13 & 14 February 2019 | Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

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Conference Chairman Metab Al-Shammari General Manager - Olefins, Petrochemicals SBU,
SABIC

About EMET

The 3rd edition of the Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference & Exhibition took place at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, Manama, Bahrain on 13 & 14 February 2019. The event brought together professionals looking to develop their technical knowledge and optimize their position in the fast-evolving Ethylene Industry by increased operational efficiency, sustainability and excellence.

This year's theme is "Enhancing Competitiveness through Energy Efficiency, Cost Effectiveness, Asset Reliability and Human Capital". 

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST CHEMICAL INDUSTRY


Two Events. One Venue. Hundreds of chemical experts from all over the world met to share knowledge, best practices and new-found solutions. 

Co-located Event

The Middle East’s flagship Specialty Chemicals event provides a regional forum for Petrochemical Suppliers, Converters, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and potential investors to showcase, network, and share knowledge & experiences across the whole value chain.

Visit www.me-spec.org for more information.

Steering Committee

Steering Committee Abdel Hadi Al Suhaimi Executive President,
S-Chem
Steering Committee Aman A. Ahmad Vice President, Business Development - EMEA,
KBR Technology
Steering Committee Fuad Mosa Vice President - Local Content & Business Development Unit ,
SABIC
Steering Committee Jim Middleton Group Vice President, Ethylene Product Line and Technologies ,
TechnipFMC
Steering Committee Jim Brigman Managing Director,
Ingenero Inc
Steering Committee June Wispelwey CEO & Executive Director,
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Steering Committee Suleyman M Ozmen Sr. Consultant,
Independent

Technical Committee

Technical Committee Dr. Abdoul Al-Shamrani Director, Down Stream Development PMO/Advisory, LCBDU,
SABIC
Technical Committee Abdulaziz Ramadhan Al-Ghamdi Superintendent, Utilities & Energy,
TASNEE
Technical Committee Dr. Anissa Sedjerari Industry and Research Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department,
KAUST Catalysis Center
Technical Committee Dr. Basim Abussaud Assistant Professor,
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)
Technical Committee Enad Al-Anazi Process Engineering Manager ,
S-Chem
Technical Committee Karam Rajab Sr. Analyst, Downstream & Tech Loc,
SABIC
Technical Committee Kristine Chin Senior Director, Conferences & Education,
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Technical Committee Mohammed Benchekchou Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & North Africa,
Shell Catalysts & Technologies
Technical Committee Murray Hall Vice President, Marketing - Downstream,
NALCO Champion - NALCO Saudi Company Limited
Technical Committee Dr. Pratap Nair President & CEO,
Ingenero Inc
Technical Committee Rik Klavers Vice President, Petrochemicals,
KBR Technology
Technical Committee Saifuddin Sheikh Director, Business Consulting ,
Aspen Technology
Technical Committee Salah Al-Ansari Sharq President,
SABIC - SHARQ
Technical Committee Salim Nasser Al-Duhami Chief Engineer, Olefin Process ; Process and Energy Management,
SABIC
Technical Committee Yvon Simon Ethylene Technology Manager ,
TechnipFMC

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Speakers

Plenaries & Keynote Speakers His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil,
Kingdom of Bahrain
Plenaries & Keynote Speakers Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun Secretary General,
Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA)
Plenaries & Keynote Speakers Frederik Hoornaert Director, Olefins & Aromatics,
SABIC
Plenaries & Keynote Speakers Dr. Khalid Abdullah Al Jarba Director, Process Technology and Licensing,
SABIC
Plenaries & Keynote Speakers Metab Al-Shammari General Manager - Olefins, Petrochemicals SBU,
SABIC
Plenaries & Keynote Speakers Steven McCoskey Vice President, Operations,
Solomon Associates
Panelists & Moderators Dr. Anissa Sedjerari Industry and Research Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department,
KAUST Catalysis Center
Panelists & Moderators Ahmad A. AlAbedi Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas Sector Managing Director ,
SAGIA - Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority
Panelists & Moderators Aman A. Ahmad Vice President, Business Development - EMEA,
KBR Technology
Panelists & Moderators Dr. Basim Abussaud Assistant Professor,
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)
Panelists & Moderators Brian Muldoon Vice President – Petrochemicals,
MCDERMOTT
Panelists & Moderators Fuad Mosa Vice President - Local Content & Business Development Unit ,
SABIC
Panelists & Moderators Dr. Hazza Baker Al Qahtani Chairman,
Amad Investment Holding
Panelists & Moderators Jim Brigman Managing Director,
Ingenero Inc
Panelists & Moderators Karam Rajab Sr. Analyst, Downstream & Tech Loc,
SABIC
Panelists & Moderators Khalil Ibn Salamah Managing Director,
Global Company for Downstream Industries (GDI)
Panelists & Moderators Gurminder Singh Director, Technology Licensing - MENA,
Shell Catalysts & Technologies
Panelists & Moderators Majid Al Ghanmi Director, Chemical Operations,
SABIC - YANPET
Panelists & Moderators Metab Al-Shammari General Manager - Olefins, Petrochemicals SBU,
SABIC
Panelists & Moderators Metab Al Shahrani Director, Polymers & Hydrocarbon Operations Division,
SABIC - KEMYA
Panelists & Moderators Mohammed Benchekchou Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & North Africa,
Shell Catalysts & Technologies
Panelists & Moderators Motaz Abdulaal Director Project Management,
Dussur
Panelists & Moderators Dr. Pratap Nair President & CEO,
Ingenero Inc
Panelists & Moderators Salim Nasser Al-Duhami Chief Engineer, Olefin Process ; Process and Energy Management,
SABIC
Panelists & Moderators Suleyman M Ozmen Sr. Consultant,
Independent
Panelists & Moderators Yvon Simon Ethylene Technology Manager ,
TechnipFMC
Technical Speakers Akram Essa Mechanical Engineer,
S-Chem
Technical Speakers Alan Mahoney Technical and Operations Director,
Process Plant Computing Limited
Technical Speakers Aurelio Munoz Corporate Sales Director,
Schmidt + Clemens Group
Technical Speakers Aamir Ahmed Butt Executive Account Manager,
OSIsoft Middle East Technologies S.P.C
Technical Speakers Berthold Otzisk Senior Product Manager Process,
Kurita Europe
Technical Speakers Brian Muldoon Vice President – Petrochemicals,
MCDERMOTT
Technical Speakers Bruno Buelow Product Manager,
ARVOS Group GmbH
Technical Speakers Deepak Pal Scientist,
SABIC
Technical Speakers Dhafer Mohammed Alwadie Engineer, Production,
SABIC - KEMYA
Technical Speakers Dharmendra Narang Chief Engineer ,
TechnipFMC
Technical Speakers Faisal Fahad Arab Scientist,
SABIC - SAUDI KAYAN
Technical Speakers Jan Van Bauwel Regional Account Lead Corporate Accounts,
NALCO Champion - NALCO Saudi Company Limited
Technical Speakers Jeff Caton Director - Olefins Technology,
KBR Technology
Technical Speakers Jim Brigman Managing Director,
Ingenero Inc
Technical Speakers Dr. John Olver CEO,
Emisshield
Technical Speakers Khaled Adbellatif Technology Advisor,
Daily Thermetrics
Technical Speakers Luk Verhulst Senior Manager - EMEA SA&S Technical Sales and Services,
Honeywell UOP
Technical Speakers Mahesh Kumar Lead Scientist Olefins & Aromatics,
SABIC
Technical Speakers Medhat Zaghloul Regional Technology Manager,
Compressor Controls Corporation
Technical Speakers Nihar Gulwadi Senior Manager -Project Development Manager,
Ingenero Inc
Technical Speakers Dr. Marco van Goethem Manager Product Development ,
TechnipFMC
Technical Speakers Mohammed Abugharbieh Country Manager,
Zeeco Middle East Ltd
Technical Speakers Nileshkumar Patel Senior Process Engineer ,
Sadara Chemical Company
Technical Speakers Radhi Ali Aqeeli Al Process Engineer,
SABIC - KEMYA
Technical Speakers Ram Venkatadri Global Marketing Manager Fuels And Chemicals,
Pall Corporation
Technical Speakers Sanjeev Mallick Associate Director, Refining ,
KBR Technology
Technical Speakers Shane Harvey Manager Application Engineering,
Elliott Group
Technical Speakers Subrato Saha Director,
Aquachemie
Technical Speakers Susan Cooper-Lenes Sales Engineer,
TechnipFMC
Technical Speakers Vijaykumar Srinivasan Sr Process Engineer,
SABIC
Technical Speakers Tolu Sodeinde Senior Digital Consultant for Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific,
Aveva
Technical Speakers Xavier Liège Technology Team Manager ,
Axens

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