19th IMPCA ASIAN METHANOL CONFERENCE

Date: November 1 – 3, 2016
Venue: Regent Hotel, Singapore (a Four Seasons Hotel)

Online Access is available to non-registrants at a cost, please contact us directly at the below given email address for details, thank you.


Session 1: General Session

  • Global Methanol: Demand Grows as Margins Atrophy – Mark Berggren, Managing Director, MMSA
  • Commodity Market Outlook: Crude Oil, LNG, Coal – Benjamin Tang, Principal Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
  • A View of Methanol from Wall Street – Charles Neivert, Managing Director, Cowen & Company

Session 2: Key Growth Markets

  • China Methanol Outlook – James Xie, Consultant, MMSA
  • India Methanol Outlook – Sanjay Gupta, Partner, B K Sales Corporation
  • Southeast Asia Methanol Outlook – Wang Xiaoshu, Analyst, MMSA

Session 3: – Key Growth Drivers and Issues

  • Methanol Correlation with Coal & Polymers – Ken Yin, Snr Information Manager Chemical, ICIS China
  • Methanol Europe: Atlantic Basin Overload, CO2 Management – Wolfgang Seuser, VP European Multiclient Studies, MMSA
  • Acetic Acid-VAM Market Overview – William Bann, Business Manager Acetyls, Methanol and Engineering Thermoplastics, Tecnon OrbiChem

 Session 4: Methanol on the Water

  • Methanol Shipping Markets – Mr Karan Grover, Chartering Manager, Quincannon Asia Pte Limited
  • Methanol as Marine Fuel – Gregory Dolan, Chief Executive Officer, Methanol Institute
  • Chemical Tanker Market Outlook – Andrew Shipley, Shipping Consultant, ShipsFocus Intelligence Pte Ltd

Session 5: Novel Uses for Methanol

  • Application of Methanol on Internal Combustion Engine and its Control Technologies – Koo Kam Pui, General Manager, Fuel Injection Technologies (FIT)
  • Methanol Shipboard Trial on Singapore Harbor Craft – Anchor Interest for Methanol as Marine Fuel – May Chen, General Manager, Billion Miles (please email us at services@methanolmsa.com so that we may direct you accordingly per the speaker’s request.)
  • Methanol from Windpower – Prof. Edgar Harzfeld, Professor, Stralsund University

Session 6: Process Technology – Build versus Optimize

  • Maximizing value throughout the life cycle – Sue Appleton, Commercial Manager, Johnson Matthey’s Global Methanol Market
  • Methanol and Derivatives from NG and Coal – Dr. Norbert Ringer, Head of Sales Syngas Catalysts EMEA/CIS, Clariant (Produkte) Deutschland GmbH
  • Optimize for Profit – Extracting Additional Value from your Methanol Plant – Dr. Brendon Miller, Managing Director, Jembec Consulting Limited

For any further clarifications, please contact us at hema@methanolmsa.com.