11th ICIS World Phenol-Acetone Conference

Prepare for the tipping point in a volatile market to secure a strong 2020

November 2020 // Virtual Event

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After careful consideration, and due to the current ongoing situation regarding Coronavirus, this year’s 11th World Phenol-Acetone Conference has now been postponed. The health and safety of our participants is our top priority, which is why we have taken this decision.The new dates for the conference is currently TBC.
If you are confirmed to attend this year’s conference, our registrations team will be in touch regarding next steps.
We appreciate your understanding, and sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this postponement will cause. If you do have any questions regarding the event, please contact our registration team directly at events.registration@icis.com or call +44 (0)20 8652 3819.
If you are interested in attending the event in November, please email events.registration@icis.com directly and we will let you know when we are able to take bookings for our new date. We are also working to build a virtual program of events and will communicate details soon. In the meantime, we would like to request your feedback via this short survey so that together we shape how to best deliver insight to you.
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Conference Agenda

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08:00 - 08:50Registration and refreshments
08:50 - 09:00Welcome and Chair’s opening remarks [More Info]
09:00 - 09:40Clarify the current macroeconomic situation across the globe [More Info]
09:40 - 10:20Unravelling the implications of trade tensions on the phenol-acetone market [More Info]
10:20 - 11:00Inside look at the supply and demand for phenol-acetone in Europe [More Info]
11:00 - 11:30Refreshment break and networking
11:30 - 12:10Understanding a fluctuating feedstock market for phenol-acetone [More Info]
12:10 - 12:50Shedding light on the acetone market in 2020 [More Info]
12:50 - 13:50Lunch and networking
13:50 - 14:30Planned projects and new capacities: How will this impact regional trade? [More Info]
14:30 - 15:10Assessing downstream BPA demand beyond 2020 [More Info]
15:10 - 15:40Refreshment break and networking
15:40 - 16:20How will current production in Asia affect the global market balance? [More Info]
16:20 - 17:00Assessing the status of the polycarbonates market and their applications [More Info]
17:00Close of conference day one
17:10Drinks reception
09:00 - 09:10Welcome and Chair’s opening remarks
09:10 - 09:50Case study: The MMAtwo Project for recycling [More Info]
09:50 - 10:30Panel Discussion: Sustainability in the phenol-acetone market [More Info]
10:30 - 11:10Spotlight on developments in the automotive industry regarding electric vehicles (EV) [More Info]
11:10 - 11:40Refreshment break and networking
11:40 - 12:20Investigating the nylon industry in India and future expectations in the market [More Info]
12:20 - 13:00Infrastructure and logistics: Best practices for supply chain efficiency [More Info]
13:00 - 13:10Chair’s closing remarks
13:10 - 14:30Lunch and end of conference
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