Agenda

9:45
WELCOME SPEECH AND INTRODUCTION HOW TO USE THE VIRTUAL EVENT PLATFORM
10:00
GLOBAL OUTLOOK. PETROCHEMICAL ECONOMY ON THE GLOBAL SCALE
Global challenges 2020: Coronavirus impact on the global economy, volatile feedstock pricing and shrinking of mutual trade How will tectonic shifts in the global economy and politics affect the development of the petrochemical market?
  • SPECIAL PRESENTATION:
Overview of the key petrochemical trends
Sergey Komyshan
Member of the Management Board, Executive Director
SIBUR
  • MACROECONOMIC ANALYSES:
Trade war - Specific impact on petrochemical feedstock flows. Implications under different scenarios
DENIS BORISOV
Director, CESA Energy Center Leader
EY
  • DISCUSSION:
CIS Petrochemicals - Capitalizing on competetie advantages
  • Coronavirus and the petrochemicals industry – what might the recovery look like?
  • What government initiatives are required to increase the competitiveness of the Russian industry in the global petrochemicals market?
  • Pivot to the East: Growing petrochemical demand in APAC. New opportunities and risks in the development of the petrochemical cluster in the Russian Far East
10:20
NETWORKING BREAK
1-TO-1 BUSINESS MEETINGS
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections
EXHIBITION TOUR
Feel free to explore online booths, watch demos at your convenience, and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
11:40
SUPPLY AND DEMAND. REVIEW OF GLOBAL PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Role of the CIS petrochemicals industry in global petrochemical markets. A detailed review of market segments, analysis of current market risks, and trade flows. How to respond to the key challenges of 2020 - volatile feedstock pricing and oil price crash.
  • PRESENTATION:
The impact of Covid-19: the end of globalisation and the rise in sustainability on a local basis
Paul Hodges
Chairman
International Echem
  • PRESENTATION:
Review of the global market for aromatic hydrocarbons and terephthalic acid (TFA)
Vladimir Baranov
Argus Petrochemicals Editor
ARGUS
  • PRESENTATION:
The impact of COVID-19 on polyolefin and polypropylene markets: short-term (2020-2021) expected trends in key regions
Fabrizio Galie
Global Lead for Polymers Insight
ICIS
12:45
VIRTUAL NETWORKING AND LUNCH BREAK
NETWORKING LUNCH
Grab a sandwich and join us from your office, couch or patio for the informal networking lunch
1-TO-1 BUSINESS MEETINGS
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance.
VIRTUAL EXPO AREA
Visit the virtual exhibition to attend live presentations by the event sponsors and partners and to get valuable contacts
13:15
PROJECTS IN FOCUS. LARGE PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS IN RUSSIA
Practical case studies on the implementation of the largest petrochemical projects in Russia. Peer learning from petrochemical companies, construction companies, and licensors.
  • PRESENTATION:
Bankability of downstream projects: stereotypes vs. reality
Vadim Panin
Partner, Projects and Project Finance
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS
OXANA KOERNER
Advisor
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS
  • PRESENTATION:
Implementing information modeling in the large scale petrochemical projects. Case study: construction of Geismar Tiger olefin expansion project , Shell
Mikhail Maysner
Corporate Account Manager, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical
Bentley Systems
  • OPERATOR PRESENTATION:
Prospects for the development of production based on ethylene and propylene oxides
Rafael Sharifullin
Head of the Research Laboratory of Ethylene and Propylene Oxides
Nizhnekamsk
neftekhim
  • SPECIAL PRESENTATION:
Experience with the Sadara Chemical Project - the world's largest single-phase chemical complex
Swarandeep Singh
Vice President, Leading Global Chemicals and Recycling Specialist
ABB
14:15
NETWORKING BREAK
RESTORATIVE YOGA SESSION
30-minutes yoga and meditation session to explore mindfulness, breathing exercises and remove tension from the neck and shoulders area. Created for busy and engaged professionals, to support their well-being and promote higher levels of concentration. Svetlana Elfimova, Business psychologist, well-being expert and co-founder, We Well Consulting
1-TO-1 BUSINESS MEETINGS
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance.
EXHIBITION TOUR
Feel free to explore online booths, watch demos at your convenience, and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
14:45
GREEN REVOLUTION. ROLE OF ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PETROCHEMICALS
In 2019, Russia joined the Paris Agreement. A draft law on state regulation of greenhouse gas emissions has been brought up for discussion. The law on automated emission monitoring systems is about to come into force.
On the other hand the single-use plastics consumption has grown significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. How will sustainable development dynamics affect the CIS petrochemical industry? Moderator: Danila Logofet, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • PRESENTATION:
Sustainable development at SIBUR
Maxim Remchukov
Sustainable Development Director
SIBUR
  • PRESENTATION:
Expanding through sustainable growth at Total
Adil Ouriaghli
VP Business Development - Refining & Petrochemicals
Total
  • PRESENTATION:
Chemicals’ credit profiles under pressure from weak end-markets, overcapacity and investment projects: Rating agency’s view
Julia Pribytkova
Vice President - Senior Analyst
MOODY'S ANALYTICS
  • DISCUSSION:
Green light for greener petrochemicals
  • The synergy of government, business, and society in addressing environmental challenges. How to foster dialogue and share responsibility?
  • Changes in environmental legislation. How to make environmentally-friendly initiatives economically feasible for the petrochemical industry?
  • Ecology beyond modernization. How to reduce the environmental footprint of legacy technologies and systems?
  • Measuring footprint. How to measure and compare the ecological footprint of a petrochemical enterprise?
16:00
EVENING NETWORKING BREAK
BARTENDING EXPERIENCE
Virtual master class with drink reception to your taste! Learn how to make homemade cocktails like a professional bartender and enjoy informal networking with your peers. Enjoy good company with a drink you like in hand
1-TO-1 BUSINESS MEETINGS
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance.
EXHIBITION TOUR
Feel free to explore online booths, watch demos at your convenience, and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
9:45
WELCOME SPEECH
9:45
TIME OF CHANGE. REBALANCING FEEDSTOCK SUPPLY FOR REGIONAL PETROCHEMICALS
Access to cheap petrochemical feedstock is among the key advantages of developing petrochemical projects in the region. What factors will affect the balance in the feedstock supply for CIS petrochemicals?
  • PRESENTATION:
Russian Petrochemicals: Ice broken, but isn’t it too late? Negative excise taxes on raw materials, petrochemicals at refineries
DMITRY AKISHIN
Head of Gas and Chemistry
VYGON CONSULTING
  • PRESENTATION:
Launch of ZapSibNeftekhim - impact on the supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
Damir Halmetov
LPG Market Expert
THOMSON REUTERS
  • JOINT PRESENTATION:
Production optimization of Aromatic Products in Relation to Market Conditions
Igor Rogov
Sales Director
Sulzer GTC Technology
  • PRESENTATION:
Status and development prospects of the polyolefin in Russia
ANASTAS GATUNOK
Deputy Head of Center for Energy Research
RUSSIAN ENERGY AGENCY
11:15
NETWORKING BREAK
1-TO-1 BUSINESS MEETINGS
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance.
EXHIBITION TOUR
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour. Feel free to explore online booths, watch demos at your convenience, and have meaningful 1-1 chats.
11:45
CIS PETROCHEMICALS. FOCUS ON KAZAKHSTAN, UZBEKISTAN, AZERBAIJAN, TURKMENISTAN
Petrochemical ambitions of the CIS countries. Review of petrochemical projects and plans of the CIS Member States. Moderator: Askar Ismailov, Head of Chemical Sector, SAMRUK-KAZYNA
  • PRESENTATION:
Overview of Recent Implemented and Ongoing Projects in Central Asia
Rza Nuriyev
Partner and Managing Director
BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP
  • PRESENTATION:
Bet on petrochemicals - review of projects and prospects of petrochemicals in Azerbaijan
  • PRESENTATION:
Emphasis on the development of petrochemicals - plans and projects of Kazakhstan
AZAMAT KOZHANOV
Managing Director
KAZAKH INVEST
  • Presentation
Petrochemicals in Uzbekistan: Which models for attracting partners and funds have proven their efficiency? What are the marketing strategies for new projects?
13:30
NETWORKING BREAK
NETWORKING LUNCH
Grab a sandwich and join us from your couch or patio for the informal networking lunch
1-TO-1 BUSINESS MEETINGS
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance.
EXHIBITION TOUR
Visit the virtual exhibition to meet the event partners and sponsors.
13:30
DIGITALIZATION IN PRACTICE. PREDICTIVE MODELLING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PETROCHEMICALS
The new reality of low oil prices and post-COVID requires companies to rethink their approach to digital. What are the implications for leading digital transformation in the next normal?
From talking about “digitalization for the sake of it” to tackling practical problems of petrochemical enterprises and enhancing competitive advantages.
  • PRESENTATION:
Using a digital solution for forecasting prices and quotes for petrochemical products
Alexey Vinichenko
Leader in Advanced Analytics
SIBUR
  • PRESENTATION:
Petrochemical plant of the future: putting digital solutions into practice
Thomas Heinzerling
Senior Vice President Advanced Operations Services
Linde Engineering
  • PRESENTATION:
Confidence and reliability in equipment operation due to the competent use of artificial intelligence and predictive diagnostic systems in large vertically integrated holdings.
DMITRY PROKLASHKIN
Business Development Director
AVEVA
14:30
INDUSTY QUIZ AND INFORMAL NETWORKING - WIN THE PRIZE!
17:20
DISCUSSION: PROSPECTS AND REALITY OF HIGH VALUE-ADDED PETROCHEMICALS PRODUCTS
DAY 2, 10 JULY 2020 (GMT+3)

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