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Leadership In the Age of Transformation
As the industry of industries we have a responsibility. The world has awoken to the volatility in which we exist and how we proceed will affect downstream for generations to come.
In 2020, Reuters Events Downstream Virtual united leaders and innovators from across the full value chain to identify, discuss and meet the uniquely difficult challenges to the future of downstream. At Reuters Events we believe that 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 diverse and resilient future – we think you should join us.
If you’d like to get involved in Downstream USA 2021 program, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch below to join Reuters Events: Downstream understand changing demands, drive transformation and create a downstream of the future.
Reuters Events: Downstream Speakers in 2020 Included:
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
Mitra Basiri Kashanchi General Manager, Chevron Salt Lake City Plant Chevron
Joseph Israel CEO Par Petroleum
Thomas Abel SVP Projectst Borealis
Taylor Auburg VP Projects Freeport LNG
Michael Dailey VP and General Counsel Air Liquide
Victor Ortega VP Technical Site Managementt Covestro
Thomas Grell President Downstream & Chemicalst Wood
Walter Pesenti Global Petrochemical Operational Excellence Manager BP
Randy PoundGlobal Director of Maintenance & Reliabilityt Olin
Alan Gelder VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets, Downstream Global SMEt Wood Mackenzie
Russell Hamley President ABC
Paula Glover CEO & Presidentt American Association of Blacks in Energy
Who is the Reuters Events: Downstream Community?
Technology & Digital
Consultants & Forecasters
What did we cover in 2020?
Engineering & Construction
Alternative Contract Strategies:
Unleash productivity in your next project and guarantee successful project execution through innovative and emerging contract strategy trends.
Attack Rising CAPEX Cost:
The ultimate authority on maximising ROI - don't let the mistakes of past projects be repeated and master the art of CAPEX efficiency.
- Going Digital:
Don't be left behind! Unlock the power of project digitization to transform your ability to respond to challenges and make critical project decisions in real-time.
- Project Management Solutions Transforming Productivity:
All the exclusive insights you need to optimize project controls, AWP and scope development to supercharge tool-time for the whole value chain.
Train. Retain. Diversify.
Reliability, Maintenance & Turnarounds:
Enhance Your APM Strategy:
Implementing transformational cultural and behavioural change, creating agents of reliability, harnessing enhanced analytics & shifting towards predictive maintenance
Capital Projects Integration:
Knocking down the barriers to finally realize the potential CAPEX & OPEX reductions that can be achieved through an integrative approach to project completion
Embracing Industry Digitalization:
Digitalize communication channels, mobilize your assets and hear how to embrace the latest advances in the fields of IIoT to have an instant overview of work progress, strengthening team mobility, connectivity and ability to interact throughout the facility
Comprehensive Scope Planning;
Achieve conclusive scope definition, leverage technology and utilize post-event data to accurately forecast time & resource requirements, mitigating discovery work & scope creep
The Workforce Question;
Proven strategies to recruit, train & retain the most valuable asset; maximizing productivity, enhancing buy-in and maintaining oversight to limit overrun, to finish on time and under budget
Supply Chain & Logistics:
Assess the Bigger Impact on North America's Supply Chain:
Come together with the industry's biggest and most trusted voices to identify and assess the impact on the petrochemical supply chain industry
Overcome Barriers to Survival:
Get front line insights on how to navigate the biggest hurdles to the Downstream & Chemical Industry when shipping product in 2020 and beyond
- Identify Innovation Unlocking Success:
The winners in our industry will be those who are quick to adapt and innovate. Let us help you on your journey to optimal efficiency
- Don't be left behind:
As the only dedicated petrochemical supply chain event in the world, we are the no.1 destination for the industry to come together, identify and discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities in downstream - can you afford to be the one that doesn't attend?
Why is Reuters Events the Leading Downstream Conference & Exhibition?
The only multi-discipline downstream event. The world’s biggest names in Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Refining and LNG will once again gather for 2 days of sharing exclusive insight and lessons learned on every facet of downstream industry.
The only event to deep dive into case studies across the full downstream value chain. From outlooks and trends to project execution to operations we are a one stop shop to overcome downstream’s biggest challenges.
Our bespoke agendas are crafted by industry, for industry with carefully selected themes and discussions to provide a conclusive road map of the future of downstream.
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.
Connect with your fellow attendees and potential new partners through a dedicated virtual meeting 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 connections, ideas and partnerships.
How our 15,000+ 2020 Attendees Got Involved
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 15,000+ 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 downstream Netflix.
Best-in-class virtual conference experience
This is not our first rodeo. In 2020 Reuters Events ran over 80 virtual events. Here’s our net promoter score (NPS) from the extensive post event survey and a small snapshot of what people thought…
* Company NPS scores acquired from https://customer.guru/net-promoter-score/top-brands
A special experience by any measure!
How our partners got involved:
Present a case-study or show thought leadership through a 15 minute presentation with a live Q&A to all 15,000+ attendees
Live Panel Discussion
Participate in one of the many live panels happening over the 3 days. Sit beside major petrochemical, chemical, refining and LNG companies to become the leading authority on key challenges.
Generate leads with a booth in our online exhibition - please note that access to our networking platform is exclusive to our online exhibitors
Get up close and personal with your clients. Invite an exclusive group of your target clients to join them in deep dive conversation to overcome their biggest challenges and position yourself as the solution.
Arrange virtual meetings with our dedicated meeting and messaging service
Search our list of over 5,000+ virtual attendees from across the key areas of business.
Search our list of 5,000+ virtual attendees from across 3 core downstream verticals
Join your own private virtual meeting rooms at the touch of a button. Suggest a time for meeting, join the meeting through your personal invite and connect
Receive 1-2-1 support for all your meeting needs from Reuters Events's networking concierge team.
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