The 9th ICIS World Surfactants Conference

Growing bigger and getting stronger: The future drivers of growth in the industry

May 15 - 17, 2019 // Hyatt Regency Jersey City, NJ, USA (Training course: May 14, 2019 // Hyatt House® Jersey City)

block-section row-start col-md-7


ICIS and Neil Burns are pleased to announce that the 10th World Surfactants Conference is returning to Jersey City on 13-15 May 2020.

The ICIS World Surfactants Conference is an outstanding platform to hear important discussions shaping the current and future industry landscape. It has established itself as a must-attend event, attracting hundreds of attendees from across the globe to meet and do business. Across 3 days in Jersey City, the event is packed with conference content focused on the global surfactants markets and an expert speaker line-up, addressing the sector’s biggest challenges and forthcoming opportunities, as well as significant networking time built into the program.

As the flagship event in the region for the surfactants community, attracting delegates from more than 350 companies from 36 countries since its inception, the ICIS World Surfactants Conference provides the ultimate networking platform for the value chain, and a market content sharing opportunity that is not to be missed.
block-section row-end col-md-5

View the 2019 photo gallery

block-section colour-section row-start row-end col-md-12 center

2019 Speakers

We have gathered together some of the most highly respected professionals in the industry to discuss the role in scaling companies in today's environment. 

View the speaker line-up
full-section row-start row-end col-sm-12 center

Innovation Seminar

May 15, 2019

This year’s pre-conference seminar addressed the latest trends and projects in the area of research and innovation such as viewpoints on bio-surfactants, new production process technology, product innovation journey and more.

V Seminar Agenda 2019  

Conference Agenda

May 16 - 17, 2019

As the world surfactants market develops and diversifies, as does the agenda. The 2019 conference saw presentations from across the US and further afield.

Conference Agenda 2019

colour-section register-section row-start row-end col-xs-12 center

Register your interest in our upcoming Surfactants Conferences

Sign up to receive information about the conferences and courses you are interested in.

Sign me up
block-section colour-section row-start row-end col-md-12 center


Take this opportunity to foster existing relationships whilst developing new commercial connections through bespoke promotional packages.

Sponsorship Opportunities
full-section row-start row-end col-sm-12 center

Business Essentials Training

May 14, 2019

In addition to the conference, we also offer the opportunity to take part in our surfactants Business Essentials training course.


Training course Agenda