20th IMPCA ASIAN METHANOL CONFERENCE

Date: November 7 – 9, 2017
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 – Asia Dictates Market Outcomes – Mark Berggren, Managing DirectorMMSA
  • Commodity Market Outlook: Crude Oil, LNG, Coal – Joe Willis, Senior Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
  • Methanol Market Update – Simon Maddren, President, Methanex Asia Pacific Limited

Session 2: Key Growth Markets

  • China Methanol Industry: Coal and MTO Supply Side Reform & Environmental Impact – James Xie, Consultant, MMSA
  • China Methanol Futures Market – Pricing Mechanism and Trading Strategy – Sarah Qi, Manager, PKU Founder Commodities Group Co., Ltd
  • MTO From the Investor Perspective – Charles Neivert, Managing Director, Cowen & Company

Session 3: Key Growth Drivers and Issues

  • Global MTBE market outlook in view of current developments in China/Asia – Dieter Krumbach, Owner, Head Consultant, DK & Associates Consultancy
  • European Methanol – Reacting to Asia – Wolfgang Seuser, VP Multiclient Studies, MMSA
  • China Methanol Industry Development Restriction & Olefin Market Trend Overview  Ken Yin, Senior Information Manager Chemical, ICIS China

 Session 4: Novel Uses for Methanol

  • Liquid Sunshine – Methanol as Multipurpose Clean Fuel – Shih Choon Fong, University Professor, National University of Singapore
  • Solar Power to Methanol – Edgar HarzfeldProfessor, Stralsund University of Applied Sciences
  • ROI boost for formaldehyde production – The novel Alantum NOBILOX catalyst platform – Dr. Robin Kolvenbach, Director Research & Development, Alantum Europe GmbH

 Session 5: Methanol on the Water

  • China Methanol Industry Situation – Gu Zongqin, Chairman, China Nitrogen Fertilizer Industry Association (CNFIA)
  • Methanol as a Marine Fuel – Gregory Dolan, Chief Executive Officer, Methanol Institute
  • Methanol Shipping Markets – Karan Grover, Quincannon Asia Pte Limited

Session 6: Process Technology – Build versus Optimize

  • Coal to Methanol-The View of Market Leaders Clariant and Air Liquide – Dr. Norbert Ringer, Head of Sales Syngas Catalysts EMEA/CIS, Clariant (Produkte) Deutschland GmbH and Dr. Matthias Stein, Director Global Chemical Conversion Market, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Germany GmbH
  • Formaldehyde Outlook 2017 – Lars-Olle-Andersson, Business Manager, Johnson Matthey (Formox)
  • IMPCA IMPRESS Program – Trond Tenold, Director, IMPCA

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