Day 1: Tuesday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Exhibition inauguration

09:30 – 09:40

Curtain raiser video and welcome by Emcee

09:40 – 09:50

Welcome remarks

Yousef Al-Benyan

ChairmanGPCA and Vice Chairman and CEO, SABIC

09:50 – 10:10

Inaugural address:

HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud

Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia

10:10 – 11:20

Energy ministers panel

11:20 – 11:50

Al Rowad – GPCA Legacy Award ceremony

11:50 – 12:30

Networking break

12:30 – 13:30

Keynotes session

Saudi Aramco’s net-zero drive – The plan ahead

Amin Nasser

President & CEO, Saudi Aramco

BASF’s transformation journey to a carbon neutral and circular future

Dr. Martin Brudermuller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF

13:30 – 14:45

Lunch and prayer break

14:45 – 16:15

Leadership dialogue 1: Clean energy transition – The GCC’s opportunity towards world leadership

  • The green transition – a burden or a new engine for the regional industry’s sustainable growth?
  • What would it take to decarbonise aggressively and achieve the 1.5°C climate-change goal?
  • Clean hydrogen: is it the promising alternative to decarbonize the industry?
  • Funding option and how the numbers stack up – What are the costs and the investments required for decarbonisation?
  • An overview of the GCC H2 projects

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Panellists:

Rich Lesser

Global Chair, BCG

Olivier Thorel

Vice President Chemicals & Hydrogen, Aramco and Board Member, SABIC

Eng. Fahad Alajlan

PresidentKAPSARC

Tatsuya Terazawa

Chairman & CEO, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

16:15 – 16:45

Networking break

16:45 – 18:15

Leadership dialogue 2: Turning the ESG theory into action

  • Adopting an ESG-driven approach through the company’s entire value chain and ecosystem
  • How the ESG could influence the chemical companies’ role in advancing the ESG innovation across the entire value chains?
  • Building advantage through early compliance with more rigorous ESG standards
  • Role of regional governments in providing strong policy and regulatory support to assist companies with ESG transformation
  • Decarbonizing the chemical industry (scope 1,2,3): cost vs. opportunity
  • Utilizing local content to drive ESG value creation

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Panellists:

Dr. Yahya Anouti

Partner & ESG Leader, PwC Strategy& Middle East

Mutlaq Al-Morished

CEO, Tasnee

Hazeem Al-Suwaidi

CEO, Borouge

Ken Grahame

Managing Director, Head of Global Chemicals Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

18:15 – 18:20

Closing remarks by Emcee

20:30 – 22:30

Welcome dinner

Sponsored by:

sabic2

Day 2: Wednesday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 10:30

Plenary session: Building national competitiveness with investment in innovation: A KSA vision

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

11:00 – 12:30

Keynotes session: How the chemical sector can thrive in a new age of sustainability and decarbonisation?

Peter Vanacker

CEO, LyondellBasell

Conrad Keijzer

CEO, Clariant

12:30 – 14:30

Lunch and prayer break

14:30 – 16:00

Leadership dialogue 3: Rethinking the future chemical supply chain

  • Boosting GCC chemical supply chain resiliency, sustainability and value creation at a time of disruption through Localization, diversification, operational excellence and digitalization
  • Enabling the SC organization through collaboration with value chain partners, governments and competitors
  • Building resilient and agile SC organization while ensuring safety and enhancing sustainability agenda

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Panellists:

Dr. Bernd Elser

Managing Director, Global Chemicals Lead, Accenture

Dick Richelle

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Royal Vopak

Eugene Mayne

Group CEO,Tristar

16:00 – 16:05

Closing remarks by Emcee

20:30 – 22:30

Gala dinner

Sponsored by:

exxonmobile

Day 3: Thursday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 10:30

Inaugural session: Powering innovation and embracing green transformation

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

11:00 – 12:30

Leadership dialogue 4: The agri-nutrient industry’s innovation drive to mitigate the unfolding food crisis

  • The current food crisis – will it end in 2022 or continue to be a global threat?
  • How will agri-nutrients trade be impacted from regionalization, protectionism, and higher self-sufficiency of key customer countries?
  • Decarbonizing the agri–nutrients industry’s (scope 1, 2, 3): cost vs. opportunity
  • The agri-nutrients industry’s journey towards sustainability and circular economy
  • The prospect of blue ammonia: Energy vs. food security
  • Biodiversity and the circular economy: reducing waste and decreasing emissions

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Tim Cheyne

SVP – Global Head of Fertilizers, Argus

Panellists:

Abdulrahman Shamsaddin

CEO, SABIC Agri-Nutrients and Vice-chair, Agri-Nutrients Committee, GPCA

Alzbeta Klein

Director General, IFA

Ahmed El Hoshy

Group CEOOCI and Fertiglobe

12:30 – 13:00

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun

Secretary General, GPCA

13:00 – 15:00

Networking lunch and prayer break

6 December 2022

Day 1: Tuesday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Exhibition inauguration

09:30 – 09:40

Curtain raiser video and welcome by Emcee

09:40 – 09:50

Welcome remarks

Yousef Al-Benyan

ChairmanGPCA and Vice Chairman and CEO, SABIC

09:50 – 10:10

Inaugural address:

HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud

Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia

10:10 – 11:20

Energy ministers panel

11:20 – 11:50

Al Rowad – GPCA Legacy Award ceremony

11:50 – 12:30

Networking break

12:30 – 13:30

Keynotes session

Saudi Aramco’s net-zero drive – The plan ahead

Amin Nasser

President & CEO, Saudi Aramco

BASF’s transformation journey to a carbon neutral and circular future

Dr. Martin Brudermuller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF

13:30 – 14:45

Lunch and prayer break

14:45 – 16:15

Leadership dialogue 1: Clean energy transition – The GCC’s opportunity towards world leadership

  • The green transition – a burden or a new engine for the regional industry’s sustainable growth?
  • What would it take to decarbonise aggressively and achieve the 1.5°C climate-change goal?
  • Clean hydrogen: is it the promising alternative to decarbonize the industry?
  • Funding option and how the numbers stack up – What are the costs and the investments required for decarbonisation?
  • An overview of the GCC H2 projects

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Panellists:

Rich Lesser

Global Chair, BCG

Olivier Thorel

Vice President Chemicals & Hydrogen, Aramco and Board Member, SABIC

Eng. Fahad Alajlan

PresidentKAPSARC

Tatsuya Terazawa

Chairman & CEO, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

16:15 – 16:45

Networking break

16:45 – 18:15

Leadership dialogue 2: Turning the ESG theory into action

  • Adopting an ESG-driven approach through the company’s entire value chain and ecosystem
  • How the ESG could influence the chemical companies’ role in advancing the ESG innovation across the entire value chains?
  • Building advantage through early compliance with more rigorous ESG standards
  • Role of regional governments in providing strong policy and regulatory support to assist companies with ESG transformation
  • Decarbonizing the chemical industry (scope 1,2,3): cost vs. opportunity
  • Utilizing local content to drive ESG value creation

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Panellists:

Dr. Yahya Anouti

Partner & ESG Leader, PwC Strategy& Middle East

Mutlaq Al-Morished

CEO, Tasnee

Hazeem Al-Suwaidi

CEO, Borouge

Ken Grahame

Managing Director, Head of Global Chemicals Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

18:15 – 18:20

Closing remarks by Emcee

20:30 – 22:30

Welcome dinner

Sponsored by:

sabic2
7 December 2022

Day 2: Wednesday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 10:30

Plenary session: Building national competitiveness with investment in innovation: A KSA vision

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

11:00 – 12:30

Keynotes session: How the chemical sector can thrive in a new age of sustainability and decarbonisation?

Peter Vanacker

CEO, LyondellBasell

Conrad Keijzer

CEO, Clariant

12:30 – 14:30

Lunch and prayer break

14:30 – 16:00

Leadership dialogue 3: Rethinking the future chemical supply chain

  • Boosting GCC chemical supply chain resiliency, sustainability and value creation at a time of disruption through Localization, diversification, operational excellence and digitalization
  • Enabling the SC organization through collaboration with value chain partners, governments and competitors
  • Building resilient and agile SC organization while ensuring safety and enhancing sustainability agenda

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Panellists:

Dr. Bernd Elser

Managing Director, Global Chemicals Lead, Accenture

Dick Richelle

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Royal Vopak

Eugene Mayne

Group CEO,Tristar

16:00 – 16:05

Closing remarks by Emcee

20:30 – 22:30

Gala dinner

Sponsored by:

exxonmobile
8 December 2022

Day 3: Thursday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 10:30

Inaugural session: Powering innovation and embracing green transformation

10:30 – 11:00

Networking break

11:00 – 12:30

Leadership dialogue 4: The agri-nutrient industry’s innovation drive to mitigate the unfolding food crisis

  • The current food crisis – will it end in 2022 or continue to be a global threat?
  • How will agri-nutrients trade be impacted from regionalization, protectionism, and higher self-sufficiency of key customer countries?
  • Decarbonizing the agri–nutrients industry’s (scope 1, 2, 3): cost vs. opportunity
  • The agri-nutrients industry’s journey towards sustainability and circular economy
  • The prospect of blue ammonia: Energy vs. food security
  • Biodiversity and the circular economy: reducing waste and decreasing emissions

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Tim Cheyne

SVP – Global Head of Fertilizers, Argus

Panellists:

Abdulrahman Shamsaddin

CEO, SABIC Agri-Nutrients and Vice-chair, Agri-Nutrients Committee, GPCA

Alzbeta Klein

Director General, IFA

Ahmed El Hoshy

Group CEOOCI and Fertiglobe

12:30 – 13:00

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun

Secretary General, GPCA

13:00 – 15:00

Networking lunch and prayer break