Take a seat at the top table to hear from the most influential figures in the global downstream industry as they share their vision of tomorrows downstream and decide the industry’s roadmap to get there.
Where the future of the Downstream industry is decided
We need to futureproof the downstream industry through more sustainable, resilient, and smarter business strategies.
Join us this November at the Downstream Leadership Virtual Forum as we unite key players to best answer downstream c-suite’s biggest questions shaping future business strategy. Tune in with 5,000+ of the industry’s biggest influencers to unpick economic outlooks, build resilient business models, create value in the new normal and embrace sustainable operations for a net zero future.
Together we can secure the future of our industry and the prosperity of those that depend on it. Together we can build a better, more resilient future – we think you should join us.
Industry Leading Speakers Already Confirmed Include:
Mary Drave Chief Sustainability Officer Dow
Mark Vergnano President & CEO Chemours
Huibert Vigeveno Downstream Director Shell
Saori Dubourg Member of the Board of Executive Directors BASF SE
Adi Blum Managing Director, Energy & Power Infrastructure BlackRock
Osmar Abib Chairman of Global Energy Credit Suisse
Nicolas Thévenot Managing Director, Corporate Banking Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation (APICORP)
Duane Dickson Vice Chairman, US Oil, Gas & Chemicals Leader Deloitte LLP
Louise Boddy Head of Commercial Strategy, Sustainability ICIS
Stephen Jones Senior Vice President, Global Head of Oil Products Argus Media
Khush Nariman Expert Partner McKinsey & Co
Alan Gelder VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets Wood Mackenzie
4 Business Critical Themes Being Discussed by Industry Leaders
Building a Resilient Business Model:
The combination of a demand shock, supply glut & looming global recession is an unprecedented test for the entire industry. We will discuss how the industry can meet this challenge whilst building future business resilience through leveraging innovation, diversification, technology, restructuring, & new partnerships
Embracing Sustainable Operations for a Net Zero Future:
With the industry facing increasing accountability for ensuring operations are environmentally sound, circular and community focussed we will address the latest initiatives and opportunities to exceed expectations and lead the way for the next phase of development
Creating Value in the New Normal:
With existing value drivers encountering growing headwinds it has never been more vital to identify opportunities to continue to create value through the latest developments in integrated operations, application development, effective R&D and advanced generation fuels & products
Unpicking the Economic Outlook:
Up-to-date and unbiased information has never been so vital. Start to mitigate the risk of unpredictability and create a clear path to success with the most complete and comprehensive market outlooks the industry has to offer.
Uniting Key Players in the Industry to Best Inform Your Business Strategy
Investor & Banking Community
Regulators & Legislators
Full A-Z of the Downstream Industry In Attendance
Why Reuters Events: Downstream Leadership Forum 2020 is the must attend downstream event:
Gain exclusive access to discussions and insight that will set the course of the industry for years to come FOR FREE. Use this conclusive information to guide short, medium & long term plans for your business.
Never has there been a more pressing time for the industry to come together to adapt and discuss the new normal. We have done the hard work so you don’t have too! In just 2 days, the industry’s biggest and most important stakeholder will come together to chart the future of downstream - can you afford to not to be part of the discussion?
Strong as one, but better together! Participate as a team to catch every drop of insight, make the most of networking and interactive sessions, transform culture as one and significantly save on cost.
We know you want more than just a series of online presentations - this is why live Q&A, interactive roundtables, workshops and online networking are all key experiences of the Downstream Leadership Forum.
Connect with like-minded attendees via a tried and tested, best-in-class platform, as well as interactive virtual workshops, roundtables and social events to facilitate those chance encounters.
Delivering an exceptional virtual event experience including:
Our goal is to inspire the Downstream industry, challenge what’s possible and provide a platform for the world’s greatest leaders.
We are disrupting the traditional conference model and offering you the ultimate conference experience.
Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!
Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your fellow attendees and build those relationships with instant chat, video calls and discussion groups
Get in-depth answers in real-time with our live Q&A sessions with every presentation and panel speaker
Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service for 2 weeks. Imagine Netflix but the best of downstream thought leadership.
How it works
Searchable attendee list
Private group chats
Exceptional online networking opportunities
You won’t find an online downstream leadership networking experience elsewhere. The Downstream Leadership Forum is the only place to connect with digital innovators, marketing strategists and tech decision-makers in today’s “new normal”. Here’s how:
- Connect 1-on-1 with fellow attendees: Over several weeks, you’ll have access to our online networking platform, allowing you to connect with like-minded downstream leaders.
- Interactivity: Over 30 interactive sessions including virtual workshops, roundtables, live Q&As and panels.
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