• We're delighted to announce YPF as Host Partner this year
  • LARTC 2017 is taking place in Buenos Aires with YPF as Host Partner
  • The first look agenda is now out!
  • LARTC 2017 is officially supported by the Ministerio de Energía y Minería de la Nación
  • 2 new speakers from International Finance Corporation confirmed
  • Delighted to have Mr Carlos Alfonsi, Executive Vice-President Downstream of YPF confirmed for the Keynote Address


Pablo PopikUndersecretary of Refining and Marketing, Ministerio de Energía y MineríaCarlos AlfonsiExecutive Vice-President Downstream, YPF
Mauricio MartinPlanning and Technical Downstream Director, YPFEdison TerraVice President, Polyolefins S.America/Europe & Renewables, Braskem
Mariano BertainaRefining Technical Executive Manager, AxionMarie Claude PlumerChief of Enforcement Division, SMA (Superintendencia Medio Ambiente)
Telroy MorganRefinery Production Manager, PetrojamIng. Marco Antonio Osorio BonillaDirector de Tecnología de Producto, Mexican Institute of Petroleum
Ing. Vijay BarretoGeneral Manager Buenos Aires Refinery, Shell CAPSADr Jorge AncheytaManager of Products for the Transformation of Crude Oil, Mexican Institute of Petroleum
Arturo BettatiManaging Director Latin America, Haldor Topsoe America Latina S.ADaniel MonzonPartner, Arthur D. Little
Aníbal Miguel JoseProcess Engineering Coordinator, YPFRuben Basilio TossiciPlanning Manager of the Industrial Complex La Plata, YPF
Carla ArellanoRefining Manager, PetroecuadorKremena TenevaPrincipal Investment Officer & Global Sector Lead Chemicals & Fertilizers, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
Diego GarciaPartner, Bain & CompanyKelly JohnsonSenior Investment Officer, Chemicals & Fertilizers, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
Tim FitzgibbonSenior Expert, Mckinsey & CompanyLaurent SamyRegional Sales Manager, Latin America, Axens
Yves HerssenGlobal Market Leader, DuPont Clean TechnologiesJohn MoralesBusiness Development Manager, Latin America, ZymeFlow Decon Technology
Dr Melissa CloughTechnologist, Refining Catalysts, BASFGustavo Adolfo MartínezTechnical Services Manager, YPF
Adrián Antonio MesaHead of Planning Operations, YPFAlex BenaventeRegional Manager, Daily Thermetrics
Pankaj DesaiLicensing Sales Manager, Shell Global SolutionsPaul DiddamsVice President for FCC Additives, Johnson Matthey
Jose MarcosProduct Development Manager, Fábrica Carioca de Catalisadores S.ASteve BeestonVice President, Global Technology Business Development, Amec Foster Wheeler
Torben ChristensenSales Manager SNOX/WSA, Haldor TopsøeBradford CookVice President - Sales and Marketing, Sabin Metal Corporation
Rolando Daniel BustamanteAST Inspector, Axion EnergyEster HenriquezScientist - Downstream Chemicals Group, Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE)
Victor LealManager of Operational Reliability, PDVSAXianfeng LiProject Manager, Sinopec Tech
Ramon LoureiroGlobal Business Development and Director, KBC Advanced TechnologiesGordon LowTechnology Manager, Haldor Topsoe US
Joseph McMullenMarketing Director, Schneider ElectricFabio PiresBusiness Manager for Latin America, Johnson Matthey
Carlos RuizProduct Manager Energy Management, Visual MESACecilia San SebastiánJefe de Gestión Energética, La Plata Refinery (CILP)
Rigoberto E. SantaellaRefining, Gas & Petrochemical Specialist, Lipesa-ChemtreatAmérico ApóstoloCommercial Director, Dorf Ketal
Fernando SiliceoSales Manager, Latin America, PorocelÁlvaro Luiz GomesTechnical Services & Development, Dow Chemical
Shane PresleyTechnical Service and Development Manager, DuPont Clean TechnologiesBrian RacenBusiness Development Manager, DuPont Clean Technologies
Juan Pablo Piñeros GarciaDownstream Group Coordinator, Ministry of Mines and Energy of ColombiaConrad TeranSr. Technical Manager of Refining Technology, GE Water & Process Technologies
Alicia StradellaBusiness Development Manager, YPFRoger  MarchioniPolypropylene Business Director - Brazil, Braskem  

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