• 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


Pablo PopikUnder Secretary of Refining and Marketing, Ministerio de Energía y MineríaMauricio MartinPlanning and Technical Downstream Director, YPF
Andres HillarRefining Director, AxionEdison 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
Kremena TenevaPrincipal Investment Officer & Global Sector Lead Chemicals & Fertilizers, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank GroupKelly 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 TechnologiesMartha SmithGlobal Technical Director, ZymeFlow Decon
José de SáDirector, Bain & CompanyDr Melissa CloughTechnologist, Refining Catalysts, BASF
Alex BenaventeRegional Manager, Daily ThermetricsPankaj DesaiLicensing Sales Manager, Shell Global Solutions
Paul DiddamsVice President for FCC Additives, Johnson MattheyJose MarcosProduct Development Manager, Fábrica Carioca de Catalisadores S.A
Steve BeestonVice President, Global Technology Business Development, Amec Foster WheelerTorben ChristensenSales Manager SNOX/WSA, Haldor Topsøe
Bradford CookVice President - Sales and Marketing, Sabin Metal CorporationRolando Daniel BustamanteAST Inspector, Axion Energy
Ester HenriquezScientist - Downstream Chemicals Group, Baker HughesVictor LealManager of Operational Reliability, PDVSA
Li XingwenVice Chief Engineer and Director of Project Management Dept., SINOPECRamon LoureiroGlobal Business Development and Director, KBC Advanced Technologies
Gordon LowTechnology Manager, Haldor Topsoe USJoseph McMullenMarketing Director, Schneider Electric
Fabio PiresBusiness Manager for Latin America, Johnson MattheyCarlos RuizProduct Manager Energy Management, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional
Cecilia San SebastiánJefe de Gestión Energética, La Plata Refinery (CILP)Rigoberto E. SantaellaRefining, Gas & Petrochemical Specialist, Lipesa-Chemtreat
Walter TijmesVice President of Sales and Technology, Daily ThermetricsAmérico ApóstoloCommercial Director, Dorf Ketal
Fernando SiliceoSales Manager, Latin America, PorocelAlvaro Luiz GomesTechnical Services & Development, Dow Chemical
Shane PresleyTechnical Service and Development Manager, DuPont Clean TechnologiesBrian RacenBusiness Development Manager, DuPont Clean Technologies
Conrad TeranSr. Technical Manager of Refining Technology, GE Water & Process Technologies

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Esme Till
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