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. Gain access to all discussions with a full pass only!
Where the future of the Downstream industry is decided
We need to futureproof the downstream industry through more sustainable, resilient, and smarter business strategies.
The Downstream Leadership Forum is committed to providing a platform for the industry to collectively innovate, adapt and overcome challenges created by global economic uncertainty, growing environmental & social responsibilities, and delivering value to a world that demands more.
Together we can secure the future of our industry and the prosperity of those that depend on it. Join us this November as we build a better future.
Industry Leading Speakers Already Confirmed Include:
Jim Fitterling Chairman & CEO Dow
Mark Vergnano President & CEO Chemours
Huibert Vigeveno Downstream Director Shell
Joseph Israel CEO Par Petroleum
Mathew George General Manager (Petrochemicals) Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Jürgen Wollschläger Managing Director Raffinerie Heide
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.
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Impact of Covid-19 & Oil Price Crash: Downstream Executive Perspectives Whitepaper
In the run up to the forum we will be releasing useful whitepapers and webinars to help give the industry the analysis and outlooks it needs. Check out our insight hub for more useful content.
We have recently released our BRAND NEW complimentary whitepaper Impact of Covid-19 & Oil Price Crash: Downstream Executive Perspectives. The report contains insights from across the full Petrochemical, Chemical, Refining and LNG value chain and provides exclusive analysis of the impact of the Pandemic & Oil Price Crash on the Downstream Industry and what does this mean for Global Supply Chains, Sustainability and Digitalisation.
Key Contributors Include:
Alan Gelder VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets, Downstream Global SME Wood Mackenzie
Joseph Israel CEO Par Petroleum LLC
Taylor Auburg VP Projects Freeport LNG
Andreas Kicherer Director, Corporate Sustainability, BASF
Bret Bement Director Supply Chain, Petrochemicals N. America BASF
Mark Wrzyszczynski Senior IT Advisor Projects & Engineering Shell
Uniting Key Players in the Industry For a Better Future
Investor & Banking Community
Regulators & Legislators
Provides opportunities for people from small and large companies, to meet and get together and share ideas.
The Industry’s Chosen Agenda to Deliver the Future of Downstream
- Chemical, Refining and LNG Industry’s Covid-19 Recovery and Future Global Trends
- Global Supply Chain Recovery
- CAPEX Spending Review
- To Consolidate or Diversify? Restructuring Proactively and Decisively
- Asset Performance Management Strategies
- Delivering Value to Share Holders
- Understanding Increasing Complex Customer Needs
- Lead Energy Transition
- Serving the Growing Renewables Sector
- Plastic Waste Innovation and Regulation
- Circular Economy
- Navigating ESG
- Integrating Biofuels
- Managing Balance Sheets in the Unknown
- Mitigating Systematic Risk
- Offsetting Peak Demand Strategies
- Trade Wars
- Integrated Operations
- Application Development
- Effective R&D
- Advanced generation fuels & products
- In House Development & Pilot Scalability
- Future of Data Management
Why the Downstream Leadership Forum is a Must-Attend-Event for Major Industry Leadership Teams
Gain exclusive access to discussions and insight that will set the course of the industry for years to come. 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?
We know that opportunities to interact with your peers are what make events special. That’s why wherever possible and using the latest technology we will continue to deliver live Q&As, breakout sessions & workshops and audience polls.
We are stronger together! Connect with fellow industry peers to continue discussion happening “on stage” through our dedicated virtual networking platform. You will be able to message, schedule meetings and use virtual meeting rooms to ensure even in isolation you are not isolated from new innovations, ideas and partnerships.
Watch now! Get a taste of what is to come via our insight hub tab above. Access our latest webinars, whitepapers and more free of charge. Additionally, access all conference presentation for a full month after the event! We know time is precious, so catch-up in your own time through our conference on-demand service. Imagine downstream Netflix…
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5 Reasons Why Reuters Events Downstream LF is Unique
- CEO and Board Level News:
- Gain access to first-hand insights from the industry’s biggest names on their response to the current turbulence and the future of Downstream industry
- The ‘Davos’ for Downstream:
- This is the meeting to shape Downstream future, set precedence, improve resilience, deliver responsible solutions and make world change
- Practical Case Studies:
- The ONLY meeting to focus and delve deep into practical case studies across our core themes of sustainability, resilience and creating value
- Exclusive ‘Chatham House Rule’ Discussions
- for industry experts who are ready for open and honest conversations to address real solutions
- Business-to-Business Setting:
- We stay away from ‘fluff’ to cover hard-hitting topics, push boundaries, and deliver useful and practical takeaways
The World’s Most Senior Virtual Downstream Forum
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.
What we have in-store
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 5,000+ fellow attendees. Follow up with interesting ideas in the digital networking suite!
Get in-depth answers in real-time in our live Q&A sessions in each presentation and panel!
Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service. Imagine Netflix but the best of immersive enterprise thought leadership.
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