EPCA stands for quality networking, professionalism, forward-thinking, knowledge sharing, efficiency and sustainability.

EPCA offers you:

  • Unique business development opportunities;
  • A thought-provoking program featuring world-class speakers;
  • The platform to meet in Europe with your peers from the global chemical business community;
  • Access to ECPA networking events and lounges, accommodation and meeting rooms at competitive prices;
  • A highly professional team to make sure that your expectations are met;
  • meeting that conforms to our sustainability policy.

The 51st Annual Meeting will be dedicated to:

"The Chemical Industry and the 4th Industrial Revolution: People, Planet, Profit in the Digital Age"

Hear from high-level and thought-provoking speakers, including:


MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - BUSINESS SESSION


  
Martin Wolf
Chief Economics Commentator
FINANCIAL TIMES

“Building Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth:
The Value Creation Proposal of the Chemical Industry”

MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - BUSINESS SESSION


   
James Fitterling
President & Chief Operating Officer
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
“Building Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth:
The Value Creation Proposal of the Chemical Industry” 
MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - BUSINESS SESSION



Dr. Hariolf Kottmann
CEO
CLARIANT  
“Building Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth:
The Value Creation Proposal of the Chemical Industry”
TUESDAY
3 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN SESSION


Prof. Ann Vereecke
Faculty Dean of
VLERICK BUSINESS SCHOOL
“Supply Chain 4.0 and the Chemical Industry: Are We on the Right Track?”


TUESDAY
3 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN SESSION

   
Luq Niazi
Global Managing Director, Chemicals and Petroleum Industries
IBM UK Limited
“Supply Chain 4.0 and the Chemical Industry: Are We on the Right Track?”
TUESDAY
3 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN SESSION


Dr. Frithjof Netzer
Senior VP, Project Leader 4.0 
BASF
 
“Supply Chain 4.0 and the Chemical Industry: Are We on the Right Track?”

TUESDAY
 3 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN SESSION


Klaus Sejling
CEO
DAMCO 
“Supply Chain 4.0 and the Chemical Industry: Are We on the Right Track?”

TUESDAY
 3 OCTOBER 2017
CLOSING LUNCH SESSION


   
Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary General
(2007 – 2016)
Can the Current International Governance Embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution?”
SUNDAY - MONDAY - TUESDAY
2 - 3 OCTOBER 2017
ALL SESSIONS


   
Nadine Dereza
Award winning journalist, Nadine Dereza is an experienced presenter and conference host. She has been the moderator of the Business Sessions of EPCA since 2008.

If you are a member, join this unique global networking event

The 51st EPCA annual meeting will take place from 30th September to 3rd October 2017 in Berlin - Hotel InterContinental Berlin and Hotel Pullman Schweizerhof Berlin.

For contacts and more info: meetings@epca.eu

T. + 32 2 741 86 60

F. + 32 2 741 86 80


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