Day 0: Monday

Registration open

09:30 onwards

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

Day 1: Tuesday

08:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

09:00 – 09:10

Curtain raiser video and welcome by Emcee

Fatma Alshamari

Journalist/ News Anchor, Alarabiya

09:10 – 09:20

Welcome remarks

Eng. Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh

Acting CEO, SABIC and Chairman, GPCA

09:20 – 09:40

Inaugural address:

H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud

Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia

09:40 – 09:50

Keynote address: Saudi Aramco’s Downstream Journey – The Road Ahead

Amin Nasser

President & CEO, Saudi Aramco

09:50 – 10:05

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

Dr. Martin Brudermuller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF and President, CEFIC

10:05 – 10:45

Exhibition inauguration & networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

10:45 – 12:15

Energy ministers panel: Managing net-zero ambitions in the energy sector with growth – A policymaker’s balancing act

  • Developing policies to adopt carbon neutrality in the energy sector
  • Driving the shift towards clean energy sources through innovative strategies
  • Realising the future of the region to lead the evolution of Carbon Circular Economy
  • The way forward for the GCC to lead the development of a Hydrogen economy

H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud

Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia

H.E. Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi

Minister of Energy, Qatar

12:15 – 12:25

Recognition ceremony of outgoing Chairman, GPCA:

H.E. Yousef Benyan

Minister of Education, Saudi Arabia

12:25 – 12:55

Al Rowad – GPCA Legacy Award ceremony

12:55 – 14:30

Lunch and prayer break

14:30 – 16:00

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:

Dr. Patrick Herhold

MD and Partner, Co-Founder and Co-lead of BCG’s Center for Climate & Sustainability, BCG

Panellists:

Olivier Thorel

VP, Chemicals & Hydrogen, Aramco and Board Director, SABIC

Eng. Fahad Alajlan

PresidentKAPSARC

Tatsuya Terazawa

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

Doug Kelly

President, Technology, KBR

Al Muthir Al Kharusi

Chief Executive Strategy & Transformation, OQ

16:00 – 17:00

Networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

20:00 – 22:30

Welcome dinner

Sponsored by:

sabic2

Day 2: Wednesday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

09:00 – 10:30

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

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Ivo Bozon

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Panellists:

Karen McKee

President, ExxonMobil Product Solutions

Peter Vanacker

CEO, LyondellBasell

Conrad Keijzer

CEO, Clariant

10:30 – 11:15

Networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

11:15 – 12:45

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:

Dr. Yahya Anouti

Partner & ESG Leader, PwC Strategy& Middle East

Panellists:

H.E. Mohammed A. El-Kuwaiz

Chairman of the Board, Capital Market Authority Saudi Arabia

Mutlaq Al-Morished

CEO, Tasnee

Hur Sung Woo

EVP, LG Chem

Ken Grahame

MD, Head of Global Chemicals Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

12:45 – 14:15

Lunch and prayers

14:15 – 15:45

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:

Dr. Bernd Elser

MD, Global Chemicals Lead, Accenture

Panellists:

Dick Richelle

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Royal Vopak

Eugene Mayne

Group CEO, Tristar

Henning Malmgren

Director – Chemicals Logistics Middle East, Maersk

Saleh Al-Shabnan

Chairman of the Board, Saudi Supply Chain & Procurement Society

20:00 – 22:30

Gala dinner

Sponsored by:

exxonmobile

Day 3: Thursday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

09:30 – 10:15

Inaugural session: The industry through uncertainty: a question of choice

The year 2022 has called for redefined global cooperation across the entire geopolitical and socioeconomic landscape where the industry operates. How will leaders translate this years’ lessons into 2023? In this dialogue, we’ll look at important trade-offs with a view at opportunities for transformational leadership in the food and agricultural sector.

Fernando J. Gómez

Head of Industry Communities Energy, Materials and Infrastructure, World Economic Forum

10:15 – 11:00

Networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

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

Abdulrahman Al-Suwaidi

CEO, QAFCO

Haroon Rahmathulla

COO, Fertiglobe

12:30 – 12:45

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun

Secretary General, GPCA

12:45 – 15:00

Networking lunch and prayers

5 December 2022

Day 0: Monday

Registration open

09:30 onwards

Registration sponsor:

tasnee
6 December 2022

Day 1: Tuesday

08:00

Registration and welcome coffee

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

09:00 – 09:10

Curtain raiser video and welcome by Emcee

Fatma Alshamari

Journalist/ News Anchor, Alarabiya

09:10 – 09:20

Welcome remarks

Eng. Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh

Acting CEO, SABIC and Chairman, GPCA

09:20 – 09:40

Inaugural address:

H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud

Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia

09:40 – 09:50

Keynote address: Saudi Aramco’s Downstream Journey – The Road Ahead

Amin Nasser

President & CEO, Saudi Aramco

09:50 – 10:05

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

Dr. Martin Brudermuller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF and President, CEFIC

10:05 – 10:45

Exhibition inauguration & networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

10:45 – 12:15

Energy ministers panel: Managing net-zero ambitions in the energy sector with growth – A policymaker’s balancing act

  • Developing policies to adopt carbon neutrality in the energy sector
  • Driving the shift towards clean energy sources through innovative strategies
  • Realising the future of the region to lead the evolution of Carbon Circular Economy
  • The way forward for the GCC to lead the development of a Hydrogen economy

H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud

Minister of Energy, Saudi Arabia

H.E. Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi

Minister of Energy, Qatar

12:15 – 12:25

Recognition ceremony of outgoing Chairman, GPCA:

H.E. Yousef Benyan

Minister of Education, Saudi Arabia

12:25 – 12:55

Al Rowad – GPCA Legacy Award ceremony

12:55 – 14:30

Lunch and prayer break

14:30 – 16:00

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:

Dr. Patrick Herhold

MD and Partner, Co-Founder and Co-lead of BCG’s Center for Climate & Sustainability, BCG

Panellists:

Olivier Thorel

VP, Chemicals & Hydrogen, Aramco and Board Director, SABIC

Eng. Fahad Alajlan

PresidentKAPSARC

Tatsuya Terazawa

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

Doug Kelly

President, Technology, KBR

Al Muthir Al Kharusi

Chief Executive Strategy & Transformation, OQ

16:00 – 17:00

Networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

20:00 – 22:30

Welcome dinner

Sponsored by:

sabic2
7 December 2022

Day 2: Wednesday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

09:00 – 10:30

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

Teaser presentation & moderation by:

Ivo Bozon

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Panellists:

Karen McKee

President, ExxonMobil Product Solutions

Peter Vanacker

CEO, LyondellBasell

Conrad Keijzer

CEO, Clariant

10:30 – 11:15

Networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

11:15 – 12:45

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:

Dr. Yahya Anouti

Partner & ESG Leader, PwC Strategy& Middle East

Panellists:

H.E. Mohammed A. El-Kuwaiz

Chairman of the Board, Capital Market Authority Saudi Arabia

Mutlaq Al-Morished

CEO, Tasnee

Hur Sung Woo

EVP, LG Chem

Ken Grahame

MD, Head of Global Chemicals Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

12:45 – 14:15

Lunch and prayers

14:15 – 15:45

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:

Dr. Bernd Elser

MD, Global Chemicals Lead, Accenture

Panellists:

Dick Richelle

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Royal Vopak

Eugene Mayne

Group CEO, Tristar

Henning Malmgren

Director – Chemicals Logistics Middle East, Maersk

Saleh Al-Shabnan

Chairman of the Board, Saudi Supply Chain & Procurement Society

20:00 – 22:30

Gala dinner

Sponsored by:

exxonmobile
8 December 2022

Day 3: Thursday

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

Registration sponsor:

tasnee

09:30 – 10:15

Inaugural session: The industry through uncertainty: a question of choice

The year 2022 has called for redefined global cooperation across the entire geopolitical and socioeconomic landscape where the industry operates. How will leaders translate this years’ lessons into 2023? In this dialogue, we’ll look at important trade-offs with a view at opportunities for transformational leadership in the food and agricultural sector.

Fernando J. Gómez

Head of Industry Communities Energy, Materials and Infrastructure, World Economic Forum

10:15 – 11:00

Networking break

Sponsored by:

invest

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

Abdulrahman Al-Suwaidi

CEO, QAFCO

Haroon Rahmathulla

COO, Fertiglobe

12:30 – 12:45

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun

Secretary General, GPCA

12:45 – 15:00

Networking lunch and prayers