Program

09:00 - 17:00

Registration, welcome refreshments and exhibition

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09:30 - 11:00

Masterclass session 1

11:30 - 13:00

Masterclass session 2

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch and business networking

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14:00 - 17:00

Day 0 seminar

19:30 - 22:30

Welcome dinner

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08:00 - 17:00

Registration, welcome refreshments and exhibition

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09:00 - 09:30

Opening session and welcome address

Yousef Al-Benyan Vice Chairman and CEO, SABIC and Chairman, GPCA
09:30 - 09:50

Inaugural address

H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain
09:50 - 10:10

Keynote address: A world economic and energy outlook

10:10 - 10:40

Panel discussion and questions

10:40 - 11:10

Morning refreshments

11:10 - 11:30

Transformational investment and regional partnership as routes to growth

Mark Lashier President and CEO, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
11:30 - 11:50

Transformation and commitment to the circular economy in the chemical industry

Daniele Ferrari CEO, Versalis
11:50 - 12:10

Megatrends that matter and new realities for the chemical industry

12:10 - 12:30

Panel discussion and questions

12:30 - 14:30

Lunch and business networking

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14:00 - 17:00

Day One seminar: The circular economy

14:30 - 17:30

Business networking and exhibition

19:30 - 22:30

Gala dinner

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08:00 - 15:00

Registration, welcome refreshments and exhibition

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09:00 - 09:10

Opening and introductory remarks

09:10 - 09:30

Keynote address: International partnerships transforming a modernizing economy

09:30 - 10:00

Petrochemical investment as a cornerstone of economic growth

Musabbeh Al-Kaabi CEO, Petroleum and Petrochemicals, Mubadala
10:00 - 10:20

Divest to survive

Mutlaq H. Al-Morished CEO, TASNEE
10:20 - 10:50

Panel discussion and questions

10:50 - 11:20

Morning refreshments

11:20 - 11:40

Transforming the Gulf: Advancing Saudi Vision 2030 through infrastructure partnerships

Steven Demetriou Chairman and CEO, Jacobs Engineering
11:40 - 12:00

Innovation at the heart of global growth and industry transformation

12:00 - 12:20

Digital, structural and business model transformation to create growth

12:20 - 12:50

Panel discussion and questions

12:50 - 13:00

Closing address for conference sessions

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch and business networking

14:30 - 15:00

Business networking and exhibition


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