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Join us at The OXO Conference 2017!

27.10.2017
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We are pleased to invite you to attend The OXO Conference „Illuminating the future of OXO and the derivatives” organized by Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A. The Conference will be held on November 16th, 2017 in Sheraton Sopot Hotel (Sopot, Poland).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference agenda (November 16th, 2017):

 

8.00 – 9.00

Delegates registration

 

9.00

Official welcome and Conference opening

 

9.10  – 11.00

Session I – The Market fundamentals for OXO Chain

  • European chemical industry – a shift from bulk to specialty chemicals – Hardeep Parmar – Specialty Chemical Director – Kline (UK)
  • Developments in petrochemical markets – Mike Beal – Chemical Consulting Director – IHS Markit (UK)
  • The marketplace for OXO alcohols – upstream and downstream developments – Jeremy Pafford – Managing Editor – ICIS Americas (USA)

 

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break

 

11.30 – 13.00

Session II – The OXO Downstream applications

  • Additives for paints and coatings – Ying Ho Lee – Marketing Manager – Synthomer (Germany)
  • OXO based fuel additives – Joanna Imiołczyk, Adam Polak – Nitroerg S.A. (Poland)
  • Projections for plasticizer market developments – Maciej Budner – Strategic Marketing Manager – Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A. (Poland)

 

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break

 

14.00 – 15.30

Session III – Extending the value chain of OXO’s – plasticizers

  • Flooring applications – setting standards and trends – TBA
  • Choosing plasticizers for PVC cable formulations – prof. dr hab. Kazimierz Piszczek – Division of Polymer Technology – UTP University of Science and Technology (Poland)
  • PVC compounding and innovative solutions Piotr Sułkowski – Purchasing Director – ERGIS Group (Poland)

 

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee break / Conference close

 

17.00 – 23.00

Feast at the Sopot „Stronghold”

 

 

 

Registration form is available on the official conference website at: www.theoxoconference.pl/visitor