Friday, May 17
Session 1: General Matters and Raw Materials
- Venue: Grand Ball Room, 5F
- Key Trend in Global Petrochemicals
- Tony Potter, Global Vice President, Specialty Chemicals, IHS Markit
- New Energy & New Materials in Chinese Market
- Shawn Zhang, Project Director, Consulting Division, CNCIC
- Crude Oil-to-Chemicals (COTC) – Reshaping Asia
- Stefano Zehnder, Vice President Consulting, Global Refining, ICIS
- Clean Solutions for the Petrochemical Industry are a Time of Energy Transitions
- Eshwar Yennigalla, Analyst, Petrochemicals, S & P Global Platts
Session 2: Polyolefins
- Venue: Junior I, 5F
- Polyolefin Market Update and Outlook
- Yi Ling Tan, Associate Director, Polyolefins, IHS Markit
- Market Opportunity of Polyolefin Elastomer and Plastomer (POE & POP) in China
- Peter Huang, CEO, Consulting Division, CNCIC
- Polymer Business Strategies in the Era of Low Profitability – “Adaptability is the Key.”
- Felita Widjaja, Senior Editor, Polyethylene, ICIS
- Trends & Environment Impacts in Polyolefin Markets, US-China Trade Tariffs, China Pollution Scrap Ban and Impact and Short-Term Market Outlook
- Heng Hui, Senior Editor Petrochemical, S & P Global Platts
Session 3: Styrenics
- Venue: Spring-Summer, 3F
- Styrene Monomer: Are the Good Days Over?
- Kate Lee, Senior Petrochemical Markets Reporter, Argus
- China vs. Southeast Asia in Styrenics Capacity Investment – Two Scenarios
- Rhian O’Connor, Senior Analyst, ICIS
- Asia Styrenics: US Demand Losing Steam, or Catch its Breath?
- Regina Sher, Associate Editor, S & P Global Platts
Session 4: PVC
- Venue: Fortune-Prosperity, 5F
- Chlor-Allkali: Global PVC Market Heading Toward Tighter Global Balance
- Bemard Law, Editor Chlor-Alkali Asia, Argus
- Will Chinese PVC Industry Continue to Prosper Under New Dynamics?
- Shiyao Wang, Senior Consultant, Consulting Division, CNCIC
- Possibility of Recycle PVC: Can Recycle PVC Ease Current PCV Supply Tightness?
- Fumiko Dobashi, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals, S & P Global Platts
Session 5: Synthetic Rubber
- Venue: Junior II, 5F
- Asia Synthetic Rubber Market
- Anthony Song, Associate Director, C4s and Elastomers, IHS Markit
- Will China be the New Game Change in the Global Butadiene Market?
- Helen Yan, Senior Editor, ICIS
- The Electronic Vehicle (EV) Revolution and the Shift in Trade Dynamics
- Elizabeth Low, Editor Petrochemicals, S & P Global Platts
Session 6: Synthetic Fibre Raw Materials
- Venue: Autumn-Winter, 3F
- Polyester Chain Market Outlook
- Ding Wei, Director, Aromatics and Fibers, IHS Markit
- Asian PX Market Outlook – from the Angle of the PET Value Chain Cycle
- Jenny Yi, Senior Analyst, ICIS
- The Global Polyester & Intermediates Industry: Trends & Challenges
- Javier Rivera, Senior Consultant – EG, EO & Derivatives, Caprolactam, Polyamide Resin, Tecnon OrbiChem
- What is the Challenge for Nylon Industry Now?
- Crystal Chiang, Asia Director, PCI Wood Mackenzie
Session 7: Chemicals
- Venue: Garden Villa, 8F
- Methanol: How will Methanol Survive the Supply Overflow?
- Mahua Chakravarty, Petrochemical Markets Editor, Argus
- The Petrochemical Intermediates Conundrum
- Amber Liu, Head of Petchem Analytics, ICIS
- Is Rationalization the Only Way to Sustainability in the Phenol Market?
- Angeline Soh, Markets Editor, ICIS
Session 8: Environmental Issue
- Venue: Longevity, 5F
- Sustainability in Chemicals
- Jihoon Kim, Partner and Managing Director, Seoul, BCG
Arun Rajamani, Principal, Kuala Lumpur, BCG
- Today and Tomorrow: Petrochemical Industry in China – From the Viewpoint of Environmental Protection Storm
- Vicky Su, Senior Project Director, Consulting Division, CNCIC
- The Green Revolutions of the Far Eastern Group
- Justin Tsai, President, Oriental Union Chemical Corp.
- Carbon Dioxide as an Industrial Chemical Feedstock
- William Bann, Business Manager - Acetyls, Polyamide & Intermediates, Epoxy & Engineering Resins, Tecnon OrbiChem