Pulitzer-Prize winning author and energy historian Daniel Yergin, Ph.D., will join industry, technology and financial leaders, along with other leading experts from IHS, at the IHS Chemical 30th Annual World Petrochemical Conference (WPC) and Workshops, March 24 – 27, 2015, at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Hotel in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Yergin, vice chairman of IHS, will deliver the luncheon keynote address on Wednesday, March 27, 2015, where he will offer his views on the global energy future and its implications.

The WPC 2015 will feature 80 executive speakers and more than 1,200 attendees from companies in more than 40 countries. It will focus on securing sustainable output and developing global supply chains.

The WPC 2015 will offer eight, pre-conference workshops on Tuesday, March 24, and during the course of the next three days that follow, will feature speakers sharing insight and analysis covering a wide spectrum of topics as well as through four concurrent chemical value-chain breakout tracks. The WPC 2015 will also offer the Petrochemical Technology Renaissance Seminar, the Latin American Summit, new, strategic dialogue sessions that enable discussion with top industry leaders and numerous social and networking sessions.

On day three, WPC 2015 will provide in-depth perspectives regarding specific chemical value chains and markets divided into four concurrent sessions focused on olefins and derivatives, chlor-alkali and derivatives, aromatics and fiber intermediates and specialty chemicals and the end-use markets.
In conjunction with the 2015 World Petrochemical Conference, the following training workshops will be held at the San Luis Hotel on Tuesday, March 24.

• Petrochemical Industry Fundamentals
• Introduction to Monetizing Shale Gas, Natural Gas and Coal in Petrochemicals
• Commercial Impact of Olefins and Polyolefins Technologies: Cost-Competitiveness, Market Dynamics and Trade
• Methanol Learning Workshop
• Fundamentals of LPG Markets Workshop
• Financing Major Petrochemical Projects Workshop
• Naphtha Training
• NGL Price Drivers

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