Pulido Transport attends AFPM 2019 International Petrochemical Conference
Houston, TX – March 24, 2019
Pulido Transport attends American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) 2019 International Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio, TX at the Grand Hyatt from March 24 – 26. The conference offers content-rich sessions on the pressing issues facing the petrochemical industry. In addition to great networking there are leading experts discussing topics such as sustainability, strategic communications, workforce engagement, and the future of the petrochemical industry. Contact Alex Suescun with Pulido Transport using the AFPM app directory to discuss bulk liquid transportation needs in the lower 48 states.
General Session Keynote and Panels – Monday, March 25th
- Changing Geopolitics and the Impacts of Global Petrochemical Trade – 8:00 am
Join Robert D. Kaplan, bestselling author of 18 books on foreign affairs as he discusses today’s changing geopolitics and the impact on U.S. Business interests, particularly the energy industry.
- Life Cycle Management & Sustainability – 2:00 pm
Experts from industry, academia and the investment community discuss product life-cycle management, energy and water usage, end-of-life issues of finished goods and many other areas that can have a measurable impact on the environment and a company’s bottom line.
- Engaging the Next Generation – 2:45 pm
Learn how to convey to multiple generations that our industry is not a relic of the past, but a lynchpin of the future. Panelists will discuss issues related to workforce development and engagement as well as communications strategies to reach consumers.
- Get the Best Out of Your Workforce with Inclusion – 3:45 pm
Sponsored by BASF, The Dow Chemical Company, and LyondellBasell
Diversity expert Dr. Steve Robbins provides insight into the value of inclusion and diversity followed by a moderated a panel of senior executives as they discuss their companies’ efforts to foster diversity and the associated benefits. Followed by a networking reception.
General Session Panels – Tuesday, March 26th
- Politics, Technology, Cost: Future Drivers of Competitive Advantage – 9:30 am
Availability of feedstocks, technology, permitting and regulations, political stability; all are factors that will drive a competitive advantage in petrochemical manufacturing. Leading petrochemical consultants discuss key drivers, disruptors and innovations that will impact the future of petrochemicals.
- Petrochemicals Role in Changing Mobility Landscape – 10:15 am
Rapidly evolving technologies and innovations are shaping a new mobility landscape that will have wide-reaching impacts for a variety of industries, including for petrochemical manufacturers. Experts from industry, academia and the investment community will discuss the changing mobility landscape and the latest trends, projections, science and technology.
International Petrochemical Luncheon – Tuesday, March 26th
- North American Geo-Politics and the Energy Industry: Former Leaders Reflect – 11:30 am
Distinguished past North American leaders, former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and former Mexican President Felipe Calderon will share their experiences in office and provide insight on the evolving North American relationship. Don’t miss the chance to see some of the most important voices in North American politics discuss the geopolitical issues they faced when in office and the current state of world affairs. Limited tickets remain.