, Nexant
  • Victoria Haykin- Energy Market Analyst, JBC Energy
  • Antonios Psarras- Dr. Chemical Engineer, MSc, Collaborating Researcher, C.P.E.R.I.- C.E.R.T.H.
  • Adam Ludwig- Consultant, IHS Markit
  • Lara Berton- Global Methanol Lead, S&P Global Platts

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Anna Wilinska

Tel: +48 61 646 7068

Email: [email protected]


Previous Speakers Include:

  • Grzegorz Jozwiak, Refining And Petrochemical Process Optimisation Director, PKN ORLEN
  • Jacek Smyczynski, Director Production Efficiency & Optimisation, PKN ORLEN
  • Gabor Kis, Technology Development Lead Expert, MOL Group
  • Rosa Jiménez Lázaro, Development and Innovation Manager, CEPSA
  • Francisco Javier Ruiz de Miguel, Corporate strategy Manager, CEPSA
  • Ronan Rocle, Business Development Manager, Global Bioenergies
  • Marc Nicolas, Global Business Director, Albemarle
  • Senior Representative, CHEM – ENERGY
  • Stephen Bowers, Feedstock & Petrochemicals Technologies, Evonik
  • Shuja H. Zaidi, CEO & President, CHEM – ENERGY
  • Araceli Fernandez Pales, Senior Energy Technology Analyst, International Energy Agency
  • Patrick Kirby, Principal Analyst EMEARC Olefins, Wood MacKenzie
  • Rafael Moreno, Project Leader, Oil & Gas Downstream Expert, The Boston Consulting Group
  • Damien Valderaire, Science Executive, Refining, CONCAWE
  • Yang Zhigang, Regional Representative, SINOPEC
  • Samuel C.Hess, CEO, UniSieve
  • Stephen Li, Associate Director, I H S MARKIT
  • Stewart Hardy- Senior Consultant, Nexant


  • Senior refining representatives
  • Refining R&D
  • Technology developers
  • Feedstocks providers
  • Polymer producers
  • Chemical companies
  • Technology & solution providers
  • Petrochemical experts & consultants
  • Technology licensors
  • EPC contractors
  • Investments bankers
  • Energy markets analyst & advisors
  • Chemical, refining & petrochemical associations



Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts. We power the potential of companies in many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. Working side-by-side with our customers, we develop value-added, customized solutions that make them more competitive. Our solutions combine the finest technology and ingredients with the knowledge and know-how of our highly experienced and talented team of operators, scientists and engineers.

Discovering and implementing new and better performance-based sustainable solutions is what motivates all of us. We think beyond business-as-usual to drive innovations that create lasting value. Albemarle employs approximately 5,400 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries.


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In collaboration with our customers, we develop top-quality solutions and deliver efficiency, reliability, and sustainability over the entire life cycle. Around 11,500 employees at over 60 locations form a global network with a technology portfolio that guarantees maximum productivity and cost-efficiency.

thyssenkrupp creates complete chemical plants, from engineering, procurement and construction through to technical and operating services. We offer equipment and technologies for fertilizers, base chemicals, electrolysis, polymers, gas technologies, oil & gas, as well as biotechnology and high-pressure applications. With our engineering expertise and decades-long experience, we work together with customers to develop reliable, efficient and sustainable solutions.



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If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Gyulavári

Tel: +1 929 331 6835

Email: [email protected]



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