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 EPCA 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 was 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”

MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
LATE AFTERNOON - TALENT & DIVERSITY SESSION


April Rinne
Advisor & Pathfinder, Head, Sharing Economy Working Group & Member of the Urbanization Advisory Board
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF)  
“Talent & Diversity:
Success Factors in a Technology-Driven Environment” 
MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
LATE AFTERNOON - TALENT & DIVERSITY SESSION


Mark Wolstenholme
Executive Director
EY
“Talent & Diversity: Success Factors in a Technology-Driven Environment”



MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
LATE AFTERNOON - TALENT & DIVERSITY SESSION


Ester Baiget
Business President of Industrial Solutions
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
“Talent & Diversity:
Success Factors in a Technology-Driven Environment” 
MONDAY
2 OCTOBER 2017
LATE AFTERNOON - TALENT & DIVERSITY SESSION


Steven Holland
CEO & Chairman of the Management Board
BRENNTAG AG
“Talent & Diversity:
Success Factors in a Technology-Driven Environment” 
TUESDAY
3 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN SESSION


Prof. Ann Vereecke
Professor and Partner
Faculty Dean
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
“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
Chief Digital Officer  
BASF SE
  
“Supply Chain 4.0 and the Chemical Industry: Are We on the Right Track?”
TUESDAY
 3 OCTOBER 2017
MORNING - LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN SESSION


Klaus Rud 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.

EPCA Annual Meeting 2017 Mobile App 

Connect to your peers with the EPCA Annual Meeting 2017 Mobile App available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, search "EPCA 2017". 
For iPad search under iPhone Apps.

To make the most of your time at the EPCA Annual Meeting, you can already download the "EPCA 2017" App, easily find your peers, and the places you need to go, giving you the ability to personalise the event and save valuable information for later use.

For more information on the APP and its numerous features with tips and tricks, please visit our APP specifications page. Click here (EPCA Login required)

The App is only available to registered delegates.

EPCA members are able to join these unique annual global networking events

The 51st EPCA annual meeting took 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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