2019 Agenda at a glance

1 October: Pre conference Workshops hosted by KBR Technology Solutions and Aspentech. (Entry – subject to host approval)

2 October: Day one of the LARTC conference

3 October: Breakfast briefing hosted by Nalco followed by LARTC day two

4 October: Refinery Tour – Reficar

1 October 2019 – Pre Conference Workshops:

10:00 KBR pre-conference workshop (entry subject to host approval)
13:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 Aspentech pre-conference workshop (entry subject to host approval)

2 October 2019: LARTC DAY ONE 

08:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
08:30 Opening Remarks form WRA & Chair
08:40 Ministerial Keynote Opening Address
08:50 Keynote Address: The new paradigm on Energy Transition – The view from Ecopetrol
09:10 Keynote Leaders Panel: Energy Transition – Driving growth in LATAM under a new future scenario for the Downstream sector
09:50 Speed Networking 
10:10 Networking Coffee Break 
10:40 In Conversation with
Driving Downstream Investment in the age of the Energy Transition
11:05 Keynote Panel: IMO MARPOL – Where does the region stand? Different views from different realities
11:45 Keynote Panel: Increasing crude availability from new sources (Colombia Marine Litoral, Brasil Pre-Salt, Argentina Shale, US Shale)
12:30 Keynote Petrochemical Panel
Domestically Produced vs Imported Petrochemicals – What are the Business Opportunities For LATAM?
13:10 Networking Lunch
14:30 – 16:10 Technical Streams
16:35 Networking Coffee Break 
17:05 Interactive Roundtable Sessions – sign up to the session you would like to attend. (Dorf Ketal, Wood Mackenzie, Sabin Metal) 
17:50  Networking Drinks Reception 

3 October: Breakfast Briefing & LARTC DAY TWO:

08:00 Welcome Coffee
08:45 Breakfast Briefing – Nalco 
08:50 Keynote:
The Power of Information – Strategic Digital Developments
09:10 Digital Transformation Panel Discussion
The Plant of the Future – Digital Technologies For Smart Operations and Quick Wins
09:50 Technology Trend Setters Panel
Operational Excellence, Technology Enablers
10:20 Rising Stars
“If you were CEO for a day, what strategies would you put in place to attract young people to the downstream industry?”
10:45 Networking coffee break
11:15 – 13:20 Technical Streams 
13:20 Networking Lunch 
14:20 – 16:00 Technical Streams 
16:25 Networking coffee break 
16:45 Rising Stars results and raffle 
16:55 Keynote Case Study – Project Developments
The best of the best
17:15 Closing Panel – Big Project Developments
Driving success in the development of mega projects in LATAM – The view from all stages (completed, underway, under initial plans)
17:45 Closing Remarks & Close of LARTC 2019 

4 October 2019: LARTC DAY THREE – Reficar Refinery Visit (Spaces limited – book early)