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The Future Of Polyolefins 2015

Date: 21st January 2015 - 22nd January 2015 Location: London - UK

ACI’s Future of Polyolefins 2015, taking place in London, UK, on 21st – 22nd January 2015, will bring together key industry experts to discuss the latest strategies and methods to overcome current challenges, and maximise the opportunities. The conference will address how the industry will evolve, current trends, how to respond to the changes of the market and the growing demand from end users.

Over the two days, the event will bring you insights into end users expectations and environmental approaches, amongst others. You will also be able to interact and discuss regional markets, while developing future business opportunity in polyolefins. Join us in London and exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.


21st January 2015
22nd January 2015
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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
284-302 Waterloo Road
London, SE1 8RQ United Kingdom

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+44 (0)20 7928 4062
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  • Global Trends and Growth of the Polyolefins Market
  • US Shale Gas Revolution: Still Going Strong
  • Overview of Alternative Feedstocks for Propylene: Conventional & Bio-based
  • Changing Value Chain & Supply Networks
  • Insights on Business Strategy and Development
  • Managing Risk while Implementing a Plant
  • Regional Impact of the Shale Gas Boom: Europe, Latin America & Asia
  • End Markets: Overview and Expectations
  • Bio Plastic and Environmental Strategies
  • Latest Technology & Development in Polyolefin Production
  • Frank Kuijpers – Vice President Licensing & Technology, SABIC
  • Dr. Andrea Borruso – Director, Borruso Polymers GmbH
  • Robert Haines – Technology Business Development Manager, CB&I
  • Ronan Rocle – Business Development Manager, Global Bioenergies
  • Dr. Brian Balmer – Industry Pincipal – Performance Materials, Frost & Sullivan
  • Alex Lidback – Global Practice Leader – Chemicals & Head of Chemical Research – EMEARC, Wood Mackenzie
  • Dr. Michael McDermott – Senior Analyst, Nexant
  • Dr. Sven Mandewirth – Partner, Camelot Management Consultants AG
  • Raphael Crawford – Vice President – Performance Catalyst Solutions, Albemarle
  • Paul Harnick – Global COO Chemical & Performance Technologies, KPMG
  • Alain Contal – Network Leader Rigid Packaging, Nestlé
  • Frederic Van Houte – General Director, CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association
  • Emanuela Bardi – Junior Product Manager, Taghleef Industries
  • Kathryn Sheridan – CEO and 1% for the Planet Ambassador, Sustainability Consult
  • Francesco Ciardelli – Professor Emeritus, University of Pisa, Italy – CEO, SPIN-PET srl
  • Pascal Castro, PhD – Competence Manager, Borealis
  • Lars Evensen – Business Development Manager, Norner AS
  • Michael Stephens – Group Technical Director, Symphony Environmental Ltd