• 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, YPFAndres HillarRefining Director, Axion
Edison TerraVice President, Polyolefins S.America/Europe & Renewables, BraskemMariano BertainaRefining Technical Executive Manager, Axion
Marie Claude PlumerChief of Enforcement Division, SMA (Superintendencia Medio Ambiente)Telroy MorganRefinery Production Manager, Petrojam
Ing. Marco Antonio Osorio BonillaDirector de Tecnología de Producto, Mexican Institute of PetroleumIng. Vijay BarretoGeneral Manager Buenos Aires Refinery, Shell CAPSA
Dr Jorge AncheytaManager of Products for the Transformation of Crude Oil, Mexican Institute of PetroleumArturo BettatiManaging Director Latin America, Haldor Topsoe America Latina S.A
Daniel MonzonPartner, Arthur D. LittleAníbal Miguel JoseProcess Engineering Coordinator, YPF
Ruben Basilio TossiciPlanning Manager of the Industrial Complex La Plata, YPFCarla ArellanoRefining Manager, Petroecuador
Kremena TenevaPrincipal Investment Officer & Global Sector Lead Chemicals & Fertilizers, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank GroupDiego GarciaPartner, Bain & Company
Kelly JohnsonSenior Investment Officer, Chemicals & Fertilizers, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank GroupTim FitzgibbonSenior Expert, Mckinsey & Company
Laurent SamyRegional Sales Manager, Latin America, AxensYves HerssenGlobal Market Leader, DuPont Clean Technologies
Martha SmithGlobal Technical Director, ZymeFlow DeconDr Melissa CloughTechnologist, Refining Catalysts, BASF
Gustavo Adolfo MartínezTechnical Services Manager, YPFAdrián Antonio MesaHead of Planning Operations, YPF
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, Visual MESA
Cecilia San SebastiánJefe de Gestión Energética, La Plata Refinery (CILP)Rigoberto E. SantaellaRefining, Gas & Petrochemical Specialist, Lipesa-Chemtreat
Américo ApóstoloCommercial Director, Dorf KetalFernando SiliceoSales Manager, Latin America, Porocel
Alvaro Luiz GomesTechnical Services & Development, Dow ChemicalShane PresleyTechnical Service and Development Manager, DuPont Clean Technologies
Brian RacenBusiness Development Manager, DuPont Clean TechnologiesConrad TeranSr. Technical Manager of Refining Technology, GE Water & Process Technologies
Alicia StradellaBusiness Development Manager, YPF

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