9th ICIS World Polyolefins Conference

Preparing for the next phase at a time of volatility and sustainable change

28 - 29 April 2020 // Ritz Carlton, Vienna, Austria (Training courses: 27 April; 30 April)





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Conference agenda

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08:00 - 08:55Registration and refreshments
08:55 - 09:00Introduction from ICIS
09:00 - 09:10Welcome and Chair’s opening remarks
09:10 - 09:50Evaluate the impact of current economic conditions on global trade [More Info]
09:50 - 10:30Managing a changing polyolefins market in Europe [More Info]
10:30 - 11:00Refreshment break and networking
11:00 - 11:40The effect of the China/U.S. Trade War on polyethylene (PE) exports [More Info]
11:40 - 12:20Insight into hedging new polyolefin supply in the current market [More Info]
12:20 - 13:00Industry outlook from a resin producer point of view [More Info]
13:00 - 14:10Lunch and networking
14:10 - 14:50Polyolefin demand in China after a challenging year [More Info]
14:50 - 15:30Meeting consumer demands and finding solutions with innovative design [More Info]
15:30 - 16:00Refreshment break and networking
16:00 - 16:40Define the impact of the single-use plastic ban on virgin material consumption [More Info]
16:40 - 17:20Connecting trade flows: Role of supply chain and logistics in the polyolefins sector in Asia [More Info]
17:20 - 17:30Chair’s closing remarks
17:30 - 18:30Drinks reception
08:50 - 09:00Welcome and Chair’s opening remarks
09:00 - 09:40Determine the brand-owner perspective in light of a push for sustainable packaging [More Info]
09:40 - 10:20What does the future of electric vehicles (EV) mean for the polyolefins industry? [More Info]
10:20 - 10:50Refreshment break and networking [More Info]
10:50 - 11:10Define market opportunities in India [More Info]
11:10 - 11:30Establish the business case for Africa as an export market [More Info]
11:30 - 11:50Assess Southeast Asia’s role in the polyolefins industry [More Info]
11:50 - 12:10Q&A Panel
12:10 - 12:20Chairman’s closing remarks
12:20 - 13:20Lunch and end of conference
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